Oakland County Real Estate / Realtor Margo Borkin
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Ready to Buy a House, But Not Sure Where to Start?

Here is your 5-step plan for becoming a home buyer in this crazy market! Step 1 Get a comprehensive picture of your finances. Sit down with pen & paper and go over your current income vs. expenses. After subtracting any expenses that will go away when you move to a new house, determine how much […]


Finding Your Dream Home, A How To Guide

House hunting can be challenging, especially in a seller’s market when there are more buyers then homes available.  Assuming a home is priced right and well marketed, it will sell very quickly, and as a buyer you need to be ready to jump on an opportunity when it presents itself. You should know what you want, […]


Market Update Monday: Southeast Michigan Real Estate

President of Brokerage Services, Dan Elsea, Provides us with this weeks Market Update Monay. “The biggest influence on real estate so far this year has been the weather, not the economy (which has fortunately remained stable). The snow and cold have put a significant damper on customer and showing appointments. The good news is that […]


Weekly Real Estate Recap – SOLD!

Great brick ranch in Oak Park sold this week. Congrats to the new buyer, I hope they enjoy this great home as much as the Seller did! Oak Park Homes for Sale currently range from $17,000 – $142,900 with the average asking price being $62 per Square Foot. The average sales price for the last […]


No One Does Short Sales Better!

Michigan short sales have gotten a lot more streamlined and a lot less difficult. Time frames are much better also! Where short sales used to take 4-6 months, we are now closing them in 45 days or less!! The clock is ticking though. Sellers who may need to do a short sale are left with […]