We Think a Fall Purge and Re-Org are Just What You (We) Need!

Whether you are thinking about selling your home and want to make your home more attractive to buyers or you just want to get your home ready for winter hibernation, fall is the perfect time to purge and re-org. We want to encourage you to get rid of anything and everything that is weighing you…

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Featured Agent – Darcy Fritsch

Darcy Fritsch is Building Community: one house, one libation, and one cup of coffee at a time A community is a group of people with a collective interest and a desire to help one another thrive. Community is something many of us take for granted when we have it, and for some, have never had…

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist: Prepping Your Home (A.K.A. Your Biggest Asset) For Fall

Wow, we don’t know about you, but the warm, relaxed months of summer have gone way too fast. While we can try to hold on to the more relaxed vibe of summer, fall is almost upon us. And since Labor Day is over…, we really have no choice but to accept that cooler, shorter days…

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If you ever wanted to be a detective, new home searching is the time!

When you are buying a home, you want to know what you are getting yourself into. As we talked about last month, an inspection is a very important part of that process. It is also a good idea to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes, Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau or Nancy Drew to do some sleuthing! …

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What’s new in Michigan real estate

School started, pumpkin lattes are at the coffee shops, and there are even some stray leaves changing colors and littering the ground, so it must be fall, right? Things are not only changing with our environment but also in the housing market; they are cooling off.  Is it still a seller’s market?  It is still…

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Featured Agent – Deb Ables

Real Estate and Styling Hair Surprisingly Aren’t That Different–Just Ask Deb Ables Initially, you wouldn’t think that hair styling and buying and selling homes would have that much in common, but  after scratching the surface, it makes perfect sense. They have to work hard to make their clients happy, and to do that, Deb Ables,…

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Buying A Home: The Key to Staying Sane and Staying Together

Buying a home can be like Charles Dickens said in A Tale of Two Cities, “it was the best of times and the worst of times.” Certainly looking for your forever (or temporary) abode with the person you love can be an amazing bonding experience and very exciting. But, it can also be extremely stressful…

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Featured Agent – Brian DeYoung

Life’s challenges can help you discover who you are… Prior to becoming a Realtor, Brian had a very good job at a great company for 13 years. A job that he thought he would eventually retire from. A downturn in that industry forced the company to significantly downsize and Brian was out of work. He…

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Summertime real estate market insights

As we near the end of summer, we wanted to keep you updated on the current landscape of our area’s real estate market. If you are considering buying or selling, here are some key things to keep in mind: Mortgage rates may rise slightly but should remain near record lows, inventory could increase soon, home…

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How to find the right real estate brokerage and agent to sell your home

There are a number of things to consider when selling you home. First and foremost, it is important to find the right brokerage and agent to handle your sale. There are a number of things to look for in a real estate brokerage and in a selling agent that will make your transaction go from…

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