Taking Care of Your New Home

Owning a home, your own private escape, is absolutely amazing. Being able to take your property and turn it into a space that is your own, where you can put your feet up and relax your mind, is priceless. With that said, it takes awhile to make it your own, and it also requires a…

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The 411 On The Michigan Housing Market 2022

The housing market in Michigan boomed last year. With low-interest rates, home buyers were hungry to get into a house, but with lower than usual foreclosures and low inventory, it was a dog-eat-dog market. We saw a little of everything. Homes were flying off the market; often sellers received offers within the first day of…

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Featured Agent – Caitlyn Wisniewski

616 Realty Agent Caitlyn Wisniewski—Experience, Expertise, and Grit—Just What You Need In An Agent  When looking for a real estate agent, it’s important to work with a person you can relate to, who will have your back, and certainly in this market, someone who has grit. But what if you could have all that and…

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Interior Design Trends of 2022

We at 616 Realty hope we were able to help you find your dream home, but regardless, we hope that as the new year approaches, you are more excited than ever about the future, your life, and making your home the comfortable oasis it should be! To help you with that, we found the hottest…

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Winter is here!  8 steps to keep your pipes from freezing

While some of the trees still have their leaves and aren’t ready for winter, you have to be ready whether you like it or not. Your home, being one of your most valuable assets, needs to be ready for winter as well. One of the most important winter home maintenance tasks for homeowners is preparing…

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Featured Agent – Meghan Bisher

616 Realty Agent Meghan Bisher–Straight Shooter, Protector, and Zero Pressure   The ways of the wild west are far behind us and for the most part, we are glad for it, but one thing that came from that time of reckless lawlessness and gunslingers is a concept and term we still use today–“straight shooter.” In…

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Seller Financing – The Good and The Bad – What You Need To Know

Most of us have bought and sold real estate or land but in the traditional way of securing a loan or mortgage from a bank to make the purchase. Sometimes conventional options aren’t available. Fortunately, there is another way (many ways, actually); sellers can finance the sale and allow buyers the ability to make direct…

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The 4 Keys to Budgeting For A Home You Can Afford 

Buying a home is a big, exciting decision, one that warrants a lot of forethought and planning. Of course, the fun stuff like perusing online housing sites, driving through neighborhoods, and daydreaming about the style and decor of your dream home are the fun aspects of house-hunting and planning. The budget on the other hand…

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Featured Agent – Ken Murillo

616 Realty Agent Ken Murillo: From serving his country, to serving his fellow veterans Before becoming a real estate agent in 2018, Ken Murillo served in the Marine Corps first as an armorer and then as a recruiter. After 22 years in the service, and after being nudged by another 616 agent (Darcy Fritsch) to…

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10 Questions To Ask Prospective Real Estate Agents

Buying and selling a home can be a roller coaster ride. Emotions are often high, and of course, the price tag is often the biggest of your lifetime. Therefore, the person who helps you navigate those processes is pretty important.  Selecting an agent whom you feel comfortable with and can trust is essential.  Asking the…

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