Happy Thanksgiving!

Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed...

Tools to be Thankful For

How to Research Real Estate Data Thanksgiving is a time for us all to sit back and reflect on the blessings we’ve received over the past year. A new job. A new family member. Or perhaps most importantly our health. Families across the nation will celebrate this...

Smaller Can Be Better

Downsizing Best Practices We hope you were able to glimpse the recent “supermoon.” So-called because the full moon that drifted across America at night was the closest it has been to the earth since 1948. That’s a long time ago but if you missed it, you’ve got a long...

For Sale By Owner vs. Listing Agent

For Sale By Owner vs. Listing Agent If you don’t have an election hangover it’s probably because you didn’t realize there was presidential election going. But of course that’s impossible. In fact, millions are still trying to figure out what happened. It was a contest...

What’s The Score?

What Credit Score Do You Need to Purchase or Refinance a Home? Do you follow Michigan Wolverine football? Are you a college fan at all? Then you must know how well the Wolverines are playing so far this year. They have a fantastic offense that knows how to score as...

Is The Price Right?

Top Pricing Mistakes The next James Bond movie is in the works with a tentative release date set for late 2018 and again, Daniel Craig will play the role of the iconic master spy. Just this past summer, Craig was offered $150 million to make two more films but there...

The Best Time to Sell

The Best Time to List Your Home? You missed it, didn’t you? You were waiting for Adele to sell her seaside castle near Brighton, U.K. but alas, it was swiped up by a private buyer to the tune of $3.7 million. After selling costs, she netted around $500,000 but didn’t...

Are Pools Worth It?

Do Pools Add Value to Home Appraisals? What makes something worth more to one person and not so much another? You might ask the Peanuts character Linus.  It’s Halloween and the all-time classic “It’s the Great Pumpkin” is set to visit our screens. You all know the...

Buying With a Reverse Mortgage

Buying a Home With a Reverse Mortgage It might seem a bit counterintuitive when you consider that the entertainer Cher is 70 years old. She’s currently finishing out a show in Las Vegas called “Living Proof: Farewell Tour.” Counterintuitive because she’s been...