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CAP and TRADE Update - 05/28/09 11:55 PM
If you haven't yet written or called your Congressmen, here is an easy way to sign a petition to send them a message. You will also find at this link a short video which will give you and idea where our President is coming from. So if you're so inclined please click this link to get involved. American Solutions Kathy Toth www.kathytoth.com (1 comments)
I just wanted to share this cool tool for jobless visualization. Feel free to use the direct link if you want to re post to better groups, http://tipstrategies.com/archive/geography-of-jobs/ It is a video of sorts from 2004 of job growth and decline in the US. TIP Strategies Inc., an economic consulting firm, has mapped out U.S. job-loss trends using U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. You can press the "play" button to watch as green circles (representing job growth) shrink and then blossom into red circles (job loss) over time. Click here to search Ann Arbor Real Estate using our complimentary Ann (0 comments)
Hot off the press! Michigan lawmakers struck a deal last week to give homeowners facing foreclosure a 90-day window to stay in their house and potentially work out a deal with their lender. The legislation lets homeowners delay foreclosure proceedings if, after getting a notice of foreclosure, they meet with a housing counselor and the bank. Only homeowners meeting certain financial standards could qualify for loan modification. There is a list of housing counselors prepared by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority will have to be included in the foreclosure letter for the homeowner to be eligible. This bill is (0 comments)
Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2Square Feet: 2184 PRIVATE ROLLING AND TREED PARK LIKE SETTING SURROUND THIS METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED RANCH IN THE HIGHLY DESIRABLE SHERMAN OAKS SUB ON CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION IN YPSILANTI. LARGE LIVING ROOM & FORMAL DINING ROOM DOORWALL TO SCREENED PORCH & PATIO EXTENDS THE LIVING SPACE OUTDOORS I WOULD LIVE HERE ALL SUMMER. LARGE KITCHEN W/ABUNCANCE OF CABINETS, COUNTERS STORAGE. BASEMENT WOULD MAKE A WONDERFUL HOME THEATER AREA. NEW BATH COUNTER AND SINK. YPSILANTI REAL ESTATE WITH BEAUTIFUL PERENNIAL FLOWER GARDENS AND SHED WILL ENTICE GARDENERS. SELLER IS A LICENCED AGENT IN MICHIGAN. Related (0 comments)
The Chelsea Real Estate Market Update provided by Kathy Toth. - 05/21/09 04:17 PM
Currently there are 160 homes for sale ranging in price from $1,125,000 to $40,000. There are 10 homes listed over $500,000 for the luxury Chelsea Real Estate market, up from 9 last month. On the other end there are 4 homes listed under $100,000. For any information on these active homes, be sure to ask us. The Average sold price in Chelsea declined last month. Chelsea sold homes data is as follows: Month Units Ave Sold Price Ave Price/SqFt DOM* Jan 108 $130,875 $73.83 45 Feb 8 $177,688 $83.19 19 Mar 7 $185,512 $90.11 88 April (0 comments)
Dexter Library is a captivating oasis to curl up with a book or research material on computers. The Dexter Library schedule is updated monthly. We were there there for the May 2nd used book sale. We were there at the fire that burned down the old structures before construction started (pictured below). Many people deserve thanks for this wonderful jewel. Paul McCann, Library Director, has worked very hard and Current Board Members deserve thanks:
President: Kantha Gardner Vice President: Mary Westhoff Secretary: Linda Hosford Treasurer: Cindy Evans Art Dykman (to return October 2008) Membership: Sue Smith Volunteer Coordinator: (0 comments)
CAP and TRADE - A Call to Arms - 05/19/09 07:57 PM
I tend to stay away from political issues and political debate; however, debate started today in the House of Representatives on the Waxman-Markey bill, better known as "cap and trade". Disguised as a bill to clean up green house gases, this bill does very little to affect global warming or any other environmental issue. What it really does is impose a massive energy tax on all the working men and women in the United States. This bill has been estimated to increase our energy costs by $3000-$4000 per year. So much for our $13 per week tax savings. The only people (13 comments)
Bedrooms: 1Bathrooms: 1.1Square Feet: 970 SUBJECT TO BANK APPROVAL OF SHORT SALE. EXCITING DOWNTOWN LIFESTYLE, CHIC POPULAR LOFT LIGHT. AIRY WITH SPECTACULAR VIEW OVERLOOKING DOWNTOWN ANN ARBOR, EXPOSED DUCT WORK, HARDWOOD FLOORS, GRANITE COUNTERS, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, AND BAMBOO. ANN ARBOR REAL ESTATE CONDO ALSO INCLUDES FIREPLACE AND TWO PARKING SITES. WALK TO SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS OR DINE IN. FEES INCLUDE STORAGE LOCKERS, FITNESS CENTER, HEAT, BIKE STORAGE, RESERVED OUTSIDE PARKING. Related LinksSee Extra Photos and a Virtual Tour for 315 2nd Street #407Visit our website for an in-depth property detail page Looking for more (0 comments)
Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 1.1Square Feet: 1,427 ANN ARBOR REAL ESTATE IS LOVINGLY UPDATED. COLONIAL WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE TO DOWNTOWN AND PLUM MARKET. THIS HOME OFFERS UNIQUE FEATURES FOR THIS NEIGHBORHOOD WHICH INCLUDES A 2.5 CAR ATTACHED GARAGE AND LARGE BEDROOMS. NEWLY REMODELED BATHROOM BOASTS A CERAMIC TILED SHOWER, HEATED TILE FLOOR WITH PROGRAMABLE THERMOSTAT. GORGEOUS HARDWOOD FLOORS, NEW WINDOW TREATMENTS, NEW LIGHT FIXTURES, NEW PAINT INSIDE AND OUTSIDE! INVITING CHARM IN THE DININGROOM , KITCHEN IS STOCKED WITH NEW APPLIANCES AND THE LIVINGROOM IS SPACIOUS. FINISHED BASEMENT WITH DRY-BAR. Call Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts. Related LinksSee (0 comments)
Ann Arbor Michigan - City Council Discusses New Budget Coming Soon - 05/15/09 08:47 PM
Here in Ann Arbor, Michigan, it is that time of year again. Budget time. Roger Fraser, City Administrator for Ann Arbor, presents a proposed budget in May, consisting of a two year plan to the City Council to adopt by the third Monday in May 2009. There is a tax revenue decline from Ann Arbor Real Estate property taxes so there is a negative effect on the budget. The proposed budget would likely reduce staffing would likely be reduced - including some police and civilian roles. Seventy five percent of employees are represented by collective bargaining. Positions and health care reductions (0 comments)
Ann Arbor Michigan Real Estate: Dexter Real Estate Market Update - 05/13/09 09:04 PM
This Dexter, Michigan Real Estate Market Update is provided from www.KathyToth.com Currently there are 224 homes for sale in the area ranging in price from $1,899,500 to $49,000. There are 42 homes listed over $500,000 for the luxury Dexter, Michigan Real Estate market, up from 37 last month. On the other end there are 3 homes listed under $100,000; one of those is a short sale with an offer. For any information on these active homes, be sure to ask us. The Average sold price in Dexter declined last month. Dexter sold homes data is as follows:
Bedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 1Square Feet: 816 Subject to short sale approval. Classic a frame styling with loft area overlooking great room. Beach access and boating fun. Move in condition, freshly painted. Buyer to assume sewer assessment ($912 already in taxes). Related LinksSee Extra Photos and a Virtual Tour for 6333 BuckshoreVisit our website for an in-depth property detail page Looking for more Listings in Pinckney, Michigan?Please visit our website for a complimentary MLS search Additional Pinckney Listings 11690 Earl8586 Portage Lake Blvd
Click here to search all Ann Arbor area Michiganhomes and condos with pictures and (1 comments)
New Dexter Real Estate Search Site www.HomesofDexter.com - 05/10/09 11:42 AM
Kathy Toth of Keller Williams launches www.HomesofDexter.com Real Estate-focused marketing site provides clean search for condos, waterfront luxury properties, and multi family investments. The Kathy Toth Team developed a comprehensive marketing strategy to expand their online presence. The results of this strategy include a custom website with advanced search tools, free reports and search engine-friendly content. Visitors using updated website will find easy-to-follow navigation, video library, explanation of Your Home Sold Guaranteed Plan, community information and tours, helpful resource tools, monthly seminars, advanced property searches and custom reports. Available properties in Chelsea, Dexter, Ypsilanti, Saline and Ann Arbor, Michigan in the (1 comments)
Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 3.1Square Feet: 3,250 THIS STUNNING COLONIAL IS LIGHT-FILLED AND EXQUISITELY DECORATED W/ HARDWOOD IN ENTRY, HALLWAY AND KITCHEN, WHICH HAS CHERRY CABINETS AND OPENS TO A VAULTED GREAT ROOM W/ GAS FIREPLACE AND NEW MARBLE SURROUND. STUDY ON FIRST FLOOR HAS FRENCH DOORS. 2 STAIRCASES LEAD UP TO MASTER SUITE W/ SPA TUB, GUEST ROOM WITH PRIVATE BATH AND TWO LARGE BEDROOMS WITH JACK N JILL BATH. LARGE PATIO OVERLOOKS FABULOUS LANDSCAPING. SUB HAS NATURE TRAILS AND IS ACROSS FROM METRO PARK. Related Links: Click Here For (3 comments)
Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2Square Feet: 1,518 DEXTER REAL ESTATE AT ITS FINEST. CHARMING RANCH SURROUNDED BY A BEAUTIFUL VIEW, CLIMBING TREES AND SLEDDING HILLS. THIS HOME HAS MANY UPDATES: CARPET, PAINT, WELL AND NEWER ROOF. FULL FINISHED WLAKOUT BASEMENT INCLUDES WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE AND HUGE WORKSHOP. ABUNDANT LIGHT THROUGHOUT WITH A PICTURE WINDOW IN LARGE LIVING ROOM. SIP ICE TEA FROM EXTENSIVE DECK AND OVERLOOK ESTATE LIKE YARD WITH DEER AND BIRDS. THIS HOME ALSO BOASTS LOTS OF STORAGE. NEIGHBORHOOD IS QUIET AND FRIENDLY. COUNTRY OASIS WITH CITY CONVENIENCE. Related Links: Click Here For More Information on 9300 Fleming (0 comments)
The Real Estate Market statistics for March 2009 are in! The news is great. For Real Estate in Ann Arbor in Michigan through to Los Angeles California pending home sales are up! The National Association of Realtors Pending Home Sales Index increased 3.2% to 84.6 from a level of 82.0 in February, and is 1.1% higher than March 2008 when it was 83.7. This is the second consecutive month with an increase. This increase is partially due to affordability being at near record levels coupled with historically low mortgage rates as well as financing starting to become more and more (2 comments)
Buyer FHA Options in Michigan Need to be Strengthened - 05/06/09 03:46 PM
Financing options for site condos are limited thanks to quirks in state and federal law that are preventing the use of Federal Housing Administration funding in unfinished housing developments that were subdivided as “site condos,” lenders, Realtors and builders say. What is a site condo? Site condos are single-family housing developments subdivided under the Michigan Condominium Act of 1978, allowing for a quicker division of land than the older Michigan Plat Act. Site condos are divided into “units” instead of separate lots, and each buyer owns a share of the project’s common areas. FHA has become one of the most important (0 comments)
AnnArbor.com will Launch Print July 26th - 05/03/09 12:10 PM
The new face of the Ann Arbor News will publish the first biweekly print edition of sister AnnArbor.com on July 26th. The last episode of The Ann Arbor News has yet to be determined. It will however be sometime before the end of July and will likely be a special commemorative edition of the 174 year old local icon. AnnArbor.com will be publishing on Thursdays and Saturdays along with a weekly advertising supplement. The website will be constantly updated by local staff and bloggers. Select blogs may launch on the website before the July 26th introduction of the weeklies. There will (1 comments)
Ann Arbor Solar Energy Questions Answered - 05/01/09 04:54 PM
This Saturday at 11:00 am you'll have a chance to get all your questions answered about solar energy and solar energy systems. The Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association is sponsoring an information session to be held at Ann Arbor Spark Central, 330 E. Liberty Street. Experts will be on hand to discuss the "Go Solar Michigan" program - an effort to increase buying power through aggregate purchasing programs. This is part of the Go Solar America Initiative. Bulk purchases on solar materials such as hot water systems or photovoltaic solar electric systems bring down material costs and create installation efficiencies for (2 comments)
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