ann arbor real estate: PART 1 Searching for that Short Sale and Foreclosure Deal in the Ann Arbor Real Estate Market - 05/12/10 03:30 AM
Searching for that perfect Short Sale or Foreclosure Deal ? Here is how to be most effective in your search. Getting pre-approved.Tell your lender that you are looking at Short Sales and Foreclosures. Insure that your lender is able to facilitate all types of loans.( We are seeing the loan program being dictated a bit based on facts about the property. IE, Home path, FHA 203 K, Renovation Loan, etc.)Insure that the expiration of your Pre- Approval is as far into the future as possible. Discuss rate lock openly with your lender and formulate a plan. … (0 comments)

ann arbor real estate: Rainy Day Price Ann Arbor. Great Real Estate at 3210 PineBluff Ct. 48105 299,900 - 05/11/10 07:02 AM
Price Reduced to 299,900. Call for your private showing today! Caitlin A. Phillips 734-395-4990 Cell … (0 comments)

ann arbor real estate: Welcome to 2007 Norfolk Ann Arbor, MI 48103. A very nice Ann Arbor Home! - 03/27/10 11:34 PM


ann arbor real estate: If you are looking to purchase Ann Arbor Real Estate, here are the 2010 FHA Changes. IMPORTANT! - 02/09/10 11:31 PM
This just in for release from HUD and the FHA FHA Announces Policy Changes to Address Risk and Strengthen Finances New Measures Will Help FHA Better Manage Risk, While Maintaining Support for the Housing Market and Access for Underserved CommunitiesWASHINGTON - Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Commissioner David Stevens today announced a set of policy changes to strengthen the FHA's capital reserves, while enabling the agency to continue to fulfill its mission to provide access to homeownership for underserved communities. The changes announced today are the latest in a series of changes Stevens has enacted in order to better … (0 comments)

ann arbor real estate: Heads UP Ann Arbor HomeBuyer, Fannie Mae keeps the deal sweet! - 02/05/10 11:17 AM
Special Offers  
Closing Cost Assistance and Appliance Incentive for Fannie Mae Homes  
Fannie Mae is offering a 3.5% incentive* for buyers who purchase and close on a Fannie Mae-owned home between January 28 and April 30, 2010. Buyers purchasing properties listed on this site that are closed within this period may receive up to 3.5% of the final sales price for:
Closing costs; The purchase of new Whirlpool® appliances by Fannie Mae; or A mix of closing costs and appliances, at the buyer's discretion, up to the maximum 3.5%. To be eligible for this incentive:
Offers must be accepted … (0 comments)

ann arbor real estate: 7585 Abigail Superior Township , Ypsilanti MI Hot new Ann Arbor Area home for sale! - 01/20/10 02:18 AM
Well Hello, I am 7585 Abigail in Superior Township. 48198 I was built by Pulte Homes in 2006, I hope that you watch my movie that is attached. Some features that set me apart? I have Granite Counters, a large open floor plan, a walk out basement awaits your finishing touches. Prospect Pointe in Superior has a community pool, walking trails. I am moments to major employers as well as nightlife in both nearby Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. I can be purchased in time to receive the tax credit, I can be purchased with as little as 3.5 % down, and … (0 comments)

ann arbor real estate: Have you made the leap to first time homeownership? Well, Ann Arbor heres how to redeem your Tax Incentive! - 01/11/10 09:16 PM

Greetings Ann Arbor Area Real Estate community, and we would like to extend a warm welcome to the first time buyer community here in Washtenaw County.
Has you or someone you know made that leap to home ownership in 2009? Are you looking to make the leap possibly in 2010? Well, we have all heard about the Federal First Buyer Tax Incentive of 8,000 that is set to expire June 30, 2010. Many of my friends and colleagues are wondering how they get that credit. So, here is what needs to happen to redeem the credit...
1. Have handy a … (2 comments)

ann arbor real estate: Ann Arbor Real Estate, enjoy this photo tour of some of the homes that inspire me to sell Residetial Real Estate. - 01/03/10 12:24 AM
Visit my Blog today and take a tour of the works of Harold Leroy Olmsted. His works in and around Western New York today. Enjoy!

ann arbor real estate: Ann Arbor Real Estate, are visions of your Dream Home dancing in your head? If this vision has a less than 200K price tag, you better hop on down from that perch, and let's get started! - 08/28/09 08:03 AM
OK, Ann Arbor. It is the countdown to the first time buyer tax credit deadline. The Sales Numbers have hit a record high this summer season, and the inventory of great homes under 200K is dwindling. So, CLIMB DOWN FROM THAT FENCE, and lets get your home search started! 
To be able to take advantage of the 8K first time homebuyer tax credit, you should act fast, (Nov 1st) and begin the homesearch with a credible buyers agent today! Below are a few links that may assist you in getting there...
Sign up for our Prudential Virtual Real Estate … (0 comments)

ann arbor real estate: Ann Arbor Real Estate, attached are the market stats for June 2009! Time to buy is NOW! - 07/14/09 06:50 AM
Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS® The sales figures for June, reported by the Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS®, show some stable market activity, and a few bright spots. The number of units reported sold is slightly under last year, while modest increases in sale price are beginning to show up in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Whitmore Lake, and Saline. Nationally, pending home sales show a sustained upward trend, rising for four consecutive months with very favorable housing affordability and a firsttime buyer tax credit boosting activity, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, cautions that … (0 comments)


ann arbor real estate: Best Buy on the Block? Ann Arbor Real Estate Specialist Caitlin Phillips discusses Multiple Offers procedures - 05/06/09 05:57 AM
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Ann Arbor Real Estate buys on the block are being swapped up with multiple offers to purchase.  Remember those days? It was not long ago, that we all had to stop, look and listen when it came to ethically negotiating with Multiple Offers. So, why are we struggling with this now? I have had some really hideous experiences with listing agents recently in regards to Multiple Offers. I must admit, the poor behavior of these agents has prompted me to write this article to the consumer regarding the proper, top drawer way to handle a Multiple … (0 comments)

ann arbor real estate: Ann Arbor Real Estate , Just for fun... My Monthly Newsletter.... - 04/29/09 11:44 AM

ann arbor real estate: Ann Arbor Real Estate, it is TIME to Think Ypsilanti.... - 04/08/09 06:49 AM

Welcome to 710 Cornell in College Heights in Ypsilanti. Moments to the Main University Campus, Depot Town, Downtown and all that neighboring Ann Arbor has to offer. This lovely mid century ranch style bungalow sits on a tree lined street with so many terrific attributes. Oak plank flooring, oversized living room with woodburning fireplace, large windows, plaster cast over lathe, original subway tile in bath is too precious to replace. And NOW, for the kicker.. This home has a seperate C of O for the lower level, which is zoned for a very light traffic business or rental opportunity. Call today … (0 comments)

ann arbor real estate: Ann Arbor Real Estate Professional becomes Certified ECO BROKER.. What is that? Watch our Video Short and find out how we can assist you with your next Real Estate Transaction! - 03/21/09 07:25 AM
I would like to take a minute to express my thanks to Laura Shope of Ann Arbor. I have had the privilege of getting to know Laura, and what a pleasure that has been. Laura deserves a thank you for introducing the Eco Broker Certification to my locally spirited and increasingly globally connected Ann Arbor Area Real Estate Firm. We are a collaborative group of professionals that genuinely seek new information so we can continue to guide our community in the right direction. This week I learned so much about my responsibility to the environment. The goal with this certification is … (0 comments)

Ann Arbor Real Estate Community, it is TIME TO APPEAL YOUR PROPERTY TAXES! Starting your Property Tax Appeal....... Your appeal starts when you rip open the envelope that contains your Notice of Assessment. The Notice of Assessment will contain last year's SEV and Taxable Value and a Proposed SEV and Taxable Value for 2009. You probably see that your SEV has gone down- except if you bought your home in 2008, in which case the "Pop Up" tax will have equalized your SEV and Taxable Value at current values. If you beleive your proposed SEV exceeds 50% of the value of … (0 comments)

ann arbor real estate: Are you planning your Ann Arbor Real Estate Home tour? Call today! - 02/21/09 12:16 AM


ann arbor real estate: Ann Arbor Area Real Estate Home Buyers and Sellers...... this just in from our collegues at Liberty Title.... - 02/05/09 05:39 AM

Ann Arbor Real Estate, this post is longer than usual... This is important information regarding the Isakson Amendment, I have received this information from Tom Richardson at Liberty Title this morning, and I think that this is VERY Important if you are looking to purchase soon.... Thank you so much Liberty Title Agency for this Release! Visit after 5:00  today and I will be posting the 8 page Amendment for all of your review!
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, February 4, 2009
 Senate Unanimously Approves Isakson Amendment to Stimulate Housing MarketHomebuyer Tax Credit Revived Market in 1975 and Would Work … (0 comments)

ann arbor real estate: Welcome to Ann Arbor, University of Michigan! We would love to assist you with all of your Real Estate Needs! - 01/28/09 11:19 PM

Welcome  Univeristy of Michigan Employees to Tree Town! 
I am Caitlin Phillips...... Realtor, Mom, and long term Ann Arborite. As a matter of fact, this year we found that through my decedents, I am related to Ann Rumsey. One of the Ann's in Ann Arbor.... How Fun!! Subscribe to my blog and you can find out all sorts of great local happenings, as well as links that will assist you with your move. I am always here to assist you in your home search and can schedule a housing tour along with a "Townie" tour when you … (0 comments)

ann arbor real estate: Good Morning Ann Arbor Real Estate ....... - 09/11/08 10:52 PM
Greetings, fellow Realtors. I am Caitlin Phillips with the Prudential Snyder & Company Realtors.  I am proud to say that I have waited to blog until I am inspired enough to write. Well, yesterday it finally happened. I am very very proud to say that I am a Residential Real Estate Professional in my beautiful hometown of Ann Arbor, MI . If you have never been to Ann Arbor, you should come for a visit. It is a terrific town comprised of a beautifully designed University campus, very educated grown ups, tech start ups,  great restaurants and shops and so much culture that … (3 comments)


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