metamora: Metamora MI, Coming Soon! 4 Bedroom Brick Home on 1.09 Acres, Walkout Basement - 03/18/15 03:00 AM
Coming Soon! New listing in Metamora MI, 4 bedroom brick colonial with walkout basement, 1.09 wooded acre and 3 car garage!

Metamora MI Real Estate, just like new!  4 bedroom brick colonial home nestled in with beautiful pine trees.  1.09 acre lot with sprinklers, 3.5 car attached garage, large deck overlooking 7 acres of woods with deer and turkeys, paved road, all of this located in the sought after subdivision of Steeplechase in Metamora.  Beautiful ceramic and carpet floors, TV room, office, open floor plan with 2 way fireplace in great room/kitchen ... If you want to be the first to … (0 comments)

metamora: Tax Mistakes New Metamora Homeowners Make - 03/09/15 06:27 AM
Article in the current issue of Housing Trends eNewsletter from Angela Colley, 5 Tax Mistakes New Homeowners Make, discusses tax issues for new homeowners ...
Few people look forward to tax season, and when you’re a new homeowner in Metamora MI, filing can be even more daunting. Suddenly, you have new forms to fill out and more potential for making a mistake.
But taxes aren't all bad; homeowners get more tax benefits than renters. And if you can avoid these five common mistakes, you’ll survive tax season.
1. Not tracking your home improvement expenses If you bought a fixer-upper and you've put money into improving your home, … (0 comments)

metamora: Metamora Michigan Home Values, How to Increase Yours, Part #2 - 03/07/15 05:06 AM
Metamora Michigan Home Values, How to Increase Yours! ...These tips are to help increase your homes value and get your home sold in the fastest time possible based on our experience working with home owners who have sold their homes and feedback from home buyers that buy homes.
This weeks tip: Declutter
If you are thinking about selling within the next year, start this now. I have seen buyers walk through homes that have too much stuff everywhere and comment to me that it just looks messy. When a buyer thinks a home is messy, they figure that there are other problems with … (0 comments)

metamora: Metamora Michigan Home Values - 02/16/15 12:43 AM
Metamora Michigan Home Values
Current market overview: Sold properties was at 3, priced between $185,000 and $355,000 / Average sold price was $271,000 / The average days on market until sold was 66 days / Homes for sale on market as of 02/13/15 is 12, priced between $124,000 and $495,000 / Pending sales expected to close is 2 / There is a 6 month supply of homes for sale in the 48455 zip code area. With days on market at 66 and a 6 month supply of homes, this Metamora area is borderline sellers-buyers market.

WHAT IS THE VALUE OF MY HOME
MEET DONALD HORNE … (0 comments)

metamora: Metamora MI, Current Real Estate Market, Market Report February 2015 - 02/14/15 09:42 AM
Metamora MI, Current Real Estate Market, Market Report February 2015
Current market overview: Sold properties was at 3, priced between $185,000 and $355,000 / Average sold price was $271,000 / The average days on market until sold was 66 days / Homes for sale on market as of 02/13/15 is 12, priced between $124,000 and $495,000 / Pending sales expected to close is 2 / There is a 6 month supply of homes for sale in the 48455 zip code area. With days on market at 66 and a 6 month supply of homes, this Metamora area is borderline sellers-buyers market.
WHAT IS THE VALUE OF … (0 comments)

metamora: Amenities Metamora Buyers Will Splurge On - 12/28/14 10:23 AM
Article that I found in recent RealtorMag discussing Top Amenities Buyers Will Splurge On, surprised me ...
New surveys are revealing some of the features that new-home buyers say are becoming a "must-have."
What Buyers Want
Top Amenities Buyers Will Make Sacrifices For
Pet Amenities the Next Big Thing?
Over-the-Top Amenities Push Buyers Away
"Consumers today aren't just looking for the biggest house on the block. They're looking for more efficient use of space and a greater area allocated to 'workhorse' spaces, like the kitchen," Ryan Marshall, PulteGroup's executive vice president of homebuilding operations, marketing, and sales, said about findings from a recent survey of buyer … (0 comments)

metamora: Metamora Real Estate, Real Estate For Sale in Metamora MI, Market Report January - 01/16/14 06:24 AM
Metamora Real Estate, Homes For Sale in Metamora Michigan, Market Report, January.
Real estate market data for Metamora MI, provided by Donald Horne, Team Success Listing and RPR.
Sample of sold homes in the last 31 days:
1) Second St, this 1000 sq.ft bungalow with 3 bedrooms-1 bath sold in 110 days for $100,000 / .41 acres, no basement, 1 car garage
2) E. Lake Dr, this 2000 sq.ft ranch home with 3 bedrooms-2 baths sold in 119 days for $208,000 / lakefront, no basement, 2 car garage and fireplace
3) Winding Pine Dr, 3302 sq.ft colonial with 4 bedrooms-3 baths … (0 comments)

metamora: Metamora MI, Real Estate Market Report For August 2013 - 08/20/13 09:43 PM
Metamora MI, real estate market report for August 2013.
Real estate market data for Metamora MI, provided by Donald Horne, Team Success Listing / Associate Broker for Coldwell Banker Shooltz Realty.
The homes available for sale in the last 35 days range from 3 bedrooms to 5 bedrooms, 1000 sq.ft to 6898 sq.ft and range in price from $105,000 to $1,700,000...
On market listings: 15
Average list price: $439,887
Average days on market: 154.4
Sold listings: 4
Average sold price: $232,675
Average days on market: 26.5
Total listings in the last 35 days: 19
Average list price: $394,895
Average days on … (0 comments)

metamora: Jobs, Housing Market in Metamora MI. - 05/24/13 10:51 PM
How does 1% increase in jobs impact housing market?

Donald Horne, Team Success Listing
Associate Broker for Coldwell Banker Shooltz Realty
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metamora: Real Estate Market in Metamora MI For April 2013 - 04/13/13 10:01 PM
Real estate market in Metamora MI for April 2013.
Market data for Metamora MI, provided by Donald Horne, Associate Broker for Coldwell Banker Shooltz Realty.
More Properties Wanted, South Lapeer County, Metamora to Lapeer
Metamora Real Estate Report Summary:
The median sale price for homes in the 48455 area over the last 12 months is $139,900
Median mortgage debt is $157,446
Median listing price is $299,040
The median days on market, 79 days
Number of active listings is 73
15.1% of all listings are distressed (foreclosures or short sales)
From 10/01/2012 to 04/01/2013 there were 34 homes sold with an average days on market of 63.8 … (1 comments)

metamora: Buying a Metamora Home, 0 Down Mortgages - 03/06/13 09:14 PM
Buying a Metamora home, 0 down mortgages.

A USDA loan (also called a Rural Development Loan) is a government insured home loan that allows you to purchase a home with NO Money Down. USDA Loans offer 100% financing to qualified buyers, and allow for all closing costs to be either paid for by the seller or financed into the loan. USDA offers some of the lowest rates of any loan, and you will always have a fixed interest rate.
USDA loan eligibility will be determined by 3 factors, credit worthiness, income restrictions and where you live.
To learn more about USDA loan qualifications … (0 comments)

metamora: More Properties Wanted, South Lapeer County, Metamora to Lapeer - 02/09/13 09:39 PM
More properties wanted, South Lapeer County, Metamora to Lapeer.
The South Lapeer County real estate market is MOVING! Yes, now is a good time to list your home for sale. Don't believe me? Here's why...
The on market inventory declined by 20.6% while the median sale price, based on all sales, increased by 21.4% over last year at this time.
Our phone has been ringing with frantic buyers trying to find something to purchase. There is only a few listings currently active on the market that meet their criteria. Another trend we are seeing is that non-distressed and bank-owned properties are moving … (0 comments)

metamora: Lapeer / Metamora Area, Statistical Summary for Sept. 2012 - 10/19/12 10:08 PM
Lapeer / Metamora monthly statistical summary for September 2012 from Realcomp, dated October 2012.
Lapeer / 48446:
New listings up 20.5% from September 2011, 39 v 47Active total listings 155Solds down 16.7% from September 2011, 30 v 25Sales volume $2,622,000Median sale price up 20% from September 2011, $95,000 v $76,555
Metamora / 48455:
New listings unchanged from September 2011, 16 v 16Total active listings 74Solds up 366.7% from September 2011, 14 v 3Sales volume $2,411,451Median sales price down 40% from September 2011, $130,600 v $218,000
For detailed information about your community, please contact us directly at 810-338-0628 or dhorne@cbshooltz.net or 248-969-8065 … (0 comments)

metamora: Horse Farms For Sale in Metamora MI - 10/15/12 09:53 PM
These horse farms in and around Metamora are currently listed for sale (10/12/2012) in our local MLS service...
255 W. Sutton Rd.$219,9007.98 acres, 4 bedrooms/3 baths, built in 19873160 sq.ft, finished walkout basementWhat a find! In Metamora a 4 bedroom, 3 bath home, skylight in master bedroom ,with in-law suite in the finished LL. 8 acres, barn, fenced back yard. Quiet & beautiful.
5185 S. Lake George Rd.$849,90019.24 acres, 3 bedrooms/2.1 baths, built in 19013120 sq.ft, unfinished basementHistoric Country House remodeled w/the finest materials from the mechanicals to the structural inclusive of windows, insulation, AC to the cosmetics. 3 bdrms, 2.5 … (3 comments)

metamora: Need More Homes to Sell, Metamora And Oxford Area - 09/14/12 09:49 PM
We need more homes to sell! Metamora and Oxford area homes are moving fast! We have 17 homes sold and 7 under contract, and it's only September!
With our listings selling so fast, we need more. If you are thinking about selling your home, give us a call. You will be pleasantly surprised with what the market is doing in your neighborhood!

Donald Horne, Team Success ListingColdwell Banker Shooltz Realty248-969-8065 or 810-338-0628dhorne@cbshooltz.net
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metamora: Horse Lovers in Metamora MI, Sept. 29th - 08/29/12 12:35 AM
Horse lovers will be in Metamora on 09/29/2012 for "Celebration of The Horse", a festival celebrating everything equine. The festival will be a day full of fun, food and frolics for everyone.
Festival goers will be treated to a day full of horse related activities. A horse drawn trolley will transport visitors north and south along Metamora Road, another trolley will run from downtown Metamora to M-24 and back, so parking won't be a hassle for the festival. There will be adult horse rides, pony rides for children, dressage demonstrations, breed displays, music, a parade and more.
Aside from purchasing food … (0 comments)

metamora: Metamora Country Days, August 23-25, Metamora MI - 08/20/12 09:43 PM
Metamora Country Days and Hot Air Balloon Festival on Thursday the 23rd through the 25th, you won't even have to get out of bed to enjoy the festivities. With a little engineering, you can roll right down to the festival grounds still tucked under the covers on Saturday morning and participate in Metamora's 1st ever bed race.
Activities at this year's festival will include many old favorites. About 20 to 25 hot air balloons will be taking off to race in the Hare and Hound balloon race on both Friday and Saturday evenings. The fire truck candy drop will be back … (0 comments)

metamora: Buying a Home Security System in Metamora MI - 03/15/12 11:13 PM
What you need to know about buying a home security system in Metamora Michigan.
Everyone wants to protect their Metamora home, property and most of all, their families. In fact, market research suggests the home security business is growing at a rate of about 9% a year. But home security systems are not all alike.
Some systems can not only warn you of intruders, but can also notify authorities, monitor smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and / or include video surveillance. Most security alarm installers can provide services that include equipment plus installation and monitoring service.
If you are thinking about … (0 comments)

metamora: Stay Warm In Metamora Mi And Keep In Budget This Winter - 01/03/12 02:42 AM
Energy efficient wood burning fireplaces
If you're adding a wood burning fireplace to your Metamora home, avoid the standard design, which sends too much of your home's heated air up the chimney. Consider these energy efficient wood burning fireplaces:
Rumford fireplaces, feature a shallow box design that reflects more heat into the room.
EPA rated fireplaces, have good performance and high energy efficiency ratings. They are designed to pull in outdoor air for combustion and circulate room air around the firebox to extract as much useable heat as possible.
Fireplace inserts, are sealed metal boxes designed to fit inside masonry fireplace … (0 comments)

metamora: Top Reasons To Sell Your Metamora MI Home In Winter - 11/30/11 01:09 AM
Aside from less competition, low borrowing costs give buyers incentive
It's worthwhile trying to sell your home now. Is it a waste of time? Will it sit on the market and become shopworn? Should I take my house off the market for the holidays? Will the home-sale market be better for sellers in 2012?
The first question you need to ask yourself is: Are you emotionally prepared to sell? The next thing to consider is the condition of your home. Is it ready for the market? The most salable Metamora homes are those that are in move-in condition.
Before racing to … (1 comments)

 
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