michigan: What is a Homestead Exemption? - 01/27/15 03:11 AM
What is a homestead exemption in Michigan?
In Michigan, a homestead is the one primary residence of a person and no other exemption can be claimed. Homestead is not automatic, homeowners must file a claim for homestead exemption with the state.
So what really does a homestead exemption mean to you? A portion of a home's value is exempt from property taxes. Example: a home is assessed at $200,000 and the exemption is 50%, then that would only allow $100,000 to be used as the assessed value for property tax purposes.
This will bring down the tax burden placed on the individual. For more information … (0 comments)

michigan: Mortgage Rates Sink to New Low of... - 05/04/13 09:33 PM
Found this story on mortgage rates in RealtorMag, talks about rates being pushed lower for the 5th week in a row...
Fixed-rate mortgages pushed lower for the fifth-consecutive week, with low mortgage rates further driving the housing recovery over the near term.
This week, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hovered near its all-time record low, while 15-year rates set a new record.
Freddie Mac reports the following national averages with mortgage rates for the week ending May 2, 2013:
30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.35 percent, with an average 0.7 point, just shy of its 3.31 percent record set during the week of … (1 comments)

michigan: Lake Orion Waterfront in Lake Orion Michigan - 03/31/12 02:29 AM
Lake Orion waterfront in Lake Orion MichiganOakland County, 48359$114,960.00
Judah Lake in Lake Orion! Waterfront home with 2,016 sq.ft, 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Was rental property, updating started but needs to be finished, this would be great for the handy man type. 2 car garage, large lot (100 x 691), wood floors, decks, basement and appliances. Contact listing agent for more information.
Donald Horne, Realtor, Team SuccessColdwell Banker Shooltz Realty248-969-8065 or 810-338-0628dhorne@cbshooltz.net
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michigan: More MI Cities Join "Improving" Market List - 01/14/12 12:38 AM
Article from RealtorMag about improving housing market list...
The National Association of Home Builders’ list of improving housing markets nearly doubled this month, as more cities showed signs of a rebound with their real estate markets.
The list now contains 76 improving markets, up from 41 in December, according to NAHB’s and First American’s Improving Markets Index, a monthly gauge that measures a city’s improvements in housing permits, employment, and housing prices for at least six months. 
"The fact that the list of improving housing markets nearly doubled this month shows that a significant, positive trend is developing, and is even … (0 comments)

michigan: The Village of Oxford Michigan 48371 - 11/19/10 07:43 AM
The Village of Oxford, Oakland County, Michigan real estate trends, market reports, statistics11/19/2010
Solds this week:* 480 Lakes Edge Dr, $135,000 (short sale)
New listings:* 14 W. Burdick St, $49,900 (bank owned)
Real estate market today:* the median single family home price as of 11/14/10   for Oxford is $217,315 - 0 percentage change* with a market action index at 15.44, Oxford is   currently a buyer's market* the average property has been on the market for   about 192 days - up 1%* median price per square foot for homes in Oxford as of 11/14/10 is about $99 - 0 percentage change* there … (0 comments)

michigan: Oxford Michigan, Getting In On The Organic Buzz - 11/17/10 06:49 AM
Going organic seems to be the current trend that is lining grocery store shelves, health and beauty shops.
Now Oxford is getting in on the organic buzz. Simple Organics, a wellness boutique that will feature all organic food, supplements, body care products and a wellness trainer.
Located at 115 S. Washington St, they plan to offer customers a different experience from the moment they walk into the door. Everything in the store is 100% pure organic, meaning without any chemicals, fertilizers and it has to be harvested in a certain way.
The store offers 4 areas of expertise for their customers. … (0 comments)

michigan: The City of Lake Orion Michigan 48360 - 11/09/10 12:20 AM
The City of Lake Orion, Oakland County, Michigan 48360Real estate trends, Market reports, Statistics11/09/2010
The township of Orion was approved by the Michigan Territory in 1835, the same year it applied for statehood. Jesse Decker became the first Supervisor of Orion, with a salary of $2.00 per year. Another settlement nearby, New Canadaigua, was absorbed by Orion. This land later helped Orion to establish its first public school in 1859.
Price Trends: the median single family home price as of 11/07/2010 for Lake Orion is $166,123 - down 6% from 09/17/2010
Market Conditions: with a market action index of 16.29, Lake … (0 comments)

michigan: The Village of Oxford Michigan 48371 - 11/08/10 08:12 AM
The Village of Oxford, Oakland County, Michigan 48371Market reports, Statistics, Real estate trends11/08/2010
Village of Oxford real estate market today:* Median single family home price is $217,115 - down 1%* Market action index is at 15.62, currently a buyer's market* Average property in Oxford has been on the market for about   191 days - down 1%* The median price per square foot for homes is about $99 -    down 1%* About 203 properties are on the market as of 11/07/2010 -    down 2% 
New listings this week:* 142 S. Washington St, $850 (lease)* 69 Pleasant St, $39,000 (government)* 280 S. Washington … (0 comments)

michigan: Lake Orion Michigan, Real Estate Market Today - 09/17/10 03:06 PM
Lake Orion, Oakland County Michigan, 48360Real Estate Market Today
Lake Orion originated as a resort town and over time has incorporated elements of a bedroom community. Additionally, in 2006 Lake Orion was ranked by US News as the 4th best vacation destination in the country...
PRICE TRENDS: The median single family home price as of 09/12/2010 is $175,865.00
MARKET CONDITIONS: With a market action index of 15.22, Lake Orion is currently a buyer's market
SALES AND DEMAND TRENDS: The average property has been on the market for about 179 days
PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT: The median price per square foot for … (0 comments)

michigan: The City of Lapeer Michigan, Statistics, Real Estate Market Today, Market Reports - 09/15/10 04:08 PM
The City of Lapeer, Lapeer County, Michigan 48446as of 09/15/2010
Lapeer real estate market statistics:* Single family home price as of 09/12/2010 is $129,585 down 1%* With a market action index of 14.55, Lapeer is currently a buyer's market* Average property has been on the market for about 201 days, * Price per square foot is about $83 (see chart)* There are about 270 properties on the market, up 1%
8 new listings reported this week:* 834 N. Washington St, $25,000 (government)* 792 Peppermill Cir, $84,900 (private)* 2139 Carriage Hill Cir, $99,900 (private)* 2143 Carriage Hill Cir, $99,900 (private)* 312 Courtneys … (0 comments)

michigan: The Village of Oxford, Market Reports, Statistics, Real Estate Trends - 09/10/10 10:56 AM
The Village of Oxford, Oakland County, Michigan 48371Real Estate Trends, Market Reports, Statistics09/10/2010
10 new listings this week:* 63 E. Burdick, $475 (lease), 1 bedroom & 1 bath* 39 Pearl St, $630 (lease), 2 bedrooms & 1 bath* 41 Pearl St, $685 (lease), 2 bedrooms & 1 bath* 63 E. Burdick, $850 (lease), 3 bedrooms & 1 bath* 0 S. Washington St, $68,000 (private), commercial* 27 Lincoln St, $69,900 (short sale), 3 bedrooms & 2 baths* 6 Moyer St, $81,000 (private), 4 bedrooms & 2.1 baths* 51 W. Burdick St, $92,900 (bank), 4 bedrooms & 2 baths* 30 Powell St, $95,900 … (0 comments)

michigan: The City of Lapeer Michigan, Market Reports, Statistics, Real Estate Market Today - 09/04/10 12:50 PM
The City of Lapeer, Lapeer County, Michigan 48446Report as of 09/04/2010
4 solds reported this week:* 1100 N. Saginaw St, $42,000 / 2 bedrooms & 1 bath / 1000 sq.ft* 907 N. Main St, $68,000 / 3 bedrooms & 1.1 baths / 1940 sq.ft* 333 N. Washington St, $85,000 / 3 bedrooms & 1 bath / 1500 sq.ft* 242 E. Hunters Creek, $158,000 / 3 bedrooms & 2 baths / 2060 sq.ft
4 new listings:* 250 Fox St, $59,900 / 3 bedrooms & 1.1 baths / short sale* 312 Courtneys Place Est, $104,900 / 3 bedrooms & 2.1 baths / bank* … (0 comments)

michigan: The City of Lapeer Michigan, Real Estate Market Today, Market Reports, Statistics - 08/19/10 11:07 AM
The City of Lapeer, Lapeer County, Michigan 48446Report, as of 08/15/2010
Welcome to the City of Lapeer, which was once a rural farming community but has grown. It has maintained much of it's small town atmosphere while providing the convenience of a large number of businesses, retail stores, churches and specialty shops. The city, which is within Lapeer County, has a total area of 5.6 square miles. Population is 9,072 with 3,443 households, residents attend Lapeer Community Schools.
New reported listings this week:* 525 N. Monroe St, $495 (lease) / 1 bedroom & 1 bath / 1820 sq.ft* 541 Jefferson St, … (0 comments)

michigan: 3877 N. Oak St. Metamora, Michigan 48455 - 07/12/10 10:45 AM
3877 N. Oak St. Metamora, Lapeer County, Michigan 48455
$159,958.00
How would you like to have an updated farmhouse in downtown Metamora on 1.2 acres with a 48 x 36 heated pole barn with 220 for under $160,000? Look at these features: 2 fireplaces, open kitchen with appliances, cedar deck, partially finished water proofed basement, city water and sewers, all on a paved road. Updates include new furnace, newer hot water tank, plumbing, electrical, kitchen, roof, windows and air. You have to see this home!
For a private showing or more information on this home, contact Donald Horne at 800-628-7356 x 8065 … (1 comments)

michigan: The City of Lapeer Michigan - 07/10/10 06:24 AM
The City of Lapeer, Lapeer County Michigan, 4844607/10/2010
New Listings Reported This Week:   405 S. Elm St. $6,000 / 1 bedroom & 1 bath   3455 Farnsworth Rd. $82,900 / 4 bedrooms & 2 baths   520 N. Monroe St. $128,900 / 3 bedrooms & 2 baths   622 N. Monroe St. $135,000 / 3 bedrooms & 1 bath   644 Rolling Hills Ln. $149,900 / 3 bedrooms & 2 baths   2644 Bedford St. $154,900 / 4 bedrooms & 2.5 baths   334 Golfside Dr. $229,900 / 4 bedrooms & 2.5 baths
4 Reported Solds This Week:   2853 Berkshire $1,200 (lease) / 1800 sq.ft / 3 … (2 comments)

michigan: AuGres Michigan Farm Market Opens Up - 07/02/10 04:29 PM
AuGres farm market opens up. For the 3rd year in a row, the city of AuGres is hoping to grow some more popularity as they are getting ready to kick off their annual farm market.
Ending Sept. 29th, the market will be hosted inside of the City Park at the pavilion, every Wednesday from 2-6 pm. Farm Market Master Eve Wressel said shoppers can expect to see a lot of fresh and new items for sale, unlike flea markets.
AuGres City Manager said that she hopes to see people come on out to the Market. Arenac County Michigan State University Extension … (1 comments)

michigan: The Village of Oxford Michigan - 07/02/10 11:14 AM
The Village of Oxford, Oakland County, Michigan 4837107/02/2010
This weeks reported solds:278 Oxford Lake Dr, $133,000 / 4 bedrooms & 2.5 baths68 Pontiac St, $118,000 / 3 bedrooms & 1.5 baths / 1534 sq.ft63 Great Pines Dr, $180,000 / 4 bedrooms & 2.5 baths419 Sunset Blvd, $227,500 / 4 bedrooms & 2.5 baths / 2982 sq.ft
No new listings reported:
The median single family home price as of 06/27/2010 for Oxford is $221,546. With a Market Action Index (MAI) at 15.84, Oxford is currently a buyer's market (the market action index illustrates the balance between supply and demand using a statistical … (0 comments)

michigan: Cruise Ships May Make East Tawas Port-of-Call Stop in Summer 2011 - 06/30/10 02:45 PM
Negotiations are underway with a Great Lakes cruise line to make East Tawas a port-of-call.
East Tawas Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA) director, told the city council at Monday's meeting the unnamed cruise line "wants to come to Tawas. We could have cruise ships here next summer."
The cruise line has the larger Great Lakes ships-about 300 feet in length and carry more than 200 passengers.
Additionally, that in talking with officials with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment, plans for a $500,000 modification of the East Tawas State Dock to accommodate large cruise ships "may be moved up, … (1 comments)

michigan: The Village of Oxford Michigan - 06/20/10 02:19 PM
The Village of Oxford, Oakland County, Michigan 4837106/20/2010
1 new listing this week:   118 S. Washington St, $400 (lease) / 1 bedroom & 1 bath
2 solds reported this week:   156 Jordyn Way, $90,000 / 3 bedrooms & 2.5 baths   560 Thornehill Trl, $128,000 / 3 bedrooms & 2.5 baths
As of 06/16/2010 the average listed sales price in Oxford is $326,762 which is an increase of 4.3%. 382 homes for sale with 198 being foreclosures. Average price per square foot for Oxford was $77, a decrease of 1.3% compared to the same period last year.
The median sales price for homes … (1 comments)

michigan: The City of Lapeer Michigan - 06/19/10 10:50 AM
TheCity of Lapeer, Lapeer County Michigan, 4844606/19/2010
 
As of 06/09/2010 the average listed sales price in Lapeer is $159,593 which is a decrease of 1.3%. 422 homes for sale with 182 being foreclosures.
New listings this week:   343 N. Washington St, $1,050 (lease), 4 bedrooms & 2 baths   2125 Carriage Hill Cir, $95,000, 2 bedrooms & 2 baths   282 Mansfield Dr, $139,900, 3 bedrooms & 2 baths   693 Lamoreaux Dr, $155,000, 3 bedrooms & 2 baths
Only 1 reported sold:   37 S. Jackson St, $35,000, 4 bedrooms & 2 baths, 1668 sq.ft
To find out the value of your home … (0 comments)

 
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