team success listing: OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY! ROYAL OAK MI, 610 SYMES AVE, 12 til 3 - 03/18/15 05:34 AM
This Sunday The 22nd, Open House in Royal Oak MI, 610 Symes Ave, From 12 til 3 ...

Can you believe this!  Brand new listing, one owner, three bedroom brick / aluminum ranch home in Royal Oak.  Just painted, wood floors, updated roof-windows-furnace-air-hot water heater-electrical-pool.  All appliances stay, full basement with waterproofing, wired for generator, 2.5 car garage with great yard and landscaping.  Do NOT wait on seeing this home!
Need more information or financing help?
Donald Horne / Shirley Grindle, Team Success ListingAssociate Broker for Coldwell Banker Shooltz RealtyOxford Office  248-969-8065Lapeer Office  810-338-0628donaldhorne.realtor@gmail.com
 
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team success listing: Home Buying Costs You Need to Know About in Lapeer - 03/12/15 03:34 AM
Story from Craig Donofrio, 10 Home Buying Costs You Need to Know About, talks about first time buyers and their fees ...
If you’re a first-time home buyer, you might get a little queasy when the last line of your good-faith estimate comes in at several thousand dollars. And after the color returns to your face, you might also be a little more than perplexed by some of those fees.
Knowing what you’re paying for—like these 10 common costs—can ease that check-writing pain.
1. Earnest money To prove you’re “earnest” in your purchase commitment, expect to plunk down 1% to 2% of the total … (1 comments)

team success listing: 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)

team success listing: Coming Soon! Symes Ave, Royal Oak MI, 3 Bedroom Ranch with Basement, Garage - 03/05/15 09:01 AM
Coming Soon!  Brand New Listing in Royal Oak, 3 Bedroom Ranch Home with Full Basement and 2 Car Garage!

Royal Oak MI Real Estate, this is a great starter or retirement home, 1015 square feet, brick/aluminum, 50 x 130 lot, 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 2 car detached garage and full basement. Home has had many updates, wood floors, just painted, gas fireplace in dining room and all appliances stay.
If you want to be the first to view this home, please contact us direct and if you need financing, we have the person for that!
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team success listing: Homes Sold in Oakland / Lapeer Counties, February 2015 - 03/02/15 04:55 AM
Through February 28th 2015, Homes Sold in Oakland and Lapeer Counties. 

Donald Horne, Team Success ListingAssociate Broker for Coldwell Banker Shooltz RealtyOxford Office  248-969-8065Lapeer Office  810-338-0628donaldhorne.realtor@gmail.com

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team success listing: What is a Home Inspection? - 02/25/15 03:58 AM
What is a Home Inspection in Michigan? This is a part of our "What Is" series that discusses home inspections ... Did you know, supposedly, the first known home inspection company, Home Equity Loss Protection Services, was originally founded by Christopher P. Nolan and Loyola Professor, Mark Goodfriend. Mr. Nolan was initially inspired by Coldwell Banker Realtor, Carole Kellby, a top producer from Wheaton, IL.
A home inspection is a examination of the condition of a home, often in connection with the sale of that home. Home inspections are usually conducted by a home inspector. The inspector prepares and delivers to the client a written … (1 comments)

team success listing: Local Homes For Sale This Week, February 26th 2015 - 02/25/15 12:46 AM
Local Homes For Sale This Week, February 26th 2015 ... Open House Sunday, March 1st at 3037 W. Newark Rd. at Noon ... Donald Horne, Team Success ListingAssociate Broker for Coldwell Banker Shooltz RealtyOxford Office  248-969-8065Lapeer Office  810-338-0628donaldhorne.realtor@gmail.com 
 
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team success listing: The Mortgage Mistake Nearly Half of Lapeer MI Borrowers Make - 02/20/15 10:02 AM
This story from Catey Hill, The $25,000 Mortgage Mistake Nearly Half of Borrowers Make, talks about how many people pay to much for their mortgage ...
Did you pay too much for your mortgage? If you’re like millions of Americans, the answer is probably yes — and that means you may be throwing tens of thousands of dollars of your hard-earned money at the bank, when you might not need to.
A report released Tuesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds that almost half (47%) of Americans don’t shop around for a mortgage when they purchase a home. “Consumers put great thought … (0 comments)

team success listing: Local Homes For Sale, as of February 19th. - 02/20/15 02:40 AM
Local homes for sale, as of February 19th. We have properties for sale all over Oakland and Lapeer Counties, nearby parts of Macomb, Genesee, St. Clair, Tuscola and Sanilac Counties. This weeks featured listings ...

Donald Horne, Team Success ListingAssociate Broker for Coldwell Banker Shooltz Realtydonaldhorne.realtor@gmail.com 810-338-0628
 
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team success listing: In Oxford MI, Getting a Grip on Homeowner Maintenance Costs - 02/20/15 01:30 AM
Getting a Grip on Homeowner Maintenance Costs, an article I found in the current Housing Trends eNewsletter by Anne Miller, discusses routine maintenance costs with home ownership ...
So you've braced yourself for a hefty down payment and maybe some new furniture. But homeownership expenses don’t end there—routine maintenance costs can really add up. Imagine getting socked with a $10,000 bill for roof repair. Are you prepared for that?
It’s important to have a handle on some of the day-to-day expenses you may incur to keep a home in good repair. Keep these costs in mind as you tour prospective homes, too, so you don’t fall … (0 comments)

team success listing: Oxford Michigan Home Values, How to Increase Yours, Part #2 - 02/17/15 09:06 AM
Oxford 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: Curb Appeal
First impressions count. Similar to a fresh coat of paint for a room, a yard that has the grass cut nicely goes a long way. Walk outside and look at your front yard and the front of the home. Does the front of the house need paint or residing? … (0 comments)

team success listing: 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.

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team success listing: 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.
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team success listing: Local Homes For Sale, This Weeks Featured Homes, 02/09/2015 - 02/12/15 11:15 AM
This Weeks Featured Homes ... Local Homes For Sale ... Many Reduced
 
This weeks featured homes have been selected to show you the different values in various properties. To schedule your private showing, please contact us at the numbers below.
Donald Horne, Team Success ListingAssociate Broker for Coldwell Banker Shooltz Realtydonaldhorne.realtor@gmail.com810-338-0628

 
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team success listing: Lake Orion Home Values, How To Increase Yours - 02/08/15 03:44 AM
Lake Orion 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: The Bathrooms
Your bathrooms will also get the drill sergeant review from buyers, in particular any master bathrooms. Similar to the kitchen, make sure that any old fixtures are replaced and that the floors, bathtub & shower and walls are CLEAN. You can replace bathroom fixtures easily these days without spending … (0 comments)

team success listing: What Is a Michigan Basement? - 02/07/15 06:07 AM
Continuing with our "what is" series, our next client question is "What Is a Michigan Basement"? A partially dug out basement with dirt walls and floor, partially finished with cement or concrete blocks, very damp, unique odor and sometimes a musty mildewey smell, is referred to as a "Michigan basement".
This video I've included discusses more about this subject. If you have any other questions or concerns about this topic or other real estate / mortgage subjects, please contact us at the numbers listed below.
 
Donald Horne, Team Success ListingAssociate Broker for Coldwell Banker Shooltz Realtydonaldhorne.realtor@gmail.com810-338-0628
see the complete series here
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team success listing: What Is Steering In Real Estate? - 02/05/15 11:14 AM
This weeks question, "What is Steering in Real Estate"? Steering refers to the practice and includes any words or actions, by a real estate representative or broker, that guides a prospective home buyer towards or away from certain neighborhoods.
Steering violates federal fair housing provisions in the sale or rental of housing. If you have any questions or concerns about this subject or any other real estate / mortgage topics, please contact us at the numbers listed below.
 
Donald Horne, Team Success ListingAssociate Broker for Coldwell Banker Shooltz Realtydonaldhorne.realtor@gmail.com810-338-0628
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team success listing: Oxford MI, Oxford MI Real Estate, Homes and Condos For Sale - 01/28/15 05:03 AM
Oxford MI, Oxford MI Real Estate, Homes and Condos For Sale, Market Report February 2015.
Market Overview: Total sold properties within the last 45 days is 37 (up 9%), average sold price was at $222,576.00 (up 11%). The average days on market until sold was 66 days (up 13%), homes for sale as of 01/29/15 is 51 (up 32%). Pending sales expected to close is 25 (down 22%), with these sales figures we have 42 days worth of inventory (up 15%). With sales and prices up, available inventory at only 1.4 months, Oxford is still in a sellers market.
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team success listing: Lake Orion MI, Lake Orion Homes For Sale - 01/21/15 11:39 PM
Lake Orion MI, Lake Orion Homes For Sale, Market Report January 2015.
Current market overview for the last 45 days: Sold properties was at 42 / down 24%, average sold price was $211,190.00 / down 9%. The average days on market until sold was 43 / down 18%, homes for sale as of 01/21/2015 is 60 / up 15%. Pending sales expected to close is 37 / up 14%, there is about a 55 day supply of homes for sale. With these numbers, days on market coming down and pending sales going up, average sale price should start to increase as long … (0 comments)

team success listing: Lapeer Michigan Home Values, How to Increase Yours - 01/16/15 11:16 PM
Lapeer 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: The Kitchen
In most homes, buyers will spend the most time in the kitchen. Make sure your kitchen is ready for this. If you have appliances that are dirty or old, get them cleaned spotless or consider replacing them. You do not need to spend a lot of money replacing your stove or … (0 comments)

 
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