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Last week I received a call from a prospect that drove by a home in Canton, Michigan and saw my companies sign. This caller Googled my company and found me listed at the top (which is the good news). He called me wanting information about the home, which I provided. About half way through our con...
Many people like to party like it 1999. However, some Buyers are also trying to Offer like it 1999. Back in 99', a buyer with no down payment could Offer above asking and request up to 6% in concessions. The concessions would go towards closing costs and down payments. This mark-up strategy was b...
Who can't use more powertools? You can enter to win some cool outdoor power tools in time for spring from RepairClinic.com in their "Get Ready For Spring Giveaway". RepairClinic.com is a great source for parts for appliances and outdoor power equiptment and is located in Canton, Michigan. They co...
The calendar still says that it is winter. But, we are experiencing a warm up and a bit of a thaw which is much appreciated this time of year. This winter has seemed longer and colder then most and the break in the cold is always a spark of hope that Winter end is within sight. But, the thing tha...
OK.. I know this is a Buyers Market, but this does not mean that Sellers need to be abused! If you make an appointment, please keep it or call ahead to cancel it. If you open a door, please close it. Especially to the unheated garage. My sellers do not like to come home to a furnace that has bee...
15" of pure white powdery snow have fallen on Michigan over the past week. Many are starting to wonder what they should do with all of the white stuff. Plymouth, Michigan has come up with a contest and a constructive idea, build snowmen. The challenge is to build the best snowman. All Plymouth ...
My vote for the best Superbowl commercial is the Chrysler, "Imported from Detroit" commercial. While the background shots were definitely selective casting a positive scene of The "D", the commercial captured the heart and soul of The Motor City.
As if Landlords didn't have enough paperwork already, the I.R.S. has increased Landlords responsibilities in 2011. All payments to contractors that are more than $600 will require the Landlord to file a 1099. So, if you are a Landlord and you pay a plumber, landscaper, painter, handyman this year...
The popular annual Home Expo event is scheduled March 5-6 at Canton's Summit on the Park. The event will be open from 9-5 in Saturday, March 5th and 11-5 on Sunday, March 6. The Home Expo features many of the areas top contractors, workshops on Do-it-yourself projects, and product demonstrations....
Looking for something to do this holiday long weekend? The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn Michigan will be free to all visitors again this year on Martin Luther King Day, which is January 16, 2011. Target makes a generous donation to The Henry Ford, making the admission free for this day. There a...