Macomb County MI real estate blog

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty - Lakeside Market Center
Macomb County, MI, Metro Detroit, real estate, REALTOR® I enjoy working with home buyers in all areas of Macomb County MI, especially first time home buyers. Born and raised here in Michigan, I am familiar with all areas of Macomb County and St. Clair & Oakland counties.



One of the ways I handled the burnout that I was faced with a week ago was attending the Detroit Tigers ballgame vs. the Texas Ranger  on Wednesday night, courtesy of a good friend of mine.  (Thanks again Brian!) Yes, that was the game that ended up being what is called a "laugher".  The Tigers h...
If you've been in this business longer than 5 minutes one of the things that will pop into your mindand your buyers mind is "How do I know the sellers received my offer?"We can ask the listing agent, the broker,  and even the tooth fairy but we really weren't assured that a seller received the of...
Chatting with a friend yesterday about how much the real estate market has changedin the last 5 years had me curious for clarifying data.   I took a peek this morning in Mirealsource™ to see the hard numbers during the monthof April in 2003 compared to what we are experiencing now in the housing ...
**Caution: Honest personal post ahead**To say it's been a rough 4-6 weeks would be an understatement.Towards the end of last week the stress I was feeling inside was something I hadn't experienced before and almost overwhelming. In the past 6 weeks I've logged over 1500 miles on my poor car.  (I ...
More often than not, when a home is bank owned the utilities to the homehave been turned off.   I would venture to guess that in the Metro Detroitarea 75% of the foreclosed homes are without electricity, gas or water.Pre-planning when writing your offer to purchase the home and estimatingclosing ...
When my birthday rolled around this year my darling niece texted me with "50 is the new 20!". At first I rolled my eyes and laughed (easy for her to say, she's really 20!).  What do most 20year olds do?  They learn.  Whether they are in college or an apprentice or any other form oftraining most 2...
If you have been looking at foreclosures recently you may have encountered this situation and been asked to fill out yet another form. One of the newer forms I am seeing recently is a “Multiple Offer Disclosure Form”. This form is being used by many real estate brokers to notify potential buyers...
Anyone who knows anything about me and reads my blog had to know this postwas coming this morning. For those not in the know (is there anyone in the Metro Detroit area who does not know that the Detroit Tigers won last night?):They won! They won! They won!Tidbits of last nights game:Jeremy Bonder...
I apologize – I must not have been clear in educating you. A month or so ago I met you at your home and we talked about the real estate market in your area. Actually, we talked extensively. I listened to your questions, answered them to the best of my ability, and asked questions of my own such ...
Michigan is now considering allowing those who hold concealed weapons permits to carry a Taser. A bill that is part of a package before the House has this new provision in it. There seem to be many in the state who favor this bill as it would allow them to have a choice between carrying a Taser l...

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