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.



A couple of hours ago it was announced that the Detroit Tigers have traded catcher Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez to the New York Yankees for relief pitcher Kyle Farnsworth.   I try not to get too wrapped up in emotions when trades are made, as they are part of the business of baseball.  But this time m...
  Wow.  WOW.  I still have trouble believing it, and it happened to my buyer client.    The bank owned home below (overgrown trees and shrubbery included :-)  was sold to my buyer client in just 15 days from start to finish.   The home is located in Marysville MI (St. Clair County)Here is what tr...
...I'll be asking you if you have 3 1/2% of an estimated purchase price in your bank account.The down payment gift assistance programs that have been so helpful to Macomb County MI first time home buyers over the years are probably going to be taken away from these purchasers by our "we know wha...
Disclaimer 1: I don't market homes that are in a short sale position. Why not? I don't have the expertise and feel strongly that anyone who works with sellers in this situation should know what the heck they are doing!Disclaimer 2: I haven't had a buyer make an offer on a short sale. Why not? All...
I can write all day about first time home buyers and repeat home buyers in my neck of the woods in Michigan (Macomb County) but I really wanted to write today about the intangibles that a buyers agent brings to you, the consumer, when purchasing a home.When I represent you as a buyers agent I tak...
The city of Mount Clemens MI will be hosting an arts and crafts festival this coming Friday and Saturday (July 18th and 19th) in the heart of the downtown area.The weather looks to be spectacular for this outdoor event, although bring your sunglasses and water bottles.  (It should be a hot time i...
Chesterfield Township Michigans Muirfield Manor Subdivision is one of the completed subdivisions in our area that has a nice mixture of homes:  Ranch style, Split-Level and Colonials. This location in Macomb County is within the Lanse Creuse school district and also offers to a prospective home b...
                    It's been a while since I had to go to the city center in Warren MI to pick up any type of documention and I was happily surprised by the sight of children playing in what I call the splash fountain.                         When the city planners and residents of Warren MI de...
I have had this as part of my buyers package for a couple of months now, and also have copies in my briefcase for those that I meet that are in the "curious about.." stages of purchasing.   Please feel free to print it out to give to your buyer clients.  (You may want to edit or alter it to fit y...

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