David Elya's Macomb & Oakland County Michigan Real Estate Blog

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View the most complete Oakland and Macomb County Michigan blog. Macomb County Michigan is located northeast of Detroit, Michigan and continues to be one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the U.S. It was formally organized in 1818 as the third county in the State of Michigan and named in honor of General Alexander Macomb, a highly decorated veteran of the War of 1812.
Word-On-The-Street market snapshotsTuesday, December 26, 2006No one knows the local real estate market better than REALTORS. I was quoted in INMAN news today and asked the following questions.  How is your market?What's happening with prices? What do you anticipate the market will be like next ye...
It's all a numbers game ...Having been a full-time REALTOR® for 16 years, I have always carried an average of about 5-7 active listings. In 2006 things were different. I am now up to a whopping 25 active listings and growing. What has changed? The Southeast Michigan economy is what! This year our...
December 2006 Macomb County Michigan Real Estate StatisticsIn case you are wondering, there are 6519 residential homes for sale in Macomb County, Michigan.Presently there are 550 pending listings awaiting a closing date.Since the first of January 2006 there has been 6211 homes sold in Macomb Coun...
December 2006 Shelby Township Real Estate StatisticsDid you know there are 557 residential homes for sale in Shelby?Presently there are 41 pending listings awaiting a closing date.Since the first of January 2006 there has been 399 homes sold in Shelby Township.As far as the condominium market goe...
  I would like to focus on what, I believe, it means to be a REALTOR®. I would like to ask you a question. How many of you would consider yourself a real estate agent? How many of you consider yourself a REALTOR? I like to consider myself a REALTOR! I have been a licensed real estate agent for ov...
Outta my mind and onto my blog ....Just wondering what other Active Rainers are using for CMA software? Are you using the CMA feature provided by your MLS? Or are you using a 3rd party program such as Realty Tools, Real Edge, and Top Producer etc.?Perhaps you are using nothing? And "winging it" w...
Would you like to sell that house or wait?I ask you, when is a house that is listed for sale, NOT for sale?How about when it's NOT priced to sell?It's no secret that metro Detroit homes can sit for months, sometimes years. Our market is flooded with sellers who may or may not be selling for a goo...
Outta my mind and onto the blog ...This old dog learned something new today. The local assessors are using our virtual tours to "peek" into the sellers' home too! Not just potential buyers! I was at a legislative luncheon and speaking with an assessor from a local affluent community. She mentione...
Macomb County Michigan is a great place to live, work and play! Macomb County Michigan offers 4 seasons of beauty. The housing is affordable and the quality of life is good! Now is a good time for home buyers to move up or into Macomb County Michigan. The sellers are motivated and the REALTORS® a...
Hello,Thanks for visiting my blog! This blog will be the premier place to learn about Macomb County Michigan. I specialize in Southeast Michigan real estate in the Macomb County Michigan area. I am very familiar with property in the following communities: Shelby Township, Macomb Township, Sterlin...

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Read the premiere Macomb County Michigan blog. David Elya is the full-time Broker Owner of BROOKVIEW REALTY in Rochester, Michigan. David is a licensed builder, specializing in single family, new construction, multi-family, condominium and vacant land in Oakland and Macomb County, Michigan.