Michelle Graves's (mdgraves) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty-Mooresville
Without getting into too much detail, I recently had a short-sale property on the market, listed UNDER $100,000. We had an offer 6 months ago, but like many short-sales, the bank took so long to respond that the buyers walked. However I did manage to find out where the appraisal came in before it...
A big part of real estate is anticipating what the market is going to do. Well, I'm here to tell you that the weather is warming up and so is our local real estate market. Now is the time to make your move! Buyers:  Home showings are up, which means that a great many buyers are already out there ...
We all wish we had a crystal ball to predict when the real estate market will recover. Unfortunately no one knows exactly when that will happen, but there is plenty of speculation to go around. "If it is just speculation, why is it so important that I buy now?" you may ask. There are many good re...
 As you may have heard, the extension on the first time home buyers tax credit was signed into law on November 6th, 2009. A few points:   The bill extends the $8,000 first-time home buyers' tax credit that was set to expire at the end of November. The credit will apply to all house contracts ente...
What is a Short Sale? A short sale occurs when a lender agrees to take less than the full loan payoff for a an owner's property. In most cases, the owner is in default and is not making their payments for whatever reason.   Short sales, usually, are the first step to avoid foreclosure. Although t...
Okay so anyone in the workforce that uses a computer on a day to day basis knows what microsoft word is... but do you know what it can do? here are a couple of tricks and tips you can use while typing a Word document. (ill go over these later but these are just listed for an outline) zoom in and ...
I know sometimes networking can really be hit or miss and I too can be discouraged with it at times however, my confidence has once again been restored. After attending local chamber networking functions with little success, I recently joined a new networking group and so far, so good. One of my ...

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