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.



Our local real estate market has some of the best buys that I've seen in over 10 years, and condominiums are no exception.  In fact, I think condo prices are the best bargain out there in Macomb County right now. The prices have come down so low that even the most elegant of condos is now reachin...
Mr. Ernie Harwell, the voice of the Detroit Tigers, and beloved by many across our nation, turned 91 years young yesterday.Happy Belated Birthday to you Mr. Harwell, and thank you for all of the pleasure you have brought to so many of us.For a real treat, listen to this audio of Mr. Harwell expla...
The beginning of the year is always an exciting time for us in the real estate industry.  We look forward to taking on the challenges that each year brings and also look forward to analyzing how the first month of the new year compares to the previous year.I couldn't wait until the end of the mon...
During my chat last week with Mike Caira of Great Lakes Mortgage Funding I asked what he had been seeing and experiencing in regards to FHA mortgages lately and the processes in underwriting the loans. One area that he brought up (along with the condition of the property part of the process) was ...
Try to imagine what a subdivision of these homes would look likein your neighborhood : An inventor named Buckminisiter Fuller started thinking about the design for thishome in the late 1920's, and in the years during WWII the US Army commissionedhim to build and send these homes to the Persian Gu...
Absolutely! An FHA appraiser is not a home inspector.  Yes, he or she will be conducting an on site viewing of the home and will note anything about the home that does not meet FHA guidelines however they are not as thorough as a home inspector.   Think of them as an appraiser with a check list -...
All of the talk in recent months (and media reports) have targeted the bank owned homes.   Because of the media attention given to the rise in foreclosure sales in our area, many private home owners have felt defeated before they have even started to sell their homes.I believe in being realistic ...
  Please join me in welcoming Don & Trish Schmitt to Michigan.In early September of 2008 I received a phone call from Don Schmitt and we had the first of many nice long chats.  He and his wife Trish were ready to relocate from their home of many years in Buffalo NY and come to Michigan to be clos...

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