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.



The common misconception about Buyers Agents is that we take people out to look at a few homes, write the offers, then sit back and collect a paycheck.Misconception?   What an understatement!Take for example what goes on behind the scenes before we ever step foot in a home with our buyer clients:...
ActiveRain has a Q & A section that is set up for consumers to ask questions of the real estate professionals here, much like Trulia has for its site.   While Trulia is catching on with the general public and has many professionals answering questions from consumers in a timely manner, the Q & A...
One of the most confusing aspects of the purchase process for home buyers is sellers concessions.  They've heard their mortgage lender mention it, in lieu of the buyers needing to bring to closing all of their closing costs, pre-paids, etc.    It's also been discussed with their buyers agent dur...
  Jeff Belonger was kind enough to allow this wonderful article to be re-blogged (re-published) and since it is such a terrific article about FHA and credit scores I knew it would help many of you who have the same questions. Thank you Jeff.  Once again, you have come to the forefront with a weal...
Ernie Harwell, the legendary baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster, and beloved by generations of Michiganders, will be attending Wednesdays Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals game. Last week Mr. Harwell announced that he has incurable bile duct cancer and the outpouring of love and support for th...
It was a whirlwind of a week, mainly spent showing homes to several different first time home buyers. Common theme for this week:  Taking advantage of the low housing prices and interest rates as well as not wanting to miss out on the 1st time home buyers tax credit.  Something else that we saw i...
I received an ActiveRain contact email from a young lady at 1:50 p.m.    I returned her email at a little after 2 this afternoon, and we spoke a few minutes later. In her email she stated " having trouble reaching an agent to help me."  During our phone conversation she stated that I was the...
                                            "I only want to see foreclosures" I had an interesting conversation with a caller yesterday morning and  thought I would share it with all of you.  I'm hoping that by sharing it and putting it out to the public that other potential home buyers will see...
I normally write blog posts that are geared for my local consumers (Macomb County MI) but this one is going to affect all of us who have buyer clients using FHA for their mortgages and condo purchases.  (Please read HUD Mortgagee Letter 09-19 , HRAP/DELRAP, for all the specific details of the wa...

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