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.
This is the season to become reflective, and to give thanks for our many blessings in life.   As it is for many of us, this past year has brought changes and challenges to not only our business but to our personal lives. I am grateful, and thankful for the health and well being of my family and f...
Disclaimer:  I was born in Michigan, raised in Michigan, and have each of my relatives for generations either directly employed or supplier employed by the auto industry, with the exception of one family member.  I am biased.  I am praying the auto industry that created the middle class in Americ...
I hope these people are o.k. and moved on to their home purchases without too many scars or bruises. ************************************************************************* "I want to make an offer on a house advertised as a short sale but don't want a real  estate agent involved.  How do I do ...
I am disabling comments on this post because I feel it is more important that you spend any free time you have reading the following article written by Mark Phelan in todays Detroit Free Press.It is entitled:  6 Myths about the Detroit 3. Please, before you pass judgement about the Big 3 and thei...
  So much as been said lately in our area about home mortgages being difficult to obtain, or a high amount of a down payment would be needed. In Macomb County MI the FHA loan limit for 2009 will be $271,050.  I don't know about you, but $271,050 seems to me to be a nice sized mortgage limit for h...
****Added for clarity:  The Macomb Daily did not print erroneous information.  A commenter to the article stated information that was not factual - in fact it was completely untrue!****   In Saturdays online edition of The Macomb Daily an article was written about the condition of the real estate...
On Friday I received a phone call from someone who is interested in purchasing a home in Chesterfield Township MI.  The gentleman was concerned that there wouldn't be enough 3 bedroom homes under $120,000 to choose from. He was also concerned that all he would find would be bank owned homes in ne...
Photo GalleryRear of home with clear view balconyWide canalLarge corner lotGas fireplace in master bedroomSunny living roomFoyer entryVery large family room with view of canalFamily room with gas fireplaceEat in kitchen - home also has a formal dining roomWet bar in family room for entertainingDe...
So much confusion abounds in regards to buyer brokerage agreementsand most of that is because of the lack of explanation that the agreement(contract) is not about the agent or the brokerage.   Here's a revelation: It's all about you! The buyer agency & brokerage agreement protects and serves you ...
Sitting at the closing table today at Greater Macomb Title in Sterling Heights my buyer clients were signing all the necessary mortgage documents when I heard the closer explain the next form in the package: "You have the right to receive counseling." I kid you not.  Now, business has been a tad ...

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