Tom Gilliam-Oakland County MI Realtor

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My blogs are about helping home buyers ,home sellers and even home owners with new and old ideas to prepare them for either scenario. Being a Realtor in Oakland county Michigan is a fulfilling job and I'm very proud to share my knowledge and to learn from other as well.

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2023 

No matter how much buying a house makes sense for your long-term financial well-being, buying your first house can often just seem expensive and totally out of reach. That leads to many younger people putting off buying a home until later in life than they might have, if the costs were lower.But ...
02/28/2023
According to a recent poll, more than a third of Americans who’ve ever owned a home received financial help from their parents to purchase it, but that number is even higher (at 79%) for younger buyers today. So the chances are, if you have a Boomer dad, he’s going to be chipping in some money—an...
02/25/2023
If you’re a renter and live alone, it’s no surprise that it costs you more than if you had a significant other, or at least a roommate, to help pay the rent. But have you ever done the math on exactly how much extra it costs you?According to this Business Insider article, it costs a single person...
02/25/2023
If you currently own a home and want to buy a new property, the chances are you’re going to have to navigate selling your current home and buying your new home at the same time.But what, exactly, does that look like? What do you need to know to successfully buy and sell property simultaneously?A ...
02/22/2023
You certainly don’t have to take classes or pass an exam if you want to sell your house. All you have to do is hire a great real estate agent who had to do both of those things in order to help you sell your house quickly and for the most money possible.Even if you took the same classes and tests...
02/17/2023
You have to go to school and pass a real estate exam in order to become a real estate agent to help people buy a house, but you don’t need to do either of those things as a home buyer. All you have to do is rely on the knowledge and experience of your agent, and you’ll be fine.However, your agent...
02/15/2023
When you decide to sell your house, you’ll often hear real estate agents say that they’ll get your house sold quickly and for top dollar.Who wouldn’t like that?! Everybody wants as much money as they can possibly get, and most people would prefer not to have buyers coming to see their house for m...
02/08/2023
Plenty of people work around others all day long, but real estate agents are pretty much on stage all day, with clients watching and witnessing their every move.Inevitably, things happen that agents wish a client weren’t around to see! But if and when they do, it really helps when a client laughs...
02/06/2023
If you think mortgage rates are at an all-time high, you wouldn’t be alone. According to this NerdWallet article, 61% of Americans think they’re “unprecedented.” And you’re also not alone if you’re still planning on buying a home this year, despite that sentiment, considering 28 million people pl...
02/06/2023
For many, hearing the phrase “home projects” brings to mind lengthy, stressful, and expensive home renovations.But not every project is a major undertaking; there are plenty of small (and totally doable!) projects that can have a big impact on your home, with minimal time, effort, and/or budget r...
02/01/2023
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My blogs are about helping home buyers ,home sellers and even home owners with new and old ideas to prepare them for either scenario. Being a Realtor in Oakland county Michigan is a fulfilling job and I'm very proud to share my knowledge and to learn from other as well.