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.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
No matter what the market is like, it’s always important to price your home appropriately. Even over the past few years, when houses were all seemingly selling over asking price within hours of hitting the market, you couldn’t sell your house for more than buyers were willing (or able) to pay for...
10/03/2022
If you’re hoping to buy a home, you’ll be happy to hear that the average sale-to-list price has recently dropped below 100% for the first time since March 2021, according to this Money article. In other words, houses aren’t all selling for over asking price anymore, and you can negotiate a lower ...
09/22/2022
Over the past few years, the US has been in an unprecedented sellers’ market. Fierce competition and bidding wars caused prices to skyrocket, with the national median price for a home currently sitting at $449,000.But with recent economic changes and rising mortgage rates, it looks like this unpr...
09/14/2022
You’ve probably been hearing in the news lately that the real estate market is “shifting.” Well, according to this realtor.com article, many economists feel that we’ve moved from shifting into a “balanced” market. In other words, it’s not really a sellers’ market or a buyers’ market.That may have...
09/08/2022
The value of your home is one of the most important factors when selling the property. Your prospective buyers may propose a sale amount, but you’ll need to undergo an appraisal to confirm that the home is really worth that much. Homeowners often wonder whether they can control the appraised valu...
09/07/2022
It’s highly possible that an experienced home inspector could fail to find something wrong with your house. So it isn’t out of the question that you might not know about something wrong with it. But considering you live there, unless it’s something truly lurking below the surface that only a trai...
09/07/2022
We’ve been in an unprecedented seller’s market for the better part of two years. But with talk of a looming recession, conversations around the real estate market are changing—and if you’re thinking about selling, it’s important to understand what that process will look like if a recession hits.S...
09/01/2022
It’s an industry joke that some buyers request the seller to repair even the most minor issue found on a home inspection, like a leaky faucet for example. But over the past couple of years, most sellers could list their house and it would quickly sell for over asking price — and buyers would ofte...
08/25/2022
Over the last couple of years, buyers have had to do everything they possibly could to compete. It wasn’t just about price; they also had to come in with as “clean” an offer as possible, which often meant waiving fairly standard contingencies.In case the term isn’t something you use in day to day...
08/18/2022
Listing photos are one of the most important elements when marketing your home. They’re often the first thing that prospective buyers take note of, and they can create a strong impression. High-quality photos make your home look warm, inviting, and spacious. Bad photos, on the other hand, can tur...
08/12/2022
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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.