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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Unless you’re a real estate agent, you probably don’t think about home appraisals more than a few times in your life. (Considering how much time real estate agents spend worrying about them, you’re probably better off!) But when you buy a house, chances are a third-party appraiser will need to in...
05/13/2023
Whether you’ve been planning on buying a house in the near future or not, you’ve probably heard that people with higher credit scores are now paying higher fees, and people with lower credit scores are paying lower fees when getting a mortgage.Hearing that might make you feel one of two ways if y...
05/04/2023
People often joke about needing to win the lottery in order to be able to afford something, so it’s not that surprising that a recent poll found that 52% of Gen Z and 57% of Millennials feel like they’d need to hit the jackpot in order to buy a home. There’s literally a show on HGTV that follows ...
04/27/2023
Unless you’re a real estate agent, you’ll probably only attend a home inspection a handful of times in your life, so you might be taken by surprise by a few things! While your inspector and agent will most likely explain any of these things to you, knowing about them in advance can help you avoid...
04/25/2023
If you’re thinking about buying a house, you might feel that mortgage rates are high and that it might make sense to wait until rates come down before buying.According to this CNBC article, you’re not alone if you feel that way. A recent survey done by John Burns Research and Consulting found tha...
04/20/2023
The spring real estate market isn’t necessarily the best time to sell your house; you can get your house sold quickly and for top dollar at almost any time of year if you price it appropriately and it’s marketed correctly. But spring is definitely a time of the year many homeowners opt to sell th...
04/05/2023
Unless you’re in the process of buying, selling, or refinancing a house, real estate appraisals aren’t something most people think about all that often. So the recent news that Fannie Mae will no longer be requiring appraisals probably isn’t something you’ve heard about.As you can imagine, that’s...
04/04/2023
One of the first rules of sales is that the customer is always right. Even if the store, company, or salesperson did nothing wrong, it’s just good business to give the customer whatever it is they want or need.So, of course it happens in real estate. An agent is sometimes better off letting their...
03/30/2023
The price for most basic needs inevitably goes up over time. For instance, a loaf of bread cost a mere nickel decades ago, but now it’s usually going to cost you a few bucks, but could easily be $5 or more for some brands. That’s not even due to inflation!On the other hand, some companies will us...
03/22/2023
If you’re planning to sell your home, you want the property to be in the best possible condition. Even seemingly small issues with the house could affect its value. Some of these factors are outside of your control, but others can be addressed before you put your home on the market. Here are 10 t...
03/21/2023
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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.