5 Tricks Agents Use To Sell Houses Fast in Metro Detroit Michigan

Skill, experience, knowledge, timing, and a not-so-small helping of luck – all these are the ingredients that go into the recipe that makes selling a house fast possible. Oh, and one other thing: some clever strategies that can significantly reduce the element of luck. And good agents know how to successfully deploy these strategies that … Continued

The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership

The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership. Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates provide consumers with some significant benefits. Here’s a look at three of them. 1. Move-up or Downsize: One option … Continued

5 Tips for Homebuyers Who Want to Make a Competitive Offer

Today’s Metro Detroit Michigan real estate market has high buyer interest and low housing inventory. With so many buyers competing for a limited number of homes, it’s more important than ever to know the ins and outs of making a confident and competitive offer. Here are five keys to success for this important stage in the homebuying process. … Continued

Home Builder Confidence Hits All-Time Record

Last week, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported their Housing Market Index (HMI) hit an all-time high in the 35-year history of the series with a score of 83. The index gauges builder perceptions of current single-family home sales and sale expectations for the next six months, as well as the traffic of prospective buyers of new homes. As … Continued

Forbearance Numbers Are Lower than Expected

Forbearance Numbers Are Lower than Expected Originally, some housing industry analysts were concerned that the mortgage forbearance program (which allows families to delay payments to a later date) could lead to an increase in foreclosures when forbearances end. Some even worried that we might relive the 2006-2008 housing crash all over again. Once you examine … Continued