Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for a Home – Part 5

This is the fifth and final post in a series called Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for a Home. See Buyer Mistake #4 here. Buyer Home Search Mistake #5: Assuming all sellers are desperate to sell their homes You’d think that if someone has placed their home on the market for sale that […]

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Are You Working with a Real Estate Agent?

“Why does every Realtor always ask me if I’m working with someone? It makes me feel like they don’t want to talk to me!” Of course they want to talk to you!  There’s two great reasons agents ask this question. One: Ethics!  An ethical Real Estate Agent doesn’t want to “steal” another agent’s client.  Realtors […]

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Selling a Home the Feng Shui Way

At the most basic level, feng shui is about paying close attention to space from a ch’i* perspective. In other words, it’s understanding how color, placement, furnishings, accents, neighbors, location, etc. impact its inhabitants. For example, if you have a chaotic office, you may be ineffective in your work. If you have a yang (active) […]

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Oakland County Real Estate Sales to Date

Below is a table outlining sales for October 2010 and for cumulative sales January to October 31st 2010. Although it doesn’t list all of Oakland County it does compare most of southern Oakland including Wixom, Commerce, South Lyon, Novi, Farmington Hills, West Bloomfield, White Lake, Highland, Rochester Hills, Lake Orion, Bloomfield Hills, Troy, Birmingham and […]

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Home Sales Last Month Indicate Recovering Market

Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said the housing market is in the early stages of recovery. “A housing recovery is taking place but will be choppy at times depending on the duration and impact of a foreclosure moratorium. But the overall direction should be a gradual rising trend in home sales with buyers responding to […]

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Highland Twp RE Market Update

In the month of September 2009 Highland Township currently had 76 ACTIVE residential homes for sale. Average List Price $258,176.00 Highest List Price $879,950.00 Lowest List Price $33,900.00 Average Days On Market 193 Highland Township had 17 PENDING residential homes. Average List Price $107,535.00 Highest List Price $240,000.00 Lowest List Price $19,900.00 Average Days On […]

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Commerce Twp Real Estate Market Update

In the month of September 2009 Commerce Township currently had 129 ACTIVE residential homes for sale. Average List Price $246,195.00 Highest List Price $875,000.00 Lowest List Price $15,000.00 Average Days On Market 148 Commerce Township had 36 PENDING residential homes. Average List Price $150,003.00 Highest List Price $624,900.00 Lowest List Price $32,918.00 Avg. Days On […]

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