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Auburn Hills Home Listings and Lifestyles

Auburn Hills Home Listings and Lifestyles

Auburn Hills, Michigan is one of the fastest growing cities in the state. It presents as a truly modern suburb with a dynamic future. The city blends the convenience of living near a major urban center with the feel of a more intimate suburban oasis. It’s no wonder...

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Buying and Selling in Oak Park Michigan

Buying and Selling in Oak Park Michigan

Oak Park is the city that the most REALTEAM real estate agents call home. The city stands on the northern border of the city of Detroit and offers a close connection to the fabled Motor City. As its website makes clear, it is also a destination for families, with...

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Selling A Home In Warren Michigan

Selling A Home In Warren Michigan

Many people don’t know that Warren, Michigan is the third largest city in the state. Centrally located as a suburb of the Motor City, Warren is home to major United States Army research initiatives and a bevy of other major, international industries. An easy commute...

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Why Buy a Home in St Clair Shores

Why Buy a Home in St Clair Shores

St Clair Shores can be characterized as the jewel in the crown that is the greater Detroit, Michigan area. The area is unofficially dubbed “The Gateway to the Great Lakes” precisely because it is the conduit that connects a revitalizing industrial city with the beauty...

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Five Questions to Ask About Your Future HOA

Five Questions to Ask About Your Future HOA

When some hear the term HOA, or homeowners association, they instinctively recoil in fear. Still others find some comfort in the term. Homeowners associations are not a tool created to perpetuate misery upon unsuspecting residential populations. Rather, HOAs exist to...

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Should I Have A Home Inspection?

Should I Have A Home Inspection?

Home inspections have always been an integral part of buying a home. However, a new and notable trend is changing up the process for sellers. Many sellers are electing to have what is called a pre-listing home inspection. Historically, the home inspection has...

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The Six Steps of the Mortgage Process

The Six Steps of the Mortgage Process

The joy of finding just the right home can sometimes come with the creeping feeling of apprehension when it comes to obtaining a mortgage. It seems everyone knows someone that experienced a rough road when they purchased a home. More often than not, the experience...

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Curb Appeal: How to Sell Your Home Quickly

Curb Appeal: How to Sell Your Home Quickly

Curb appeal is real estate slang for the outward appearance of a piece of real estate. The termappeals to the aesthetic, or visual, attractiveness of a property as viewed by a prospectivebuyer. Improving curb appeal can positively influence your home’s value and...

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Ready to Upsize Your Home?

Ready to Upsize Your Home?

Upsizing your house is a little more involved than opting for the large drink and fry. The appeal of and upsize can be quite alluring, especially when you are crammed into a tiny space that just no longer does the job. If you are thinking about upsizing your home,...

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Four Major Influences On Your Home Buying Budget

Four Major Influences On Your Home Buying Budget

Finding it impossible to locate a rental in Detroit or other areas of Michigan? Many people arehaving the same problem. With the median price of homes in July 2021 in Southeast Michigan being at around $260,000, it’s a good time to shift focus and turn to purchasing...

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Understanding the Real Estate Market in Detroit

Understanding the Real Estate Market in Detroit

If you have paid any attention to the real estate world lately, then you have probably heard the term “seller’s market” tossed around. 2020 became the year the housing market significantly changed. And, if the first half of 2021 is any guide, it looks like 2021 will...

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How Can I Avoid Paying PMI

How Can I Avoid Paying PMI

For a conventional mortgage, paying any less than 20% down will very likely result in private mortgage insurance (PMI) becoming a requirement for your loan to close. PMI ultimately exists to protect the lender from a borrower defaulting on a mortgage in a particularly...

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Understanding Cash to Close

Understanding Cash to Close

While some lenders provide for other creative charges at times, this is a list of the most commonclosing costs. The list is by no means exhaustive, but it will provide you with an idea of thetraditional costs associated with a mortgage. As you can see, these charges...

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Shelby Township Restaurant Guide

Shelby Township Restaurant Guide

“What should we do for dinner?” Don’t feel like cooking, and looking to try something new? Whether you are new to the Shelby Township area or you’re just looking for a new place to dine at for dinner, this list should help you find what you’re looking for. Shelby...

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