May 2017

Found 9 blog entries for May 2017.

#1 reason to sell now

If you are debating listing your home for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait!

Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes for Sale. 

The National Association of REALTORS’ (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun recently commented on the inventory:

“Last month’s dip in closings was somewhat expected given that there was such a strong sales increase in March at 4.2 percent, and new and existing inventory is not keeping up with the fast pace homes are coming off the market.

Demand is easily outstripping supply in most of the country and it’s stymieing many prospective buyers from finding a home to purchase”.

The latest Existing Home Sales Report shows that there is currently a 4.2-month supply of homes for sale.

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You don’t have to be a lover of Americana to fall under the spell of this home’s charming curb appeal and classic interior. But, if you happen to be a lover of Americana, well … you might just go head over heels. See the full photo album using the link below.

Welcome to 50246 Grant Street, Canton MI

We can't help but revel in the classically elegant colonial architecture of this Cherry Hill Village home for sale. Exceptional and truly striking curb appeal! That stately covered porch may be reminiscent of days gone by, but it is the perfect place to put your feet up on a warm summer’s night and watch the world go by. Every home here has a front porch and miles of walkable sidewalks, so you can easily say hello and get to know your neighbors.


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making an offer


So, you’ve been searching for the perfect place to call ‘home' and you finally found it! The price is right and in such a competitive market, you want to be sure that you make the perfect offer so that your dream home becomes a reality.

Freddie Mac covered “4 Tips for Making an Offer” in their latest Executive Perspective. Here are the 4 tips they covered along with some additional information for your consideration:

1. Understand How Much You Can Afford

“While it’s not nearly as fun as house hunting, fully understanding your finances is critical in making an offer.”

This ‘tip’ or ‘step’ should really take place before you start your home search process.

As we’ve mentioned before, getting pre-approved is one of many steps

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In this hot sellers' market, it is increasingly important for home buyers to move quickly when they see a home they are interested in - like this one in Sunflower Village. Discover 6415 Gallery Drive, Canton MI right here by viewing the spectacular 3D tour and extensive photo album (links below!).

What You'll Love about 6415 Gallery Drive

Just imagine unwinding after a long day in this comfortable room with a cozy fireplace. Note the floor-to-ceiling windows with Palladian accent and the interesting cutouts along the ceiling line.

6415 Gallery Drive, Canton MI

Here are some of the other features that home buyers are going to love about this home:

  • 4 bedrooms - 2.5 bathrooms - 2,317 square feet
  • One of the largest floorplans in the newer part of
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qualifying for a mortgage

Some Highlights:

  • Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%.
  • You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don't have perfect credit.
  • Take advantage of the knowledge of your local professionals. We are here to walk you through the entire home buying process. Visit our buyer's page for helpful tools and tips or contact us when you're ready to discuss your next home purchase.
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When an absolutely beautiful home hits the market, it's hard not to shout it from the rooftops. Well, we can't really get to the rooftop (and that's not really safe), so instead we'll tout this home's marvelous features right here in today's blog. You won't want to miss the 3D tour we have of it (below), or any of the photos in the extensive photo album (also below). 

47625 Fox Court, Canton MI

Discover A Beautiful Colonial in Fox Run

This is an impeccably-appointed colonial with beautiful finishes. Gorgeous curb appeal (shown above!) and a 2-story foyer worthy of praise. Crown molding and wainscoting in formal areas, plus huge windows throughout bathing every room in natural light.

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Granite counters in the spacious kitchen and one of the biggest islands you’re

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financial planning

Home ownership will always be a part of the American Dream. There are many advantages to owning your own home (educational, health, social) that far transcend any economic impact. However, we want to look at several of the financial advantages of home ownership in today’s post.

1. Buying is Cheaper Than Renting

The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The report reveals that:

“Interest rates have remained low, and even though home prices have appreciated around the country, they haven’t greatly outpaced rental appreciation…Nationally, rates would have to reach 9.1% for

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This is an beautiful estate-style home that will please many home buyers looking to purchase a home in Canton Michigan. And, it's going to please those home buyers very much.

1218 centennial rd

Discover 1218 Centennial Road, Canton MI

4 bedrooms - 2.5 bathrooms - 3,123 square feet

We know you're curious to see every inch of this beautiful home. That's why we have 3D tour technology. Our technique allows you to take yourself on a 3D tour from wherever you are right now, from any device! And, it's at your own pace. So, linger as long as you like in any room of the house and begin picturing your family gatherings and everyday life in this beautiful setting.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE 3D TOUR 1218 Centennial Road, Canton MI


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homes selling fast


  • The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for their monthly Confidence Index.
  • The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners. Practitioners are asked about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions.
  • Homes sold in 60 days or less in 36 out of 50 states, and Washington D.C.
  • Homes typically sold in an average of 34 days in March!

Bottom Line

Homes are selling fast! If you are debating whether or not to sell your home this summer, contact us to discuss the many benefits of selling in today’s market. Want to know what your home is worth? Try our home value estimator.

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