March 2018

Found 7 blog entries for March 2018.

The PARC - Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex is a 100-year-old historic building located at 650 Church Street in Downtown Plymouth. Formerly part of Plymouth Canton Community Schools, it was bought by local philanthropists Mark and Patty Malcolm in 2015 with a vision of creating an arts and recreation center. Currently PARC has a Board of Directors who oversee the project, led by President, Don Soenen. With so much to offer and an exciting vision for the future, PARC provides a great value to the community.

Bittinger Team, REALTORS sat down with Executive Director Gail Grieger and Marketing Director Marsha Kreza to find out about all PARC has to offer. PARC is home to nearly 30 unique tenants offering arts, recreation, and education opportunities

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Bittinger Team, REALTORS is a reliable source of information for our clients who are attempting to navigate the often confusing process of buying a home. It can be hard to keep track of the many terms that get thrown around while you’re trying to buy a home. One term that is important for you to know, however, is private mortgage insurance, or PMI.

What is PMI?

Used with conventional loans, PMI is a type of mortgage insurance provided by private insurance companies. A lender can arrange PMI, and payment typically is part of your monthly mortgage payment. Ultimately, PMI acts as a safeguard for lenders in case a borrower defaults. However, it doesn’t offer any protection for a borrower if they fall behind on their mortgage payments, just the

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Since 1983, Bittinger Team, REALTORS has consistently ranked in the Top 1% of all Realtors in our marketplace. Our level of expertise and strong commitment to service have led over 4,000 families to choose us to help buy or sell their homes. Fueled by our mission to positively impact peoples’ lives by creating extraordinary real estate experiences, our team of professionals have the passion and experience necessary to provide you with the quality service you need.

Lee and Noel Bittinger were top producers for 25 years before establishing Bittinger Team, REALTORS, an independent brokerage in Canton, MI. Since opening in 2015, the business has taken off, and there are many factors that are responsible for its success.

  • The area we serve is

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Moving your family is always an exciting time, but with that excitement comes stress, especially when you have children. One of the most helpful  things you can do to combat this stress is to be prepared. Years of experience make Bittinger Team, REALTORS a reliable source of information for the Plymouth, Canton, and Northville, MI communities. We do everything we can to make sure our clients have a smooth transition into their new home!

Plymouth, MI - A Family-Friendly Community

Talk with your children about the move well in advance, and keep familiar items around for comfort, like photographs and bedding. Exploring your new neighborhood and looking for opportunities to get the kids involved can help ease some of the stress, too. Take the family

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When buying a home, often one of the biggest concerns is saving enough for the down payment. However, there are many more costs to budget for with the purchase of a new home.  At Bittinger Team, REALTORS, we make sure our clients understand every detail of the purchase of their new home. Read on to learn more about the hidden costs of buying a home.

It’s More than Just A Down Payment

When purchasing a new home, it’s important to make sure you have funds for more than just the down payment. A knowledgeable Realtor, like the ones you’ll find at Bittinger Team, REALTORS, will work with you to anticipate the total costs of buying a new home. Here are some of the things we tell new home buyers they can anticipate:

  • Closing Costs: Closing

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Finding the right home is hard work. From sifting through listings to finding the right community for your needs, you have a lot to do before you get the keys to your dream home. There’s especially a lot of anxiety around closing on a house. That’s because there’s so much that goes on behind the scenes between title companies, loan officers, and real estate agents.

What exactly is a home closing? Closing is also known as escrow or settlement. It simply means that the title of the property is being transferred from the seller to the buyer. When it comes to coordinating this complex process, Bittinger Team, REALTORS works hard to ensure a smooth and stress-free closing day.

To prepare for the BIG day, here are four things to remember when

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Buying in a Sellers Market - Bittinger Team, REALTORS.

If Spring approaching has you considering buying a home, you’re not alone. Despite home inventories being at a record low in many parts of the country – including Michigan – we can still expect to see many buyers entering the market in 2018. We’re currently in a seller’s market, so what does that mean for buyers?

By remaining on top of the latest market trends, Bittinger Team, REALTORS is equipped with the knowledge to help our clients make informed real estate decisions. We have the experience to help you strategize and navigate the process of buying in a seller’s market.

It is possible to navigate a seller’s market and still get the house you want, but buyers must be prepared. Along with your experienced Realtor, the following tips will help

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