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Stater Home or Forever Home: Which One is Right for You?

Guest Post: Amanda Oboza, Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS®
Posted by Matthew Hillier on September 21, 2021 in  uncategorized
The home buying process requires a lot of decisions, and one of the most important is what type of house you want to buy. For first-time buyers this question may be a bit more complicated. Are you going to dip your toes in the real estate market with a lower-priced starter home or are you looking for something more long-term.Starter Home Vs. Forever HomeGenerally speaking, “starter homes” are smaller and serve basic needs for many first time home buyers. They are usually on the lower end of the price ra... read more
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Real Estate Update | August 2021

Posted by Matthew Hillier on September 16, 2021 in  Real Estate Update
Southeast Michigan Real Estate To begin this real estate update, we will focus on Southeast Michigan, specifically the counties of Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne. In this region, home prices continue to rise as the year-over-year median sold price increased the most in Wayne County by 24.41% reaching $164,500. The county that saw the least significant raise in year-... read more
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National Association of REALTORS® Announces Top 10 Good Neighbor Award Finalists

Guest Post: RISMedia Staff
Posted by Matthew Hillier on September 08, 2021 in  uncategorized
For the 22nd consecutive year, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is honoring 10 finalists for its 2021 Good Neighbor Awards Program. This award honors REALTORS® who have made significant, tangible volunteer contributions in their communities to improve the lives of their neighbors in need.“Despite the many challenges navigating COVID-19 restrictions and running a nonprofit during the pandemic, these REALTORS® were there to help their communities at a time their contributions were needed ... read more
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Cook Up a Refresh in Your Kitchen

Posted by Matthew Hillier on September 02, 2021 in  uncategorized
The kitchen is the indisputable heart of the home. It has evolved over time from simply a  room for cooking meals into a multi-functional space where we also eat, work, share, gather and entertain. With such a pivotal role to play, it’s not surprising that an outdated kitchen is a major disadvantage when selling a house. Pick up a few tips to get your kitchen looking sizzling hot. Countertops That Rock:If you’re aiming for a bold change that will make a real impact, replace your countertops, p... read more
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7 Tips for Today’s Hot Sellers’ Market

Posted by Matthew Hillier on September 02, 2021 in  uncategorized
If you’ve been thinking about selling your home, or you’re suddenly compelled to do so given today’s explosive sellers’ market, you’re not alone. Many savvy homeowners are taking advantage of the moment and there’s no time to waste in getting your home in tip-top shape and ready to sell. Here are a few things you can do to make your home stand out from the crowd, appeal to more buyers and sell quickly. #1 Clear the ClutterClean out closets and storage areas to make these spaces ... read more
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