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Real Estate Update | September 2020

Posted by Matthew Hillier on September 23, 2020 in  Real Estate Update
We will begin this real estate update by looking at Lansing's tri-county region, specifically the counties of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham. As expected, the housing market here still follows the same trends as in west and southeastern Michigan. Homes here have seen year-to-date new listings fall across the board with Clinton County for the second month in a row experiencing the most significant loss, dropping  -24.1%. On the other hand, Ingham County again saw the least significant loss, down -17.5%. All th... read more
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Local Community Initiatives Powered by REALTORS®

Guest Post: Meghan Webber, Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS®
Posted by Matthew Hillier on September 21, 2020 in  uncategorized
REALTORS® are there to help people through one of the biggest milestones in life, purchasing or selling a home. However, they are committed to more than just their clients. REALTORS® are committed to building and maintaining strong communities that people call home.The Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS® has been focused on contributing to the local community through placemaking initiatives for nearly a decade.According to the Project for Public Space placemaking is defined as an idea and hands-on ... read more
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How to Pick the Right Selling Price for Your Home

Guest Post: Meghan Webber, Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS®
Posted by Matthew Hillier on September 04, 2020 in  uncategorized
Pricing your home correctly can be the single most important factor when you're selling your house. Set the number too high and your home could languish on the market. Too low, and you risk leaving money on the table. No pressure, right?Luckily, you don’t have to come up with that magic number on your own. By leaning on the experts and educating yourself on the process, you’ll have more confidence when it’s time to pick that right price. Here are some tips to help you on your way.Try To Keep Emoti... read more
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Losing a Bidding War: What to Do if Your Offer is Rejected

Guest Post: Morgan Hutson, Associate Broker at Coldwell Banker Hubbell BriarWood
Posted by Matthew Hillier on September 04, 2020 in  uncategorized
In today’s market, there are more buyers than available homes. Properties are selling quickly — sometimes for above list price — and multiple offers are common. In a competitive seller’s market, there is a greater chance that buyers may lose a few bidding wars before finally getting an accepted offer. But losing out on what you thought was your dream home can be devastating. Here are some tips for dealing with rejection and setting yourself up for future success.It’s Hard...But Try To ... read more
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Four Natural Remedies to Keep Your Dog Pest Free at Home

Guest Post: Athena Snow, Public Relations Manager at Coldwell Banker
Posted by Matthew Hillier on September 02, 2020 in  uncategorized
The convenience of chemical-based bug repellents are plentiful, but why not test out some natural products this summer for your four-legged friend. If the product you’re using now says it’s not safe for your children, then how can it be safe for your dog at home?Lavender and Lemon Eucalyptus Oil: A company called Daisy Paw has taken all the hard work out of blending the right oils for your dog and sells not only the essential oil but a cool collar that you can put the oil into.Lemongrass or Citrone... read more
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