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This custom $2.3 million mansion in East Lansing is like the ’90’s greatest hits

Guest Post: Agent Feature Article, Detroit Metro Times
Posted by Matthew Hillier on September 25, 2020 in  uncategorized
Things that were hot in 1993: Jurassic Park, Whitney Houston, Frasier, Johnny Depp and Winona  Ryder's breakup, and unironic overalls. Oh, and maybe this $2.3 million mansion in East Lansing, which is basically the very best of '90s interior and architectural design!Weighing in at 4 beds and 4.5 baths, sprawled through 10,814 square feet on a 1.4-acre lot, this custom White Hills Woods home would have Cher Horowitz totally buggin'.Large foyer? Check. A three-story glass enhanced staircase? Check. A ... read more
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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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