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RECENT BLOG POSTS
I'll be the first to admit it, I don't understand Halloween and the way people spend money on this holiday. I read that it is second only to Christmas as far as consumer spending. Amazing. And once again we have a Halloween USA opening right across the street from our office in the old Ace Hardwa...
08/22/2008
We use two different Multiple Listing Databases in our market areas. One from the Ann Arbor Board of REALTORS, and one that covers the Metro Detroit and Livingston county areas called Realcomp. Starting now Realcomp is requiring listing agents to identify which homes are owned by lenders and whic...
08/20/2008
Just ran across this blog with pictures and notes on Ypsilanti history. It looks like the author just started this work but it could be quite interesting if they keep posting about Ypsilanti historical properties. Ypsi History, Nice Work!
08/19/2008
  Important news here for home buyers who are buying a home from production builders who offer loans. Report Great information from the home buying experts at the National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents. NAEBA   Helping Home Buyers Locate, Evaluate, and Negotiate great home deals!Jon Boyd,...
08/12/2008
  Here is an interesting article for home buyers, with the added benefit of a link to a directory of former drug homes. http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2008/07/21/make-sure-that-home-of-your-dreams-wasnt-a-former-drug-lab/   Here is a direct link to the database: http://www.usdoj.gov/dea/seizures/i...
07/30/2008
  I understand a Nebraska "team" type office got busted last month for blatantly lying to consumers about their agency level services. As I heard the story a "team" in a large office claimed that the wife of the listing agent was a buyer's agent. And get this.... the wife was at the listing prese...
06/25/2008
I spoke to a Exclusive Buyer Agent friend this week from another state and she told me about an inspection she just had for a buyer. When the inspector tested the microwave the blower for the airconditioning stopped working. The microwave apparently tripped the breaker. Upon further investigatioi...
06/25/2008
Our office is negotiating with an out-of-state lender right now on an area home that has a pool and has been foreclosed on. This is a nice home in a ~$400,000 to $500,000 neighborhood and the home has "coffee colored pool water" just like the home in the article. Here is a link: Detroit Free Pre...
06/23/2008
  This Monday night we are having another free class. But this time it isn't just for home buyers. "How To Repair Your Credit & Boost Your Score By 100+ Points!" Is a class about dispelling some of the myths of credit and showing you exactly what is possible and why in terms of improving your cre...
06/20/2008
  In Ann Arbor real estate most of the commercial landlords I've delt with are fairly on-the-ball. They want to provide space for businesses and businesses want to rent space. Everything works out. Obviously our office, The Home Buyer's Agent of Ann Arbor, specializes in helping home buyers, but ...
06/17/2008
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Insights on home buying in the Ann Arbor Michigan area, including Saline, Plymouth, Canton, Chelsea, Dexter, Brighton, Ypsilanti, Belleville, Howell, and Whitmore Lake