Buying A Home

Jan. 20, 2023

What! I have Radon?

Radon is everywhere. It's outside in the air that we breathe, so it is definitely inside our homes, workplaces and schools.  Any type of building can have Radon in it. More people are spending more time at home since the pandemic and, workplaces are still allowing their employees ...

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Oct. 20, 2021

Home Inspection vs. Appraisal

Home Inspection vs. Appraisal

Do you know the difference between a Home Inspection and a Home Appraisal?  They are two very different things.  Sometimes buyers ask me if they really need to do a home inspection if they are having an appraisal on the property that they are ...

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April 1, 2021

Earnest Money Deposit

What is the Earnest Money Deposit?

The Earnest Money Deposit is also known as the EMD. A deposit is normally taken when you write an offer on a home. It is not required, but highly recommended. It is unlikely that your offer will get accepted without one. There is no ...

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March 16, 2021

How Do I Bring My Money for a Closing?

As a buyer or a seller of a home, there is likely a chance that you will have to bring your required funds for closing. I often get asked this question as to how this needs to happen.

Funds for closing cannot be in cash.  They either need to ...

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Feb. 24, 2021

What are Seller Concessions?

If you are buying or selling a home, you need to be familiar with what seller concessions are.  Seller concessions are a monetary allowance from the seller to the buyer to help with their closing costs.  A buyer will still have to supply their down payment contribution.  ...

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Sept. 22, 2020

What Does Pending Mean?

What Does It Mean When a Property is Pending???

When buyers are looking at houses for sale, they sometimes come across a property for sale that is marked pending.  What does it really mean when a property is pending?

When a property is pending, it means that the seller ...

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Aug. 26, 2020

Yarmouth Commons Clinton Township Michigan

Yarmouth Commons Condo Drive Through

Yarmouth Commons is a condo complex in Clinton Township, Michigan.  It is located East of Garfield and between Clinton River Road and 17 Mile Road.  

There are 176 units, and they are currently managed by the Kramer Triad Management Group.

These units were ...

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June 20, 2020

What Not to Do When Buying a House

What Not to Do When Buying a House?

Some tips from me with how to help you be a stronger buyer when you are out looking at homes.  There are many other factors involved in the buying process, but here are 5 big ones that are pretty common.

 

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June 16, 2020

Multiple Offer Incentives When Buying A Home

Depending on the market you are in, you may be competing with other buyers on the home that you want.  This usually happens in a seller's market when there are not a lot of homes for sale.  During this time, usually the "dud" homes that have been ...

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June 2, 2020

Pre Approval Letter

What Do I Need to Prove I Can Buy a House?

You will need a Pre-Qualification Letter, Pre-Approval Letter or Proof of Funds Letter when you buy a house!  Do you know which one works for you?

Buying a home is certainly one of the most rewarding experiences you ...

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