Buying A Home

April 25, 2020

Crawl Space Foundation

Crawl Space Foundation

Is your home built on a crawl space?  When was the last time you checked it?  Springtime in Michigan is the perfect time for crawl spaces to gather water and critters.  It might be a wise idea to head in there and check it ...

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April 2, 2020

Michigan's Stay Home Stay Safe Order

Michigan's Stay Home Stay Safe Executive Order

Here's my insights to the Michigan Stay Home Stay Safe Executive Order for the Coronavirus, COVID-19, and how it relates to the Real Estate Industry.




If you have any detailed questions about your situation, please free to comment ...

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March 12, 2020

Seller Lied on Property Disclosure Statement

If you are buying or selling a house in Michigan, you need to know what Seller's Disclosures are.

What are Seller's Disclosures?

Who has to fill them out?  Who is exempt?

Do I still need to do a Home Inspection?

What if the Seller Lies on the ...

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Feb. 27, 2020

What Happens to my House When I Die?

I attended a class today discussing the importance of having an Estate Plan in place in preparation for when you die.  No one likes to think about that, but inevitably it will happen.  One option to consider is a Lady Bird Deed (a couple hundred dollars).  When ...

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Feb. 7, 2020

Sledding Hill in Clinton Township Michigan

Snow Sledding

Sledding is a very popular thing to do during the winter months when it snows here in Michigan.  Did you know that Clinton Township is home to a sledding hill?  It is located near the Civic Center Park just off Romeo Plank and north of Clinton ...

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Jan. 8, 2020

Service Line Coverage

Michigan now has some options for "Service Line Coverage" in addition to your Home Owner's Insurance on your home.  Not all carriers provide this extra coverage.  You ask, "Do I really need this extra coverage?"  That is only something that you can answer.  As with ...

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Nov. 25, 2019

Will the Seller Take Less?

Will the Seller Take Less?  Wow! Is this a loaded question or what? 


When I am looking at homes with buyers, I occasionally get asked this question.  I think a few reasons behind this question are; the buyer may want a deal, the buyer feels that ...

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Nov. 7, 2019

Selling During the Holiday-Should I Wait?

Should I Wait Until Spring?

Sellers often contemplate the question of listing their home for sale during the winter/holiday months or to wait until the spring season.  Sometimes you don't have a choice, but when you do, here are some things to consider.  There are some ...

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Nov. 1, 2019

What Happens at a Real Estate Closing?

It's Closing Day!

If all the work has been done from contract to closing day, closing day should be a happy and exciting day!  In Michigan, closing day usually means that the buyer get the keys to their new home, the seller gets their proceeds' check from their ...

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July 29, 2019

Is A Final Walk Through Necessary?

Is A Final Walk Through Necessary?

A final walk through before closing is included in the purchase agreements that I write.  It basically states that as the buyer, you have an opportunity to "walk through" the property one more time before closing.  This is where you will want ...

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