Michigan Real Estate Musings

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Posts about things going on in Real Estate in Milford, Michigan; Highland, Michigan; White Lake, Michigan; Commerce Twp, Michigan,; West Bloomfield, Michigan; South Lyon, Michigan; Birghton, Michigan and HArtland, Michigan in Oakland and Livingston Counties of Michigan
“If everything’s a carnival, there’s no carnival left.” (Victor Hugo), from the Jack’s Winning Words blog. In Jack’s post he explains that Hugo was using the word carnival within the context of the times, which referred to the heavy and often decadent celebrations right before Lent – sort of like...
On February 27th  the Strong Kids Campaign Kickoff Breakfast is taking place at 7:30 am at the Carls Family YMCA.  The guest speaker at this year’s kickoff breakfast is former Detroit Lions quarterback Eric Hipple. This annual breakfast kicks of the fund-raising campaign for the program that the...
Long before Tony Robbins began his career as a motivational speaker/coach with his methods of achieving your goals and well before Rhonda Byrne wrote The Secret, George Bernard Shaw said, “Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last...
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. – George Bernard Shaw.   Shaw was prescient and right on the mark as it applies to modern “communications”, especially email and texting. We seem to harbor the illusion that typing something out in an email or t...
The chart below is one of four that you can see that show the area markets activity over the last five years. The sales are split out into $100K bands, so that you can see how each market segment has reacted to the recession and recovery.   If you want to view the chart full size, click here. The...
  Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. - George Bernard Shaw   I saw that quote from Shaw on a cute little wooden sign in one of those Country Knick-Knack shops that my wife and I visit occasionally. How often have you heard someone say that they’re trying to find ...
  “Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.” (J.K. Rowling) from the Jack’s Winning Words blog. I might add to Rowling’s saying by adding “and wasteful when writes youth off.” Last night my wife and I went to the annual Taste of the Valley fund raiser for the Huron Valley Youth ...
  It’s winter and in Michigan that means it’s cold; but, that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing to do, especially in Milford and the Huron Valley area. There are several upcoming events for charitable causes that will be fun and help raise much needed money for worthwhile causes.   The first is t...
  From the Jack’s Winning Words blog comes this bit of wisdom - “Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, or a stranger.” (Franklin P. Jones). Perhaps we all have trouble accepting constructive criticism from anyone. It’s “shields up” time whenever one senses inco...
The latest Case-Shiller report, which includes data through the end of December, 2012, confirms that the country is generally on an upswing for housing. Detroit joined four other locales with double digit home value increases year-over-year in the attest report. The chart below shows the overall ...

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