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
RECENT BLOG POSTS
I recently reinstated a feature on my real estate web sites that I had dropped about a month ago. That feature was the tracking of the home sales in the markets that I cover - the townships (and included Villages or Cities) of Milford, Highland, Commerce, White Lake, Lyon and West Bloomfield in O...
11/24/2013
My dogs Sadie and Skippy are in the Community Sharing Pet Calendar again this year – they are the October pets, with the picture you see below. Obviously I enjoy “voicing” them, too. The idea of a pet calendar is cute and I’m happy to help out by putting my dogs into it. The really great thing ab...
11/22/2013
  The Dannie Lee Barnes disabled veteran property tax relief act.   There are many laws that get passed by state governments that few people hear abnout or know about. The Dannie Lee Barnes disabled veteran property tax relief act may be one of those new laws. Just enacted by the Michigan legisla...
11/21/2013
Vampires and vampire shows on TV and in the movies are still very popular; however, you should be aware that there are vampires in your home that you need to locate and kill. In the movies and on TV the vampires suck the blood of their victims by biting into the veins in their necks. In your home...
11/18/2013
  Every month, Dan Elsea, our broker at Real Estate One does an analysis of the Michigan Real Estate Market. He looks back at the previous months and ahead to the future in order to try to help agents and clients understand what is happening and how that might impact them.  Below is a Shortened v...
11/16/2013
An educational technique that I often use with would be listing clients is to take them on a visit to their own home, through the eyes of a would-be buyer. I haven’t yet gone all the way to loading them up in the car and driving around the block to get to the visit; but, I do normally start outsi...
11/15/2013
  There is an old phrase “Mind your Ps and Qs” the origins and meaning of which there is not a consensus. Various learned sources trace it back to various uses in England in the 1500 – 1600’s. Google it to read all of the various sources that are referenced.   In real estate, I tell my clients th...
11/10/2013
   “Facing it, always facing it…that’s the way to get through.  Face it!”  (Joseph Conrad) – from the Jack’s Winning Words blog.   From what Jack went on to write, seamen know that once you are in a storm, you get through it by facing into it, not turning away or trying to run away from it. Life ...
11/03/2013
   “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   I...
10/30/2013
From the Jack’s Winning Words blog comes this post -  “The happiest people are those who help others.”  (Scott Pelley)  The 4th Saturday in October is Make a Difference Day, a day for doing things to improve the world around you.  Here are some things that people have done…go to a park and pick u...
10/24/2013
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