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I just listed a home in Huntington Woods that is vacant.  It is a great listing, but it is vacant and I think would show much more effectively if it were staged.  I have not used a stager before and I am looking for referrals from other Realtors who have used a stager and found them to be realist...
Designed by renowned architect Richard Mar and built in 1923, this Mediterranean Villa has been masterfully recreated to its original splendor and recently updated to reflect the life style of today's sophisticated buyer.The professionally designed gourmet kitchen suite boasts heated stone floori...
Stunning, professionally and tastefully decorated 2 bedroom 2 1/2 bath condo located directly across Woodward Avenue from the main entrance to the Cranbrook Educational Community.  Updated eat in kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite counters, cork flooring, Sub Zero and Bosch appliances.Fireplac...
I have six units listed in North Royal Oak's most popular condo complex.  Coventry Park Homes.  THere are 350 units in the complex and and two story, 2 and 3 bedroom.  All have full basements. private entries, enclosed courtyards.  The complex is owner managed and financially sound.  There have n...
RE/MAX has a 1 800 # sign rider program that they instituted some time ago.  In the past I used the highlight sheet in a box attached to the sign, but ended up having to replace them when the kids came by and took them all and threw them around the neighborhood.I have been using the 800 rider for...
It is very frustrating when you think you are working in a professional environment and find that agents are not precise and thorough when working with contracts.I was working three different deals this weekend.  The first a $750,000 listing.  The buyers agent provided a PA and did not include an...
I have seven listings in Coventry Park Homes, the very popular condo devleopment in North Royal Oak--Maple and Crooks Area.  I am holding all seven of them open on Sunday from 1-4.  They are 2 or 3 bedroom models, one and two story.  The complex is financially sound and owner managed.  I just dev...
When I call your office to set up an inspection am I transfered to your message center and then hear a message asking me to call your cell phone if my call is important?  And then, when I call your cell phone, do I get a message asking me to leave a message and you will return the call at your ea...
Some years ago, I began writing a letter to the sellers that accompanies  purchase agreement.  The letter is written from the buyers and introduces them to the seller.  Depending on the situation, the letter will talk about what it is that the buyers like about the house, how they appreciate the ...
I just created a web site for a condo complex in North Royal Oak, Michigan.  Any suggestions or ideas to improve what we have done?  I have had over 175 transactions in that complex and I see this as a new way to market the units.  If you know anyone looking in ...

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