4 Good Reasons to Consider Selling your Home

Why do people decide to move? Unless it’s a requirement, such as a job relocation, the research tells us that you, like many homeowners, may decide to sell at some point for one or more of the following reasons: Your home is no longer a good fit. You may have outgrown your current home and need something bigger, maybe with an...

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2020 Air Conditioning Freon Ban

2-10 Home Warranty explains the freon ban now in place… On January 1, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ban on Freon® went into full effect. This ban forbids the production or import of Freon (also called R-22) throughout the United States. Since many air conditioning units manufactured before 2010 use...

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COVID-19 & The Return to Real Estate

Governor Whitmer Eliminates Remaining Real Estate Limitations and Reopens Much of the State. Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-110, rescinding her “Safer at Home” Order, and moving the entire state to phase four of the MI Safe Start Plan. This action removes most of the restrictions that real estate...

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6 Things That Turn Buyers Off

…and What Sellers Can Do To Prevent It! We’ve talked about surprising home features buyers LOVE, and about why buyers aren’t biting on today’s market, despite it being highly affordable.  But we haven’t talked much about the characteristics of sellers, listings and homes that turn buyers all the...

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What Affects Mortgage Rates?

Your mortgage rate depends on your own financial portfolio and the home you plan to buy. But that’s not all. Mortgage rates also reflect movements in the U.S. housing market and the global economy — which is why they’re in constant flux. Economy – The global financial picture drives all interest rates, including mortgage rates...

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Updates & Upgrades Value to Sale

Why Expensive Renovations May Not Boost Your Sale Though home improvement adds value to a property, your sellers don’t always have to undertake big projects to win a higher price at resale. June 26, 2019  |   by Danielle Braff As modest increases in inventory begin to attract more buyers to the market, it may seem wise for...

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