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  • Will the Presidential Election Affect Real Estate?

    Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, September 05, 2012 -->The next president of the United States -- whether Democratic incumbent Barack Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney -- could have a big influence over the recovery taking shape in the real estate market, according to political pundits. “The next president, whoever it turns out ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on September 6, 2012
  • Real Estate Prices Are Going Back Up

    Illustration by Ian Michael Rousey By Jed Kolko Jul 8, 2012 6:30 PM ETHouse prices, after falling for more than five years, are rising again. All the major sales-priceindexes show that there have been modest national increases in recent months, even after adjusting for seasonal patterns. When foreclosures and distressed sales are ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on August 17, 2012
  • Mortgage Closing Costs on the Decline

    Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 07, 2012 -->Closing costs have dropped by 7 percent over the last year, according to an annual survey on closing costs conducted by Bankrate.com. Closing costs average $3,754 nationwide. Title insurance and other third-party fees also saw a drop in the last year, falling 12 percent, and origination fees ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on August 8, 2012
  • Home Ownership - Still HIGHLY Important to Americans

    REALTORS® rallied for the American dream of home ownership. But the nation’s voters are just as committed to the cause, according to a national survey released in May by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.July 2012--> Visitors to the nation’s capital saw a sea of blue gathered near the Washington Monument May 17 ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on July 23, 2012
  • Political Deadlock Prompting Sales Deadlines

    Wealthy home owners are reportedly contacting their real estate agents with an urgent request: They must sell their home within the next five months, CNBC reports. Why are they suddenly in such a rush to sell? Wealthy home owners—those with million-plus home values—are seeing Jan. 1 as a deadline to sell their home in case Congress ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on July 23, 2012
  • Traverse City area Home Sales Surge in May

    June 23, 2012 Sales surge continues in May236 homes were sold in the five-county area last monthBy Bill O'Brienbobrien@record-eagle.comThe Record EagleSun Jun 24, 2012, 10:06 AM EDTTRAVERSE CITY — Housing sales continued a spring-time surge in May across the 5-county region. Existing home sales totaled 236 last month in Grand Traverse, ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on June 25, 2012
  • Time to snag a lakefront bargain home in Up North Michigan

    TRAVERSE CITY -- Home sales and prices are on the rise in parts of northwestern Michigan as baby boomers scoop up second homes and cottages sometimes years before they plan to retire to get today's discounted prices on lakefront property. Realtors in the area say they've seen heightened activity this year as more buyers are finding the ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on June 3, 2012
  • New Michigan Principal Residence Exemption Law Passed

    Yesterday, Governor Snyder signed into law the revised Principal Residence Exemption statute. The revised statute changes the filing deadline for the Principal Residence Exemption Affidavit from May 1 to June 1 and adds a new second filing date of November 1. The law will also allow lenders who foreclose on property to retain the principal ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on May 2, 2012
  • Grand Traverse Regional Homes Sales Jump in February

    March 22, 2012 Regional home sales jump in February141 existing homes were sold last month in five-county areaBy Bill O'Brienbobrien@record-eagle.comThe Record EagleThu Mar 22, 2012, 07:14 AM EDTTRAVERSE CITY — Local home sales continued a fast start in 2012, and jumped more than 16 percent in February. Sales figures from the Traverse ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on March 22, 2012
  • Your Credit Score: What makes it up & common mistakes

    Buyer, Sellers, and any person out there.....Please read the attached article regarding your credit score.  The article explains what components make up your credit score, FICO breakdown %'s, common credit mistakes as well as credit repair soultions.   As always if you are considering buying / selling Traverse City are real ...
    Posted to Traverse City Real Estate Blog (Weblog) by 193949 on February 24, 2012
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