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You've been bandying about the idea of selling your home, and you've finally decided to do it.  Now what?  Let me suggest two things: 1) If you're committed to selling, then stop referring to it as your home, and start thinking of it as your investment. 2) In order to get the best yield on your i...
03/23/2010
If you are from a major metropolitan area, you probably have never heard of Rural Development.  This is a government-insured home loan program designed for lower density, more rural areas, like all of Northwest Michigan.  In such areas, where incomes tend to be lower, comparables harder to find, ...
03/22/2010
2868 Holiday Pines Rd Traverse City, MI Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour MLS# 1712146 $117,325 4 Bed, 2 Bath 2868 Holiday Pines RdTraverse City MI, 49686 Chuck Gollay EXIT REALTY PARAMOUNT 231-409-0758 Chuck@ChuckGollay.com
03/20/2010
1603 N Us Highway 31 N Apt 2 Traverse City, MI Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour Stop dreaming the life and start living the dream. This beautiful ground floor condo is perched at the edge of Grand Traverse Bay with private, shared access to its sugar sand beaches. Enjoy big...
03/20/2010
  Here is food for thought regarding the Traverse City, Michigan real estate market: If you're still on the fence about buying a home, consider this: Home prices are levelling off, and in the lower price ranges, it's no longer a buyer's market.  The tax credits are going away after April 30th, an...
03/18/2010
Here is food for thought regarding the Traverse City, Michigan real estate market: If you're still on the fence about buying a home, consider this: Home prices are levelling off, and in the lower price ranges, it's no longer a buyer's market.  The tax credits are going away after April 30th, and ...
03/18/2010
Here is food for thought regarding the Traverse City, Michigan real estate market: If you're still on the fence about buying a home, consider this: Home prices are levelling off, and in the lower price ranges, it's no longer a buyer's market.  The tax credits are going away after April 30th, and ...
03/18/2010
The 1st Time Home Buyer's Tax Credit is scheduled to expire 12/1/2009.  While it may be extended, I would say that there is an event coming that is of greater importance.  Interest rates are going to rise; it's only a matter of time.  An increase to 6% or more wouldn't be surprising.  That increa...
10/14/2009
Here are seven things I hope we have learned as a result of this real estate and financial crisis.  1) Housing fills the basic human need of shelter.  A home keeps us warm and safe and dry. 2) Homes are the foundation for lasting memories.  Whether one entertains friends, or raises a family, or  ...
10/02/2009
The following text is a summary of a statement issued on 11/11/08 by the FHF Director, James B. Lockhart. "The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which regulates Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLB), strongly supports a new initiative that assists "at risk" borrower...
11/12/2008
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