Protect Your Home from Burglars

This article provides practical and effective techniques to protect your home and your family from intruders. The report highlights the safety of doors, windows, alarm systems, and general security. Doors: Choose strong and sturdy solid wood or metal exterior doors. Mount the hinges on the inside, so someone can’t remove your … Read More

Five Deadly Mistakes Sellers Make

Sooner or later, most homeowners will be in a position to sell their home. This report summarizes the top five mistakes that home sellers make, simply because the experience is new to them. Mistake #1.  Using a Real Estate Agent Instead Of a Realtor When you’re looking for help buying … Read More

How to Stop Spending Money on Rent

Seven Steps to Transition from Renter to Homeowner If you’ve always rented a place to live, buying a home can seem like a monumental undertaking. This report breaks down this process into clear steps. Step One: Identify Your Needs and Wants Begin your search by considering the kind of home … Read More

How to Buy a House with Little (or No) Money Down

Of course you want to buy a home in Central Michigan area with a low or no down payment. Who doesn’t? Here’s exactly how you do it: Many people never buy the home of their dreams simply because they don’t think they have enough money for the down payment.  They’ve … Read More

How to Sell Your Home for the Most Money

In the Shortest Possible Time Your imagination is the most powerful tool you have to improve the value of your property – and it’s free.  Here’s how:  Step out of your own shoes and step into your potential buyer’s shoes.  Then take a good, realistic look at your house and … Read More

How Sellers Price Their Homes

How Much Should I Offer? Clients often ask, “How much under the listing price should we offer?” The best way to understand market value is through comparative research. Professional real estate consultants review and study at least 40 to 60 listings, visit 10 to 20, and inspect 5 to 10 … Read More

Making the Move Easy on the Kids

Most often, a move represents an important step forward for the adults in the family because of a new job, promotion, transfer to a different office, or financial success has allowed them to buy a more comfortable house in a different neighborhood. Moving from one house to another is seldom … Read More