Plymouth Real Estate

HUD Announces $8000 Tax Credit can be used as downpayment for Homebuyers

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Fresh off the press! The incentives keep getting better for first time homebuyers throughout the country. Shaun Donovan, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, said that the Federal Housing Administration is going to permit lenders to allow homeowners to use the $8,000 tax credit as a downpayment. The best part is the $8,000 does not have to be paid back. Secretary Donovan said that important changes, which the National Association of Realtors® has been cal...

10 Reasons Listing Your Home During The Holidays Will Net You More Money

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For those of you that call expired listings and for sale by owners the most common objections this time of the year from a homeowner is "I want to wait until after the holidays" or "Nobody buys homes during the holidays." We all know this is NOT true. In fact if you look at your MLS statistics homes still sell in November and December, so the homeowners that are on the market actually have a distinct advantage over those that are "sleeping" until spring time. He...

Open House In Plymouth, Michigan 11637 Amherst, Plymouth MI 48170

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11637 Amherst, Plymouth Michigan 48170 Open Sunday, October 18, 2008 12-3 p.m. JUST LISTED $265,000 Details on the open house... This home boasts nearly 2,400 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths on nearly 1 acre of land in the Plymouth Hills Subdivision. The neighborhood is unique because every house in the neighborhood brings a different architecture and floor plan to the community. It is NOT your typical cookie cutter neighborhood with three or four different floor pla...

Real Estate Agents In Metro Detroit Leaving The Business In Record Numbers

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A recent article in the Detroit Free Press, written by Greta Guest talks about how the number of Michigan Real Estate agents dropped by 16.7%, and many big name franchises like Real Estate One and Century 21 closed many of their offices because business was so bad. Experts predict this will spread throughout the entire country soon as times get tough. The article then goes on to talk about how because so many agents have left the business, the agents that have made it through these times ...

SEX and SOLD ARE COMPETING FOR POPULARITY

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I'm very excited about the real estate market that is spreading across the country. While most Realtors think this is the worst possible thing that could ever happen to our industry, I'm looking at all the positive things that will come out of this market. Lets face it, there are a lot of Realtors who are having their best year ever, not to brag but me included. There are a lot of Realtors who have sold more houses than they have ever sold before. There are a lot of Realtors who have done po...

Zero Down Mortgage Loan Programs Are About To Vanish, Realtors Have You Called Your Buyers?

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ATTENTION ALL REAL ESTATE AGENTS... ALL Seller funded Down Payment Assistant Programs such as Nehemiah, HART and AmeriDream or funds from any other interested party (Yes, this includes the seller) to the transaction will be prohibited on all loans where final credit approval has not been established by September 30, 2008.  This means call all your buyer leads that have been sitting on the fence and tell them the urgency of finding a home within the next two weeks. I say the ...

Even Donald Trump Is Buying A Foreclosure, Says Great Time To Buy!

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Donald Trump has even decided to jump into the real estate bank foreclosure market. Donald Trump will be soon be Ed McMahon's Landlord. Trump has agreed to buy Ed McMahon's house for an undisclosed price and rent the house back to him. The Beverly Hills mansion boasts six-bedrooms, five-bathrooms and had been on the market for about two years. At one point, it was listed at more than $7 million but dropped in increments, winding up this weekend at $4.6 million. McMahon purchased the house...

Plymouth MI Real Estate Market Update

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There is no way to sugar coat what is going on with the real estate market and home prices in general in the Detroit Metro area.  This update is specific to the Plymouth Michigan Real Estate market.  The number of homes sold in the city of Plymouth and Plymouth Township, so far in 2008 (37 homes sold) is relatively the same compared to 2007 (40 homes sold) through the end of February.  However the average sales price sold in 2008 ($224,779) has fallen 24% compared to the avera...

PLYMOUTH MI REAL ESTATE SELLS BETTER DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

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11 Reasons To List Your Plymouth Home During The Holiday Season People who look for a home in Plymouth during the Holidays are more serious buyers! Serious Plymouth Michigan buyers have fewer houses to choose from during the Holidays and less competition means more money for you! Since the supply of Plymouth real estate listings will dramatically increase in January, there will be less demand for your particular home! Less demand means less money for...

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