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Buying a House as a Police Officer, Firefighter, EMT, or Teacher

Guest Post: Lindsay Listanski, Director of Media Engagement for Coldwell Banker
Posted by Matthew Hillier on May 03, 2021 in  uncategorized
Police officers, firefighters, EMTs, and teachers give so much to our country. They selflessly put their lives on the line to protect us, take care of our children, and help us accomplish our dreams. So it’s only right that they have the same opportunity to achieve their own American dream of buying a home.Unfortunately, even though these public servants are working tirelessly in essential roles, they often have a difficult time purchasing property. Too often, it’s just out of reach financially.The good... read more
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5 Ways To Create An Effective Study Station In Your Home

Guest Post: Madeleine Low, Content Web Publisher at Western Governors University
Posted by Matthew Hillier on May 03, 2021 in  uncategorized
Every home should have space for relaxing, resting, cooking, and studying. Whether you have children or are furthering your own education, it’s important to create a place inside your home that makes it easy to stay focused and organized on schoolwork. These tips will help you create a designated study station inside your home:Evaluate your SpaceLook around your home and determine the best location to set up a study station. A room with a door is the best option because it allows you to shut out any distracti... read more
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Staging Tips to Enhance Your Home’s Appeal

Guest Post: Kristina Smith, Contributor at Coldwell Banker Blue Matter Blog
Posted by Matthew Hillier on May 03, 2021 in  uncategorized
Whether on television, at an open house or on the pages of a magazine, we’ve all seen stunningly outfitted estates that deliver a true wow factor – and listing price – that properties without staging just cannot match. Buyers quickly fall in love with homes that have a strong character while wordlessly conveying the lifestyle they would enjoy if they lived there. Before listing your property, consider that proper staging is one of the most important factors in enhancing your home’s appeal an... read more
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Real Estate Update | April 2021

Posted by Matthew Hillier on April 27, 2021 in  uncategorized
Southeast Michigan Real EstateTo begin this real estate update, we will focus on Southeast Michigan, specifically the counties of Livingston, Macomb,Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne. In this region, home prices continue to rise as the year-over-year mediansales price increased the most for the third consecutive month in Wayne County by 27.9% reaching $145,000. Thecounty that saw the least significant raise in year-over-year median sales price was St. Clair, which saw a 7.5%increase reaching $172. Year-over-... read more
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Stages of Buying a Home

Posted by Matthew Hillier on April 02, 2021 in  uncategorized
It may be a goal you have had since childhood. Perhaps, you have rented for most of your adult life and now want to experience the joys and satisfaction of home ownership. Buying a home is a big step and requires a lot of important decisions along the way. With some advanced planning and research, you can be sure your home purchase is something you feel good about for many years ahead. Here are the basic steps that lead you to a successful transaction.Understanding What You Can Afford This is different from qualify... read more
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