Home Owners

April 18, 2017

Chesterfield Home Sales

Posted in Home Owners
Nov. 29, 2016

What Buyers See On Zillow

Ever take a look at Zillow? I am sure you have...

The coveted "ZESTIMATE" is something we hear about all the time, but this post is going to cover something EVERY SELLER SHOULD KNOW...

THE PRICE HISTORY!!!!

I have been in this business long enough to know that agents will ...

View More
Posted in Home Owners
Jan. 12, 2016

Do I have to pay capital gains

Do I Have to Pay Capital Gains Tax When I Sell My House?

Capital-GainsI get asked this question a lot from my clients who are selling their home. Under current laws, if you sell your principal home (the home you live in) and make a profit, you can exclude $250 ...

View More
Jan. 12, 2016

The 7 Craziest Laws and HOA Rules

The 7 Craziest Laws and HOA Rules

HOARULES, RULES, RULES!  They are everywhere it seems, but for goodreason. Or are they? I hunted down some of the 7 craziest local laws and HOA rules that will have you laughing and yelling at the computer!

Both governments and homeowners associations ...

View More
Posted in Buyers, Home Owners
Jan. 12, 2016

Neighborhood Speeders

Stop Neighborhood Speeding:

Afraid to let your children play outside because of the drivers who barrel down your block? Take action by exploring Road-Spikes-Ahead-Sign-K-8791traffic calming tactics that will stop neighborhood speeding for rushing commuters and harried deliverymen. I don’t mean putting road spikes down, although its crossed my mind a ...

View More
Posted in Home Owners
Dec. 1, 2015

Holiday House Hunting

Happy Holidays… to YOU!?

 christmas-door-wreath-decorating-ideas-550x495Tis the season for gift giving and giving thanks…but what about the best gift you can get for yourself… like buying a house? Holiday house hunting may seem like the last thing you would think about enduring through an already busy time of ...

View More
Posted in Home Owners
Nov. 1, 2015

HOA's: What you need to know about rules

HOA's: What You Need To Know About Rules

If you live in a newer suburban community or planned unit development, you — like some 63 million other

HOASAmericans, according to the Community Associations Institute — are probably a member of a homeowners association. It’s also a good bet that ...

View More
Posted in Buyers, Home Owners
June 1, 2015

Bad Homeowner

Top 10 Signs You're A Bad Homeowner.

'I can't cut the grass until I find the lawnmower and I can't find the lawnmower until I cut the grass!'Are you guilty of being a bad home owner? Here are the top 10 signs you’re a BAD homeowner and should seriously consider getting off the couch to give your home the love it deserves.

 

1. Your furnace filter has more ...

View More
Posted in Home Owners
March 25, 2010

Are your flood insurance rates going up? Here is what to do.

Flood Insurance Rates Going Up? Here is what to do...

If you are a homeowner that lives on the water in Michigan, or more specifically on the Eastside, you may have St. Clair Shores, Michiganseen rates for Flood Insurance skyrocket over the past couple of years. Seems odd, because we don’t have a ...

View More
Posted in Home Owners