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Real Estate Agent - Remerica Integrity, Realtors®, Northville, MI

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2012 

Overrated and Underrated. June 24, 2012 Overrated - Skinny Jeans. I guess thin females can wear them, but guys? Guys shouldn't wear skinny jeans. Ever.  Underrated - A good razor. A couple of weeks ago, I ran out of razor refills. We went to Big Lots for om cereals and I bought some discount razo...
06/24/2012
Land Contracts. A Good Deal or a Potential Disaster? While buying a house on Land Contract sounds like a great idea, here are a few potential pitfalls to think about: There are a few things to consider before going after a land contract home.First, they usually require a 20% down payment or more....
06/23/2012
I Can't Live Without My Mobile Device(s) The most important mobile device that I have has got to be my iPhone 4s. It’s amazing! I can check email, there are a ton of apps that I can use and I can hit all the regular social media stuff, making comments, uploading pictures, etc. The camera on it is...
06/23/2012
Overrated and Underrated. June 17, 2012 Overrated - Tony Romo. Dallas Cowboy quarterback and ex-Jessica Simpson girlfriend. He's decent when he's playing garbage teams but when it comes to the big game, he's out getting his nail done. Underrated - Sloppy Joe's. Made with turkey, of course, since ...
06/17/2012
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Who Do You Know... Cheesy. One thing I don't do is cheesy. This opening is cheesy. Of course everyone has their own opinion, and it might work awesome for you, but I have no interest in this. "Who do you know... who needs to buy or sell in the next 30 days?" "Who do you know... that could use my ...
06/14/2012
Overrated and Underrated. June 11, 2012 Overrated - Changing your own oil. First off, I don't trust the $14.99 oil change guys. Every time I go to them, they tell me that somethings wrong. Every. Time. Doing it yourself might give you a good feeling, but I'd rather have that good feeling out on a...
06/11/2012
What is a “Michigan” basement? A “Michigan” Basement is a partially dug-out space, typically bigger than a crawl space, but less than an actual basement. One step up from a crawl space, a “Michigan” basement is basically just a dug-out area under the house. It’s shorter than a normal basement bec...
06/09/2012
Metro Detroit Home Buying FAQ: How Long Does it Take to Buy a House? The easy answer is "it depends." We can work fast or take our time. Finding a house that you want to  purchase is probably the biggest determination of how long it would take to buy a house. If we find the house you want to buy ...
06/09/2012
Metro Detroit Home Buying FAQ: What Are the Steps to Buy a House? Wow, that a pretty big question. I'll give you the "short" version. First, you meet with a Realtor®. That's me! Contact a Mortgage Professional. They'll ask a lot of questions and depending on the answers, they'll give you a pre-qu...
06/09/2012
Here's a question I get a lot. "Where Can I Get a FREE Copy of my Credit Report?" If you do an online search, there are a lot of websites out there that say they'll give you a FREE credit report. Remember the commercials with the silly songs sung by a "band" in pirate outfits or whatever? Yeah, t...
06/09/2012
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