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Looking for some nice land in Byron with a 'cabin'?
Here you go...
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If you want to sell your home, do it now! Low inventory and rising demand create a great seller's market that produces top dollar sales! Call me today for any advice or questions! Phone calls are free!

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Quick update on interest rates as of 4/18/14:
Conventional 30 Year – 4.5% APR.
Conventional 20 Year – 4.375% APR.
Conventional 15 Year – 3.625% APR.
FHA/VA/RD 30 Year – 4.125% APR.

Today is a seller's market, which means you have to know how to write a strong offer. I can teach you how to make strong offers without needing to move up the purchase price!

RD (Rural Development) Financing is now only behind two business day! Zero money down in select areas! Contact me today for an updated RD map of eligible areas, or if you would like more info about how RD loans work!

Have a great Spring Break!

Tanger Outlet Mall receives final approval:
http://www.mlive.com/…/…/tanger_outlet_mall_gets_final.html…

Construction at the site of former Dome World property and surrounding land could begin by late spring.
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Inventory is LOW and buyers are chomping at the bit to see new listings with a pen in their hand! Call me if you have any questions on how to get ready for the spring market and sell your house fast for top dollar! Interest rates are going nowhere but up; the time is NOW! Are you ready?

Investment opportunity in Byron Center, close to M-6!
Contact me for more info!
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Rates are on their way down again! They are even getting below 4.00% again! Call me today to lock in these low rates before they go back up!

Home values are still making their way back, call me to get a free home valuation! I'll find the nearest comparable sales to accurately price your home, for FREE!

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When selling your home, price is only a small piece of the puzzle... Closing costs, inspections, appraisals, tax prorations, negotiations, disclosures and other contingencies can cost sellers thousands if they aren't careful and prepared! Contact me today for help with your puzzle!

5 Tips for those of you preparing to sell!
What To Do To Prepare:

1. Curb Appeal.

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Keeping your landscape pristine, and adding creative touches to your yard, such as colorful annuals, will create an immediate impact on passers-by and potential buyers.

2. Property Repairs.

Simple upgrades such as window repairs, polishing the doorknobs, and a fresh coat of paint in the most frequently used rooms will instantly brighten up the property.

3. Cleanliness and Staging.

Keep your property uncluttered, sweet-smelling and well-lit from top-to-bottom. Pay attention to details: put away the kitty litter, place a vase of fresh flowers near the entryway, pop a batch of cinnamon rolls in the oven, have your carpets cleaned. Your agent will scan the property before it is listed for sale to see how you can improve the staging of your property.

4. Disclosures and Inspections.

We are very familiar with the legal procedures involved in disclosures and are ready to help you develop a thorough disclosure statement beneficial to both you and the buyer, as well as suggest home improvement measures before placing your property on the market (such as termite and pest inspections).

5. Showtime.

Presenting your property to potential buyers is a job that we will take care of for you. Buyers feel more comfortable discussing the property with the agent, if you are not there. Moreover, your agent will know what information will be most useful in representing your interests when speaking with prospective buyers.

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Finally, Trulia/ListHub might have a little more accuracy with their listings:
http://www.inman.com/…/trulia-lures-listhub-vp-john-whitn…/…

Trulia has hired John Whitney, most recently vice president of industry relations for listing syndicator ListHub, to help lead the real estate search portal's efforts to improve its listing data quality and grow its relationship with multiple listing services.
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Zak Vander Ark - Apex Realty Group updated their cover photo.
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WOW!
Repeat home-buyers, including singles, couples and families, are potentially eligible to receive up to $7,500 (or 4% of the purchase price) in down payment assistance from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority. It will be based on income limits that vary by county but generally range from $70,000-plus for a household of one or two people to just under $100,000 for households of three people or more.

Contact me for more info!

Contact me today if you want to turn distressed properties into money makers!

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