Why Property Taxes go up after Buying Home

When looking to buy a new home, be sure to investigate property taxes before you buy. The real estate listing may estimate the current property taxes, but you need to go a step further to get the full tax implications. One common number that is overlooked is the SEV or State Equalized Value. Property taxes […]

Alternative Water Systems

Commonly found in Monroe County, Michigan are homes with Alternative Water Systems.  Many homebuyers not from the area, and their lenders are unfamiliar with these types of systems, and immediately shy away from considering them.  Thus, your deal goes bad!!!  I am here to help!!!  Simply stated, you have a Country home with access to […]

Welcome to Milan!

Courtesy of the Milan Chamber of Commerce, please click below to view events occurring this month in Milan, Michigan! August Events          

Washtenaw Home Sales Comparison Report

May 2017 Washtenaw County Housing Report  

Housing Market continuing to excel in 2015

 It looks like housing will continue to excel into the new year, due to the rise in job creation and declining mortgage rates. Another boon for housing is the rise in single family construction. Although levels still remain way below “normal” building conditions, increased construction ties directly back to an increase in available jobs, furthering […]

Milan Michigan | Diamond In The Rough

Those of us who live in Milan already know how great it is, but it’s nice to see it in print all the same.  Each year the best cities in the State are ranked which can help build up a small bedroom community like ours.  Check out Michigan’s Top 100 cities to live in ranked […]

Guidelines for Rural Development Eligibility

As of February 2, 2015 USDA will have new outlines for eligibility areas. The USDA Rural Development site will help determine eligibility for certain USDA home loan programs and the USDA Satellite Grant Program. In order to be eligible for many USDA loans, household income must meet certain guidelines. Also, the home to be purchased or served […]