What Happens When the Home You Want to Buy Has Mold?

Just recently, I was showing a buyer a home and during the home inspection. The inspector mentioned that there was mold in the attic. Just the word “mold” scares many home buyers and sellers. Many mold problems are cheaper to fix than most realize. Almost every home gets mold infestations. The trick is to mold remediation…

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Downsizing The Family Home

Maybe your 4 bedroom, 3,000 sq ft home may seem a little too large and you are thinking of downsizing to a smaller 1,600 or 1,800 sq ft House or Condo. Deciding to downsize is a HUGE decision!Here’s our take on what you should consider if you’re thinking about downsizing your home… Earlier Retirement There…

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Thinking of New Construction?

The question should be… Why wouldn’t you use a Realtor? It is no cost to you and buyers need someone to watch out for their best interest. That’s why you need a buyer’s agent to watch out for your best interest. Protect Your Best Interest: Unfortunately, there are many times where buyers start looking at new construction…

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Keeping Your House Safe…

Walk Around The Exterior Of Your Home and Scout Out Its Weaknesses. The best way to protect your home from the outside is to survey it with the eyes of a burglar. If you can easily tell that a window could be pried open, a thief will definitely be able to come to the same…

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First Step Before Looking For A Home….

What Documentation Do I Need To Provide for Mortgage Pre-Approval? Your lender may require documentation to verify different financial factors. Some of these may include your income, debt, assets and more. It is best to prepare these documents ahead of time to avoid any delays in the home buying process. W-2 Employment and Income History…

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Staging Your Home For Great Listing Photos

Since the majority of buyers start their home searches online, photos have become one of the most important components of a listing. If the photos don’t peak a buyer’s interest right away, they’re likely to scroll right past it. Make your home stand out with these home staging tips. Clear the cutter. Highlight the design…

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS MICHIGAN-Oakland County Polar Plunge – Oct.15

Over the last four years I was on the Detroit polar plunge committee for Special Olympics Michigan and this year…. I will be on the Oakland County polar plunge committee for Special Olympics Michigan!! Special Olympics Michigan is a charity partner for the 2017 Detroit Free Press Chemical Bank Marathon. Register for any of the…

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Homes Are Still In High Demand

The market supply of homes is still on the low end favoring those who wish to sell their house! When is a good time for us to talk about your homes value? Call Me TODAY! Caron Koteles Riha is a licensed Real Estate Broker with Real Estate One. Email, Text or Call Caron at (248)379-6651…

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