The Cadillac Escalade remains one of the most stolen cars in the U.S., according to the Highway Loss Data Institute. But the top of the list is also studded with a bunch of heavy-duty pickups. The group’s latest study shows that the Escalade’s popularity with thieves is high: Four versions of the Escalade appear at [...]

Having seen how car thieves have a special attraction for the cadillac Escalade, what cars do they hate the most? Interestingly, it’s a mix of cars and midsize SUVs, like the Chevrolet Equinox,the Highway Loss Data Institute reports. It may not be because it isn’t cool to be cruising around in an Audi A6 or [...]

Click here to view more photos, map, and information about this home. Live the lake lifestyle in Oakland County’s most prestigious lakefront community, Lake Angelus. As one of the original summer home estates, this grand 1928 tudor was one of 5 initial summer retreats on Lake Angelus for wealthy Detroiters. It is also one of only [...]

July sales and buyer activity followed the same positive path as the prior four months. It is too early to see if any of the stock market uncertainty will trickle down to our local real estate sales but the big offset to any financial market concerns was the statement by the Federal Reserve to keep [...]

Mortgage rates tumbled to the lowest level in the history of Freddie Mac’s  weekly survey, with 30-year fixed-rate home loans being offered this week at an  average 4.15 percent, down from 4.32 percent last week. The mortgage giant said in its weekly report Thursday that loans with  variable interest rates also hit record lows, as [...]

AUCTION – Seller offering property via online auction. Bid online beginning Mon., June 29th with a starting bid of $1M. Preview Period begins on Fri., June 26th to view this stunning newer estate w/ 135 ft of private all-sports lake frontage. This warm and inviting home is an exceptional masterpiece showcasing panoramic views, timeless architecture, [...]

Click here to view photos, map, and additional information. Welcome to Willoway Place, a private 20 unit neighborhood with Bloomfield Hills Schools located conveniently to restaurants, shopping, downtown Birmingham and the Somerset Collection. ALL NEWER: Windows, Roof, Gutters, Water Heater. The home features a rarely available and highly sought-after main-level master suite with granite countertop, [...]

Click here to view more photos, map, and information about this home. Welcome to stunning casual elegance with 105 ft of sandy frontage on crystal-clear, spring-fed, all-sports Lake Angelus, located in Oakland County’s most prestigious and private lakefront community with no public access. Designed by Dominic Tringali and featured in the book, Residential Architecture – Living Places, [...]

Housing creates jobs: For every 2 homes sold 1 job is created, that’s 2.5 million jobs. Each home sold pumps nearly $60k into the economy. Home ownership counts for over $2 trillion of our GDP (gross domestic product) and home ownership plays a pivotal role in growing our economy.  CLICK HERE to read more.

Inside my August 2011 e-newsletter: Owning A Home Is Still The American Dream; 5 Tips When Painting Your Home’s Exterior to Add Value: Should You Refinance Now?; Improve Your Landscape and Lower Your Water Bills; Begin Early to Make Moving Into Your Next House Less Hectic.  CLICK HERE to open the e-newsletter.