Improving your home’s resale value not only puts more money in your pocket when it’s time to sell, but it also enhances your quality of life in the moment. Here are the top three ways to improve your home and add value. 1. Add Square Footage Square footage is one of the first things an [...]

So far this year we have had a classic economic struggle of Good vs. Evil On the Good side: Values are stable to rising (even Case-Shiller shows metro Detroit values are up!) We are creating jobs in Michigan Consumer Confidence moved up a bit Strong pent up buyer and seller demand Record low combination of [...]

My brokerage, Real Estate One / Max Broock Realtors, was just named one of the metro areas top places to work.  With unparalleled support and training, state of the art technology, boundless resources, and world-class marketing, I couldn’t agree more. By the way… Did you know that my office specifically, Max Broock Birmingham, is the [...]

By Tara-Nicholle Nelson, Inman News To accurately compile a time capsule of the American zeitgeist circa 2011, one would have to document the obsession with the Royal Wedding (particularly, Pippa Middleton’s posterior), that other nuptial-turned-divorce drama (Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries) and Lindsay Lohan’s legal woes. But I would vote for the inclusion of a [...]

By Pure Michigan Connect Each city in Michigan has a unique history and tradition. This includes everything from when the city was created to how it was named. With that in mind, Pure Michigan created a new feature on their Pure Michigan Connect blog where they tell the story of how several Michigan cities earned their names. Check out [...]

By Crains Detroit Business1. On Sunday, Sting will perform as part of his ‘Back to Bass’ tour at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. Sting will showcase all of his hits, stripped down, as they haven’t been played in years, as he celebrates the 25th anniversary of his solo career. He will perform songs spanning across [...]

By Mary Conway, Channel 7 Action News Michigan’s economy is recovering at the second fastest pace in the nation. That’s according to a new economic index that ranks growth in the states. The Bloomberg Economic Evaluation of States says that the growth in auto manufacturing is driving Michigan’s recovery. Governor Rick Snyder says that  “the [...]

People don’t generally think of year-end as the ideal time to buy or sell properties. Yet, that may be precisely the reason why the winter holidays can be a great time to do either! Since springtime is a popular time to list homes for sale, there tends to be a glut of properties on the [...]