We all want to be wise investors, but our brains get in the way. Behavioral scientists tell us we are hard-wired to assume the future will be like the past. These tendencies can cause us to miss bargains in real estate. Here are five reasons why buying a house now is a good investment: 1. [...]

So you’ve decided to sell your home and have a fairly good idea of what you think it is worth. Being a sensible home seller, you schedule appointments with three local listing agents who’ve been hanging stuff on your front doorknob for years. Each Realtor comes prepared with a “Competitive Market Analysis” on fancy paper [...]

Most people know they need to clean and declutter when they want to sell their home. They put pots of flowers on the front porch and bake cookies. But they still miss sales by failing to fine-tune the presentation. Here are six things you can do to make your home stand out: 1. Get an [...]

MyFoxDetroit Cool off on this unseasonably warm first day of spring with a free ice cream cone, thanks to your local Michigan Dairy Queen owner. On Tuesday more than 50 area Dairy Queen stores are participating in “free cone day,” a fundraiser for Beaumont Children’s Hospital, which is the southeast Michigan affiliate of the Children’s [...]

By Greta Guest, Detroit Free Press Metro Detroit home sales were up 13% in February and median sales prices were up as well, according to data released this today by Realcomp. While it’s good news for the market this month, things haven’t returned to normal, said Karen Kage, CEO of Realcomp, the Farmington Hills-based multiple [...]