When a home smells good, it makes a favorable impression on visitors. This is exactly what home sellers want when they put their house on the market. The concept of ambient fragrancing started to trickle into the real estate market years ago. Savvy real estate agents advised sellers to bake cookies or cinnamon rolls in [...]

The entire exterior color scheme has meaning, but the color of the front door is especially important.  Like a necktie, which is the focal point of an outfit, the front door is the focal point of the home. The color there sends a strong message―in the case of the front door, providing insight into how [...]

For the first quarter of 2013, Michigan is still a leader in the housing recovery but a number of states have caught up, extending the housing recovery across the nation. Throughout the state we are seeing inventory shortages and rising values. Southeast Michigan remains the most active with the lowest inventory and strongest buyer demand. [...]

Nice kitchens and bathrooms may sell houses, but today’s buyers want even more. In the study What Home Buyers Really Want, released by the National Association of Home Builders, buyers reveal what features are on their must-have lists―and what features would make them think twice about making an offer. Green Homes Budget-conscious buyers are taking [...]