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Real Estate Update | April 2019

Posted by Matthew Hillier on April 16, 2019 in  Real Estate Update
Here in Michigan we’re saying goodbye to the winter blues and hello to warmer weather and longer days — officially signifying that the infamous spring market is upon us! Washtenaw County’s red hot housing market began this spring with more new listings. However, the number of sales remained consistent with 683 residential sales compared to 675 sales at this time in 2018. March brought 577 new residential listings, a 13% increase compared to March 2018, according to a new report from the Ann Arbor ... read more
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Real Estate Update | March 2019

Posted by Matthew Hillier on March 15, 2019 in  Real Estate Update
Just like our clocks this past weekend, the Michigan housing market will soon “spring forward”, signifying one of the busiest times in the home buying and selling season. For Michigander’s, harsh weather battered much of the southeast last month, which pushed back market activity, as evidenced by the steep decline in inventory.Michigan’s housing market continues to favor sellers as the number of homes for sale continue to lag behind buyer demand. Although the number of new listings in Oaklan... read more
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Real Estate Update | February 2019

Posted by Matthew Hillier on February 18, 2019 in  Real Estate Update
The winter months are rarely popular for Michigan’s real estate market, and with the recent snow, ice, and rain making its impact, the 2019 housing market is off to a seasonally slow start. However, that doesn’t mean all real estate activity is slowing down and Michigander’s should expect an uptick in activity in just a few short months.Beginning with Washtenaw County, residential sales dipped 14.8% in January compared to a year ago, according to a new report from the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realt... read more
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Real Estate Update | January 2019

Posted by Matthew Hillier on January 22, 2019 in  Real Estate Update
You may have heard of the cliché “new year — new me.” That's good and all, however, although you might be hoping to fulfill your New Year’s resolution this doesn't exactly apply to Michigan’s real estate market. Experts forecast the 2019 housing market in East and West Michigan will resemble that of last year’s housing market. "Ole Man Winter" is being blamed for putting “a freeze” on housing sales across Michigan, as sales dropped by 18% in December from the p... read more
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Real Estate Update | December 2018

Posted by Matthew Hillier on December 18, 2018 in  Real Estate Update
The winter housing market around Michigan is showing several signs of slowing, providing a much-needed break for potential buyers who have been waiting to jump into the market. With a strong economy and low unemployment, the seasonal housing dip is more about a rebalancing act of the market than a sign of a downturn. According to a report published by the Grand Rapids Association of REALTORS® (GRAR), Grand Rapids continues to favor sellers in today’s real estate market, as they are receiving 96% of their ... read more
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