Weir Manuel

Each month the National Association of Realtors (NAR) provides an Existing-Home Sales report, which gives us a detailed look at the state of the housing market across the United States. While the Existing-Home Sales report is closely watched by economists and the media, its broad overview is rarely a help to buyers and sellers here in our neck of the woods (Michigan). So, that’s where Coldwell Banker Weir Manuel (CBWM) can help by comparing and contrasting what the NAR repor... read more
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Real Estate Update | August 2018

Posted by Matthew Hillier on November 07, 2018 in  Real Estate Update
With the peak home buying season in full swing, real estate experts say home buyers should brace for a competitive environment as the supply of homes for sale remains low despite healthy price increases. Starting with the city of Detroit, where home prices have risen faster than income growth in the past five years, the combination of low housing supply and increasing demand is driving home values ever higher. Now, homeowners who rode out the bad times during the recession and those that bought at the bottom of the... read more
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3 Family-Friendly Restaurants In Macomb

Posted by Matthew Hillier on November 07, 2018 in  Popular Destinations  Restaurants
There are endless reasons to live in Macomb County, Michigan. From a growing wealth of jobs to quality schools, Macomb County is one of southeast Michigan’s best destinations for raising a family. Throw in beautiful natural amenities like Lake St. Clair, the Clinton River and plenty of parks, as well as a growing arts community, and it’s easy to see why so many choose to live here. But the true sign of a great American community is its food. When your stomach’s happy, you’re happy, and there... read more
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Birmingham remains one of the most well-known suburbs of Southeastern Michigan and a quick tour of the community shows a major update of so many roads and its downtown infrastructure. Birmingham is only about 25 miles away from downtown Detroit and you can sense the excitement of how the Motor City’s Renaissance is impacting the nearby suburbs like Birmingham. "July was extremely busy on the home sale front..." said Birmingham office manager, Don Amalfitano, "...the housing market started slowly this yea... read more
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How to Make Your Home Smell Great Before an Open House

Posted by Matthew Hillier on November 05, 2018 in  Selling a Home
Smell is one of our most important senses. Psychologically speaking, it’s the sense that is most closely linked with memory, meaning that good smells can evoke happy memories and experiences while bad smells can do just the opposite. Smell is also highly emotive; different fragrances can convey a vast array of emotions and feelings. So, it’s no surprise that smell can come into play when you’re trying to sell your home. There’s a reason why real estate agents always think about the ... read more
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