Category: Home Values

Traverse City Real Estate – Prices Up – Sales Down

Prices Up, Sales Down: The Inventory Effect On Real Estate By Ross Boissoneau | Aug. 6, 2018 The real estate market is hot, with average sale prices continuing to climb. The real estate market is down, as the… Read More

Preparing your home for Sale

5 effective and inexpensive ways to stage your home It might seem extravagant for sellers to spend thousands of dollars staging their homes, yet properly staging a home is one of the most important steps in the selling… Read More

Kingsley, Kalkaska Emerge As (Cheaper) Alternatives

Kingsley, Kalkaska Emerge As (Cheaper) Alternatives By Ross Boissoneau | Jan. 24, 2018 The median sales price for a single-family home in Traverse City rose to $256,000 last year, a figure prompting many would-be homeowners to look to… Read More

Sell Your Home With the Right Music

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, October 13, 2017 <!– –> A little music may be just what your listing needs. Some real estate professionals believe that soft music playing in the background can be just the subtle,… Read More

Rent vs. Own? The Best Option in Each State

Rent vs. Own? The Best Option in Each State Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, July 26, 2017 <!– –> Home prices may be on the rise across the country, but you’re still better off buying a home… Read More

City Commission To Consider New Housing Development, Second Solar Offer

By Beth Milligan | July 17, 2017 Traverse City commissioners will consider approving a rezoning request for a new housing development on State Street and putting a proposed solar energy deal on hold to consider a second proposal… Read More

17 Most Popular Remodeling Projects

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, May 08, 2017 <!– –> Kitchen upgrades have overtaken bathroom updates as the remodeling project homeowners want most, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ Remodeling Market Index report covering the… Read More

Traverse City – What’s Next For Affordable Housing?

By Beth Milligan A new report by the Traverse City Housing Commission reflects a multi-year waiting list for low-income and affordable housing units in the city – and an uphill battle facing local entities trying to bring more… Read More

Calculator for Buyers: Purchase Now or Save More?

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, April 10, 2017 <!– –> While nearly 40 percent of aspiring homeowners believe they need to put down 20 percent on a home purchase, the truth is the average down payment was… Read More

Study: Small Homes Appreciate Faster

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, February 13, 2017 <!– –> Bigger isn’t necessarily better when it comes to appreciation. In fact, a new study shows that smaller homes likely will offer a bigger percentage return on a… Read More