Category: Real Estate

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

Home Shoppers Get ‘Extra Time to Find the Right Home’

July 20, 2018 © REALTOR® Magazine Mortgage rates dropped slightly this week, but overall, they were mostly flat, offering some temporary relief to borrowers. Mixed economic data this week prompted mortgage rates to remain in mostly a holding… Read More

FEMA Changes Encourage Private Flood Insurance

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, April 13, 2018 <!– –> In the absence of legislative reform by Congress, there’s only so much the Federal Emergency Management Agency can do to encourage the growth of private flood insurance…. 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

Protect your Home’s pipes from Freezing

Protect a Home’s Pipes From the Cold Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, December 27, 2017 <!– –> Cold weather can put your home’s pipes at risk of exploding. Worst case scenario: Pipes can fill up with so… 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

30-Year Mortgage Rate Hits New 2017 Low

30-Year Mortgage Rate Hits New 2017 Low Daily Real Estate News | Friday, August 25, 2017 <!– –> Borrowers applying for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage this week locked in the lowest rate of the year, as it dropped… 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

Housing Coming To Thirteenth Street?

Housing Coming To Thirteenth Street? June 9, 2017 By Beth Milligan A $700,000 purchase offer for a vacant Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) lot on Thirteenth Street could bring new housing to the corridor – though TCAPS… Read More