From the Archive
By HOM Editor | June 1, 2017
REALTORS® in Michigan are improving communities with their “Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper” (LQC) placemaking initiative.
By HOM Editorial Team | July 1, 2015
Real estate transfer taxes make buying and selling a home more expensive. Michigan REALTORS® are working to change a part of their state’s transfer tax law that is unfair to buyers and sellers. Michigan imposes a state tax of 0.75% on the sale of real …
PAST CALLS FOR ACTION
Homeownership Matters in Michigan
August 16, 2019
Residents were asked to call on state legislators to support homeownership initiatives.
Protect Property Rights and Help Michigan’s Tourism Industry
May 3, 2018
Michigan residents were asked to contact their legislators in support of SB 329 and HB 4503, a bill that protected property rights and supported Michigan’s tourism industry by allowing property owners to uniformly and fairly rent their homes to vacationers as short-term rentals across the state.
Most people who take out a loan to buy a home choose the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. It’s considered the gold standard. And yet, some want to see it go away.
Right now, the home insurance industry is experiencing what many refer to as a disruption because of the data smart devices can provide them.
There are a lot of different routes for first-time homebuyers to enter the housing market – and many of those roads are designed to help them traverse the sometimes craggily path toward homeownership.
Veterans are discovering that real estate investing, or house flipping, is a career path that is well matched with the skill sets they learned in the military.
These three questions will help you find out if your REALTOR® is armed with the knowledge you want behind you during the homebuying process.