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.
There are over four million incidents of housing discrimination every year. How to proceed if you are one of the homeowners who’s experienced this.
“When housing markets are fair, individuals have access to better economic opportunity and the ability to build more wealth.”
Conventional loans have become more competitive, and are now available through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with down payments as low as 3%.
Cities are working to address the lack of affordable housing as a means to boost homeownership opportunities. Small-dollar mortgages could help.
Outdoor heating is an essential for your outdoors space. With so many options, it can be hard to know which type one is right for you.