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
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.
Recent data show that 23 percent of homeowners and 47 percent of renters are considered “cost-burdened,” meaning they paid more than 30 percent of their income for housing
There are currently 1.5 million individuals that have been diagnosed with ASDs in the United States. The demand for homes that will appeal to the unique needs of these adults is growing.
Waking up to discover your finished basement is knee-high with water or returning home to find that a thunderstorm “installed” a new window in your living room is every homeowner’s fear.
Inventory is too low – That’s a fact. It’s also a fact that industry groups aren’t sitting idly by. Here’s their strategy.
Not every parent is in a position to write a big check. There are plenty of alternative ways to support their dream of homeownership.