Tag Archives: Ask the Realtor

Are brokerage fees worth it?

Team Mike, Ask The RealtorsHello again Record-Eagle readers,

Are real estate brokerage fees really worth it?  What kind of data exists to help us answer this question with confidence? More »

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Bobdisqus questions whether brokerage fees are worth it

Team Mike, Ask The RealtorsHello again Record-Eagle readers,

Bobdisqus commented on last week’s blog about real estate agency, and the questions he poses, along with the online papers/studies he listed for reference, are keen enough that we need to explore them and carefully consider what they propose. More »

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Don’t be a Dolt – Part 2

Team Mike, Ask The RealtorsHello again Record-Eagle readers,

Last time I talked about avoiding the biggest mistake with your biggest asset, how to avoid being known as a “dolt,” the nature of Agency in Michigan and how it operates on the seller’s side of a real estate transaction. More »

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State of the Traverse City real estate markets – 2013

Team Mike, Ask The RealtorsHappy New Year Record-Eagle readers!

Looking back at 2013, with all of the disorganized bickering going on in Washington, D.C., who would have thought that it would be such a strong year for Traverse City real estate?  In some ways our best year ever, 2013 showed continued growth and improved health in many of our local real estate market segments, and the prospects for 2014 continue to look good. More »

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Home Foreclosures Plummet

Team Mike, Ask The RealtorsHello again Record-Eagle readers,

Home foreclosures are plummeting nationwide, and that is great news for both the Traverse City real estate market and local homeowners. More »

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