Buying A Home

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Buying Your Home

Find everything from tips on how to choose the best agent to secrets on how to find your dream home. Browse our home buying resources.

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Selling A Home

Selling Your Home

Selling Your Home

From determining the value of your home to tips on how to market your listing, our home selling resources will prepare you for the entire pre-sale and sales process.

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Ask Tomie Raines

Ask Tomie Raines

Find answers to all the most frequently asked questions about home buying, home selling and homeownership in our Ask Tomie Raines area.

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Complete list of inside & outside updates for your home before you sell. Get your copy ›

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Simple advice to help you feel at home while buying one. Get your copy ›

Home Buyers Guide

Learn what to expect from your Realtor during your home buying experience. Get your copy ›

Top 5 Real Estate Questions

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Do appraisers and home inspectors perform the same function?
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What are the financial benefits of home ownership?
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Is there any way to get agent ratings for customer service?
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How do I know what my home is worth?
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What is a lease-to-purchase or rent-to-own contract?
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Latest Real Estate Blog Posts

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3 Financing Options as a Move-Up Buyer

Posted on May 22, 2017

When purchasing a home as a move-up buyer, your financing options can be a bit more complicated. For many move-up buyers, coming up with the funds for... Read More ›


The 7 Best Home Upgrades for ROI Before Selling in 2017

Posted on May 10, 2017

Upgrading your home for ROI doesn’t always mean a complete gut job. In fact, in many circumstances completing a major renovation throughout your... Read More ›


2017 Housing Inventory Shortage Leads to Mid-Michigan Seller's Market

Posted on April 26, 2017

There has consistently been a housing inventory shortage in Mid-Michigan this season. This means the number of buyers outweighs sellers and the number... Read More ›