Buying A Home

Buying Your Home

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

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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Downloadable Resources

Get equipped to buy or sell confidently. Download any of our free real estate resources to get started!

home seller checklistHome Preparation Checklist for Sellers

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

 


first time buyer guide pdfFirst Time Home Buyer Guide

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

Home Buyers GuideHome Buyers Guide

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

 


13 Questions for Homeowners Before Making a Move13 Questions for Homeowners Before Making a Move

Considering upgrading to a new home? Ask yourself these questions first. 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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The Top 9 DIY Home Projects That Build Equity

Posted on September 19, 2017

When purchasing a home, you'll probably have a list of must-do projects in mind. It's pretty difficult to find a home that fits your style and... Read More ›


6 Key Tips for Managing a Second Mortgage

Posted on September 13, 2017

Owning a second home is a dream for many homeowners. Especially for Michigan residents, the idea of owning a lake house or house “Up North&rdquo... Read More ›


3 Appraisal Methods Used to Assess Property Value

Posted on August 25, 2017

Appraisals are a large component of being approved for a loan. There are a variety of appraisal methods used to evaluate property value. These apprais... Read More ›