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RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan presents RE/MAX Real Estate Insights, its audio program designed to keep you know about the housing market in metro Detroit. Show host Jeanette Schneider, VP of Management Services, along with expert Realtors and related industry insiders provide trends, tips, techniques that help you buy, sell or maintain your home. Whether you are a buyer, seller or simply enjoy the topic of real estate you will find new content weekly so subscribe today.

RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan presents RE/MAX Real Estate Insights, its audio program designed to keep you know about the housing market in metro Detroit. Show host Jeanette Schneider, VP of Management Services, along with expert Realtors and related industry insiders provide trends, tips, techniques that help you buy, sell or maintain your home. Whether you are a buyer, seller or simply enjoy the topic of real estate you will find new content weekly so subscribe today.
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RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan presents RE/MAX Real Estate Insights, its audio program designed to keep you know about the housing market in metro Detroit. Show host Jeanette Schneider, VP of Management Services, along with expert Realtors and related industry insiders provide trends, tips, techniques that help you buy, sell or maintain your home. Whether you are a buyer, seller or simply enjoy the topic of real estate you will find new content weekly so subscribe today.

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English

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248-817-6025


Episodes

Threat to Home Rentals, Home Buyer Savings Account & Common Questions Answered

12/6/2019
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We get an update on the status of several important bills impacting home ownership in Michigan. First topic is the current threat to rent your home as a vacation rental and then we get an update on the first-time home buyer savings account program that provides an financial tool to allow potential buyers and their relatives to contribute to a special savings account to help them buy a home. We also discuss whether homeowners can legally video or audio record potential buyers that tour their...

Duration:00:37:52

Professional Interior and Aerial Photography to Market Your Home & Home Warranties

11/22/2019
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Marketing a home today involves using professional photography inside and out. We talk about why and how interior photos are needed and the role that drone or exterior shots can have to help showcase your home and how all of this comes into play when using social media to market your home. And then we discuss home warranties and the role they can play in helping prevent costly replacement or repair bills.

Duration:00:37:49

5 Things Buyers Should Do Before Buying a Home, Open Houses and a Day in the Life of a Realtor

11/8/2019
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There are five things every buyer should do before buying a home and this includes things like a home inspection and understanding Proposal A and how it impacts property taxes. We share what you need to know about these and other items to protect you when buying a home. Then how do open houses benefit both buyers and sellers and ever wonder what a day in the life of a Realtor is like. We take you behind the scenes with two agents and some of the things the encounter.

Duration:00:37:04

5 Tips to Reduce Buying/Selling Stress, Househacking and Fact Checking What 'They Say'

11/1/2019
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Buying or selling a home is cited as one of life's most stressful events. We share five tips to help you reduce or alleviate the stress involved in a real estate transaction. Communication and mindset play a large role and we discuss how you can use these to your advantage. Then we tackle househacking and how you can use your primary residence as an investment while you live there. Renting out that spare bedroom or even storage space in your garage can help you become a real estate investor...

Duration:00:37:52

How to Prepare your Home for Showings and Photos & Shopping For a Mortgage

10/25/2019
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When it comes time to sell your home, where is your time and money best spent when doing upgrades? We discuss some relatively inexpensive ways you can update your home without spending a lot and how to make a plan months out so you can tackle items one at a time without a frantic race before listing. We also chat about photographing your home and things the camera will pick up that you may not notice when living in the home. And then we discuss mortgage companies and why shopping around for...

Duration:00:37:52

Tips to Invest in Real Estate and What to Know About iBuyers

10/18/2019
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Real estate investing has helped to create some of the world's wealthiest people and can be a critical part of your investment portfolio. We discuss some of the reasons why real estate can be a good investment and what you should know about location. We also share the importance of know your your numbers (purchase price v rental price), how to find tenants, leases and more. And then we turn to iBuyers and the companies that offer to buy your home online. They tout a quick transaction and...

Duration:00:37:52

Fall Home Maintenance Tips & Why to Donate to The Furniture Bank

10/11/2019
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Fall is the perfect time to prepare your home for the coming harsh winter months. We walk through a checklist for both the interior and exterior of your home and cover everything from gutters to furnace filters to attics and much more. Paying attention to your home now can save you money and repairs down the road. And then if you are getting ready to sell, move or simply looking to declutter your home, once you determine the items that you no longer need, now what? The Furniture Bank of...

Duration:00:37:52

Hispanic Homeownership & Home Warranties

10/4/2019
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Hispanic home ownership is on the rise. We discuss what is behind the increase in Hispanic home ownership and what some of the unique opportunities and challenges faced by Hispanics on their path to owning a home. Then we chat with a Michigan CEO about his view of our economy and what to expect for the balance of the year. And we discuss how home warranties can help your finances and protect your home.

Duration:00:37:52

How to Prepare Your Home for Sale & Flooring Options

9/27/2019
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Preparation is the key to success when selling your home. From when to reach out to an agent to making needed repairs/updates to how much will you pocket from your sale, we have tips to help you be prepared to successfully sell your home. And when the time comes for your floor to get an updated look, you have many options - perhaps too many. We explain some of today's more popular options including carpet, hardwood and laminate and what may be the best choice for your situation.

Duration:00:37:52

Mature Adults and Millennials: What Are Their Unique Housing Needs?

9/20/2019
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Mature adults and millennials are two different demographic groups with different needs and challenges when it comes to time to buy or sell a home. For those over 50, you may realize that your housing needs and wants are changing. But while this demographic is often referred to as "boomers" there are differences between those in their 50's and those in their 70's. We discuss the unique features you will navigate when it comes time to buy or sell at this stage of life. And with millennials...

Duration:00:37:52

Why is the Market Sluggish, Understanding iBuyers and How to Find the Right Agent

9/13/2019
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Why does the market have a sluggish feel despite low interest rates, low inventory and low unemployment? We tackle what factors are impacting the market. And iBuyers promise to make selling your home easy but you do need to do your due diligence on these companies. Many charge fees upwards of 7% and some don't pay you on the day you sign over your home. We share what you need to be understand about iBuyers before using them to sell your home. And when you are ready to sell, we have tips to...

Duration:00:37:52

Understanding a Comparative Market Analysis

9/6/2019
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Trying to determine how much your home is worth? Enter the Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). We explain what data is included in tool used by agents to dissect the market and help sellers with the appropriate pricing for their home. After pulling the data on things like recently sold properties and active listings how much do agents add with their knowledge of the local market and any updates your home may have. We also discuss how the value you may find for your home on your own doing...

Duration:00:37:52

How Local Agents Support Children's Miracle Network

8/30/2019
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We explain how local agents contribute and raise funds for Chidlren's Miracle Network and the RE/MAX Communication Preschool program at Beaumont Children's. This hospital-based preschool works with kids 3-6 years old that have speech and language impairments. Funds raise are used as scholarships to students to assist parents with the cost of this school that often isn't covered by insurance and helps kids get individual and group speech therapy.

Duration:00:37:52

10 Things to Know Before Buying a Lake Home & How to Prepare to Buy a Home

8/23/2019
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If you dream of owning a lake home, you are not alone. But there are some unique things that come with purchasing a property by the water. We share 10 things you need to know before buying that lake home to make sure your dream home lives us to your expectations. And then before you jump into buying a home - any home - there is some prep work to be done to help the process go more smoothly. We have tips for first-time, move-up and downsizing buyers.

Duration:00:37:52

Detroit Investment Opportunities and What Millennials Want in a Home

8/16/2019
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We discuss the status of some of the bigger developments happening in Detroit and what that means for the surrounding areas and we discuss how you can take advantage of the opportunities to invest in real estate within the city of Detroit both in residential or commercial markets. Then we talk about what millennials look for in a home and some of their priorities may surprise you. Learn how pets, privacy and home office space are some top concerns for this group.

Duration:00:37:52

What to know about Bank Foreclosures & What Can and Can't Sellers Take With Them

8/9/2019
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We discuss what makes selling or buying a foreclosed property different from a traditional sale. And while foreclosures are down and have faded from daily news coverage, there are signs that an uptick in foreclosures may be on the horizon. A local expert shares the market dynamics he watches, including automobile leases and late pays, and how that can signal what's coming. And then, what is permissible for sellers to pack up and take with them and what needs to stay with the home. We talk...

Duration:00:37:52

Moving Tips & Why Talk to a Local Lender

8/2/2019
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The process of packing up and moving can be stressful. We share tips on pre-packing purging, where to find boxes for free, how to label boxes and when is the right time to use professional movers. We also tackle how to make a move less stressful for kids and pets. Then we discuss why talking to a local lender benefits buyers. Whether you are looking for a low down-payment loan or just changed jobs, your local lender can help provide information and options specific to your situation.

Duration:00:37:52

What to Know When Buying a Flipped Home & 3 Tips to Get You on the Path to Home Ownership

7/26/2019
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If you are buying a home that is being flipped, you want to pay extra attention to the details. Many flippers make updates and repairs that are economically friendly to them - things like using an interior grade door as an exterior door. We share some things to keep an eye on and why you need to look beyond the fresh paint and nice staging. Home ownership rates by African Americans have fallen below 50%. We take a look at 3 important things to do to help put you on the path to home...

Duration:00:37:52

Marijuana's impact on Landlords/Tenants & You Found Your Perfect Home-Now What?

7/19/2019
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What can and should landlords include in their leases to address marijuana use in their property? We take up this topic and discuss the provisions you want to include to protect yourself and your property and how will decisions made in the local community about marijuana licensing impact future home buyers. And then you found your perfect home....now what? We take discuss what happens between finding your perfect home and moving in.

Duration:00:37:46

Lending Update, Home for Heroes Program & Charity Golf Event

7/12/2019
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We discuss why APR's aren't the only thing to consider when shopping for a loan, when you should and should not buy points, refinancing and a Homes for Heroes program to help military, first-responder's and others. Then we share the details of a charity golf event at Top Golf that will raise money for Children's Miracle Network and the RE/MAX Communication Preschool at Beaumont Children's.

Duration:00:37:52