Buying A Home

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Home Buying Tips

Find everything from home buying tips for first-time home buyers to home financing tips that suit your needs. Browse our home buying tips.

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Selling A Home

Selling Your Home

Home Selling Tips

We can help equip you with the home buying tips you need to sell your home and find another. Learn how much your home is worth and more.

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Free Downloadable Resources

Download these helpful home buying tips to equip you to buy or sell your home confidently. Our free real estate resources can be accessed here at any time.

First Time Home Buyer’s Guide

Simple advice to help you feel at home while buying one.

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13 Questions for Homeowners Before Making a Move

Home Selling and Home buying tips for move-up buyers looking for their next home.

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The Ultimate Guide to Building Equity in Your Home

Home updates and mortgage financing tips that will actually impact your home’s equity before selling.

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Home Seller’s Checklist

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

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Home Buyer’s Guide

Home buying tips for home buyers at every stage. Learn what to expect from your Realtor and more during the home buying process.

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Home Value Estimator

Do you know how much your home is actually worth? Find out instantly by simply submitting your address.

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6 Neighborhoods to Consider in Okemos, Michigan

posted on October 03, 2018

Okemos, Michigan if one of the most desirable communities in Greater Lansing, and a highly sought-after spot in Mid-Michigan in general. There are a variety of beautiful neighborho...
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21 Things to do in Fall in Lansing

posted on October 02, 2018

Whether you’re a lifelong resident or a visitor to the Greater Lansing area, fall is the perfect time to enjoy everything the city has to offer. As the leaves change, the air...
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Waterfront Living in Mid-Michigan: 9 Lakes to Live on in Greater Lansing

posted on September 06, 2018

 Residents of the Great Lakes State don’t have to go far to get property on the water. Besides the beautiful Great Lakes, Michigan has over 11,000 inland lakes with home...
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Top 5 Home Buying Tips


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