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?
Question: Is there any way to get agent ratings for customer service? View Answer ›

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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What will the 2018 Real Estate Market Bring for Michigan?

Posted on January 15, 2018

2017 home sales in greater Lansing finished slightly ahead of 2016 and was the highest in over ten years. The average selling price was up nearly 6% f... Read More ›


20 Documents Needed for Mortgage Pre-Approval

Posted on January 11, 2018

To get the best negotiating position in a seller’s market, it’s best to obtain mortgage pre-approval before house-shopping. Lenders requir... Read More ›


11 Tips to Speed Up The Home Sale Process

Posted on December 26, 2017

If you’ve bought a new home but you haven’t sold your first, you might be feeling the pressure to speed up your home sale. Managing a seco... Read More ›