Buyer Tips

A recent article at U.S. News reports that in 4 out of 5 major US cities, it’s now cheaper to buy than to rent, which is an increase from 72% last quarter. As the summer buying season kicks off, areas that were hit the hardest......

Home Warranties Can Help Both Home Sellers and Buyers. Home warranties are very useful items whether you are purchasing a home or selling. A home warranty policy will pay for the cost of fixing and, if necessary, replacing heating, cooling systems and built-in appliances. Policy......

Timeline 8 Weeks Out Get organized: Set aside a folder or file where you can put all your move-related paperwork. Dedicate a notebook as your moving notebook for all your notes. Start sorting: Decide what to keep, discard or donate. If you’re moving to a smaller place,......

  When you’re looking for a neighborhood to raise your children in, you may need someone who knows the area. The Linda Rea Team knows Rochester. We have been in the area for more than 30 years and we live in your neighborhoods, have gone......

The proverbial nest is empty and the silence is deafening. The prospect of de-cluttering, downsizing and delegating is simply overwhelming at this stage of your life and you need more than a realtor, you need a trusted friend — a team that will assist you......

It pays be well connected with a local agent that lives in your community and has an office in the same city of your home. The main office that your agent works from is so important for the following reasons. Maybe you didn’t give it......

There are a lot of real estate professionals out there today. Chances are you may already know one from within your own social circle. You can get referrals from neighbors, friends, and family members. But one word of caution is this: Don’t pick someone so close to......

The Team concept is effective because it allows your agents to focus on sales related activities, while other team members focus on completing the non-sales related tasks. This results in a faster sale and a smoother closing, period! Below is a list of the advantages......

Home Inspections provide definite value by delivering a level of objectivity in evaluating a home. When a home owner determines the value or condition of a home, it is very difficult to separate the emotional aspects of the home from the objective inventory of features......

Two more closings this week after several months of building clients a home to be proud of!!! Pete has been the project manager for these homes and we have sold several more… two new subdivisions opening soon! Custom? We make it happen! Pete at 248......

So you’ve just bought or sold a home. What is your next step? In all of the stressors of moving your home, would you believe the hardest part is packing up your boxes? It is overwhelming for all of us to look over our stuff,......

We have a whole page of professionals that we continue to update for an added help to our buyers and sellers. We only add them to our list if we have had rave reviews for each and every one! From cleaners and movers to construction......

Thinking about building a new home? Call the experts! YOU will be very glad you did! Reviews and results beyond expectations! Local Matters! Experience Matters! Team work Matters!  We cover all the bases …all the time! Make sure your agents office in the same area......

1. What is a Buyer’s Agent? 2. Excellent Communication is a Must 3. Finding the Right Home 4. Access to all Listings 5. Knowledge of Oakland, Macomb Counties 6. What is the Current State of The Market? 7. Excellent Negotiating Skills 8. Expert Contract Knowledge......

The Linda Rea Team has a different system . . . to represent new construction buyers…and builders!  If you are thinking about buying, selling or building with a builder give us a call to assist you on ways to save time and money.  Our team discusses all perspectives......

Some Real Estate Info you just may need to know. Call The Linda Rea Team when you get ready to list your home or buy your home, we will guide you through it all. Appraisal. Money saving tip: If the appraised value is less than......

Which is better: existing or new? The right answer, of course, is up to you. Both re-sales and new homes offer unique advantages. Existing homes are less expensive on average, and are generally closer to established neighborhoods. New homes, on the other hand, offer innovative......