Real Estate Blog

Christmas seem so far away, but it is not!  When shopping for your family would you pick up an extra toy and drop it off at 1002 N. Main St. Rochester?… we can’t do it alone…but together we can make an amazing difference!...

    Please donate to the Neighborhood House Food Pantry in Rochester Hills, even the smallest donation is valuable. Drop off hours: Monday-Thursday 11:30-2:30, please call to confirm as hours may change. Address: 1315 N Pine St, Rochester Hills, MI 48307 Phone: (248) 656-4904 Needed......

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......

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......

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......

David Rea jumped through hoops to close on this property and the sellers and buyers are extremely happy with him! Another closing, another beautiful day Saturday closings are not the norm but what a beautiful closing to have today!!! Working with an experienced team really......

There’s no denying that even when you’re working with a great Realtor, there are a million things for a homeowner to do in order to be best prepared for the sale of his or her home. Selling a home often accompanies major life changes like......

Rochester Hills Holiday Bazaar. It is Nov 4th from 10:00AM to 3:00PM at 180 S Livernois (Rochester High School) There are over 150 artists/boutique owners to shop from( this isn’t your mom’s craft show from years back) If you purchase your ticket on line you......

Linda Rea Team helping Habitat for humanity women build. Would you like to be part of something that can really make a difference? We can’t do it alone but with everyone together we can make an amazing difference! Call me 248-709-3786...

Thank YOU for choosing us! Thank YOU for referring us!...

Beautiful NEW Listing with Open layout “Ranch Home,” situated on 3.46 acres! Contact thelindareateam for a showing of this home!...

DM Homes and The Linda Rea Team have SOLD OUT, Oakland Hunt! For all custom specs and availability for properties at Vistas of Rochester Hills and “NEW” Nottingham Woods call Pete 248.880.8660....

The Rochester Bicentennial Kick-Off Pancake Breakfast is a few days away! See you Saturday morning. Help us by inviting your friends to join us on Saturday morning  ...

No matter how long you’ve lived in a place, or why you’re leaving it, moving is bittersweet. You may have to move for work, or to be closer to family, or because the nest is now empty.  No matter what the reason is, there’s nostalgia.......

No child should go back to school without necessary school items… Delivered School products to neighborhood house in Rochester Hills today! We can’t do it alone but together we can do amazing things!    ...

The Linda Rea Team… Giving back to our community! The team donated to the 2017 Pins for Pups Benefit for the Leader Dogs for the Blind....

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......

Pete Johnston and Linda Rea have worked together in the new construction of DM homes for the past 26 years.  Quality builders Dominic Mattina. If you’re thinking of a new construction home in Shelby Township, Rochester Hills or Oakland Township, you know who to call! We will......

 Do you want to turn your drab closet into a fab closet? We have some ideas to incorporate into your life that will upgrade your organization while perking up your life. What a way to start your day! Shoe Island — keeping your footwear front......

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,......

Recommended, Respected, Referred! Give us the opportunity to show you how our expertise can help get your house sold!...

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! We have several great buyers that are working with us directly that need a home! Do you know of someone ready to make a move?...

New Listings Coming Soon! Get connected with the Linda Rea Team to get on our list of buyers for our newest listings hitting the market. Call today – 248-709-3786...

Please take a moment and vote for Rochester Hills in the America’s Main Street Contest: https://www.downtownrochestermi.com/americas-main-street-contest/...

Linda and her team celebrated 25 years with Real Estate One with a fantastic dinner. In addition to the team, included were our fabulous owners and past and present brokers....

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......

The Linda Rea Team took home multiple affiliated business awards for Real Estate One in collaboration with John Adams Mortgage and Capital Title Insurance....

Empty nester? We are helping so many clients in our location move into smaller homes, condos and even out of area to warmer climates. If you’re thinking about selling you will be amazed at the program we have to offer you that keeps us #1 in our......

Your Professionally Staged Home Will: Create a powerful first impression Appeal to the broadest number of buyers and their lifestyles Increase online and realtor interest Reduce the risk of price reductions Set itself apart from other listings The Linda Rea Team is now working with......

Delivering keys to the new tenant on this lovely little rental home of some very fine people. I have leased it several times for them over the years, and my main objective was to get them an excellent tenant! You get a lot of gratification making......

The Linda Rea Team had a Blessed 2016! Thank you for everyone who trusted us with the sale or purchase of your home!...

Looking for a home? It pays to be well connected to the Linda Rea team and be the first to know! First to know when there’s a new listing, and when it’s going on the market!  ...

It pays to be well connected to The Linda Rea Team, we have lots of new listings coming in and you can be the First to Know! Ask us how to get started!    ...

An effective strategy that can help you cover all of the bases when selling your home is also a very simple one: put yourself in a buyer’s shoes. It’s difficult to try to be objective about your home, but try to look at it from......

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......

We are constantly analyzing and improving every process including being a master of social media so that we can continue to provide the service our clients deserve. Our aggressive marketing includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Zillow and dozens of others on the web. We will feature......

In times like these, it’s common to question how a real estate team can continue to be top producers.  Our team has always believed that where there’s a will, there’s a way. Even in challenging times, we’ve put our heads together to adapt to current......

We’ve seen headlines declaring that it is now ‘cheaper to buy than to rent a home’ for a long time now, as home prices have fallen and people have realized that putting money towards owning a home is a better deal than spending it on......

Good morning, I just wanted to show my appreciation to someone on your team. This morning I was already having a rough start to my dad spilt my coffee all over myself, baby spit up down my shirt and running out of gas kind of......

Selling a home should be like any other business transaction, but all too often sellers make emotional or impulsive decisions that cost them money and time. Choosing the right Realtor to market a property and negotiate the sale is the most important step in the......

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......

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......

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......

If you’re shopping for a home with kids or with plans to have children in the future, you have an entirely new set of things to consider. It’s not as simple as just checking off your own needs and preferences from the list—you have to......

When you’re building your dream home, the master bath is one of the top priorities for most homebuyers. To create a fabulous space, follow these helpful tips: Include radiant heated floors. When you step out of the tub during the chill of winter, your feet......

The Linda Rea Team is the exclusive realtor for DM Homes Inc., and we take that honor very seriously. Whether you’re looking for a beautiful ranch, split-level or colonial, DM Homes Inc. will build to suit your specifications and ensure you build the home of......

As our way of thanking you, we want you to have a drink on us. Please take a moment to review us on Zillow.com and we will spring for a complimentary Starbucks gift card! Cheers! http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Write-a-Zillow-Review–Receive-Complimentary-Starbucks-Giftcard-.html?soid=1125281496071&aid=U6pLq5KXQxo  ...

  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......

Multi-brand Business Model Makes for Competitive Edge Like most markets, metro Detroit and Michigan jumped up about 6 percent in terms of homes sold in 2015, after falling about 5 percent the previous year. “We were a bit surprised at the jump, since Michigan, after......

CREATIVITY… Unfortunately much of the general public believes that selling real estate is a very easy career and that lots of money can be made with very little effort and time! Therefore we would love to have the opportunity to share with you the importance......

It takes a team to accomplish your real estate transaction smoothly today and balance life as well. I saw that coming years ago, and I am thankful… I learned how to put systems in place. In today’s real estate world…It pays to be well connected......

  Groundwork is a must. You’ll likely have some homework from your Agent who will let you know what needs to be done to get your home ready to sell.  When your Agent tours your home, he/she will notice what needs to be done to......

Linda Rea, selling Real Estate in Oakland and Macomb Counties…New construction, pre existing homes …leasing. Linda direct 248 709.3786   Saving both buyers and sellers tons of money!...

HIRE YOUR LOCAL TOP PRODUCERS…THE LINDA REA TEAM OF REAL ESTATE ONE! 1. Home Staging Home Staging is the preparation of a home to make it appear as visually and aesthetically appealing as possible, therefore setting it up to be sold more quickly and for a......

Karen, and Suzanne represented our team Friday at the Rochester Regional Chamber meeting at Van Hoosen Farm. It was the last networking meeting of the year, and Karen won the drawing for the pastry platter! Way to go Karen, and of course she brought it......

The Linda Rea Team loves to support all the local schools…wishing them a great winning season throughout the year in all they do! Keep a good spirit, learn a lot… in all areas and enjoy your school year! They do such a great job academically,......

Rochester Hills has earned national distinction as one of the 2014 Top 10 Best Places to live in America by Money Magazine. With a population of nearly 75,000, Rochester Hills ranked 9th out of the 780 cities that were reviewed, and ranked 1st among all......

If you’re just starting your career or adding to your family and need more space, The Linda Rea Team can guide you through the seemingly difficult first-time-home buyer process. We partner with experts in the mortgage industry and have a team of realtors that will......

Did you know that The Linda Rea Team has a luxury market for the discriminating client? Whether you are listing or buying, we specialize in upscale, showcase homes in Southeast Michigan. Perhaps you desire a lakeside luxury home or maybe you want a sprawling suburban......

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......