Real Estate Blog

Property Protocol™ Case Study: Condo Fixer Upper

By Tracy Wick - Recently our Property Protocol™ system was utilized to assess, prepare, and sell an inherited condo for an optimal return on investment. In this case, the condo was in need of repair. Without any [...]

Selling a Senior’s Home is Different

By Tracy Wick, SRES® Many homeowners have previously bought and sold homes. However, selling a senior’s home can be much more complicated, due to the number of unique issues and decisions—and sometimes the number of [...]

3 reasons to sell your home NOW!

I have a friend in another state who wants to sell her home. And, whether a blessing or a curse, she has the luxury of taking her time. In other words, she doesn’t need to [...]

Tips for Preparing Your Home for Spring

One thing many Michiganders can attest to is the feeling that there is, seemingly, no end to winter. However, they eventually see the light at the end of the tunnel with winter’s transition to spring [...]


By Howard H. Collens People often ask if they need to wait until AFTER a decedent’s estate closes in order to sell the deceased loved one’s house.  This is a common misconception and nothing could [...]

Estate Planning Tips for Homeowners

By Mallory Kallabat DID YOU KNOW: After your death, assets titled in your individual name cannot be transferred to your beneficiaries without probate court proceedings, which are time consuming and costly. Here are two ways homeowners [...]