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The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale
JOHN RICE ASSOCIATE BROKER | REALTOR
  The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale One of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house is decluttering. Cleaning out some of the more personal decorating choices allows buyers to imagine themselves living in the house. Those planning to sell soon are in luck!
Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey
JOHN RICE ASSOCIATE BROKER | REALTOR
Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey When the number of buyers in the housing market outnumbers the number of homes for sale, it’s called a “seller’s market.” The advantage tips toward the seller as low inventory heats up the competition among those searching for
Does “Aging in Place” Make the Most Sense?
JOHN RICE ASSOCIATE BROKER | REALTOR
Does “Aging in Place” Make the Most Sense? A desire among many seniors is to “age in place.” According to the Senior Resource Guide, the term means, “…that you will be remaining in your own home for the later years of your life; not moving into a smaller home, assisted
Stats: Tracking the Impact of New Listings
JOHN RICE ASSOCIATE BROKER | REALTOR
Tracking the number of NEW LISTINGS can be helpful in understanding several variables in the market. Below is a brief summary of new listings so far this year. This particular graph shows the 3 year history of Single Family Houses with a minimum of 4 Bedrooms 2 Baths for the
Important Stats: Closed Sales Year to Date
JOHN RICE ASSOCIATE BROKER | REALTOR
Tracking the number of CLOSED sales can be helpful in understanding several variables in the market. Below is a brief summary of closed sales thus far this year. This particular graph shows the 3 year history of Single Family Houses with a minimum of 4 Bedrooms 2 Baths for the
Prime Development 15 Multi-Acre Sites – 1-15 Woodland Creek Trail
JOHN RICE ASSOCIATE BROKER | REALTOR
Prime Development Opportunity with 15 lots, road, and more. This 40+ acre site condo community has been approved under the name of Wood Creek Farms Condominiums and features 15 multi-acre sites. Several of the sites are wooded with water frontage. Each site offers large building envelopes, well designed open space
What’s the Market Like?
JOHN RICE ASSOCIATE BROKER | REALTOR
What if you received a powerful new tool that will allow you to truly understand the real estate market not only where you live now, but where you WANT to live… A tool that helps you really prepare for the right move at the right time… The number one question
Award Winner- Chairman’s Circle Gold Award Presented to John Rice for 2019
JOHN RICE ASSOCIATE BROKER | REALTOR
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has awarded John Rice the Chairman’s Circle Gold Award for 2019 production.  The award is presented to top performing agents that place within the top 2% of Berkshire Hathaway Agents Nationwide. Now in his 18th year, John Rice passionately assists Michigan residents in their housing needs. Berkshire
First-Time Buyers Are Searching for Existing Homes This Year
JOHN RICE ASSOCIATE BROKER | REALTOR
  First-Time Buyers Are Searching for Existing Homes This Year In the latest Housing Trends Report, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) measured the share of adults planning to buy a home over the next 12 months. The report indicates the percentage of all buyers that will be first-time buyers
For Sale: Forest Hills Schools 3 Bedroom Fenced Backyard
JOHN RICE ASSOCIATE BROKER | REALTOR
Forest Hills Schools, move-in-ready, 3 bedroom on double lot with fenced in backyard. This home is a must see with an excellent combination of floor plan and location featuring 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, updated bathrooms, flooring, fresh paint, deck with pergola, storage shed, play equipment, attached 2 stall garage, tons