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October
23

5 Reasons to List Your Home This Fall
A lot of people think of spring and summer as the prime selling season for real estate.  While these seasons are a great time to sell, fall can be an even better time to add your home to the list of Brighton homes for sale. During the fall, the weather cools, summer vacations are over, and the kids are back in school, creating a much more relaxed atmosphere for all. Our REALTORS® are passionate about helping clients sell their homes.  Here are five reasons to consider listing your home for sale this fall: 

  1. Demand is High
    Market conditions are in your favor as a seller. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), buyer traffic is high amid healthy job growth, driving home buying demand. Meanwhile, inventory – (homes listed for sale) – remains low. That means that demand is outpacing supply, which is good for home sellers, increasing the odds that their homes will sell quickly and at their listing prices.

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October
16

Howell, MI - Legend of Sleepy Howell
It's almost time for one of Downtown Howell's favorite fall events, the Legend of Sleepy Howell! Whether you're a Howell local or checking out Howell homes for sale, you won't want to miss this Trick-or-Treating event on Saturday, October 27 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, rain-or-shine event. 

Our REALTORS® are excited to share the details about this much-loved, family-friendly festivity in our city's historic downtown.

What to Expect from the Legend of Sleepy Howell 

Thrills, chills, and Halloween treats are in store for ghouls and goblins attending the event.  The 16th Annual Legend of Sleepy Howell is hosted by the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority and the City of Howell.

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October
9

Escape the Rental Trap
Are you caught in the rental trap? If you are dreaming of buying your own home instead of renting, you might be unable to see a clear way to get there with the ever-rising cost of rental payments. 

So how does one escape this trap to begin paying off their own mortgage instead of your landlord's current mortgage? It might not be as hard as you think. Our REALTORS® offer these four ways to start saving to buy one of our Brighton homes for sale.

  1. Work to reduce your current housing bills
    Ideally, you should be spending no more than 30 percent of your income on rent. If your current rental is eating up a higher percentage of your income than it should, consider a less expensive place. While downgrading may mean living with fewer conveniences and/or in a less desirable area, it could help you save for a down payment on a home of your own. Lowering your rent-to-income ratio can also help you create a more stable financial profile for yourself, which can be helpful when it comes time to apply for a mortgage loan.

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October
1

Milford Fall Festival at Kensington Metropark
Are you ready for one of the most fun, family-friendly events of the year in the Milford area? It's almost time for the Kensington Fall Festival, which features food, shopping, and fun, educational activities for every member of the family. The festival takes place at the Kensington Metropark Farm Center, which works year-round to help residents learn about agriculture in a fun, engaging setting. It's a great opportunity to enjoy local attractions, support local businesses, and have a fun time in the process. Our REALTORS® are excited to tell you more about what to expect from the Kensington Fall Festival this year.

Family Fun, Fall Festivities & Food Close to Home

The Kensington Fall Festival
Location: Kensington Metropark – 4570 Huron River Pkwy, Milford, Michigan
Date/Time: October 6 - 7, 2018 from 11 am to 4 pm

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