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Land Contract FAQs – What do I need to know about Land Contracts?

Land Contract FAQs - What do I need to know about Land Contracts? What is a Land Contract? An agreement between a buyer (vendee) and seller (vendor) that states that a buyer is purchasing property, but will not receive the legal title until the debt is paid. The land contract must be in [...]

2021-09-07T13:18:17-04:00September 7th, 2021|Industry News, Real Estate Tips|

Tips for more secure Video Conferencing and working from home

Tips for more secure Video Conferencing and working from home. Video conferencing has increased in popularity to both simulate the familiar office experience, as well as educate our children while remaining safe from COVID-19.  This new “virtual office” comes with many benefits from being able to communicate across the country and collaborate with others [...]

2021-01-18T15:14:03-05:00January 18th, 2021|Real Estate Tips|

Real Estate Back To Work

Real Estate Closings & COVID 19 Governor Whitmer has issued Executive Order No. 2020-70.  This order allows Real Estate professionals to begin working after the initial Stay At Home order.  Specifically, under paragraph 10, section "h" it states the following... "Effective at 12:01 am on May 7, 2020, workers in the real-estate industry, [...]

2020-05-06T08:52:58-04:00May 6th, 2020|Local News, Real Estate Tips|

COVID Update – use of electronic signatures and remote notarization

EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 2020-41 LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-41, which will protect the health and safety of Michiganders by reducing unnecessary in-person contact, through the use of electronic signatures, remote notarizations, remote witness attestations and acknowledgments, and remote visitations. Executive Order 2020-41 is effective immediately and continues through May 6, 2020 at 11:59 pm.  "It [...]

2020-04-09T12:57:12-04:00April 9th, 2020|Industry News, Local News, Real Estate Tips|

NAR’s Top-Level Domains Officially Released

The newest trend in Real Estate today is the .Realtor and .RealEstate Top-Level Domains. You may by wondering what a Top-Level Domain is, but I can assure you it’s not as complicated of a topic as it sounds. I’m sure you are used to seeing “.com” attached to the end of a website as with [...]

2018-09-24T08:56:30-04:00September 24th, 2018|Industry News, Local News, Real Estate Tips|

The 25 Most Popular Passwords of 2017

Every year, SplashData compiles a list of the most popular passwords based on millions of stolen logins made public in the last year. You can probably guess the top two choices: Based on more than five million leaked passwords, they are “123456” and “password.” There are also some new additions this year, including “starwars,” [...]

2017-12-28T13:36:44-05:00December 28th, 2017|Industry News, Real Estate Tips|

Wire Fraud

Buying and selling a home is an exciting time, but there can be pitfalls for unsuspecting consumers .  We want home buyers ,sellers, agents, and lenders to be aware that criminals are using wire fraud schemes to steal money meant for home purchases or the proceeds from the sale of the property.   Watch [...]

2017-08-10T15:09:30-04:00August 10th, 2017|Industry News, Local News, Real Estate Tips|

Wire & Computer Fraud Coming to a Market Near You

If you have been paying attention to the national, or local industry news you would have seen that fraud is on the rise; primarily Wire Fraud.  This process is usually done by either spoofing, or breaking into an agents/sellers e-mail and sending out updated wire instructions on the day of closing. Another common attack [...]

2017-02-28T16:20:39-05:00February 28th, 2017|Industry News, Local News, Real Estate Tips|
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