2023 Home Sales & Trends for 2024

Insights: Market Reports The Up North Home Sales Report for 2023 Trends To Watch in 2024 by This exclusive, locally-produced annual report highlights interesting trends for home sales in Petoskey and Harbor Springs. Read on to pick up some valuable signals and insights into what may come in 2024 for Northern Michigan. Share this with […]

Home Sales Report for Summer 2023

Insights: Market Reports Home Sales Report for Summer 2023 by With the summer quarter in the books, let’s look at how the housing market fared in Petoskey and Harbor Springs for July, August and September. Share this with a friend! Send EmailSend Text See What’s In Store for 2024 Be sure to check out our […]

Property Tax Assessments & How Your Home Gets Its Value

Insights: Series 2 Property Tax Assessments & How Your Home Gets Its Value by Learn how your Michigan property tax assessment works, including what assessed value means, how it’s related to taxable value, and why it’s not the same as fair market value. Share this with a friend! Send EmailSend Text How Homes are Assessed […]

What Is Fair Market Value of a Home?

Insights: Series 2 What Is The Fair Market Value of a Home? by Both home buyers and sellers should know what fair market value means – and what it doesn’t – and how its determined to ensure accuracy. Share this with a friend! Send EmailSend Text Fair Market Value (FMV) Defined One of the most […]

How a Home Appraisal Works

Insights: Series 2 How a Home Appraisal Works by A home appraisal can cause both buyers and sellers to be anxious about a sale, but knowing what to expect can make the appraisal process a lot less stressful for everyone. Share this with a friend! Send EmailSend Text When you’re preparing to buy or sell […]

What To Do When You Inherit a Home with Siblings

Insights: Series 1 What To Do When You Inherit a Home with Siblings Inheriting real estate together with brothers and sisters is a complicated family matter. Share this with a friend! Send EmailSend Text As a very desirable vacation and resort area, Northern Michigan has a relatively high concentration of family owned second homes, seasonal […]

3 Options When You Inherit a House

Insights: Series 1 3 Options When You Inherit a House by How to determine what’s your best course of action after you inherit a family home or cottage in Northern Michigan. Share this with a friend! Send EmailSend Text When you inherit a family home or cottage in northern Michigan, it can be an overwhelming, […]

Leaving Real Estate to Multiple Children

Insights: Series 1 Leaving Real Estate to Multiple Children by Proper estate planning is key to avoiding future problems between your children, especially when you leave them your home or cottage. Share this with a friend! Send EmailSend Text With its seemingly endless summer days, charming towns, and abundant natural resources, northern Michigan is a […]

Common Trusts for Homes in Northern Michigan

Insights: Series 1 Common Trusts for Homes in Northern Michigan by Trusts can help protect and preserve your family home or cottage now and for your future generations. But it’s vital to understand which type of trust will work best for you. Share this with a friend! Send EmailSend Text Many families own second homes […]

How an Estate Plan Helps Avoid Probate

Insights: Series 1 How an Estate Plan Helps Avoid Probate by Learn how estate planning and trusts work together, and how you can take advantage of them to protect your home or cottage Up North. Share this with a friend! Send EmailSend Text When you own real estate and want to pass it on to […]

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