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Monthly Archives: June 2021

    Why Are Home Prices So High Right Now?

    By Bob Brick | June 29, 2021

    OK, we’ll admit it; here at Brick & Corbett, we’re kinda nerds when it comes to numbers, market statistics, and trying to parse out the specifics of not just what the housing market is doing, but why it’s doing it. It’s easy to get into the weeds on this and it’s also easy to forget... Read More

    Why Your Home’s Value is More Like Your Waistline Than Your Shoe Size

    By Tommy Corbett | June 18, 2021

    I was at Running Fit in downtown Traverse City last week checking out a new pair of running shoes, and when the sales associate helping me asked what size my foot was, I responded, almost instinctively with “11.5”, the same size my foot has been since I was a teenager.  However, when I wandered into... Read More

    The Homeowner’s Dilemma: Should I Move or Refinance?

    By BJ Brick | June 9, 2021

    The level of equity homeowners in Northern Michigan have is at an all-time high. According to the U.S. Census, over 38% of owner-occupied homes nationwide are owned free and clear, meaning they don’t have a mortgage. Those with a mortgage are seeing their equity skyrocket too. Though we don’t have an exact figure for these... Read More

    What Boosts Your Home’s Value? 7 Factors You Can (and Can’t) Control

    By Bob Brick | June 1, 2021

    If you’ve been thinking that right now is the time to at least find out what your home is worth on today’s market, you’re making a good decision. Even if you decide right now isn’t the time to sell, there’s still a lot you can do with your home once you know exactly how much... Read More