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Saint Clair Shores Real Estate Services

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At Ease Home Inspections
4.8
from 161 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 316 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Saumik A.
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I am a Real Estate Broker for years and I am definitely 'at ease' working with Leonard!

M of G Property Maintenance
4.7
from 67 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
Janet W.
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What a great guy to work with. Sal is a real pro. Sal listens and answers all questions. I would definitely work with him and his crew again.

  • 15 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Connie B.
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Dave was very knowledgeable and thorough. I feel confident any issues he found will be easy to resolve and I am buying a solid piece of real estate. Would recommend Dave in a heartbeat!

  • 33 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Katie F.
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Phil was amazing. Not only did he spend a few hours pouring over every detail of my new house but then he walked me through every inch and told me everything that needed to be done. I've been in real estate for 20 years and I've never come across someone as knowledgeable (and interesting). I would recommend him to anyone!

  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
David Townsend
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Great service and expertise. You will want this real estate team on your side when buying your next home.

Allview Home Inspections
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rick F.
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I would like to thank Paul Hastings on doing my home inspection. Paul made sure I understood what was going on with my house. He point out important things that needed to be addressed to improve my house. What was great is that Paul sent me an email of the inspection that I can refer to. The email helped me out recently when I called for a contractor for new insulation. The contractor used the information that Paul had wrote down so there was a clear understanding on what needed to be done. Thanks Paul.

  • 15 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Mitch M.
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Brad did a great job helping me and my sister get the value of my fathers estate after he passed away.

  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Claire M.
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I needed help with managing a property in Detroit since I live out of state. I spoke with several people I found on line, but immediately identified Doug as the best. He is personable, honest, delivers on every promise, knowledgeable, and a delight to interact with. He has really set my mind at ease knowing that my long distance real estate is being well managed!

APM Real Estate Group
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 21 years in business
J A S.
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We feel very fortunate for our experience with APM. It was our first time with an investment property, and it could have been disastrous but Randy made it a huge success! We would highly recommend APM, you won’t be disappointed!

MI Home Photography
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
Gary L.
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Scott was a true professional when he sold my Mother’s condo in downtown Farmington. He took excellent pictures of the property that helped drive traffic that resulted in multiple offers within two days, all over the asking price. We accepted an all cash offer for over asking price and he helped close the sale within a month. I would recommend Scott Bowles to be your real estate agent.

Aliza N.
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Asher is a pleasure to work with. He's young and energetic; a real go-getter. Although Asher is new to the business, he made sure to do his homework and had all the knowledge that was needed for him to close this deal for us. Some issues with the property came up during the inspection, and Asher was able to negotiate a better price. Throughout the whole process, we felt very taken care of and would happily use him again. Highly recommend

  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kyle B.
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As a first time home purchaser, Steven helped my wife and I so to find an excellent home in a great neighborhood, I recommend steven to anyone I hear in search of a new home or looking to sell a current one. Top notch! Kyle B

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I am the number 1 selling agent in Michigan for Century 21. I am a top listing agent in the Royal Oak area. For 16 years I keep getting hired and I sell more and make more people happy than any one else in the area.

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We are helping real estate buyers and sellers make the right move. We work with single family homes, rental units, condos, commercial properties, and also leasing all of the above. Experience, knowledge and trust are all factors to be considered when making a real estate change. We are putting your needs, wants and desires as the top priority in all transactions.

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Shain Park Realtors in Birmingham, Michigan, has helped the local community to buy and sell homes in Oakland County and the adjacent areas for over 12 years. Birmingham's Shain Park Realtors has been an important part of the Oakland County community and will continue to serve all of the area's real estate needs for years to come. Our high-caliber staff members are professionals with extensive experience and knowledge about the local Oakland County real estate market. Shain Park Realtors' agents come from diverse backgrounds and are dedicated to providing the highest-quality service to our clients.

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It's my pleasure to welcome you to the Downriver, Michigan community and the surrounding Metro Detroit area. Nu Vision Realty is committed to serving the Detroit neighborhoods, including communities with the highest standards in real estate, insurance, and property management. From first-time buyers to real estate investors, their first choice is a Nu Vision Realtor professional. Whether you need to buy or sell a home or wish to learn about the market value of homes you may own in the area, Nu Vision Realty will provide you with superior service at all times.

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WEICHERT, REATLORS - Cass Realty is a real estate office with locations in Dearborn and Novi. Our mission is to fulfill the American dream of home ownership: one family, one yard, and one neighborhood at a time. We are a full-service real estate brokerage. So, whether you are looking to sell your house or purchase a home, we have a team committed to helping you.

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We specialize in providing professional real estate valuation services. Appraisal reports are prepared with the precision that the industry demands and cover all major property types. All of our assignments comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. We do: * Mortgage * FHA * REO * Bankruptcy * New construction * Tax assessment appeal * Estate settlement * Divorce * Loss mitigation * USDA/Rural * Investment consulting * Field and desk review * Multi-million dollar property valuation BMB Appraisal Group appraisals will only be signed by certified and certified general appraisers. We schedule appointments immediately as they are ordered and strive for 48-hour turnaround time. We now service the entire state of Michigan for residential and commercial appraisals.

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I provide in writing, specific performance guarantees. For Home Buyers - to save money on their purchase. For Home Sellers - to sell their home quickly for top market value. GUARANTEED!

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Our company has 25 years of property management experience. We spend the extra time to ensure the tenant we bring is qualified and able to make timely rent payments. We take the headaches away from the property owner of dealing with evictions, maintenance and tenant showings. Our rates are very competitive.

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As a long time local resident, supporter, and realtor, I look forward to helping home buyers and sellers successfully navigate the real estate process in the Berkley Michigan, Royal Oak, and Ferndale areas. We have developed a process that will make this a smooth and enjoyable experience for you with no surprises along the way. We have experience and resources to assist with property management as well. We offer free comparable market analysis. We are member of National Association of Realtors.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a home inspection?

A home inspection is a visual inspection performed by a trained professional to determine the condition of a home’s main elements. The inspection usually takes several hours, during which the professional takes multiple photos and notes, tracking information for a final report. After the inspection, the pro will create a printed report, complete with photos and detailed information, summarizing the condition of the house. A home inspection is often used by potential home buyers prior to purchase to determine if there are larger issues (such as dry rot or a faulty foundation) that are not immediately visible to the untrained eye but that would cost a lot of money to resolve. Home inspections are also used by real estate agents and home sellers to address any concerns before putting a home on the market. Longtime homeowners can also schedule a home inspection to get a snapshot of their current home condition and identify any issues that need to be addressed. A home inspection is not a legal document that can be used for divorce or estate settlements, nor can it be used to secure loans or mortgages.

How do you find a good home inspector?

A home inspection should tell you the true condition of a home. A competent home inspector closely inspects your home’s structure and foundation, looks for termites and signs of problems like mold, checks the wiring to ensure it’s in good condition, and investigates the HVAC system, among other items. To find a good home inspector, first research whether home inspection is licensed in your area; not all states require licensure.

If there is no regulatory body that licenses home inspection in your state, there are other ways to make sure you are hiring a trustworthy professional. Carefully look into the person’s reviews and ask for references. Ask if they are committed to continuing education, and whether they are active members in any reputable home inspector organizations. Some organizations that recognize and/or certify home inspectors are the American Society of Home Inspectors, National Association of Certified Home Inspectors, and American Home Inspectors Training. Don’t be shy about asking to see credentials and licensing.

What does a real estate agent do?

Real estate agents help their clients buy, sell, and rent commercial and residential properties. There are also real estate agents that sell industrial and agricultural real estate, but the majority sell residential properties. To become a real estate agent, you must be at least 18 years old, successfully complete real estate courses, and pass a real estate exam. Be sure to check for any required licensing, too. Often real estate agents will earn 5 percent to 6 percent of the total home sale price for their work in representing their client. Typically this commission is split equally between the buyer’s agent and the seller’s agent. Here is an overview of what a real estate agent does, according to the United States Department of Labor:

  • Represent clients who are looking to buy, sell and rent properties.
  • Stay knowledgeable about regional real estate prices, mortgages, market conditions and related information, and advise clients accordingly.  
  • Determine competitive market prices by comparing properties.
  • Create and publicize lists of properties for sale, including details such as location and features.
  • Market properties through advertisements, open houses and listing services.
  • Show prospective buyers or renters properties.
  • Present purchase offers to sellers for consideration.
  • Mediate negotiations between buyer and seller.
  • Ensure that all terms of purchase contracts are met.
  • Prepare documents, such as loyalty contracts, purchase agreements and deeds.

What should be included in a home inspection?

A complete home inspection involves a visual investigation of all major elements that make up your home. A home inspection is a vital part of buying or selling a home to ensure you’re not accidentally buying a termite-infested home or one with major structural defects. Paying for an inspection before purchasing a home can save you a lot of money in the long run. The national average home inspection cost is $310, with prices ranging higher or lower based on your location and the square footage of your home. After performing a walk-through inspection, the pro should provide you a printed report — complete with photos and recommendations — detailing what’s in good condition, what would benefit from minor repairs, and what needs immediate attention. Home inspection pros know how to spot trouble areas, but they’re not licensed contractors, electricians or plumbers, so they may suggest you hire a licensed pro to address specific problems. Here are the main components that a home inspection covers:

  • Home structure
    • Foundation, grading and drainage, roof covering, roof structure, interior and exterior attic walls, ceilings and floors, interior and exterior doors, windows, stairways, fireplace and chimney, porches, balconies, decks, attached carports, and crawl space.
  • Electrical
    • HVAC system, heating equipment, cooling equipment, ductwork and vents, fixtures and switches, branch circuits, receptacles, service entrance and panels.
  • Plumbing
    • Water heater and equipment, drains, waste systems, vents, and plumbing fixtures.
  • Appliances
    • Garage door openers, garbage disposal, dishwasher, exhaust range, range hood, bathroom exhaust fans, cooktop, oven and microwave.

What should you look for in a real estate agent?

When you’re hiring a real estate agent you want to find a qualified pro who can negotiate the best deal for your home — whether you’re buying or selling. Reading reviews will help you weed out obvious bad operators; you want to work with someone who treats their clients with fairness and respect. That said, you also want someone who can play hardball and maximize your real estate deal. Ask for references from recent clients, and be sure to call them.

Experts encourage you to interview more than one prospective real estate agent before hiring. A home sale or home purchase is a big deal — sometimes the biggest deal in a person’s life — and you want to find an agent who will work hard for you. In today’s market, having a real estate agent who is social media savvy and has an attractive online presence is critical. Ask the agent how they plan to market your house. Review their listings, and ask yourself if they have professional photos with homes that are professionally staged. If the answer is no, they might not have the marketing savvy you’re looking for. Ask what price they would list your house at and why. Pay attention to how they communicate with you during your initial interviewing phase. Are they too busy to respond for several days? Are they clear and helpful? This information is a clue to how they’ll engage during the entire process.

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