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Buyers and Sellers

Our members abide by a strict code of ethics and have access to a wide variety of business services that are not available to non-REALTORS. This gives them a competitive edge in the marketplace, enabling them to provide superior services to buyers and sellers of real property. 

Use this site to find a REALTOR find out the current status of home sales or to compare home prices in a neighborhood in which you may be interested.

Whether you're buying, selling or renting, look to our web site for details that will help make the process simple. Please visit us often and tell your friends about us, too.

A Guide to Buying and Selling a Home

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Like finding the right house, selecting a REALTOR® you can trust and comfortably work with is paramount. Just as you wouldn't be casual in the selection of your doctor or your attorney, you shouldn't take the selection of your REALTOR® lightly. Indeed, the best way to find such a professional is through recommendations from family and friends. Of course, you should interview several REALTORS® before you choose one. If you're selling your home, you should ask the candidates how they plan to market your home, what pricing advice they can offer, and what other suggestions they can provide to further enhance the desirability of your home. 

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How to Choose the Right REALTOR?

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All real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR "®" logo on their business card or other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. An independent survey reports that 84% of home buyers would use the same REALTOR® again.

 

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Foreclosure Prevention

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Homeowners work hard for their homes, here are some resources to help prevent mortgage and tax foreclosure to let homeowners keep their home.

Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention - from the Washtenaw County Treasurer

Tax Foreclosure Prevention - from the Washtenaw County Treasurer

Keep Your Home, Know Your Loan - from HUD

Guide to Avoid Foreclosure - from HUD

Hope for Homeowners (congress created program) - from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)

Hope Now (an alliance between HUD approved counseling agents, mortgage companies, etc)

Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) - "Save the Dream"

 

Local School Links

Public Schools and Academies

Public school districts within Washtenaw County include:

Ann Arbor Milan
Chelsea Saline
Dexter Whitmore Lake
Lincoln Consolidated Willow Run
Manchester Ypsilanti
Public School Academies

To learn more about the public school districts, visit the Washtenaw Intermediate School District's website.

For additional information about schools in the Ann Arbor District, visit the directory search provided by the Ann Arbor Public Schools (search by street name or by specific school).