Kalamazoo Real Estate Blog

Housing Market Update for July 2022

Housing Market Update for July 2022

Michigan Housing Market  July 2022 - Kalamazoo County In this Kalamazoo County housing report, we’re going to review the top 8 key statistics and why they are important if you’re thinking about buying, selling or relocating in the ...

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Offer Deadlines & What You Should Do

Offer Deadlines & What You Should Do

Offer Deadlines & What You Should Do One thing I’ve noticed as a listing agent in multiple offer situations are agents that send in offers past the offer deadline for a property with multiple offers.  If you're a buyer looking at ...

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Drive In Movie Theaters - Sunset Drive In

Drive In Movie Theaters - Sunset Drive In

Sunset Drive In Movie Theater Red Arrow Highway, Hartford, MI Hey everybody, Janice Allen and on this edition of #DiscoverKalamazo it’s week 3 of my drive in movie theaters in Michigan in Kalamazoo and today I’m featuring Sunset Drive ...

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Don't Work With A Part Time Realtor

Don't Work With A Part Time Realtor

Don't Work With A Part Time Realtor If you are currently looking to buy a property, the best piece of advice I can give you is to get representation from a full-time realtor.  Right now, we are seeing properties selling faster than ever ...

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Getty Drive In Movie Theater - Muskegon, MI

Getty Drive In Movie Theater - Muskegon, MI

Getty Drive In Muskegon, MI It's week 2 of drive-in movie theaters near Kalamazoo, Michigan and today I’m featuring the Getty Drive In which is near the lakeshore in West Michigan.  Bring chairs, inflatable mattresses for the back of ...

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Freshen Your Pool

Freshen Your Pool

Pool Maintenance Freshen Your Pool It's Hometip Tuesday and today’s tip is about keeping your pool sparkling for the summer!  Establish a weekly routine to clean your pool.  Test the pH level weekly with a pool water test kit. ...

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Michigan Housing Market Forecast 2022

Michigan Housing Market Forecast 2022

Michigan Housing Market Forecast 2022 Is it time to put your real estate plans on hold? Hey everybody! Janice Allen, your Michigan Home Girl at Jaqua Realtors in Kalamazoo Michigan. What is the Michigan housing market forecast for 2022? Is it time ...

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What is a Buyer Agency Agreement

What is a Buyer Agency Agreement

What is a Buyer Agency Agreement  The worst thing you can say if you’re looking to purchase a home is “I’ll work with whoever finds me a house.”  I only work with buyers that sign exclusive buyer representation ...

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Capri Drive In Coldwater Michigan

Capri Drive In Coldwater Michigan

Drive In Movie Theaters Capri Drive In, Coldwater, MI 119 W Chicago Rd, Coldwater, MI 49036 On this edition of #DiscoverKalamazoo, I hope you’ll join me over the course of the next 4 weeks where I highlight some of the best drive in movie ...

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Rising Interest Rates

Rising Interest Rates

Rising Interest Rates Kalamazoo, MI There’s been a lot of chatter about interest rates rising and what that’s going to mean for the real estate market.  Is now a good time to buy, sell or both.  The challenge for most people ...

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Should I Buy A Home Now or Wait Until 2023?

Should I Buy A Home Now or Wait Until 2023?

Should I Buy a Home Now or Wait Until 2023? Not sure if it is a good time to buy a house. The real estate market is shifting … in a good way.  The last couple of years have been intense.  In all my 21 years in the business ...

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Kalamazoo Beaches - Markin Glen Park

Kalamazoo Beaches - Markin Glen Park

Kalamazoo Beaches Markin Glen Park 5300 N Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo On this edition of #DiscoverKalamazoo, it’s week 3 of Kalamazoo’s best beaches.  Coming in this week is Markin Glen Park which is located on the North side of ...

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Dryer Maintenance Checklist

Dryer Maintenance Checklist

Dryer Maintenance Checklist Dryer Maintenace DIY Hey everybody, Janice Allen, your Michigan Home Girl at Jaqua and it’s Hometip Tuesday and today my tip is about giving your dryer some TLC.  How often should a dryer be serviced?  ...

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Do Home Prices Go Up In A Recession?

Do Home Prices Go Up In A Recession?

Do Home Prices Go Up In a Recession? What happens to home prices during a recession? The housing market is a hot topic these days, and news headlines leave a lot of people wondering will the market crash? What happens to home prices during a ...

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Foodie Friday - Latitude 42 Brewing Company

Foodie Friday - Latitude 42 Brewing Company

Latitude 42 Brewing Company 7842 Portage Road, Portage, MI 49024 Hey everybody, Janice Allen and on this edition of Foodie Friday I’m at Latitude 42 Brewing Company in Portage which is a family owned restaurant and microbrewery that launched ...

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What Not to Say When Touring a Home

What Not to Say When Touring a Home

What Not to Say When Touring a Home One thing to not do while you’re touring a house is talk about what you think about that house while you’re inside of it.  99% of sellers have some sort of recording devices or inside their home ...

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