Rhonda Wright's Blog Posts

Housing Styles: Ranch Homes

One of the most popular architectural styles in the Downriver and Monroe County area is the ranch style home.  First built in the 1920's, the ranch-style home gained huge popularity among the

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The Difference Between Modular and Manufactured Homes

Confused about the differences between Modular and Manufactured homes and how they differ from site-built or stick-built homes?Site-built homes are constructed entirely at the building site and must

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What is a Comparable Market Analysis or CMA?

Simply put, a Comparable Market Analysis, or CMA, is the best way for home sellers to learn their home's current market value to help them determine a selling price.  When you're selling a

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Happy Independence Day!

Have a safe and happy Independence Day, from my family to!

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How Will You Sell Your Home if Nobody Can Find It?

If you're selling your home, you're probably evaluating your curb appeal - bushes trimmed, leaves raked, trim painted, etc.  Did you also consider your house numbers?  It's probably one of

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Featured City: Carleton, Michigan

Let's talk about the village of Carleton, Michigan!  I grew up in the Carleton area and I graduated from Airport High School after attending Eyler Elementary and Wagar Jr. High School.  My

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What Does a Title Company Do?

When you purchase a home, a title company will research the property to ensure that you are the rightful owner.  They'll look through records for anything that might cause problems - ownership

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The Disadvantages of Overpricing Your Home

When I have pricing discussions with people interested in listing their home for sale, I use recently sold comparable properties (comps) to determine a suggested price range.  The comps

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Improve or Move?

Unless you built a custom home, you probably have a long list of things you'd like to improve in your current home.  Browsing online listings might get you in the mood to upgrade to a new home,

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Tackle These Projects in a Single Day

It's easy to get stressed out just hearing the word "renovation."  You're instantly thinking of having your home life disrupted by construction debris, cluttered rooms, and loud noises. 

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How Hiring an Agent Can Help Alleviate Stress

Purchasing a home can be a stressful experience, whether you're a first-time buyer or you've been through the process before.  But that's one of the reasons why working with a real estate

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Thinking About Buying a Home in Monroe County or Downriver Soon? Make Sure Your Credit Is In Order

There's no more important time to work on your credit score than when you're about to apply for a mortgage.  Improving your credit can save you a ton of money - we're talking about

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Why Get Preapproved Before Home Shopping?

If you call a real estate agent to get more information about a property, you will most likely hear the question, "Have you already been preapproved for a mortgage?"Why do agents ask this question?

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What You Should Know About Buying Foreclosed Property in Michigan

Our current Southeast Michigan market still has some foreclosure, HUD or REO properties for sale, although we aren't seeing the volume of foreclosures as seen a few years ago.  REO sales could

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What is a Site Condominium in Michigan?

A recent trend in developing subdivisions in Michigan is to establish a Site Condominium for the development.  This can be confusing to buyers.  Who owns the land under the house? 

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Working With A Homeowner's Association (HOA)

When you purchase a home, you may have to pay a Homeowner's Association Fee, especially in gated communities, townhouses, site condominiums, and other similar planned neighborhoods.  The idea

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Understanding Agency Disclosure in Michigan

When you call a real estate agent for information because their name is on the "for sale" sign in front of a home, you should be aware of the existing agency relationship that agent has with the

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Why Use a REALTOR to Sell Your Home?

If you're thinking about selling your home, you've probably considered doing it yourself.  Why get a REALTOR involved, right?  After all, you've probably already sold a house before. 

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Relocating to Monroe County or Downriver

Moving to Monroe County or Downriver?  Let's Talk!  By sharing the details of your moving plans - your timeframe, priorities, and housing preferences - together we can help you form a

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Want to Know More About Rhonda Wright?

Locally born and raised in Carleton, Michigan, I can trace my family's roots in the area as far back as the early 1800's when my fourth great-grandfather established a farm near the Cherry Hill area

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Steps To Home Ownership

Whether you're a first-time home buyer or you've done this a few times, the process is the same...Financing.  In order to know which homes to show you, a Buyer's Agent will need to know what

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Every Buyer Deserves Representation

Sellers hire real estate agents to sell their home.  When a potential buyer calls the agent on the sign, the buyer may not realize the agent on the other end of the line has already been hired

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