Ann Arbor Real Estate for Sale: 137 West Oakbrook Drive, Ann Arbor, MI

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Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 2

Square Feet: 1250

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This is a beautiful brownstone-esque condo in Balmoral Park.  This move-in ready two bedroom ranch style condo has it all!  A designer kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances and cherry cabinets.  The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining.  The spacious living room has access to your very own balcony, the perfect place to relax with a book or a cup of coffee.

The two bedroom model features a large master bedroom with a walk-in California organized closet.  An en-suite master bathroom is a luxury you deserve.  This large spa-like master bathroom has granite counters, dual sinks and stylish tile flooring. A second bedroom has many options, a guest room, home office, or a cozy den. A second full bathroom, also gorgeous, his a real convenience. The lower level is professionally finished and has lots of storage space.

This unit also has a one car attached garage.  The Balmoral Park complex is within walking distance to Whole Foods, many restaurants and close to Briarwood Mall.  This location has easy access to I-94 and the Bus Lines.  Downtown Ann Arbor is just minutes away.  Put this piece of Ann Arbor Real Estate on your list to see, you will be glad you did.  For more information on Balmoral Park, click here.

ANN ARBOR AREA REAL ESTATE Listings

465 Westfield

685 Church Street

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Kathy Toth and Team are Washtenaw County, Michigan real estate experts who will guide home buyers and sellers through the entire real estate process. Our extensive knowledge of Washtenaw County areas, combined with decades of expertise in the local real estate market is extremely valuable to helping you achieve your goals. For quality service and personal attention during your real estate transaction, contact Kathy Toth and Team for all your home buying and selling needs.

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Kathy Toth & Team Welcomes New Buyer Representative, Caroline Keen

carolinebillboardKathy Toth & Team with Keller Williams Realty are proud to welcome Caroline Keen as a new Buyer Representative. Caroline will serve as a buyer representative assisting clients during the home buying process.

Caroline comes to Kathy Toth & Team after twenty years of entrepreneurship and business experience. Her background as a successful sporting apparel business owner and entrepreneur coupled with her previous experience in advertising and marketing at her family’s business, Cliff Keen Athletic, has set Caroline up to succeed as a buyer representative.

“My background as a business owner and marketer has taught me so much about people’s purchasing behaviors and hesitations. I feel confident in my ability to help people feel at ease during the home buying process, and my knack for getting to the core of clients’ needs with the right questions to help prepare for a successful home search will also be beneficial to my role as a buyer representative,” said Caroline Keen.

Caroline is a native of Ann Arbor and is extremely familiar with the Ann Arbor and surrounding area communities.  She is a graduate of Michigan State University where she was a member of the golf team, but she also has strong ties to the University of Michigan where her grandfather, Cliff Keen, was a legendary wrestling and football coach. Caroline is currently a board member of Ann Arbor In Concert, a local performing arts organization. Caroline’s connections and local expertise will be advantageous for home buyers, particularly new home buyers and those moving to the Ann Arbor area.

You can reach Caroline Keen at Caroline@kathytoth.com.

Kathy Toth & Team serves Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Dexter, Canton, Saline, Novi and Northville areas. To learn more about Kathy Toth & Team visit www.HomeSearchAnnArbor.com.

Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts: Kathy Toth and Team Get “Out-of-the-Box” at Jiffy Mix

photo 4Jiffy Mix is a great American company and an icon of Chelsea, MI. Kathy Toth chose a tour of Jiffy Mix for her latest “out-of-the-box” team meeting for several reasons.

“Jiffy Mix has strong ethics and believes in taking care of its employees and community,” Toth explains. “They are one of the strongest brands in America making their box come to life with a personality of its own. Their CEO, Howdy Holmes,  is a hands-on leader. Their recipe for success is simple, yetphoto[2] powerful and profitable. Every entrepreneur should take notice of the Jiffy Mix story and their company culture.”

The one-hour tour of the Jiffy Mix facility in Chelsea is a perfect example of how providing a consistent value, backed by strong company ethics, can lead to an enduring company that weathers all economic conditions.

Ann Arbor real estate isn’t so different,” Toth says. “Integrity, quality, strong service, and a recognized brand are the same ingredients in our own success. Knowing our clients and our market is essential. So is follow-through on every step of the transaction. Kathy Toth & Team has its own “quality control” that is critical to success.”

At the end of the tour, each visitor received a complimentary box of a Jiffy Mix product. While Kathy Toth and Team all have individual favorites, Toth says the cornbread mix is probably her choice. “It’s also a reminder of another company’s strength. Jiffy Mix cornbread, like all of their products, is photoeasy to make. Working with your real estate company should be easy, too!”

Kathy Toth and Team have been serving Washtenaw, Livingston, Wayne, Oakland, and Jackson County clients for over 24 years. They are among the top one percent of REALTORS® nationally and have been featured twice on House Hunters HGTV. Toth works directly with listing and buyer representative partners, with a goal of exceeding her client’s expectations while meeting their real estate purchase or sale objectives.

 

Ann Arbor Area Real Estate: 382 Saline River Drive, Saline, MI

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Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3.5 Square Feet: 2,256

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Welcome home to this five bedroom, three and a half bathroom home located in a park-like setting. This property is in pristine condition and move-in ready! The open first floor is perfect for entertaining from the large great room with stone fireplace and cathedral ceiling to the updated kitchen with granite counter tops  and adjacent outside covered deck. Additionally, there is a separate study for privacy.

Moving upstairs, relax in the large master suite that features high ceilings and an en-suite bathroom. The additional bedrooms are comfortable spaces for everyone in the household. If that wasn’t enough, there is a finished walk-out lower level with a family room, bedroom, and bathroom. Enjoy nature at its finest with mature landscaping, trail to the river and a picnic area. Located minutes from downtown Saline and 15 minutes from Ann Arbor, this Ann Arbor area real estate won’t last long!

 ANN ARBOR AREA REAL ESTATE Listings

1465 Westfield Avenue

45182 Turtlehead Drive

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Keller Williams Realty

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Kathy Toth and Team are Washtenaw County, Michigan real estate experts who will guide home buyers and sellers through the entire real estate process. Our extensive knowledge of Washtenaw County areas, combined with decades of expertise in the local real estate market is extremely valuable to helping you achieve your goals. For quality service and personal attention during your real estate transaction, contact Kathy Toth and Team for all your home buying and selling needs.

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Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts Welcome New Closing Manager

Kathy Toth and Team are pleased to announce the addition of Paul Hathaway to the Ann Arbor Area Real Estate Experts team. “We are very excited to have Paul join our team as Closing Manager,” said CEO Kathy Toth. Paul brings over 20 years of customer service, 7 years of management and 3 years mortgage background experience to the team.  He will ensure all transactions are carried out efficiently and accurately while meeting our client’s needs. In his spare time Paul enjoys film making, working on home improvement projects and cooking. With specialists handling each aspect of the transaction, Toth is certain that clients will get quality service, elevated personal attention and results that they deserve during their real estate transactions.
Kathy Toth and Team REALTORS® have several open positions for those considering a career in Real Estate or a career move to Keller Williams Realty.  Details are continually updated at KathyToth.com – Job Opportunities. For 25 plus years, Kathy Toth and Team continues to serve clients in the Washtenaw County real estate market including Dexter, Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Saline, Canton, Plymouth, Livonia, Novi, and Northville. Kathy Toth and Team are among the top one percent of REALTORS® nationally and have been featured twice on House Hunters HGTV.
Kathy works directly with listing and buyer representative partners towards exceeding her client’s expectations while meeting their real estate purchase or sale objectives. Kathy Toth and Team Your Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts Keller Williams Realty
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Kathy Toth and Team are Washtenaw County, Michigan real estate experts who will guide home buyers and home sellers through the entire real estate process. Our extensive knowledge of Washtenaw County areas, combined with decades of expertise in the local real estate market is extremely valuable to helping you achieve your goals. For quality service and personal attention during your real estate transaction, contact Kathy Toth and Team for all your home buying and selling needs. We want to be your real estate agents!

Ann Arbor Real Estate for Sale: 555 E. William Street #8J, Ann Arbor, MI

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Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1

Square Feet: 596

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Beautiful Condo living awaits  you in Tower Plaza in downtown Ann Arbor!  Fabulous southern and southeastern views from this stylish 8th floor unit.  The U of M Museum of Art, along with other central campus sites, are right out your window, and steps away. Be in the center of the action in Ann Arbor.  The large living and dining area have an expansive window and wall to wall carpeting. The tidy galley kitchen is fresh and includes all appliances.  The large bedroom features a view of the Bell Tower.

The association fee includes Tower Plaza 24 hour security, unit maintenance, water and heat. The building has sound proof walls, and onsite laundry facility, storage and a main level lounge. Step just out the front door and the world of Ann Arbor is at your feet.  Add this one to your favorites and schedule a look inside soon!  This piece of Ann Arbor Real Estate won’t last long!

ANN ARBOR AREA REAL ESTATE Listings

465 Westfield

685 Church Street

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Kathy Toth and Team are Washtenaw County, Michigan real estate experts who will guide home buyers and sellers through the entire real estate process. Our extensive knowledge of Washtenaw County areas, combined with decades of expertise in the local real estate market is extremely valuable to helping you achieve your goals. For quality service and personal attention during your real estate transaction, contact Kathy Toth and Team for all your home buying and selling needs.

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Ann Arbor Area Real Estate for Sale; 685 Church Street

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Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3

Square Feet: 2,016

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Welcome to a stunning completely remodeled home in The Village of Grass Lake. The improvements all the way through will amaze you.  The open floor plan, stylish colors and contemporary flair makes this home unique.  The large living area has cathedral ceilings, track lighting and a tile entry way. The large kitchen is adjacent, with plenty of cabinetry, a nice mix of stainless steel and black appliances, and a large breakfast bar. The main floor has a full bathroom, updated with a stylish vanity and white tile flooring. The master suite, also on the first floor features laminate flooring and a ceiling fan/light combination. The luxurious master bathroom is remodeled and features, a huge walk-in closet, jetted tub, and double sinks. If all this isn’t enough, the second floor has two additional bedrooms, each tastefully painted and carpeted with neutral colors.  A third full bathroom is such a convenience for visitors, and homeowners alike.

The inside is fresh and clean, and the outside is lush and private.  Escape to your large patio to enjoy the outdoors, weather a quiet moment to read, or to entertain a large party! This yard can handle it.  The over sized garage, with four bays and a heated work station is a dream for the do it yourselfer or the perfect place to store cars and toys alike. There is a newer roof and mechanicals. This home is a must see with virtually nothing to do but move in!  Call today, don’t miss out on this piece of Ann Arbor Area Real Estate!

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5958 W. Raintree Court

8829 Redstone #11

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Keller Williams Realty

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Kathy Toth and Team are Washtenaw County, Michigan real estate experts who will guide home buyers and sellers through the entire real estate process. Our extensive knowledge of Washtenaw County areas, combined with decades of expertise in the local real estate market is extremely valuable to helping you achieve your goals. For quality service and personal attention during your real estate transaction, contact Kathy Toth and Team for all your home buying and selling needs.

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What Does Your Comparative Market Analysis Mean?

The Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) is a method used by real estate agents to establish the market value of a home or commercial property. The CMA consists of evaluation of market and other economic variables to determine listing price.

Distinct from original mortgage loan appraisal of a property, the CMA combines a number of factors not restricted by market rates. When a real estate agent performs a CMA analysis, presentation of a property value is based on comparison of local listings. Types of listings involved in CMA reporting: active, pending, sold and expired.

The CMA report offers potential buyers and lenders a recommended selling price range. The pricing continuum accounts for some deviation from the estimated price and it is of utmost importance that you pay close attention to this report since it can largely determine how your selling process continues.

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How the CMA is Prepared

Agent preparation of the CMA requires evaluation of information from the Multiple Listing System (MLS), as well as county records of property title. Comparison of square footage, amenities and upgrades, age, and location are all included in the estimated list price. Location has a significant effect on total price. Listing prices of adjacent and nearby properties establishes a baseline for estimated CMA final price.

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The property price comparison is comprised of three or more properties located in the same neighborhood as the CMA property. Some agents run a cross-comparison of up to six properties to evidence a more reliable pricing structure. If a comparable property is not available in the neighborhood, other similar properties throughout a city may be sourced for the listing estimate.

Selecting a Real Estate Agent

Many property owners select a real estate agent based on CMA reporting. When a homeowner or commercial property owner initiates resale of a property, request of CMA from multiple agents is common in order to make a point of contact and decide which agent you feel most comfortable pursuing your sale with. If an agent exhibits expertise in the area of CMA and the area where your property is located, they should definitely be considered. The CMA reflects an agent’s knowledge of the real estate market, valuation in the area, and pricing criteria to obtaining the best possible price on a listing. Experienced agents will report CMA value close to market appraisal.

CMA Benefits for Property Owners

The CMA offers potential buyers comparative listings in a neighborhoods of interest. Reasonably priced listings are the most likely to sell quickly. The CMA on a home or property provides prospective buyers with a good idea of the value for money on a real estate investment, including resale return on investment according to current market values.

If you are seeking refinancing or selling a property in Ann Arbor, MI, an unbiased opinion of a property’s value can serve as leverage in sourcing a better interest rate and payment arrangement on an existing title. If the results to a CMA are good, it is time to put a property up for sale since now really is the time to sell in Ann Arbor.

If you have any further questions about selling your home, or the market in and around Ann Arbor, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  

What is Your Next Selling Step in Ann Arbor?

It is a prime time to sell a home in Ann Arbor since the real estate market in the area is currently booming and an influx of people are moving into the area. With numerous motivated buyers in Ann Arbor and surrounding cities, most homeowners are able to successfully sell their homes within a 30-day period. However, with inventory quite low, compared to the amount of buyers waiting to purchase their dream homes, it can make selling a home somewhat challenging if your home is not move-in ready. If you currently have a house on the market yet it hasn’t sold, then you might need to change your strategy or reevaluate your selling process. 

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Do You Need to Take a Step Back?

If your home has been on the market for more than 30 days and has not sold, then the listing may need to be revisited. A listing that is considered “stale” is a home that is repeatedly overlooked, or potential buyers make extremely low offers, substantially less than the listing price or what the home is worth. This happens usually because a home is listed with a high asking price.

How to Sell Your Home

Changing Gears

If your listing has in fact gone stale, then there is no reason to lose hope, because by changing gears, you can turn things around and finally get your home sold. You might need to do some homework which will help you take the best course of action. Have you been hearing potential buyers commenting on the same imperfection over and over? If so, then you may need to take your home off the market temporarily to allow time for you to make the necessary renovations.

Overpriced?

Have you recently had your home properly appraised? Is your asking price closer to comparable houses for sale in the area? You might seriously want to think about lowering your asking price, because it could make a big difference and possibly turn your luck around in no time.

Are You Working with the Right Agent?

In order to sell a home with ease, the real estate agent who has been hired to market it must possess knowledge, skill and drive. If your agent lacks these attributes, then you might seriously want to consider hiring a new, more experienced agent with a good track record in your area.

It can be very distressing to place your home on the market in a prime area and it fails to sell after a certain period of time. Despite your distress, there is hope to get your home sold quickly, and for a fair price. You might need to make a few changes, strategically lower your asking price, or even switch to a more experienced and aggressive real estate agent. You might also want to consider offering incentives like including brand new appliances with the sale, or offering to pay closing costs. As long as you carefully analyze your situation ahead of time and then proceed to make the necessary changes, then your house will likely sell as expected.

For more information on selling your home, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Ann Arbor Area Real Estate; 5958 Raintree Court

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Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1.5 Square Feet: 1,523

 

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Welcome to this move-in ready three bedroom home. Entertaining is easy with the space this property has to offer including separate formal living and dining rooms. Cooking meals is enjoyable in the open kitchen. There is plenty of cabinetry and counter space to make the chef of the family happy. Plus there is an adjacent breakfast nook with bay window over looking the lush backyard. This space flows effortlessly into the family room which features a lovely wood burning fireplace with brick surround and sliding door access to the patio. Additionally, there is a half bathroom on the first floor for added convenience.

Moving upstairs, find retreat in the large master bedroom. The space is comfortable with wall-to-wall carpeting and a ceiling fan. There are two additional bedrooms and a spacious full bathroom with dual sinks and a vanity area. The full basement provides addition space and tons for storage options. Outside, the patio and big backyard is the perfect place to enjoy the warm weather. Set up a time to see this Ann Arbor area home before it’s too late!

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1168 S. Harris Road

6007 S. Miami Street

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Kathy Toth and Team are Washtenaw County, Michigan real estate experts who will guide home buyers and sellers through the entire real estate process. Our extensive knowledge of Washtenaw County areas, combined with decades of expertise in the local real estate market is extremely valuable to helping you achieve your goals. For quality service and personal attention during your real estate transaction, contact Kathy Toth and Team for all your home buying and selling needs.

We want to be your real estate agents!