Wednesday, February 1, 2017 / by Paul Wolfert
By: Paul Wolfert
If you’re hunting for new ideas to make a relocation to or from Michigan easier, it’s amazing how often the words “stress” and “relocation” appear in the same paragraph.
The most common thing you’ll hear is to separate “stress” from “relocation” by hiring “relocation professionals” —not surprising since many of the most-read articles are written by people involved in that industry.
Since I’m involved in all sorts of moving-day drama reduction on behalf of my clients, I’ve seen/heard it all.
Here are a few of the tips I’ve seen work wonders. Pretty sure they’ll work for you too!
The first one is something you can get started on long before any move is on the calendar:
Stockpile cartons, bubble wrap, padding paper—even those peanut-shaped plastic fillers. More and more, people are buying everyday items online, so the shipping cartons and p; ...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 / by Paul Wolfert
By: Paul Wolfert
Without even knowing it... many buyers nearly develop a split personality when it comes to purchasing a home. Totally Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde style.
In the beginning, as they hunt for their ideal place, buyers usually take on a super active role.
And you should.
You are the customer, you should expect to be in total command of the house hunting process….Crafting your unique wish list “must haves” filled with whatever your imagination comes up with.
You want trap doors and a slide to the kitchen from your closet? You got it. I’m on it.
But then a split can develop.
The active, in-charge commander often does an about-face when it comes to the nuts and bolts of the next step: securing the mortgage.
Upon entering the weird and mysterious realm home loans, the formerly active, energetic house hunter turns passive, hoping for approval with fingers crossed.
It’s like venturing into Oz. Who know’s what&r; ...