Industry News

5 First-Time Building Mistakes to Avoid

Tom Oslund

Designing your own home can be exciting, but it's a lot more work than buying an existing house. With so many moving pieces involved, knowing what works and what doesn't is key. Protect your home's long-term value by sidestepping these five avoidable pitfalls of building a new home.

1. Forgetting About Storage Space
From seasonal items to extra bedding, everything requires a...

1st Securities Mortgage - Home Purchase Program

Tom Oslund

Delivering gift cards to Kalik and his team for sending the most leads through the Home Purchase Program in July! August winners to be announced soon.

See how 1st Securities Mortgage can help your residents create more value over your competition with this great new program. Available to all multi-family management companies in Michigan. Contact us for more details...

New Home Sales Edge Higher in June

Tom Oslund

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in June inched up 0.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 610,000 units from a downwardly revised May reading, according to newly released data by HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

“Although we saw modest gains this month, new home sales have risen nearly 11% since the start of 2017,” said NAHB chairman Granger MacDonald. “Our members remain...