The Do’s and Dont’s After Mortgage Pre-Approval!

DO continue to pay all your accounts on time. This includes car/personal loans, credit cards, your current mortgage or rent. Lenders are required to do a “soft-pull” prior to closing on your dream home, to verify payments are current! DO keep your credit card balances low, to not change your credit profile too much! DO keep working atContinue reading “The Do’s and Dont’s After Mortgage Pre-Approval!”

What’s Up with Real Estate?

National news and local views for the week ending Friday, April 7, 2023 Christopher Simpson I just wanted to give a quick market update heading into this Easter weekend. The real estate market is still good! The biggest hurdle right now is lack of inventory. Buyers are struggling to find homes to buy which is keepingContinue reading “What’s Up with Real Estate?”

What’s Ahead for Home Prices in 2023

Great article from our friends at Keeping Current Matters. When you’re ready to fire your landlord and start building your personal wealth call Chris Simpson @ 231-215-7229. Over the past year, home prices have been a widely debated topic. Some have said we’ll see a massive drop in prices and that this could be aContinue reading “What’s Ahead for Home Prices in 2023”

2 Things Sellers Need To Know This Spring

A quick little article from our friends over at KCM. A lot has changed over the past year, and you might be wondering what’s in store for the spring housing market. If you’re planning to sell your house this season, here’s what real estate experts are saying you should keep in mind. 1. Houses ThatContinue reading “2 Things Sellers Need To Know This Spring”

Equity Gains for Today’s Homeowners

A great article from our friends over at KCM. Yes, the market is not what it was last year, but most folks still have enough equity in their home to make moving possible in 2023. Today’s homeowners are sitting on significant equity, even as home price appreciation has eased recently. If you’re a homeowner, your netContinue reading “Equity Gains for Today’s Homeowners”

I Have The Best Clients

I work with the best people!!! I’m always humbled and grateful for the wonderful reviews my clients give. If you are ready to buy or sell give Chris Simpson a call today! It’s time for an agent who is looking out for your best interest! Chris Simpson 231-215-7229. Chris SimpsonNexes Realty Inc.880 W. Broadway AveMuskegon,Continue reading “I Have The Best Clients”

Back Up Offers

Check out this great infographic from our friends at list reports. Understanding mortgage terms and phrases can drive anyone a bit cookoo. This particular term is most often used when the buyer is also trying to sell a home and has accepted an offer but has not yet closed on it. Let me know whatContinue reading “Back Up Offers”


Some great information from our friends at Keeping Current Matters. According to the Year-End 2022 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report from ATTOM, foreclosure filings are up 115% from 2021, but down 34% from 2019. As media headlines grab onto this 115% increase, it’s more important than ever to put that percentage into context. Here’s why: “The bottom line is there willContinue reading “WE WON’T SEE A WAVE OF FORECLOSURES”

New Housing Data Suggests Market Slowdown Is Ending

January 27, 2023 Being a Real Estate Professional By: Melissa Dittmann Tracey Great article from our friends at NAR. Things appear to be stabilizing heading into the spring market! Pending home sales increased in December for the first time in six months, and new-home sales and mortgage applications are rising. New housing data released this weekContinue reading “New Housing Data Suggests Market Slowdown Is Ending”