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Price, Location and Exposure??? NOT!!! It’s ALL About PRICE!

If you are trying to sell your Clarkston MI home in today’s real estate market you have probably read that it’s all location location location. Or possibly price, location and exposure. That last one is one third correct. It’s all about price.

Crappy location? Location can always be compensated for by price.

Your Realtor took 1 photo and left the remarks section of the MLS listing blank? This too will reflect in the price.

Is the house difficult to show? Price will take care of that.

Does the house show poorly? Not clean or dated or delayed maintenance? This will also reflect in the price.

No matter what market we’re in, price has always been the cure all for deficiencies in a property (house, land, etc).

To get the highest price possible for your Clarkston MI home you need to call a good, full time, experienced agent to help eliminate as many deficiencies as possible.

Check Your MLS Sheet- an oldie but goodie about incomplete MLS sheets

Should You Pay For the Buyer’s Well and Septic Inspection?

Why You Should Hire Jackie Hawley to Sell Your Clarkston MI Home

What Real Estate Costs Are the Clarkston MI Seller Responsible For?

Jackie Hawley
Keller Williams Realty, Clarkston Michigan


cell: 248-736-6407

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Live in the Clarkston School District? GREAT Time to Sell!

The average sales price for Clarkston MI homes is up 7.6% from last year and up 12.2% from 2009. Unit sales are up about 2 1/2% from last year and up over 22% from 2009.

Distressed sales in Clarkston MI have been on the decline, contributing to the higher prices. Through July of 2011 distressed sales (short sales and foreclosures) have made up 56.7% of the closed sales in Clarkston MI. In 2010 distressed sales 59.6% of the total Clarkston sales which was an improvement from 2009 when over 64% of the sold homes in Clarkston were either a short sale or bank owned home.

clarkston school sales chart through july

There are currently only 211 active listings for sale in Clarkston or just over a 5 month inventory. Like in any market, some (many) of those homes are overpriced. Good, properly priced inventory is even less than the 5 month inventory the stats show. The last 3 homes we listed in the Clarkston school district all sold the first week on the market and all 3 got prices that were at the top end for their respective neighborhoods.

Typical Costs for the Clarkston Home Seller

What Happens if the Appraisal is Low?

Getting Your Clarkston MI Home Ready For Sale

What are Seller Concessions?

Why are the Buyer and I Both Paying for Title Work/Insurance?

What to Expect on the Listing Appointment

Jackie Hawley
Keller Williams Realty, Clarkston



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Just Sold! 8944 Stonegate, Clarkston MI- 5 Days on the Market Highest Price in Stonegate Sub!

stonegate clarkston mi home sales clarkston mi real estatePrestigious Stonegate is an upscale Clarkston neighborhood conveniently located off Dixie Highway about 5 minutes from I-75. Large lots, mature trees, Clarkston schools.

We listed 8944 Stonegate toward the end of a week and had come to terms by the end of the first weekend! A sweet 4 bedroom home built in 1996 on a 1 acre landscaped yard backing to a common area sold for $330,000 or $114.78/square foot.

Prices in Stonegatehave ranged from $225,000-$220,000 in the paststonegate clarkston mi home sales clarkston mi real estate year and a half. There is currently 1 home pending with an asking price of $329,000 and 2 homes for sale with asking prices of $324,900 and $340,000.

If you have a 4 bedroom home in the Clarkston school district and are thinking of selling, please don’t hesitate to contact me about selling. The last 3 homes I listed in the Clarkston schools that had 4 bedrooms all sold within 5 days and all sold for top dollar.

If you are considering buying a 4 bedroom home in theClarkston area you need to find a good agent (me) who checks the inventory daily. Inventory is low and the good listings don’t last long. 2 of the 3 listings I mentioned above that sold so quickly had multiple offers.

For Sellers

Seller Concessions for Dummies

You Accepted an Offer- Now What?

What Happens if the Appraisal is Low?


Jackie Hawley
Keller Williams Realty, Clarkston
cell: (248)736-6407



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