You finally found the perfect Northern Michigan home.

The house checks all your boxes: it is the right style and size, has an entertaining kitchen, and even boasts an awesome master bedroom. To make things even better, your offer was accepted by the homeowner. Congratulations!

You’re one step closer to owning your first home. (Click here to see Northern Michigan's finest collection of vacation rentals)

The next step in your home buying journey is the home inspection. The job of a home inspector is to provide interested homebuyers an unbiased report about the utility and safety of the home they are preparing to purchase. (Click here to see all Northern Michigan Waterfront Lifestyle Homes for Sale)

While a home inspection is not required, it is highly…

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This was a fantastic transaction for Brook Walsh, Northern Michigan Escapes and Broker. Brooks's client originally bought at Boyne Mountain Resort to spend time with his son and because of the tremendous timing in the real estate market. (Click here to see all Boyne Mountain Homes for Sale)

With Brooks' advice, he purchased his condo for $180,000. Several years later, after his son graduated from high school and moved to Colorado he decided to sell and invest in other things. Brook listed the condo and shortly thereafter he negotiated the sale. (Click here to see Northern Michigan's finest collection of Boyne Mountain vacation rentals)

Also, the new client was so impressed with the team at Northern Michigan Escapes that they remained clients…

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Compared to previous generations, millennials have been cautious to enter the real estate market. Coming of age right at the most spectacular housing boom and bust in modern history—the 2008 Recession—made for a generation of observant and media-savvy homebuyers. But the tide is finally turning. (Click here to see all Northern Michigan Waterfront Lifestyle Homes for Sale)

Based on recent data from Nationwide Mortgages, 66.1% of Millennials report that they plan to buy a home in the next 5 years. Are you ready for this dynamic demographic of a homebuyer?

It’s good news for the real estate world that 65.3% of millennials associate home buying with achieving the American Dream. That’s more than any other generation! Millennials put a high…

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