License Renewal Info

Do not forget that the 3-year licensing cycle is up for renewal at the end of October. Online License Renewal: https://www.lara.michigan.gov/icola/Entry Online "Self Reporting" Credit Log: https://www.cemarketplace.net/ Renewing Your License Online Directions - this is now the only option Go to Michigan.gov/icola (does not work on some phones) You will have 3 options from which to … Continue reading License Renewal Info

“Recruiting” is not our culture.

Unlike some of our competitors, our culture is not simply recruiting. Let us explain. Real Estate One - Troy’s culture is rooted in family values and high-quality services. Our company was established in 1929 and continues to be a family-owned company; Stuart and Dan Elsea are now third-generation leaders. Our affiliate companies (John Adams Mortgage, … Continue reading “Recruiting” is not our culture.

Why We Stopped Paying Zillow For Leads

In 2017, our office was paying for leads through Zillow to help kickstart the careers of new agents. That same year, we decided to cancel our premier agent account and have been developing our own ways to generate leads for our team since then. Why did we cancel our premier agent account with Zillow? Expensive! … Continue reading Why We Stopped Paying Zillow For Leads

How Putting Clients First Boosted Our Office to #1

Our Motto? When clients come first, numbers come naturally. Our team of Realtors® in Troy, Michigan complete twice as many transactions than the national average following our simple rule. Our client-centric mentality paid off this summer; In the last 60 days, our Troy team has accomplished $100 Million in sales and had over 400 transactions. … Continue reading How Putting Clients First Boosted Our Office to #1

Back to School Blast

We've teamed up with our friends at Troy People Concerned for a Back to School Blast! We are collecting school supplies to donate to local kids in need. Stop by our office before the July 31st deadline to drop off supplies.  Requested items: Backpacks Pencils Glue Notebooks Crayons Markers Folders Pencil Cases/Boxes Paper Pencil Sharpeners Colored Pencils … Continue reading Back to School Blast

Michigan ‘Glamping’

Michigan is known for having some of the most dramatic weather changes throughout the year. Our state is home to winters that seem to last 9 months and summers that have temperatures reaching nearly 100 degrees. That being said, there are many spots throughout the state that give us Michiganders the opportunity to make the … Continue reading Michigan ‘Glamping’

Flipping Homes: Risks Vs. Rewards

Ready to start on your own home flipping adventure? You're in luck. Meet our office's go-to guy for all things renovation - Ray Thietten. Ray is a real estate agent with Real Estate One - Troy and owner of Smiley Creek Properties.  Ray recently shared some secrets and insight on flipping homes. How long have … Continue reading Flipping Homes: Risks Vs. Rewards

Get the Best Price for Your Home by Decorating to Sell

  If you’re planning on putting your house on the market this spring or summer, it’s safe to assume that you are hoping to sell your home fast and get your asking price. Set yourself up for success by highlighting your home’s strengths, downplay its weakness, and appeal to the greatest pool of prospective buyers … Continue reading Get the Best Price for Your Home by Decorating to Sell