Our Team Has Never Been Stronger


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Our office is growing here at MacIntyre and Cowen as we’ve recently hired two brand-new agents. This now gives us a total of eight full-time agents. It’s a nice, tight-knit family atmosphere and all of our agents, along with our three licensed assistants, are always here to help you out in any way possible. Any real estate needs you have, whether they’re big or small, we would be honored to assist you with. If you have any other questions or would like more information, feel free to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

What Opportunities Do Sellers Have in Our Fall Market?


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If you’re thinking about selling your home, I’ve got some great news: The summer heat may be behind us, but our housing market is no less hot. Demand is still going strong, and buyers are serious about finding a home this season. 

On top of that, the competition really dies down this time of year, as opposed to the spring and summer months when the market is saturated with homes, so you have a great opportunity to sell your home for a high price and in a short amount of time in our current market. 

For some homeowners, including myself, it might be time to move on from your current living situation. Perhaps you’ve been meaning to downsize or move into something larger, but have yet to take the steps to do so. As I always tell my clients, you simply can’t put a price on your serenity. In other words, don’t let uncertainty or a few bucks deter you from making a move that’s right for you and your family. 



As I always tell my clients, you simply can’t put a price on your serenity.

Just recently, in fact, I helped some sellers get their homes sold and get on to the next chapter in their lives. If you’re interested in doing the same, I wouldn’t wait. The bottom line is our market is booming and sellers have opportunities aplenty. 

If you have any questions or you’re ready to buy or sell a home in our fall market, don’t hesitate to give us a call at 517-999-2675 or you can visit our website at PMacHomes.com. We look forward to speaking with you soon!     

Fall Is Here and That’s Great News for Buyers and Sellers



I’d like to offer you a warm welcome to the fall season and a word on our seasonal market. 

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Today I wanted to take a moment to touch base with everyone and, as we move further into October, welcome you to the fall season! Soon, the leaves will change color, our gardens will be ripe with fresh produce, and football will be in full swing—all are reasons why I enjoy this time of year so much. On top of that, it’s also a great time to buy or sell a home. Sellers still slightly have the upper hand in our market, but change is in the fall air for buyers. Our team has seven full-time buyer’s agents, one-and-a-half listing agents, and three licensed assistants. It’s an all-hands-on-deck effort and we’re here to help you achieve your buying or selling goals this season. If you have any questions or if you or someone you know would like to make a move in our fall market, please don’t hesitate to call us at 517-999-2675 or visit our website at PMacHomes.com. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Homeowners: Don’t Fall for These 4 Radon Myths


Radon is a silent killer, and it could be lurking in your home. Today we’ll debunk four myths about this common gas.

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All homes today, no matter their age or location, should be tested for radon. Doing so could be a matter of life and death. In fact, this invisible, odorless gas causes upwards of 21,000 deaths each year and is actually the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.  

Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation out there about this silent killer, which is why today we’ll be sharing and debunking four of the most common radon myths:

Myth No. 1: Radon is only found in certain parts of the country. This is not at all true. Radon is found in every state. In fact, one in 15 homes in the United States has a high level of radon. 

Myth No. 2: If you’ve lived in your home for a long time, there’s no point in testing. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve lived in your home. Radon, which seeps up through the ground, can appear in your home at any time as a result of changes to soil conditions or any number of other factors. Therefore, every homeowner should test their home at least once every five to 10 years.



One in 15 homes in the United States has a high level of radon.

Myth No. 3: Brand-new homes aren’t at risk for radon. Since radon is naturally occurring, the age of the home has nothing to do with whether radon can get into it. And, in fact, newer homes are more likely to retain high levels of radon since they tend to be more “airtight” than older properties. 

Myth No. 4: High levels of radon make homes harder to sell. This might be true if the problem is never mitigated, but if your home has high levels of radon, your first concern should be your health. In truth, there’s no reason to fear for your home’s ability to sell in the future so long as you lower your radon levels in the meantime. 

There is really no excuse not to test for radon. At-home tests can be bought at any major hardware store for as little as $15. Ideally, you should also invest in a radon mitigation system, which will keep your home’s radon levels low for years to come. 

If you have any other questions or would like more information, feel free to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Buying a New Home in Today’s Market


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I just recently went on a listing appointment and I was heartbroken because the seller was in trouble and really needed to move, but they just bought a brand-new home and that kind of situation is very difficult to handle. If you’re buying a new home, it’s important that you plan on living in the home for at least five to eight years before selling it. Once you’re in, you’re in and it will take years for you to be able to realize the appreciation you want on the property.



Once you’re in, you’re in.

If you really think about it, there are so many nice, new homes out there, but in a year or two down the road, there could be different builders in there selling properties for less and ruining your property value.

If you’re thinking about buying a new property, we’d be happy to answer any questions you might have about the process. Just give us a call or send us an email today. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck When Upgrading Your Home

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Every seller wants to get the best value for their home, right? Of course they do. But how do you take this goal and turn it into a reality? Actually, there are several quick fixes you can do to boost your home’s value before putting it on the market.

Amping up the appliances, upgrading your cabinets or countertops, switching out the kitchen sink, installing a charging station, and even giving your walls a fresh coat of paint will all bring a high return on your investment.

These are just a few of the ways you can add value before you sell, however.

If you have any other questions or would like more information, feel free to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Why Now Is a Great Time to Sell

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I hope the new year has been treating you well, and if you’ve been waiting until 2019 to sell your home and move, now’s the perfect time to do so. Waiting until spring means you’ll be dealing with a lot of competition, but the buyers we have now are incredibly motivated to make a deal. Reach out to us today and we can get the home selling process started while the timing is still perfect.