Schaub Team Blog

Landmarks of Leelanau, Part Two

Posted by Jamie Jewell on Apr 10 , 2023 - 09:31 am

The history of Leelanau continues to grow, with landmarks taking on new lives and new roles over the years. In Part Two of the series presented by The Leelanau Ticker, three more familiar sights, including Schaub Team Premier Realty's Suttons Bay building, has seen many uses through their time.

Leelanau Requires Point of Sale Septic Inspection - What you need to know

Posted by Jamie Jewell on Mar 23 , 2023 - 07:16 am

The code states that properties in Leelanau and Benzie Counties with onsite wells and/or onsite sewage treatment systems must be evaluated prior to the property being sold or transferred to a new owner – this includes when a parent passes a property to a child

Home Inspections: What You Need to Know

Posted by Jamie Jewell on Mar 21 , 2023 - 10:49 am

The effects of the recent real estate boom caused many agents and buyers to implement new tactics that would potentially give them a leg up with sellers. Escalation clauses, no contingencies, and waived inspections increased once intense bidding wars accelerated.

2022 Schaub Team Market Review

Posted by Jamie Jewell on Mar 01 , 2023 - 09:58 am

One of the most common questions we get is, “How is the real estate market?”. We’ve compiled some relevant real estate data for Leelanau and specifically Schaub Team in a 2022 market update.

First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Program Revisited

Posted by Jamie Jewell on Feb 28 , 2023 - 08:09 am

It’s been one year since the Michigan First-Time Home Buyer Savings Program was signed into law. We thought we’d delve into the top questions surrounding this program to help you determine if it could be a good fit for you or your family members. The savings plan was created to assist first-time home buyers with the purchase of their Michigan principal residence. Account funds may be used for the payment or reimbursement of eligible costs associated with the purchase of a single-family residence by a qualified beneficiary designated on the account.

Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department Announces New District Sanitary Code

Posted by Jamie Jewell on Jan 20 , 2023 - 08:11 am

Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department announced a new, unified sanitary code for Benzie and Leelanau counties that, among other things, requires a well and septic system evaluation and inspection to be conducted prior to the transfer or sale of a property.

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7 Home Repairs that are too Dangerous to DIY

Posted by Ismirelda Forst on Jan 20 , 2023 - 07:59 am

Making a few home repairs yourself can save you time and money, but certain projects can also come with some serious and often dangerous risks. Specific DIY projects can go wrong, resulting in injury or making the problem worse, which will cost you even more in the long run.

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