• Characterized by bright colors, woven fabrics and handcrafted pieces, southwestern-style decorating takes influences from Native American, Spanish and Mexican art. Whether you live out west and want your home to reflect your surroundings, or you simply want to incorporate colorful or handmade items into your existing decor, here are some tips to help you...

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  • A new phenomenon is affecting the mortgage and real estate industries. People who bought a home or refinanced in the last few years have such a ridiculously low mortgage rate that they don’t want to move and have to accept a new mortgage with a higher rate. But the reality is that these people...

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  • This post is for all the gardeners out there! This time of year, we’re excited about combining our love of gardens with our love of prize giveaways. Whether you’re new to the gardening game or have years of experience in the backyard, this contest is for you.

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In-House Realty Announces Plans to Relocate to Detroit

In-House Realty Announces Plans to Relocate to Detroit

Livonia, Mich. – July 07, 2010 – Dan Gilbert, Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans Inc., today announced a growing business in his family of companies, In-House Realty LLC, will move from its suburban Livonia office to Detroit. In-House Realty will occupy space in the Compuware Building beginning this August, along with Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender, and Fathead Inc., the leading brand in sports and entertainment graphic wall products, both of whom previously announced their move to downtown Detroit. Founded in 2006, In-House Realty was created from a desire to provide home buyers and home sellers with a more enhanced real estate experience. A nationwide organization, In-House Realty connects consumers across the country with top-notch real estate agents they can trust – those that are respected in their communities and have passed the rigorous quality control and overall high standards required for an agent to be included in In-House Realty’s exclusive nationwide network. In-House Realty’s relocation consultants operate as a point-of-contact for the client, the agents, and the mortgage provider to make the entire home transaction smooth and easy. Bruce Schwartz, In-House Realty President, said the company’s team members are looking forward to moving downtown and are excited about the opportunity to assist other Detroit companies with their employee relocation initiatives. “In-House Realty is working with Quicken Loans team members who, in addition to working in the City, are interested in living there as well,” said Schwartz. In-House Realty in June hosted a five-hour bus…

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5 Common Mortgage Modification Scams

5 Common Mortgage Modification Scams

The recession has put many families in financial peril, making it easier for scam artists looking to take advantage of those in financial trouble who are seeking a way out. Scammers often target homeowners who are struggling to meet their mortgage commitment or are anxious to sell their homes. They make promises they cannot keep, such as guarantees to “save” your home or lower your mortgage, oftentimes for a fee.

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Fox TV Covers Quicken Loans New Billboard

Fox TV Covers Quicken Loans New Billboard

Quicken Loans recently put up a giant billboard announcing our excitement for making “Motown Our New Hometown”. Fox TV recently posted an articlementioning the giant billboard and posted a amazing time lapse video, seen below. We are all excited about our move downtown and can’t wait to get to know all of our new neighbors! Story link: MyFoxDETROIT.com  

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