April 2019 Archives

Man charged with criminal law violations after chase

An encounter with police often means one's rights are on the line. Some law enforcement officers may overstep their boundaries to make an arrest or gather evidence. This is why it is important for Michigan citizens to know their rights concerning criminal law and where to turn for assistance if they feel their rights have been violated.

Economic opportunity contributing to real estate growth

Northern Michigan is enjoying a renaissance and Grand Traverse County is reaping some of the benefit. Traverse City has long been a tourist destination for its beautiful scenery, including both forests and beaches. People have come to the area for vacation but now the perception of the area is changing. It is becoming an appealing location for businesses, and this is having a positive impact on the real estate environment.

Estate planning crucial for terminally ill Michigan residents

When a loved one is facing a terminal illness, it can affect all family members and the way in which life is lived day to day. Michigan residents who are in ill health need to think about estate planning and getting the proper documents in order as soon as possible. It will not only give them peace of mind but will also help their family members to focus on their loved one in the moment without having to think about the future.

Divorce and finances

Many changes and adjustments must be made following a divorce in Michigan. Talk to a person who has been divorced, or who is going through a divorce, and ask what the biggest adjustment involved, and one may hear a response that involves finances. How well the adjustment went, or how badly, may be partly reflected in how good financial communication was during the marriage.

Real estate development potential in underused building

Traverse City continues to enjoy a surge in development as projects in the downtown area are undertaken and new opportunities still exist. There is a large building downtown that is unused and could present an interesting real estate investment opportunity. This part of Michigan is continuing to be a healthy market for potential investors.