Entries by KarenKohler

Qualified Agricultural Property Exemption

Certain properties in Michigan may qualify for an agricultural exemption from specific real estate taxes. If your property qualifies as such, you may be exempt from school operating taxes just as you would be if the property was your principal residence. By Michigan law, “Qualified Agricultural Property” is defined as: unoccupied property and related buildings […]


Access Title Agency, a title insurance and real estate information services provider, has opened a new office in Bonita Springs Fl  located at 25241 Elementary Way #103, which will serve the Bonita Springs, Estero and surrounding areas.  The announcement was made by Karen L. Kohler, President of Access Title and Greg Kosin, Principal and Owner of H. B. Wilkinson Title, […]

Five County Real Estate Dollar Volume Doubles

Everything was up in the Five County area in single family home sales comparing April 2021 to April 2020. Because of the COVIC-19 restrictions, it is not recommended to draw too many conclusions of month over month comparisons due to the disruption in market forces. However, when comparing first quarter results of 2021, the numbers […]

Sellers Step Up in Attempt to Meet Buyer Demand in April

Notice: Attempts to compare the performance of the Naples area housing market using month-over-month statistics is not recommended at this time. Mandatory COVID-19 restrictions during the Spring of 2020 disrupted the market resulting in inequitable statistical comparisons Buyers eager for more home choices were treated to an increase in new listings during April. According to […]

Above and Beyond Service to Get the Deal Done

Our Suttons Bay closer, Jodi Wolfe, alerted a realtor and seller as soon as the commitment was completed that a prior mortgage had not been discharged. She continued to update them on the difficulties she was experiencing and worked to obtain the information needed to accomplish this. As the closing approached, it was clear that […]