Seller's Guide

Preparing to Sell

Preparing to Sell

Preparing to Sell

Everything you need to begin the process of selling your home. For valuable information and advice, you'll want beforehand.
Know Your Competition

Know Your Competition

Be the First to Know by registering to receive email alerts when competing listings come onto the market, prices are reduced, or the homes sell.
Housing Report

Housing Report

All real estate is local, which is why we use current and historical data from our local MLS to produce detailed, highly visual and easy-to-interpret housing reports.
HomeSuite for Sellers

HomeSuite for Sellers

Want a smooth move? Our one-stop shop of HomeSuite services can help. Plus, there's an opportunity to save $1000 on closing costs.
Solution for Stuck Sellers

Solution for Stuck Sellers

Are you ready to make a move, but you're worried your dream house isn't obtainable? I have specialty tools and services to help you with this specific "sell-to-buy" dilemma.

Be the First to Know About New Listings Hitting the Areas You Are Hoping to Find Your Next Home

Select the desired criteria for your home and let the system alert you when your desired homes hit the market.

Real estate made way easier.

Smartphone app

The First To Know program makes your real estate experience as on demand as it can get. This free program gathers data from all companies that are tied into our MLSs. After selecting your search preferences, you'll receive a daily update of anything that matches your criteria. Instantly enroll with the form on this page.

How does First To Know help buyers?

You'll never have to worry about missing a newly posted listing and you can track unlimited market activity. The best part is there's no work in it for you once you set up a search. All of your searches are available and organized within one account, so you can always access your updated data whether you're using your laptop or mobile device. You'll be alerted of any new listings, price changes, open houses, sales and current list prices.

Sign up for the free First To Know program by using the form on this page then download our app and sign-in to use all of the features on your mobile device. If you wish to only receive First To Know emails, then you do not need to download the app.

Your HomeSuite is Ready for You!

If you are selling your home and about to buy a new one, my HomeSuite will help you have a more affordable and convienient real estate experience.

Have a quote from another lender? Get on a quick call with my John Adams mortgage specialist to make sure you're getting the best price. We'll meet or beat any quote you bring us.

Whether you move forward with us or not, we'll give you a $100 Home Depot gift card just for connecting with us.

Get a $1,000 Lender Credit to apply to the closing costs of your next home purchase when working with John Adams. You can also transfer the $1,000 credit to the buyer purchasing your current home, as long as they are working with John Adams.

Please note this lender credit cannot be applied to MSHDA loans.


With one 15-minute conversation, you'll get the best deal since my Insurance One specialist pulls quotes across seven different companies at once.

From now all the way to Capital Title's closing table, my HomeSuite team works together to make the transaction a smooth and fast one.

*Based on 2019 One-Stop Shopping Survey Results by Harris Poll & National Association of Realtors.

The gift card can be used at a variety of stores and restaurants. You'll receive it via email a few weeks after your closing. This reward can be combined with offers mentioned above.

Learn More About HomeSuite

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This is a Real Estate Market Like No Other in Recent History

As Michigan's largest and leading real estate company, we're like no other, too! Our custom solutions are built to solve the exact problems this market is presenting.


Get the Fastest Notifications.

Beat other buyers by receiving exclusive access to New Home listings as they hit the market and Coming Soon homes before they hit the market.

Be Better than a Cash Buyer.

Our Guaranteed Closing program and cash incentives help your offer stand out from the rest.

Avoid Double Mortgages.

Caught in a “buying before selling” dilemma? Our mortgage solutions provide a bridge as you move from one home to the next.

Common Questions Right Now Are...

How can I find a home to buy when they sell so fast?

How do I win the bidding war?

How do I buy before I sell?

What does it take for a successful home sale or purchase in today's market?

We have a solution for each of these questions. Our tool kit is the most comprehensive one available in Michigan.

Another Big Question: What if I just wait to see what the market does next?

Homes are currently selling at top dollar and interest rates remain very low, making now the best time to make your move based on projections. Here’s how much more you might pay for a median-priced home if you wait to buy.

Know Your Home's Worth

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Desert and Douglas's clients are consistently impressed with their ability to get the job done quickly and efficiently while still maintaining a human touch. They have an innate ability to make their clients feel comfortable and confident in their real estate decisions. Their vast knowledge of the market and their attention to detail has made them a dynamic and highly sought-after team in the industry.

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