Morning 4: How to make your offer on a home stand out in a seller’s market -- and more news

Here are the top stories for the morning of May 12, 2022

FILE - A sign is displayed outside a house for sale in Pittsburgh, Jan. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File) (Keith Srakocic, Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

Morning 4 is a quick roundup of stories we think you should know about to start your day. So, let’s get to the news.


Hopeful homebuyers: How to make your offer stand out

The residential real estate market in Metro Detroit and across the U.S. is more competitive than it’s been in years. Homes are being listed and sold within hours, and sellers are getting offers way above their asking price.

So, how can you make your offer stand out above the rest?

Learn more here.


Man arrested after police find him in van with 14-year-old Oakland County girl who ran away from home

A man is facing charges after police found him in a van with a 14-year-old girl who talked to him on Snapchat and ran away from her home in Oakland County to meet him for the first time.

Read the report here.


Michigan GOP front-runner James Craig admits campaign dealing with forged signatures

Several campaigns that used the same paid signature gatherers for petitions to become candidates in Michigan’s primary gubernatorial election appear to have the same petition problems, starting with forged signatures.

See the story here.


NFL schedule release 2022: Tracking live Detroit Lions rumors, updates

The Detroit Lions will unveil their official 2022 regular season schedule on Thursday night during the NFL’s schedule release event.

See it all here.


Weather: Warmest day of the week with weekend storms in view

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.


About the Author:

Cassidy Johncox is a senior digital news editor covering stories across the spectrum, with a special focus on politics and community issues.