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Posted on 07/07/2020
How Home Sellers Find Millennial Buyers
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The home selling trends for 2020 are predicted to skew toward the millennial generation given the most recent statistics of age demographics. While the exact definition of millennial varies, the term usually refers to anyone born between 1980 and 2000 (give or take a few years in either direction). Given the relatively...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
What to Do If a Buyer Rescinds an Offer to Purchase Your Residence
If a buyer rescinds his or her offer to purchase your house, there is no need to stress. In fact, there are many things you can do to rebound quickly, such as: 1. Address Any Problems with Your Home Try to find out why a buyer chose to walk away from your residence. That way, you could receive valuable...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Tips for Home Sellers: How to Handle High-Pressure Situations
You might want to believe that the home selling journey will be fast and simple, but high-pressure situations may arise that cause you to panic. However, there is no need to let high-pressure home selling situations get the best of you. Because if you know how to handle these situations, you can boost the likelihood of enjoying a quick,...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
What Home Buyers Want in 2020: Key Features and Selling Points for the New Decade
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Energy Efficiency As home buyers become younger and younger, energy-efficient structures become more popular. According to the National Association of Home Builders, the most sought-after green features in a home include: Energy-Star rated windows and appliances. Toilets that conserve water. Tankless water heaters. Solar panels. Extra insulation. Triple-paned glass in windows and...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Quick Design Tips for New Homeowners
Photo by Khiem Tran via Pixabay Designing a home can be intimidating, especially if it's your first time. Maybe you were a design aficionado with the perfect dorm room, but designing a whole house seems intimidating. Maybe you're worried you have no feel for design at all and will leave your room an empty canvas with one, central...
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Posted on 06/02/2020
Video Tour - 3186 Watkins Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328
Nice, clean and specious ranch on over-sized fenced yard with plenty of space for kids playground or pole barn. The home is offering 3 bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Hardwood floor all way through on main floor. Granite countertops. Finish basement has full bathroom, second kitchen and private entrance. Perfect for a family with grown up kids or elderly parents. Brand new roof installed in 2020, air conditioner, newer vinyl windows and maintenance free vinyl siding. Tenant occupied. Only virtual showings allowed. Possession will be given on August 1st,...
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Posted on 06/02/2020
3186 Watkins Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328 is now new to the market!
Nice, clean and specious ranch on over-sized fenced yard with plenty of space for kids playground or pole barn. The home is offering 3 bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Hardwood floor all way through on main floor. Granite countertops. Finish basement has full bathroom, second kitchen and private entrance. Perfect for a family with grown up kids or elderly parents. Brand new roof installed in 2020, air conditioner, newer vinyl windows and maintenance free vinyl siding. Tenant occupied. Only virtual showings allowed. Possession will be given on August 1st,...
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Posted on 06/02/2020
Video Tour - 2400 Allen Rd, Ortonville, MI 48462
Are you lake lovers? Dreams do come true! Enjoy the summer on private, all sports Bald Eagle Lake, that is 125 acres for a boating, wakeboarding, kayaking, fishing... 50 ft of lake front, updated ranch is offering 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, custom kitchen, granite countertops, hard wood floor, first floor laundry, specious entry hall and finished walkout basement. The vaulted ceiling family room with a wood burner stove (for cold winter evenings) leads to a deck with gazebo for evening enjoyment after a hot summer day on the lake. Also, has two car garage perfect for a family and a deep and flat backyard. Only pre-approved...
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Posted on 06/02/2020
2400 Allen Rd, Ortonville, MI 48462 is now new to the market!
Are you lake lovers? Dreams do come true! Enjoy the summer on private, all sports Bald Eagle Lake, that is 125 acres for a boating, wakeboarding, kayaking, fishing... 50 ft of lake front, updated ranch is offering 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, custom kitchen, granite countertops, hard wood floor, first floor laundry, specious entry hall and finished walkout basement. The vaulted ceiling family room with a wood burner stove (for cold winter evenings) leads to a deck with gazebo for evening enjoyment after a hot summer day on the lake. Also, has two car garage perfect for a family and a deep and flat backyard. Only pre-approved...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
How to Start Investing
Photo by 3D Animation Production Company via PixabayHave you received your 401K packet? It probably had some selections to make, such as a list of investment options to choose from. A small choice like this makes a big difference down the road. Whether you own a 401K, need to fund your own retirement, are putting a down payment...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Tips on Selling Your Energy Efficient Home
Photo by rawpixel via Pixabay A high-performance home is one that operates efficiently, and saves you -- the homeowner -- significant costs in heating, cooling and more. When it comes time to sell a home of this type, the price point is typically higher -- up to 3.4 percent. High-performance homes are in demand today, and if you've...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
DIY: Fix Your Windows & Door Screens
Photo by Chris Thornton from Pexels Thanks to screens, we can enjoy being outdoors without all the dirt and insects. Open windows let the breeze in without letting in anything else, and we can picnic on our screened-in porches without the bug spray. Screens can generally take a lot of wear and tear, but when subjected to winds,...
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