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Posted on 06/13/2021
5 Interesting Ways to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal
Image by Pexels from Pixabay You’re getting ready to put your house on the market and scurrying to make everything look perfect for potential buyers. While it’s important to focus on readying your home’s interior for viewing, remember not to neglect your exterior. According to some estimates, 81% of real estate agents believe curb appeal is one of...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
3 Benefits of Building a New Home
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels When it comes to your new home, you have quite a few heavy options to consider. One such option for consideration is, "do you buy a pre-existing home or build your perfect house from scratch?" While finding your perfect pre-existing home is possible, building one from the ground up can offer certain...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
How to Decide if Investing in Commercial Property Is Right for You
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Investing in real estate can be a lucrative way to generate income and learn more about the financial world. There are many choices available in both residential and commercial properties. Many prefer commercial property investment while others advise against it. With so many details, it's difficult to decide what’s best for you. Here...
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Posted on 05/26/2021
Another Property Sold - 3767 Sherstone PLC, Lake Orion, MI 48359
New construction by custom home builder on private wooded lot. Cape cod style house is offering 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and 1 half bathroom. All bedrooms are on the main floor. The master bath includes stand-up shower and bath tub. Beautiful kitchen with spacious island and pantry. Granite counter-tops throughout the house. Great room with gas fireplace. First floor boasts 10 ft. ceilings and 8 ft. doors. Second floor spacious loft leads to office/library. High quality "Pella" casement windows with lifetime warranty. Maintenance free siding, and covered deck. The 9 ft. walkout basement is pre-plumbed for an extra bathroom. Insulated 2...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Incorporating Nature into Your Decor
Photo by Jordan Whitt on Unsplash The outdoors has a unique and beautiful palette that can inspire and relax you. Whether you are a nature lover, or just enjoy its beauty from afar, you can bring that outdoor feeling into your home to brighten it up and give it a more earthy appeal. Looking for a few ways...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
How To Use Lattice To Conceal Your Outdoor Air Conditioning Unit
Image by Deedster from Pixabay Lattice on a fence around your garden or as paneling alongside your porch or carport lends an ambiance that utilitarian wood structures can’t quite render: a romantic, charming frame to showcase outdoor features. Consider using your spare pieces of lattice to hide a large, whirring metal air conditioning unit. Get creative with shapes...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Quick and Easy Kitchen Upgrades
Photo by Mark McCammon via Pexels If you usually spend your weekend sorting for ways to update your home, then doing some minor kitchen upgrades might be the ideal way to spend this weekend. Here are some easy kitchen projects that you can do in just a couple days, and you’ll be glad you did. 1. Change Your...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
How and Where to Install Insulation
Image by Lutz Peter from Pixabay Insulation keeps you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer by reducing either heat coming in or escaping from your home. You might think that adequately insulating a home would be part of the home-building process. But since many new homebuyers don't consider insulation when buying, many home builders only...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
How to Approach Buying a Foreclosed Home
Photo by Alex D'Alessio on Unsplash Purchasing a foreclosure property is a great opportunity to own a home at an extremely affordable price. While many people successfully buy foreclosed homes and are happy with their decision, before making this large financial commitment, it’s a good idea to understand what you might be walking into—before you buy. Homeowner Left...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Analyze Your Home Selling Options
When it comes to selling a house, there is no need to make rash decisions. Instead, you should review your home selling options closely so you can make informed choices time and time again. There are many factors to consider as you review your home selling plans, and these include: 1. Your Home's Condition How your home looks to...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Factors that Could Break a Home Buying Deal
Photo by Edar via Pixabay Before you sign on the bottom line, know which items are negotiable and which negate the deal entirely. Clearly defining these in advance can save you significant headaches when the buying bug takes over. Your agent will remind you of your non-negotiables and keep you on the right track. Here are some big-ticket...
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Posted on 04/07/2021
Another Property Sold - 4673 Saint Albans Dr, Sterling Heights, MI 48314
Amazing opportunity to own this beautifully updated Sterling Hts split level home tucked away in highly sought after Ravines subdivision on the best lot in the sub! Huge backyard featuring a $30,000 in ground salt water swimming pool with jacuzzi jet section overlooking private 66 acre DNR property with 13 acre lake. Great open floor plan with updated kitchen overlooking the living and dining area. Newer hardwood and carpet throughout and freshly painted along with a freshly remodeled fireplace as well as over $80,000 in original builder upgrades. Spacious first floor master suite and first floor laundry. An additional 1,561 sq ft of space...
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