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Posted on 10/27/2020
Video Tour - 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. The 9 ft. walkout basement is pre-plumbed for an extra bathroom. Insulated 2 car attached garage (prepared for a heater)....
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Posted on 10/27/2020
3767 Sherstone PLC, Lake Orion, MI 48359 is now new to the market!
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. The 9 ft. walkout basement is pre-plumbed for an extra bathroom. Insulated 2 car attached garage (prepared for a heater)....
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Home-Flipping in 2020: Three Areas to Invest In
Image by Mark Ort from Pixabay While house-flipping in general is slowing down, and profits are slowly decreasing, there are still a few places left worth flipping. Here, real estate investors can score big returns by buying foreclosed or distressed properties, renovating and then selling them. If you're an investor who's looking to dive in, these five U.S....
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Slashing Your Power Bill
Image by RoadRunnerDeLuxe from Shutterstock Heating bills are an engrained part of homeownership. Make some energy-savvy updates to your house that will give you more to spend (or save) throughout the year. Windows: Upgrade old single-pane windows with double- or triple-pane versions with low U-factors (energy efficiency ratings). Repair leaky seals or drafty sashes too. If you can’t...
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Posted on 10/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 4963 Oak Hill Dr #Unit#53-Bldg#6, Waterford, MI 48329
2 Bedroom Condo with private entrance. Open Floor plan Private Deck oversees peaceful common area. Master Bedroom has additional sitting area & Walk in Closet. Garage right in front of Entrance door. Roof 2018, Driveway 2017. Basement partially finished, could convert to bedroom or additional entertainment/workout space. All Sports Eagle Lake privileges. All Updated Appliances Stay! Located Minutes from I-75, DTE, Parks & Ski/Snowboard Areas. Never worry about Lawn/Snow Maintenance, Water or Garbage with the...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Why Buy A Multifamily home?
A multifamily home is defined as a building that has more than one unit. Each unit has its own separate kitchen, bathrooms, and utilities. These types of homes can be rented, owned, or be an investment property where a landlord collects rent. A multi-family home is a more economical way of living. Because there is less privacy and tenants...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Inspection or No Inspection - What You Need to Know
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay As you move forward with your home purchase, your real estate agent may recommend that you have your home inspected. Sometimes the inspection is required by the lender or insurance company, but sometimes it’s an optional step. Buyers who have the option sometimes consider skipping the inspection to save a little cash....
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Posted on 10/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 356 3RD Ave, Pontiac, MI 48340
3 Bedroom, 1.5 bath ranch home with fenced...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Tips for Successfully Searching for a New Home
Since there are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the right home, it can be very helpful to create a priority list. If you're at the beginning of the house-hunting process, one of the best ways to clarify your thoughts is by organizing them in a notebook or on a computer screen. As is the...
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Posted on 09/25/2020
Another Property Sold - 790 Robinwood, Pontiac, MI 48340
Call all Handymen and Investors! Rock solid 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home with an open layout and a full basement. Upstairs bathroom has room to convert to a full bathroom. Basement appears to have some plumbing started. Property could make an excellent rental with a little TLC. Seller is a licensed...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Marketing Your Home After Labor Day
Photo by Randy Fath on Unsplash Although spring and summer are real estate’s busiest selling seasons, don’t think you have to give up your plans to sell until next year after the Labor Day weekend. While conventional wisdom may indicate you should wait, September to December might be the right time to sell your home. Although families typically...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Is Your Homebuying Proposal Competitive?
As a homebuyer, it is important to do everything you can to find your dream residence. Once you discover your ideal house, you should be ready to submit a competitive offer to purchase this home. Ultimately, there are several factors to consider as you try to put together a competitive offer to purchase your dream house. These factors include:...
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