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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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Posted on 05/10/2020
Create Relaxing Spaces in Your Home or Office
Image by Kari Shea from Pixabay Have you ever walked into someone's home or office space and instantly felt that it was positive, welcoming and peaceful? It means more harmonious work with customers and clients and a more peaceful attitude at home. Imagine walking through your front door and the stresses of the day melting away. A good...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
How to Expedite the Homebuying Journey
A seamless home search may be a dream come true for property buyers. Yet for those who want to accelerate the homebuying journey, problems sometimes may arise that make it tough to streamline a home search. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to speed up a home search and find your dream house without delay. Now, let's...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Creating That Awesome Reading Corner in Your Home
For those who love reading, the right nook with the perfect amount of light is a dream come true. Often times, these areas are found in a quaint coffee house or an old library. But what about in your home? Here are a few things to think about when creating your dream, reading corner. • Space: You may...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Is Renting from a Property Owner or a Property Manager Preferable?
Image by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay When inquiring about renting a home or condominium, you may not immediately be aware if the property is being self-managed by the owner or by a property manager or management firm that the owner has hired. There are some benefits and downsides to each. You should first ask who and...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Key Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
If you intend to buy a house, you may want to employ a home inspector. In fact, there are many reasons why a buyer may hire a house inspector, such as: 1. You want to identify any underlying home problems. Although you may have walked through a house a few times before you submitted an offer to purchase, a...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
DIY: Removing Old Carpet
Photo by Rodrigo Souza from Pexels Want to reveal that hardwood under your carpet? Or maybe you're ready to lay down new flooring? In either case, carpet removal by a professional adds significant cost to the project. Fortunately, removing carpet is something you can do yourself with minimal cost. It does require a little upper body strength and...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Should You Develop Homebuying Goals?
As a homebuyer, it may be beneficial to establish goals. Because once you know what you want to accomplish during the homebuying journey, you can take the necessary steps to achieve your homebuying aspirations. Now, let's take a look at three factors to consider as you develop homebuying goals. 1. Your Dream Home Define your dream house – you...
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Posted on 03/22/2020
Options for Selling a Home with Water Damage
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock After a significant storm or catastrophic event, you may determine that moving to a different climate is right for your household. The question becomes, do you repair all the damage to your home before you sell it, or do you offer it “as is” so that the buyer takes on that...
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Posted on 03/15/2020
4 Reasons Why Your Real Estate Agent Asks You to Stay Away From Showings
Image by Agover from Pixabay When you go to sell your home, your real estate agent will take care of playing host for interested buyers. This is part of the service that you get when you hire a real estate agent. The agent will not only handle setting up the showing appointments; they will also meet the prospective...
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Posted on 03/15/2020
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. Two hours notice required for all showings. Possession will be given on or before June 1st,...
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