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Should You Develop Homebuying Goals?
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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Options for Selling a Home with Water Damage
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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4 Reasons Why Your Real Estate Agent Asks You to Stay Away From Showings
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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3186 Watkins Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328 is now new to the market!
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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Another Property Sold - 11802 Meadow Lane Dr, Warren, MI 48093
Posted on 03/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 11802 Meadow Lane Dr, Warren, MI 48093
Stop searching, come see this elegant and beautiful townhouse in quiet Maple Lane Valley condo complex. Very convenient location - close to major roads and shopping centers. Open living room leads to recently remodeled amazing kitchen with newer appliances. Gorgeous hardwood floors throughout all rooms. Nicely finished wood staircase invites to the second floor bedrooms and modern bathroom with euro glass shower door, heated tile floor, towel warmer and nice cabinetry. Hallway from the garage and laundry room has big closet and a lot of space for storage. Attached garage with newer floor. Covered front porch is a great place for morning...
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3 Tips for Investing in Rental Property
Posted on 03/08/2020
3 Tips for Investing in Rental Property
Photo by Moose Photos from Pexels Rental properties are becoming extremely common in the world we live in today. Many people are realizing the huge profits they can make from rental properties, and the need for these rentals isn’t going away any time soon. If you’ve ever wanted to be a landlord and rake in some cash on...
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DIY: Create A Pet Haven in Your Home
Posted on 03/01/2020
DIY: Create A Pet Haven in Your Home
Photo by Ilona Krijgsman via Pixabay Whether you own a cat, dog, reptile, or another animal, these critters are members of the family. But with cramped spaces and home layouts that aren’t very focused on the comfort and safety of your pets, you may need to make some modifications to make your home more pet-friendly. And given how...
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Common Issues First-Time Homebuyers Face
Posted on 02/23/2020
Common Issues First-Time Homebuyers Face
Photo by Avi Waxman on Unsplash Many people view purchasing property as a long-term goal, some see it as a rite of passage. Either way, buying a home for the first time can be an incredibly stressful experience. Those who are going through this process for the first time might be worried about making mistakes that may leave...
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Pros & Cons of Financing with a Mortgage Lender
Posted on 02/16/2020
Pros & Cons of Financing with a Mortgage Lender
Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash When financing a home purchase, one of the most basic decisions to make is where to get your mortgage from. The basic options are whether you should go to a mortgage lender or not. Financing with a mortgage lender has both pros and cons. Pro: Many Loan Options If you go to a...
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11802 Meadow Lane Dr, Warren, MI 48093 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/15/2020
11802 Meadow Lane Dr, Warren, MI 48093 is now new to the market!
Stop searching, come see this elegant and beautiful townhouse in quiet Maple Lane Valley condo complex. Very convenient location - close to major roads and shopping centers. Open living room leads to recently remodeled amazing kitchen with newer appliances. Gorgeous hardwood floors throughout all rooms. Nicely finished wood staircase invites to the second floor bedrooms and modern bathroom with euro glass shower door, heated tile floor, towel warmer and nice cabinetry. Hallway from the garage and laundry room has big closet and a lot of space for storage. Attached garage with newer floor. Covered front porch is a great place for morning...
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Prepping Your Credit To Gain a Preapproval
Posted on 02/09/2020
Prepping Your Credit To Gain a Preapproval
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels Thinking of buying a home in the near future? You're going to need a preapproval. This tells real estate agents that you're serious about the home-buying process, and it alerts sellers that you're a solid, low-risk candidate. Preapprovals aren't always easy to score, however. And if you're someone who's had a few credit...
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HOA Concerns? Consider Your Options
Posted on 02/02/2020
HOA Concerns? Consider Your Options
Photo by Romakoma via Shutterstock Many modern housing developments share areas such as parks, pools and playgrounds. When this is the case, they need a homeowner’s association to tend to the needs of the common areas. The same is true for condominium complexes and townhome communities. Since hallways, elevators and the outsides of buildings require shared maintenance, the...
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