Elaine Knuth's Blog

Posted on 07/15/2020
Will Your House Selling Plan Work?
Selling a home may prove to be an uphill climb. Fortunately, if you craft a home selling strategy, you can eliminate guesswork throughout the property selling cycle. A home selling plan is a must-have, and perhaps it is easy to understand why. This strategy enables you to prepare for potential hurdles you may encounter as you promote your residence...
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Posted on 07/08/2020
Increase Living Space with Bench Footing
Photo by Tierra Mallorca on Unsplash When buying an older home, you might wonder how to get more livable space out of that low-ceiling basement. There are two ways to gain height: raise the foundation or lower the floor. Raising the foundation requires lifting the entire home off its current foundation, building a new foundation, and resettling the...
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Posted on 07/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 42540 Lilley Pointe Dr #Unit#58, Canton, MI 48187
UPPER RANCH 2 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS CONDO WITH OPEN FLOOR PLAN & SOARING CATHEDRAL CEILING, LOCATED IN POPULAR LILLEY POINTE!!! CONDO DECOR FRESH PAINT WITH TODAY'S TRENDING COLORS. PRIVATE ENTRY LEADS TO OVERSIZE GREAT ROOM OVERLOOKING BALCONY WITH VIEW OF GREENBELT. GREAT ROOM OPEN TO DINING AREA OVERLOOKING SPACIOUS KITCHEN W/ SNACK BAR, GENEROUS COUNTERS & CUPBOARD SPACE, INCLUDES MAJOR APPLIANCES. LARGE MASTER STE W/WALK IN CLOSET & PRIVATE MSTR BATH. 2ND BEDROOM CONVENIENT TO FULL BATH. BONUS IS THE IN UNIT A LAUNDRY ROOM AND INCLUDES WASHER, DRYER. HWT 2018. NEWER FURNACE & AC. COMPLEX OFFERS SIDEWALKS & PARK...
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Posted on 07/01/2020
Kitchen Cabinet Update: All New or Refreshed?
Photo by Jafar Mansuri on Unsplash To resurface or replace? That's the question. Consider replacing if: They have significant water or humidity damage. They're poorly constructed and/or falling apart. The design frustrates. You could do better starting over. The style can't be easily updated, for example, floral moldings. The cost to refinish is more than new cabinets. It...
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Posted on 06/27/2020
Another Property Sold - 41527 Pheasant Creek Dr, Canton, MI 48188
WONDERFUL CANTON COLONIAL ON A GREAT COURT LOCATION. STEP INTO THIS LOVELY HOME THROUGH A BEAUTIFUL LEADED GLASS FRONT DOOR. HARDWOOD FLOORS IN THE FOYER, DEN/OFFICE, HALLWAY AND HALF BATH. HUGE GREAT ROOM WITH A GAS FIREPLACE AND CATHEDRAL CEILING. THE FORMAL DINING ROOM LEADS TO AN UPDATED KITCHEN WITH GRANITE COUNTERS, TILE BACKSPLASH, PANTRY AND STAINLESS APPLIANCES. DON'T WORRY ABOUT MOSQUITOS WHEN YOU SIT IN THE SCREENED, 3 SEASON ROOM WATCHING T.V.. JUST OUTSIDE IS THE BRICK PAVER PATIO THAT LEADS TO THE TREX DECK AND POOL. THE LARGE MASTER BEDROOM FEATURES A WALK IN CLOSET, BOX BAY WINDOW AND UPDATED MASTER BATH. ENTERTAINING...
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Posted on 06/25/2020
1378 Carol Ave, Plymouth, MI 48170 now has a new price of $405,000!
FABULOUS!!! TURN KEY & 10+ IN EVERYWAY!!! LOCATED ON AN OVERSIZE LOT IN THE CITY!!! THIS HOME OFFERS AN OPEN FLOOR PLAN WITH TOTALLY REMODELED KITCHEN INCLUDING CABINETS, GRANITE COUNTERS & MAJOR APPLIANCES, OPEN TO A FAMILY ROOM W/FIREPLACE OVERLOOKING A SCREENED IN PORCH & LARGE STAMPED CONCRETE PATIO & SCENIC YARD. HARDWOOD FLOORING IN LIVING ROOM & THROUGHOUT FIRST LEVEL. MAIN BATH REMODELED WITH STATE OF ART TILE & FIXTURES. SIX PANEL DOORS THROUGHOUT, SOME CROWN MOLDING. UPDATED CONVENIENT HALF BATH. FINISHED BASEMENT OFFERS EXTRA 900 SQ/FT OF ENTERTAINING AREA. OTHER UPDATES WITHIN LAST 4 YEARS, ROOF,...
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Posted on 06/24/2020
Navigate the Property Buying Journey Like a Pro
The homebuying journey may seem long, complicated and time-consuming at first. Fortunately, there are lots of things a property buyer can do to streamline the process of finding his or her dream residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help a homebuyer navigate the property buying journey like a pro. 1. Narrow Your Home Search If...
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Posted on 06/17/2020
How Big Business Impacts Rural America
Photo by Vit Ducken via Pixabay There has been a lot of concern about the state of rural America and how it's being affected by large businesses. Big box stores like are said to destroy local businesses, causing an economic drought in small towns. But despite the statistics, there's a bigger picture to consider. We'll look at how...
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Posted on 06/12/2020
Video Tour - 8912 Hubbard St, Livonia, MI 48150
MOVE IN CONDITION!!! LOCATED ON INTERIOR LOT IN SUB!!! FEATURES & UPDATES SOUGHT BY TODAY'S BUYERS!!! OPEN FLOOR PLAN!!! SPACIOUS GREAT ROOM W/CATHEDRAL CEILING & /HARDWOOD FLOORING, OPEN TO FABULOUS TOTALLY REMODELED KITCHEN: EURO CABINETS, UPGRADED GRANITE, BACKSPLASH, CERAMIC FLOORING & SS APPLIANCES 2015. KITCHEN OVERLOOKS LARGE DINING AREA W/HRWD FLRS. TWO FULL BATHS HAVE BEEN UPDATED. LOWER LEVEL FEATURES OVERSIZE FAMILY ROOM, BEDROOM & BATH. OTHER UPDATES INCLUDE, SHINGLES 2019 (TEAR OFF). COPPER PLUMBING THROUGHOUT, ELECTRICAL PANEL, 2015. HWT 2016, FURNACE 2011 ULTRAVIOLET AIR CLEANER (MERV10 FILTER) 2015....
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Posted on 06/12/2020
8912 Hubbard St, Livonia, MI 48150 is now new to the market!
MOVE IN CONDITION!!! LOCATED ON INTERIOR LOT IN SUB!!! FEATURES & UPDATES SOUGHT BY TODAY'S BUYERS!!! OPEN FLOOR PLAN!!! SPACIOUS GREAT ROOM W/CATHEDRAL CEILING & /HARDWOOD FLOORING, OPEN TO FABULOUS TOTALLY REMODELED KITCHEN: EURO CABINETS, UPGRADED GRANITE, BACKSPLASH, CERAMIC FLOORING & SS APPLIANCES 2015. KITCHEN OVERLOOKS LARGE DINING AREA W/HRWD FLRS. TWO FULL BATHS HAVE BEEN UPDATED. LOWER LEVEL FEATURES OVERSIZE FAMILY ROOM, BEDROOM & BATH. OTHER UPDATES INCLUDE, SHINGLES 2019 (TEAR OFF). COPPER PLUMBING THROUGHOUT, ELECTRICAL PANEL, 2015. HWT 2016, FURNACE 2011 ULTRAVIOLET AIR CLEANER (MERV10 FILTER) 2015....
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Posted on 06/10/2020
Choosing the Ideal Home Security System
Image by Andrey_Popov from Shutterstock Burglary is one of the more common types of crimes in the US today. Every day, many homeowners wake up or get back from work to discover their homes robbed. Given the financial, psychological, and physical damage that can happen, protecting your home is always ideal. You don’t have to be a victim....
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Posted on 06/06/2020
Video Tour - 1378 Carol Ave, Plymouth, MI 48170
FABULOUS!!! TURN KEY & 10+ IN EVERYWAY!!! LOCATED ON AN OVERSIZE LOT IN THE CITY!!! THIS HOME OFFERS AN OPEN FLOOR PLAN WITH TOTALLY REMODELED KITCHEN INCLUDING CABINETS, GRANITE COUNTERS & MAJOR APPLIANCES, OPEN TO A FAMILY ROOM W/FIREPLACE OVERLOOKING A SCREENED IN PORCH & LARGE STAMPED CONCRETE PATIO & SCENIC YARD. HARDWOOD FLOORING IN LIVING ROOM & THROUGHOUT FIRST LEVEL. MAIN BATH REMODELED WITH STATE OF ART TILE & FIXTURES. SIX PANEL DOORS THROUGHOUT, SOME CROWN MOLDING. UPDATED CONVENIENT HALF BATH. FINISHED BASEMENT OFFERS EXTRA 900 SQ/FT OF ENTERTAINING AREA. OTHER UPDATES WITHIN LAST 4 YEARS, ROOF,...
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