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Being Sincere - Repairing Your Marble Countertops
Posted on 09/18/2019
Being Sincere - Repairing Your Marble Countertops
The word “sincere” comes from the Latin prefix sine meaning “without” and the cerae meaning “wax.” In ancient times, when marble had cracks or chips, nefarious craftsmen would fill the crack with wax to hide the damage, making the stonework “insincere.” With the proliferation of marble countertops in the décor of the past several years, many homeowners do...
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Another Property Sold - 61160 Palomino CRT, South Lyon, MI 48178
Posted on 09/17/2019
Another Property Sold - 61160 Palomino CRT, South Lyon, MI 48178
LOCATED ON OVERSIZE LOT IN CUL DE SAC, BACKING TO WOODS!!! A 10+ IN EVERY WAY!!! ALMOST NEW CONDITION, CUSTOM BUILT W/ALL THE AMENITIES SOUGHT BY TODAY'S BUYERS. LOCATION!!! TUCKED DEEP IN SUB ON COURT. OVERSIZE LOT, BACKING TO PROTECTED WOODS!! OPEN FLOOR PLAN!!! WELCOMING TWO STORY FOYER LIVING, DINING ROOM W/PALLADIUM WINDOWS & SOARING CEILING. LIBRARY W/ FRENCH DOORS. GOURMET KITCHEN W/CUSTOM OVERSIZE CABINETS, ISLAND ALL W/GRANITE COUNTERS, WALK IN PANTRY, OPEN TO LARGE BREAKFAST AREA W/MEDIA/DESK AREA, OVERLOOKING SPACIOUS FAMILY ROOM ALL W/HARDWOOD FLOOR. LARGE LAUNDRY ROOM W/CABINETS & SINK. 2ND FLOOR WITH SPACIOUS MASTER STE--BAY...
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Video Tour  - 41583 Sleepy Hollow Dr, Novi, MI 48377
Posted on 09/13/2019
Video Tour - 41583 Sleepy Hollow Dr, Novi, MI 48377
A 10+!!! DETACHED CONDO LOCATED ON PREMIUM SITE SCENIC VIEW BACKING TO WOODS & DAYLIGHT FINISHED BASEMENT. OPEN FLOOR PLAN: 4 BEDROOM, 3.1 BATHS, FORMAL LIVING, DINING ROOM, FABULOUS REMODEL & UPDATES: KITCHEN W/CHERRY CABS, GRANITE CNTRS, BACKSPLASH, 2018 GAS RANGE W/HOOD FAN EXHAUST TO OUTDOOR. KITCHEN OVERLOOKS BREAKFAST AREA, FAMILY ROOM W/FIREPLACE & CATHEDRAL CEILING .ALL OVERLOOKIING THE FRESHLY STAINED SPACIOUS DECK. EXTENSIVE HARDWOOD FLOORING ON 1ST FLOOR. MASTER STE HAS CATHEDRAL CEILING, WALK IN CLOSET, REMODELED BATH W/SHOWER & EURO DOOR. FINISHED LOWER LEVEL OFFERS OVERSIZE 2ND FAMILY ROOM, BEDROOM, FULL BATH. 1ST FLOOR...
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Another Property Sold - 50739 Sevilla Cir, Novi, MI 48374
Posted on 09/13/2019
Another Property Sold - 50739 Sevilla Cir, Novi, MI 48374
ALMOST NEW, BUILT IN 2017!! LOCATED DEEP IN SUB ON PREMIUM LOT, W/OUTSTANDING FEATURES, UPGRADES & STATE OF ART DECOR . THE MUIRFIELD IS AN OPEN FLOOR PLAN!!!! 1ST FLOOR ALL WOOD FLOORING. AMAZING OVERSIZE GOURMET KITCHEN OFFERS POPULAR WHITE SHAKER STYLE CABINETS, GRANITE CNTRS, ISLAND, SERVING BAR AREA, HOODED FAN, EXTRA LARGE COOK TOP, DOUBLE OVEN, WALKIN PANTRY!. LARGE BREAKFAST AREA OPEN TO SPACIOUS TWO STORY GREAT ROOM W/DOUBLE STACKED WINDOWS. THE LIVING, DINING ROOMS HAVE PILLAR ENTRANCES. AWESOME MASTER STE: BEDROOM W/ TRAY CEILING, UPGRADED LUXURY BATH W/TILE SHOWER, EURO DOOR, SOAKING TUB, GENTLEMENS HEIGHT GRANITE COUNTERS...
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41583 Sleepy Hollow Dr, Novi, MI 48377 is now new to the market!
Posted on 09/13/2019
41583 Sleepy Hollow Dr, Novi, MI 48377 is now new to the market!
A 10+!!! DETACHED CONDO LOCATED ON PREMIUM SITE SCENIC VIEW BACKING TO WOODS & DAYLIGHT FINISHED BASEMENT. OPEN FLOOR PLAN: 4 BEDROOM, 3.1 BATHS, FORMAL LIVING, DINING ROOM, FABULOUS REMODEL & UPDATES: KITCHEN W/CHERRY CABS, GRANITE CNTRS, BACKSPLASH, 2018 GAS RANGE W/HOOD FAN EXHAUST TO OUTDOOR. KITCHEN OVERLOOKS BREAKFAST AREA, FAMILY ROOM W/FIREPLACE & CATHEDRAL CEILING .ALL OVERLOOKIING THE FRESHLY STAINED SPACIOUS DECK. EXTENSIVE HARDWOOD FLOORING ON 1ST FLOOR. MASTER STE HAS CATHEDRAL CEILING, WALK IN CLOSET, REMODELED BATH W/SHOWER & EURO DOOR. FINISHED LOWER LEVEL OFFERS OVERSIZE 2ND FAMILY ROOM, BEDROOM, FULL BATH. 1ST FLOOR...
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Five Things to Expect for Luxury Real Estate This Year
Posted on 09/11/2019
Five Things to Expect for Luxury Real Estate This Year
At the beginning of every year, there are new trends, styles, and designs that make their way to the forefront of popular taste. In the real estate industry, luxury real estate is usually the first to test out new trends and designs before the traditional market. Whatever doesn't make a name in the luxury real estate will probably...
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Tips for Taking Care of Your Swimming Pool
Posted on 09/04/2019
Tips for Taking Care of Your Swimming Pool
Are you trying to tend your swimming pool to the best of your ability? Look at the needs of your pool water and clean your pool filters regularly. Purchasing the right chemicals to maintain your pool may ease your maintenance approach and even improve the quality of your pool water too… but the application of the right chemicals...
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Are Smart Home Gadgets Must-Haves?
Posted on 08/28/2019
Are Smart Home Gadgets Must-Haves?
Smart home devices are becoming increasingly popular among U.S. property owners. Yet deciding which smart house gadgets – if any – are right for you may prove to be difficult. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to determine if a smart home device is a must-have, such as: 1. Consider a Smart Home Device's Purpose A...
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A Few Considerations When House Hunting
Posted on 08/22/2019
A Few Considerations When House Hunting
Once you’ve made up your mind that you want to buy a house, either to decrease your rent or increase your income, the next hurdle will be choosing the right property. You will find no shortage of glossy brochures or recommendations from all sides telling you why this flat or that house is best for you. So, which...
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Are you Focusing on the One Thing?
Posted on 08/21/2019
Are you Focusing on the One Thing?
It's easy to let everything that needs doing cloud our focus on the essential things. There are meals to fix, a house to clean, errands to run, bills to pay, yard work, school work, work-work! There doesn't seem to be a truly simple or easy way to get it all done. Sometimes you want to give up and...
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Simple Ways to Add Some Splash
Posted on 08/20/2019
Simple Ways to Add Some Splash
Painting your entire home can be an appealing idea if you've grown tired of its current color scheme. Paint colors can do much to change the look and feel of a room, but if you aren't ready for the long term process and commitment, there's a much easier alternative. Adding new pops of color can transform your space...
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5 Ways to Reduce Clutter in Your Home
Posted on 08/18/2019
5 Ways to Reduce Clutter in Your Home
Whether you're just doing a seasonal cleanup or you're clearing out in preparation to move, sorting through your things might seem challenging. There are, however, several things that you really are going to have to think about. Just get rid of them. NOW! Condiments. When your fast food, take-out, or delivery habit leaves your refrigerator cluttered with soy...
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