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Should You Submit Multiple Offers to Purchase at the Same Time?
Posted on 04/01/2020
Should You Submit Multiple Offers to Purchase at the Same Time?
If you find lots of great homes are available and cannot decide which residence to buy, there is no need to stress. Rather than submit multiple offers to purchase various houses, you should hone your home search. By doing so, you can discover the right residence, at the right price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to...
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When to Buy a Retirement Home?
Posted on 03/25/2020
When to Buy a Retirement Home?
Photo by Harli Marten on Unsplash Although it may seem like putting the cart before the horse, a strong case can be made for purchasing your retirement home before your golden years. In fact, with some deft financial planning, it may be worthwhile to buy your retirement home decades in advance. That may seem counterintuitive, but maybe other...
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Video Tour  - 231 Van Sull St, Westland, MI 48185
Posted on 03/22/2020
Video Tour - 231 Van Sull St, Westland, MI 48185
10+ EXCEPTIONAL!!! TURN KEY!!! BRICK RANCH, UPDATES INSIDE AND OUT!!! CLEAN!!! OPEN FLOOR PLAN!!! KITCHEN W/ OAK CABINETS INCLUDES APPLIANCES, SPACIOUS DINING AREA (KITCHEN DINING ROOM NEWER CERAMIC FLOORING ) OVERLOOKS LIVING ROOM W/NEW CARPET 2018. MASTER BEDROOM HAS REMODELED PRIVATE HALF BATH. ALL BEDROOMS HAVE REFINISHED HARDWOOD FLOORING. FULL BATH REMODEL 2004. ADDED LIVING SPACE FOR ENTERTAINING IN LOWER LEVEL, TOTALLY REMODELED W/ DRYWALL, CARPETING 2018, FULL BATH, EXERCISE AREA, SPACIOUS LAUNDRY ROOM INCLUDING WASHER DRYER, OFFICE. HIGH EFFICIENCY FURNACE & HUMIDIFIER 2010. HOT WATER TANK 2018. WINDOWS 2008, DRIVEWAY, SIDEWALK,...
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231 Van Sull St, Westland, MI 48185 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/21/2020
231 Van Sull St, Westland, MI 48185 is now new to the market!
10+ EXCEPTIONAL!!! TURN KEY!!! BRICK RANCH, UPDATES INSIDE AND OUT!!! CLEAN!!! OPEN FLOOR PLAN!!! KITCHEN W/ OAK CABINETS INCLUDES APPLIANCES, SPACIOUS DINING AREA (KITCHEN DINING ROOM NEWER CERAMIC FLOORING ) OVERLOOKS LIVING ROOM W/NEW CARPET 2018. MASTER BEDROOM HAS REMODELED PRIVATE HALF BATH. ALL BEDROOMS HAVE REFINISHED HARDWOOD FLOORING. FULL BATH REMODEL 2004. ADDED LIVING SPACE FOR ENTERTAINING IN LOWER LEVEL, TOTALLY REMODELED W/ DRYWALL, CARPETING 2018, FULL BATH, EXERCISE AREA, SPACIOUS LAUNDRY ROOM INCLUDING WASHER DRYER, OFFICE. HIGH EFFICIENCY FURNACE & HUMIDIFIER 2011. HOT WATER TANK. WINDOWS 2008, DRIVEWAY, SIDEWALK,...
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Tips on Creating a Moving Checklist
Posted on 03/18/2020
Tips on Creating a Moving Checklist
Photo by Heung Soon via Pixabay A moving checklist won't take all the stress out of moving, but it can relieve a lot of the pressure once you have everything accounted for. To give yourself a little extra sanity and peace of mind, we'll sketch out what a reasonable timeline should look like. 8 Weeks Before Nearly two...
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DIY: How to Build a Porch Swing with Pallet Wood
Posted on 03/11/2020
DIY: How to Build a Porch Swing with Pallet Wood
Image by Lars_Nissen_Photoart from Pixabay A porch swing lends wistful ambiance to your home. Below are a few options on how to construct your own porch swing from 3 wood pallets, which local stores may be able to give you free of charge. Upcycling materials keeps useful scraps out of landfills and saves money. In addition, your weekend...
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Will Climate Change Impact Real Estate Values?
Posted on 03/04/2020
Will Climate Change Impact Real Estate Values?
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Natural disasters including flooding, hurricanes, mudslides and wildfires affect real estate values. Some recent examples of real estate transactions being influenced by these increasingly intense and frequent events include: A Charleston, South Carolina, homeowner deciding to demolish her house after three years of flooding caused by hurricanes that led to 11 failed...
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Another Property Sold - 48580 Rockefeller Dr, Canton, MI 48188
Posted on 02/29/2020
Another Property Sold - 48580 Rockefeller Dr, Canton, MI 48188
Fabulous home all decked out in Central Park Estates. 4 bedroom 3.5 bath colonial with 3 car side entry garage with large corner lot professionally landscaped. Open floor plan w/9 foot ceilings on the first floor, two story foyer, main floor office, family room w/gas fireplace and hardwood floors. Open kitchen w/oversized island, granite countertops (2017) large eat in nook surrounded by windows, stainless steel range, dishwasher and microwave. Main floor laundry w/bench in mud room area. Formal dining room. Huge master bedroom w/WIC and master bath w/double sinks, soaking tub and stand alone shower. Outstanding finished basement...
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When Is A Perfect Time To Sell Your Home?
Posted on 02/26/2020
When Is A Perfect Time To Sell Your Home?
If you're ready to sell your home, you may wonder if the time is right. Timing is truly everything when you’re selling a home. If you have some flexibility, it might be a good idea to wait to sell your home. Even with time constraints, there are a few strategies to employ that can help you find the sweet...
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Open Houses: Here's What Sellers Need to Know
Posted on 02/19/2020
Open Houses: Here's What Sellers Need to Know
An open house can have a significant impact on the property selling journey. As such, it is important for a property seller to allocate time and resources to prepare for an open house. If a seller plans for an open house, he or she may be able to boost the likelihood of a fast, profitable property selling experience. Now,...
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Create a Customized Potting Bench
Posted on 02/12/2020
Create a Customized Potting Bench
Photo by Neslihan Gunaydin on Unsplash If you're like most homeowners who enjoy cultivating an attractive yard and garden space and perhaps even providing some tasty treats for the family table, you probably appreciate tools and amenities designed to make your gardening chores easier and more enjoyable. Many home gardeners make do with whatever available surfaces that happen...
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How Easements and Right-of-Ways Can Affect Your Properties Value
Posted on 02/05/2020
How Easements and Right-of-Ways Can Affect Your Properties Value
Photo by Andrew Martin via Pixabay It’s not uncommon for homebuyers to discover that the land they purchased may not be entirely their own. Another party may have gained a legal right to use or traverse your property. Easements and right-of-ways can be established by a number of mechanisms and go unnoticed, particularly in undeveloped parcels or when...
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