Cathy Tishhouse's Blog

Posted on 10/24/2021
How to Buy the Right Home Remotely
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay It may be tempting, when buying a home remotely, to jump at the first great deal that fits your checklist. But, number of beds and baths aren't everything. Location matters, too. So does the school district if you have school-age children. Don't be afraid to delve deeply into a property that you're thinking...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
Errors to Avoid With Stick-Built Home Construction
Having a stick-built home constructed provides you with a whole new house to move into that has the features and design you want. While these homes offer several benefits over purchasing existing homes, it’s important to make sure the stick-built home construction process is done right. Otherwise, you could end with regrets about your new home in terms...
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Posted on 10/14/2021
Another Property Sold - 7421 Wing Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301-3776
Located on private road off Wing Lake Rd., with an impressive decorative fountain & circular driveway. A brick pillared 2-story porch leads into a stunning foyer where imported chandeliers capture your attention. A marble floor opens to a 14-foot-high living/great room where an imported marble mantle accents the room. Uniquely designed windows on outside walls throughout highlight the impeccable details at every turn ? tray ceilings, crown molding & beautiful flooring (marble, wood, ceramic). A pristine updated kitchen opens to an all brick elevated living space w/ outdoor cooking island (grill w/double Lynx burners); 38? raised fire...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Your Quick Guide to New Construction Homes
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels As you're shopping for a home, you may be drawn to new construction homes. The idea of moving into a completely new place ready for you to make your own definitely has its appeal. But you may have some questions about going this route since it can be different from buying an...
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Posted on 10/08/2021
Video Tour - 11285 Canterbury Dr, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2901
Mid-Century Modern Home with only one owner. Walk into the Living Room with grasscloth wall paper and unique hanging lights - including a pull down retractable light over dining area. Open floor plan from kitchen to dining and family room where you can enjoy the natural wood burning fireplace. A Door wall leads to the patio and backyard. Natural wood floors in living room, hall and bedrooms. Newer roof and furnace and a large open basement ready to finish. Great neighborhood with Utica...
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Posted on 10/08/2021
11285 Canterbury Dr, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2901 is now new to the market!
Mid-Century Modern Home with only one owner. Walk into the Living Room with grasscloth wall paper and unique hanging lights - including a pull down retractable light over dining area. Open floor plan from kitchen to dining and family room where you can enjoy the natural wood burning fireplace. A Door wall leads to the patio and backyard. Natural wood floors in living room, hall and bedrooms. Newer roof and furnace and a large open basement ready to finish. Great neighborhood with Utica...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
5 Tips for Designing a Home Office
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels A home office can give you a convenient and productive place to work from home when it has the right design. Whether your home has a designated home office or you’re turning a guest bedroom or other room into one, there are certain design factors to consider. The following tips can help...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Selling: How and Why You Should Use a Professional for Home Staging
There are plenty of things you can do to potentially boost the profits of your home sale, such as tackling repairs and renovations. One thing you may also want to consider is hiring a professional to stage your home. What is Professional Staging? When a home is staged, a professional comes in and decorates/furnishes the home to make...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Is Spray Foam or Fiberglass Insulation More Cost-Effective for DIY Homeowners?
While upgrading a building’s insulation may not feel as exciting as an expansive new kitchen, the potential energy savings add up. Here are a few things about fiberglass and spray foam insulation property owners may want to consider. What Homeowners Need To Know About Fiberglass Insulation The upfront investment of fiberglass insulation proves attractive to DIY homeowners because...
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Posted on 09/18/2021
Video Tour - 2371 Garfield St, Ferndale, MI 48220-1159
Great starter home - perfect for first time buyer - centrally located to expressways and amenities. Serene neighborhood with a large park at the end of the street just a few houses away. Fenced yard with patio area and 2-car garage. Washer and dryer included. There is a indoor cat so be careful not to let the cat out. Please follow Covid guidelines by wearing...
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Posted on 09/18/2021
2371 Garfield St, Ferndale, MI 48220-1159 is now new to the market!
Great starter home - perfect for first time buyer - centrally located to expressways and amenities. Serene neighborhood with a large park at the end of the street just a few houses away. Fenced yard with patio area and 2-car garage. Washer and dryer included. There is a indoor cat so be careful not to let the cat out. Please follow Covid guidelines by wearing...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
6 Quick Tips for Choosing the Right Color Scheme for Your Home
Image by Bronisław Dróżka from Pixabay The colors you choose for different rooms can have a major impact on how your house looks overall. With so many color schemes to choose from, how can you decide which ones would work best for your home? Part of this comes down to your personal preferences, but there are other factors...
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