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Posted on 01/10/2021
Home Features - What Buyers Want
Photo by alvinmatt via Pixabay What homeowner doesn’t want to maximize overall home value when the time comes to sell? In order to sell your house faster and for more money, it's important to have a firm understanding of the specific housing features that matter the most to prospective buyers. Well-Established Property Value Boosters If you’ve ever considered...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Tips for Successfully Searching for a New Home
Since there are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the right home, it can be very helpful to create a priority list. If you're at the beginning of the house-hunting process, one of the best ways to clarify your thoughts is by organizing them in a notebook or on a computer screen. As is the...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Home Showings: What Buyers Need to Know
Home showings are valuable parts of the property buying cycle. If a homebuyer knows what to expect during a showing, this individual can get the information that he or she needs to determine whether a particular house is the right option. Now, let's take a look at three things that buyers need to know about home showings. 1. A...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Decorating for the Holidays
Photo by Dzenina Lukac via Pexels You just bought the perfect house and it’s almost time for the holidays. One of the things you looked most forward to when you purchased your home was being able to show off your decorating skills. There’s just one problem: Your living room doesn’t have a huge window to show off your...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
4 Strategies for Getting Started with Real Estate Investment
Photo by mentatdgt from Pexels The methods for getting started in real estate investing range from strategies that are active to others that are more passive. Many methods fall in between those extremes but all have their own level of associated risk. Here we'll touch on some of the lower risk ways to get started with property investment....
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Posted on 12/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 9387 Allen Rd, Allen Park, MI 48101
Immediate occupancy on this Beautiful Allen Park 3 Bedroom Ranch with 2 full baths. Living room opens up to the dining and kitchen area with sliding door wall leading to a freshly painted deck off of the back of the home. This home has a finished basement with recessed lighting and full bath. Yard is fenced with a 2.5 car garage. Wallside windows come with transferable warranty. Easy showings, wont last long. Buyers agent to verify all measurements and...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Seeds of Plenty: Luxury Landscaping for the Upscale Homeowner
Photo by Linda Knicely on Unsplash Luxury homes have been gaining popularity for at least the last two years, says Washington Post. And while no one has set exact parameters for what is and isn't considered luxury, many real estate agents use the term to describe homes priced in the million-dollar range or higher. These are the residences...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
During Your Flip: Nail these Crucial Project Management Skills
Photo by TeroVesalainen via Pixabay Flipping a house successfully means keeping your ducks in a row during the rehab process--and that typically means communicating with several vendors to coordinate work, making sure everyone is on the same page, and dealing with delays when they (inevitably) occur. It's worth your while to build a project management strategy and skill...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Pre-Winter Checklist: Where to Start
Photo by Shveyn Irina via Shutterstock As fall sets in and you’ve prepared the outside of your home for winter, it’s time to move indoors. The cooling days of fall are the perfect time for you to tackle some of those projects you have been putting off. Here are a few helpful tips to get started on your...
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Posted on 11/19/2020
Video Tour - 101 South Union St Unit 217, Plymouth, MI 48170
These lofts don?t last long! Highly appealing maintenance free condo is near the heart of vibrant downtown Plymouth. This loft was updated in 2015 with cherry cabinets, granite countertops, tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances and modern ceramic floor in kitchen, living area and hall. Large Master closet & bath with dual sinks and jetted tub. Deep cleaned when seller moved and professionally painted. 10 ft. ceilings and 9 foot door wall to balcony, in-unit stacked washer/dryer, trash chute on each floor, underground climate controlled parking and elevators. Reasonable association dues include water. Pets...
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Posted on 11/19/2020
101 South Union St Unit 217, Plymouth, MI 48170 is now new to the market!
These lofts don?t last long! Highly appealing maintenance free condo is near the heart of vibrant downtown Plymouth. This loft was updated in 2015 with cherry cabinets, granite countertops, tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances and modern ceramic floor in kitchen, living area and hall. Large Master closet & bath with dual sinks and jetted tub. Deep cleaned when seller moved and professionally painted. 10 ft. ceilings and 9 foot door wall to balcony, in-unit stacked washer/dryer, trash chute on each floor, underground climate controlled parking and elevators. Reasonable association dues include water. Pets...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Key Issues to Address Before You Sell a Home
If you're planning to sell your house soon, you should prepare for the property selling journey. This can mean identifying potential home selling obstacles so that you can address these issues right away. Now, let's take a look at three issues that house sellers commonly face, along with tips to address these problems. 1. Exorbitant Initial Asking Price You...
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