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Posted on 11/20/2021
Another Property Sold - 21710 Audrey Ave, Warren, MI 48091-2504
Perfect home for first time buyer -- or downsizing and need a ranch. Very large kitchen with great counter space and cut out in wall to dining area. All brick with wood floors in living room, bedrooms and hall. Breezeway connects home to garage with enclosed sun room off breezeway. Perfect yard for children or pets -- fully fenced and very spacious. All appliances stay and possession at close. Back on market because buyer's financing fell...
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Posted on 11/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 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 11/15/2021
Video Tour - 1525 Hoffman Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3426
Great Royal Oak home. Close to downtown with easy access to all freeways. Three bedrooms, two full baths, spacious kitchen, with central air and new furnace and HWH. Freshly painted. Enclosed sitting porch and large fenced back yard (double lot) with deck. Convenient shed included. 1 1/2 month's rent for security deposit, $200 nonrefundable cleaning deposit. $30.00 fee for credit and background check. Will require verification of employment and references. Immediate occupancy. No smoking, may allow one smaller dog with $300 nonrefundable pet fee. Listing agent is member of...
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Posted on 11/15/2021
1525 Hoffman Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3426 is now new to the market!
Great Royal Oak home. Close to downtown with easy access to all freeways. Three bedrooms, two full baths, spacious kitchen, with central air and new furnace and HWH. Freshly painted. Enclosed sitting porch and large fenced back yard (double lot) with deck. Convenient shed included. 1 1/2 month's rent for security deposit, $200 nonrefundable cleaning deposit. $30.00 fee for credit and background check. Will require verification of employment and references. Immediate occupancy. No smoking, may allow one smaller dog with $300 nonrefundable pet fee. Listing agent is member of...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
Building a New Home? Consider Adding a Living Wall
Photo by Dayvison de Oliveira Silva from Pexels If you're still in the construction phase of your new dream home, or if you'd like to improve your existing home with a small project that gives you back more than just a monetary return, consider adding space for a living wall. A living wall not only gives you something...
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Posted on 11/07/2021
Easy Ways to Transform the Lighting in Your Home
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay In most homes, the base lighting is drab and dull, often doing little to light up your life. Thankfully, it is quite easy to transform the lighting in your home and create the perfect atmosphere for your everyday activities. All you have to do is follow these four tips and watch as...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
How to Use Eclectic Design Style in Your Bedroom
Eclectic design is all about creativity and combining elements of other styles. This is one reason why it’s an easy design to implement in your own home provided that you follow some basic guidelines. No matter your interpretation of the eclectic style, whatever you come up with will be completely unique to you. This makes it an excellent...
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Posted on 10/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 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 masks. Crawl has been waterproofed with transferable warranty -- receipt attached with seller...
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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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