Cathy Tishhouse's Blog

Posted on 07/24/2020
11738 Lancer Dr, Sterling Heights, MI 48313 is now new to the market!
Beautifully updated kitchen with granite counters, modern backsplash, laminate floors & stainless steel appliances, this home is in pristine condition with fully finished basement and second full bath in basement. Natural wood floors in living room, bedrooms and hall. 2-car attached garage with newly poured driveway and sidewalk and new steel door from garage to outside. Natural fireplace in family/dining area, laundry area in basement and so much more.Nice sized backyard with covered patio and located in Utica School...
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Posted on 07/21/2020
Another Property Sold - 402 North Hunter St, Capac, MI 48014
Meticulously maintained and updated from top to bottom! This home is located in the heart of Capac and includes amenities galore! Granite countertops, new flooring throughout, newer roof, updated bathrooms and a detached 3 car garage! Spend summer nights enjoying the weather on the large outdoor deck that is also wheelchair accessible! Mudroom currently is functioning as a home salon! Sprawling floor plan with large bedrooms as well! Crown molding throughout with a beautiful functioning natural fireplace! This one will be gone in a flash! ...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
DIY: Replace the Mechanism in Your Toilet Tank
Photo by House Method on Unsplash Some home maintenance projects definitely require a professional. But given just how fast homeownership costs can add up, it's nice to know that other home projects are DIY for the average person. Replacing your toilet fill valve and the flapper is one such project. The toilet is one of the few items...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Keeping Laundry in Check with These Simple Tricks
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Leaving the laundry to build up all week means you might spend all Saturday washing, drying and folding. Organization experts offer these tips for keeping your dirty clothes under control throughout the week so that you can spend your weekends enjoying life. Get the Right Containers Invest in a pair of laundry...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
3 Home Projects You Should Never DIY
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Tackling projects around the house allows you to boost your skills, saves you money and ensures your home stays in peak condition -- usually. While DIY projects can be safe, successful and rewarding, there are some instances where you're better off leaving the work to a pro. From jobs that are dangerous...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
What to Clean Before You Show Your House
Photo by Sussi Hj via Shutterstock Your home is on the market, but you still live there. Now your agent called to see if a potential buyer can look at it in an hour. What do you do? You Don’t Need to Panic Instead of holding your head in despair, grab some tools, and clean the most visible...
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Posted on 06/26/2020
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 vibrantdowntown Plymouth. This loft was updated in 2015 with cherry cabinets, granitecountertops, 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 climatecontrolled parking and elevators. Reasonable association dues include water. Pets...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Why Your Agent May Ask You to Stay Away From Your Open House
Image by Agover from Pixabay When you go to sell your home, your real estate agent will take care of playing host for interested buyers. This is part of the service that you get when you hire a real estate agent. The agent will not only handle setting up the showing appointments; they will also meet the prospective...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Methods of Holding Property
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Sometimes a couple buys a house together but does not marry. Lawyers and closing agents often title the property as tenants in common. This causes major problems if one partner passes and the other expects the property to transfer solely to them. When a property is titled as tenants in common, the...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
The Importance of Roof Maintenance
Image by Mario Ohibsky from Pixabay Whether you’re getting your home ready to sell or just getting settled into a new one, making sure your roof is in excellent condition is important. Your roof helps keep the inside of your home safe from water and other types of damage. Roofs can endure wear and tear over time or...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
Got an Old Door? Create Your Dream Headboard in 7 Steps
Image by congerdesign from Pixabay Have you always dreamed of having a beautiful stately headboard at the head of your bed? Do you have an old door and wonder just what you can do with it? If you answered yes to both of those questions, boy, do we have the perfect project for you. Using your old door...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
How to Build a Wood Storage Shed
Photo by Maksim Shutov on Unsplash Building a storage shed for wood can be advantageous for several reasons: it allows you to store your firewood properly. When firewood is dry, your fire will be warmer, smoke far less, and you'll burn less wood at a time -- and a shed with good airflow that is slightly elevated will...
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