Cathy Tishhouse's Blog

Posted on 02/19/2021
101 S Union St Unit 217, Plymouth, MI 48170-1755 now has a new price of $248,000!
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 02/14/2021
DIY: 4 Easy Bathroom Updates
Photo by Bonnie Kittle on Unsplash Tired of looking at a dated bathroom day after day but dread updating it knowing the average remodeled bathroom will set you back thousands of dollars? Even if you don’t have the budget for a complete makeover, there are several DIY ways you can update your bathroom. 1. Paint Tub & Tile...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Financing with a Credit Union
Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay Property buyers today may think of a credit union as an alternative form of lending and ultimately meant for people who don't fit the stereotypical borrower. But this assumption may a little unfair once you learn the facts. Credit unions present several unique opportunities that you simply won't find anywhere else. We'll...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Beyond Scented Candles and Cookies — Home Staging Strategies That Work
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels If you're like most people who are beginning the process of putting their homes up for sale, you're probably aware of the concept of home staging. Home staging is a strategy used to present your home in a good light to prospective buyers by creating a warm, welcoming environment. Typical home staging...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
How to Decide if an HOA Right for You
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay In many communities, homeowner’s associations, or HOAs, provide services to residents of the neighborhood. In fact, as many as 26 million homes are under the guidance of an HOA across the country. These community organizations can help ensure the neighborhood’s homes stay in good repair, residents treat each other respectfully, and agreed-upon rules...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Marketing Your Green Home
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay Ready to sell that home you've sunk your heart, soul and savings account into? Hoping to get a great return on all those green upgrades you had professionally performed? Don't rely on chance to get the ROI you deserve. Take charge of the sale of your high-performance home, and make sure everyone from...
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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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