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Posted on 07/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 5855 S Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Here is the answer to your quest for country living on 4+ acres, close proximity to both Saline and Ann Arbor, a ranch style home with upscale decor and plenty of room. Step inside this lovely home, and you'll enjoy the Great room graced by Cathedral ceilings, and a gas fireplace. The cook's kitchen provides plenty of space to host a family gathering, with a walk-in pantry, granite countertops and breakfast nook. From there you can walk-out onto the large deck that extends the length of the home. Hardwood flooring extends through much of the first floor, with neutral decor. Relax in the spacious Master suite with walk-in closet and dual...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
What to Expect when Purchasing a Foreclosure
Image by Steve Heap from Shutterstock An active housing market has reduced the number of foreclosed homes in inventory, but there will always be foreclosed homes available to purchase. Many buyers are not aware of what to expect when purchasing a foreclosure. Here are some home truths about buying a distressed home. You’re not always getting a deal....
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Tips for Budgeting for a Fixer Upper
Image by Annie Gray from Unsplash If you are handy with home repair, you could buy a more expensive house if you are willing to put some work into it. Many foreclosures are often sold “as is,” and require some work. The seller may also be more open to negotiating a lower price based on the number of...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Am I Eligible for a USDA Loan?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you're looking for loans with excellent interest rates, you may have heard the term USDA bandied about. This special type of loan is attractive on paper, but the reality is a little more complicated than what meets the eye. Learn more about what a USDA loan is meant to do, how to...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
What is REIT Investing?
Image by Mediamodifier from Pixabay Although most people think of real estate investments in terms of real property that they can see and touch, buy and sell, or rent and manage on their own, there is a popular form of real estate investment that is not as personal and interactive. In many ways, it is easier, featuring the...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Should You Craft a Home Buying Checklist?
Regardless of when or where you search for a house, a home buying checklist is essential. With this checklist in hand, you can quickly and effortlessly discover a residence that suits you perfectly. Now, let's take a look at three factors to incorporate into your home buying checklist. 1. Your Home Buying Timeline Account for how much time is...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
Refresh Your Kitchen Flooring
Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash As homeowners, we can get fairly strategic about hiding the flaws in our home. We might move the sofa over a water stain on the hardwood or put a rug over a crack, tear or discoloration. While you'd never try to hide this stuff from potential homebuyers, it does keep it out...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
How to Market a Home as the Ideal Retirement Home
Photo by Designecologist from Pexels You love your home, but you want to make a change. In many cases, you’ll work with a real estate agent who can help you to market your home professionally to your ideal home buyer. Yet, for some properties, having a very specific target buyer in mind can work well. If you live...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
5855 S Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 now has a new price of $434,900!
Here is the answer to your quest for country living on 4+ acres, close proximity to both Saline and Ann Arbor, a ranch style home with upscale decor and plenty of room. Step inside this lovely home, and you'll enjoy the Great room graced by Cathedral ceilings, and a gas fireplace. The cook's kitchen provides plenty of space to host a family gathering, with a walk-in pantry, granite countertops and breakfast nook. From there you can walk-out onto the large deck that extends the length of the home. Hardwood flooring extends through much of the first floor, with neutral decor. Relax in the spacious Master suite with walk-in closet and dual...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Maintenance Issues That Can Inhibit the Sale of a Home
Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh from Pexels As a responsible homeowner, home maintenance should be at the top of your list of important things to do. However, with a busy life and a lot to manage, certain home-maintenance tasks can be easily disregarded. While there are some things you may be able to get away with for a...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Remote Home Buying: How, Why and Where?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Too busy to buy that second home in Myrtle Beach? No time to fly down and walk through multiple properties to find the one that's right for your family? No problem. You, too, can enjoy the dream of homeownership when you buy your next property remotely. What Is Remote Home Buying? When...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Online Masters Programs to Explore
Image by Pettycon from Pixabay With the coronavirus causing us to spend weeks and potentially months at home, many people are turning their thoughts to practical ways to use their time. If you've been wanting to extend your education, but struggled to find the time to do so, this might be an excellent opportunity. You will want to...
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