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Posted on 10/25/2020
Smart Home Gadgets to Help Lower Your Utility Bills
Photo by Halfpoint via Shutterstock When it comes to conserving energy, homeowners wanting to go green often spare no expense. Here are a few ways to upgrade your home without lightening your wallet. Smart Thermostat A powerful method to control your power use while saving money on your air conditioning bills in the summer and heating bills each...
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Posted on 10/24/2020
Another Property Sold - 5166 Bethel Church Road, Saline, MI 48176
Beautiful Setting just outside of downtown Saline. The house sits way back from the dirt road and has an asphalt driveway leading to the house. This house has been extremely well maintained! It has an updated kitchen with granite counter tops, quality cabinets and newer appliances. It has very attractive hardwood flooring in the kitchen & dining area. There is an attractive masonry fireplace in the living room, with a nice view off the back of the house. There is a cozy family room in the walkout basement with a wood burning stove. Some of the amenities included are : a 2 year old furnace with humidifier and A/C, an owned water softener,...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Real Estate Investment: 5 Property Types to Consider
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay Real estate investing is a powerful way to build wealth, as investors can take advantage of rent payments, appreciation, tax deductions and leverage. Additionally, there are lots of properties to invest in. If you’re starting to explore real estate as an investment opportunity, here are five types of properties and why you...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
3 Tips for Buying Land for Residential Development
Photo by Benjamin Balazs via Pixabay Buying land can be a tricky matter for many people, especially when they're first getting started. No matter how valuable a property may seem at the time, it may not take very long to realize there were more strings attached than you thought. But while there are a few red flags to...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
The Easy Way to Remove Old Caulk & Replace It
Image by bidvine from Pixabay If you have a bath or shower that required caulking, chances are that caulk has seen better days. It's soft, so abrasive cleaners wear away at it. This may cause gaps or ragged holes that trap residue. And even if it's all in one piece, mildew and grime will likely stain it over...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Why a Corner Lot is Beneficial
Photo by Kaboompics.com via Pexels Since they see a lot more traffic than their inset counterparts, homes on the corner lot receive a lot of flak. As a result of these rumors, homebuyers might feel their hopes fall as they encounter the otherwise perfect house situated on these open properties. Much to their relief, however, many find that...
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Posted on 09/25/2020
Another Property Sold - 510 Eastlook Drive #89, Saline, MI 48176
You'll be most impressed with the open floor plan in this lovely brick ranch in Saline. Situated on a quiet tree-lined street, this well maintained home features 4 bdms, 2 full baths.Updates include newer Stainless appliances, New roof, gutters w gutter guards, water heater, humidifier, Pella Doorwall, front window and newer Pergo flooring. There is a second laundry hook-up off the kitchen, and 3rd in the basement. The newly built deck overlooks a lovely, fully fenced yard, shaded by towering maple trees. Home is currently property tax exempt for existing owner.  Start...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
What Does It Take to Engage a Homebuyer?
How a home seller engages buyers is key. If a seller allocates the necessary time and resources to connect with buyers, he or she can boost the likelihood of enjoying a successful property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you engage buyers and speed up the house selling journey. 1. Create an Effective...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Are Smart Home Devices Must-Haves?
Smart home devices are becoming increasingly popular among U.S. property owners. Yet deciding which smart house gadgets – if any – are right for you may prove to be difficult. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to determine if a smart home device is a must-have, such as: 1. Consider a Smart Home Device's Purpose A...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Evaluate the Buyer's Perspective
As a home seller, it generally is a good idea to consider the buyer's perspective. That way, you can determine why buyers may consider your house over other available properties and map out the home selling journey accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you assess the buyer's perspective before you embark on the house...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Are You an Ambitious Home Seller?
An ambitious home seller may be better equipped than his or her rivals to enjoy a seamless property selling experience. In fact, this individual likely will go the extra mile to ensure buyers can learn about his or her house and make an informed purchase decision. Believe it or not, becoming an ambitious home seller can be simple. Now,...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
DIY: How to Build a Porch Swing with Pallet Wood
Image by Lars_Nissen_Photoart from Pixabay A porch swing lends wistful ambiance to your home. Below are a few options on how to construct your own porch swing from 3 wood pallets, which local stores may be able to give you free of charge. Upcycling materials keeps useful scraps out of landfills and saves money. In addition, your weekend...
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