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Posted on 05/24/2020
Southern Homes: What to Look For
Photo by Pattie Steib via Shutterstock All home buyers create a list of features they desire in a property and come armed with the list when their agent shows them a new listing. When you’re shopping for a home in the South, there are a few key features you should include on the list along with the whirlpool...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
5 Tips for Buying a Second Home
Image by Lena Lindell from Pixabay Having a second home gives you an opportunity to spend part of your time living in another area or bring in another source of income if you rent it out. Purchasing another home is a major investment that requires careful consideration. Before you begin looking into properties for sale, keep the following...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
How an Attorney Helps Guide You Through a Real Estate Closing
Photo by Rafa Bordes via Pixabay Real estate closings could be quite simple at one end of the spectrum or very difficult at the other end. In most cases, you will need to understand the legal ramifications of signing several documents, including the note, mortgage, transfer of title, mineral rights, title insurance and tax documents. If your closing...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
What to Do If a Buyer Rescinds an Offer to Purchase Your Residence
If a buyer rescinds his or her offer to purchase your house, there is no need to stress. In fact, there are many things you can do to rebound quickly, such as: 1. Address Any Problems with Your Home Try to find out why a buyer chose to walk away from your residence. That way, you could receive valuable...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Funding for Large Home Renovation Projects
Photo by Analogicus via Pixabay After settling into your home, you start to notice a few things either need to be retouched or completely overhauled. The biggest issue that a lot of homeowners run into is the money for the project. Even after assessing whether the project is a DIY or you’ll need a professional, funding still comes...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Home Safety Tips for Your Pets
Image by Irina from Unsplash Whether you have young pets or older ones, there are certain household hazards to be aware of. Puppies and kittens can get into trouble while exploring different parts of your home out of curiosity. Adult dogs and cats can also end up getting hurt or sick from common household dangers for pets. Keep...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Tips on Keeping Your Luxury Bathroom Warm
Photo by banksy07 via Pixabay Adding some extra warmth to your bathrooms boosts your home value while also ensuring that you’ll have a well-heated and comfortable environment for bathing and showering during winter. With these heating options, you can warm up your bathrooms as needed without having to turn up your thermostat, causing your furnace to run more...
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Posted on 04/07/2020
1535 Fairholme, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236 is now new to the market!
"Showings prior to an offer will only be by reviewing the video tour and/or the photos. All offers subject to the Buyers review and approval of an in-person inspection after the offer is accepted." Precious bungalow/cape cod in move-in condition with many updates!. Newer doors and storm doors. Newer tear-off roof (13). Newer siding (14). Updated vinyl windows. Newer Kitchen with loads of white cabinets, quartz counter tops, ceramic floor and all appliances. Two spacious bedrooms on the first floor with full bath. Second floor with large bedroom and quaint alcove living areas. New carpeting. Living room with gas log natural fireplace. Family...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
How to Handle Moving into the Neighborhood
Photo by Ricarda Mölck via Pixabay Moving to a new neighborhood brings with it, well, the new neighbors. Although you may be an exceptionally private person — others, by nature, are naturally curious. They want to know who’s moved in next door. This is particularly true when your house is just a few feet or a few inches...
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Posted on 03/31/2020
330 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236 now has a new price of $475,000!
Pride of Ownership abounds throughout this marvelous colonial/ Open concept home on a wide & deep lot. Travertine stone foyer, Living room w/NFP gas log and Empoerador dark marble hearth. Dining room ope to kitchen with builtin china buffet. Wonderful oaken kitchen with newer stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, ceramic backsplash, wood-style floor and large eating space (updated in 16). Natural wood den/library. Mud room has plumbing for 1st floor laundry room. Family room w/NFP gas log, book shelves and beamed ceiling, all open to kitchen and picturesque backyard and patio. Newer full hall bath & power room. Master bedroom...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Why It's Worth Your Time to Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal
Bolstering your house's curb appeal is paramount if you want to achieve the best-possible results during the property selling journey. In fact, there are many reasons why you may want to dedicate time and energy to enhance your home's curb appeal, and these include: 1. You can differentiate your home from the competition. Your home only gets one chance...
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Posted on 03/22/2020
How to Use Points to Your Benefit
Photo by Precondo via Pixabay Some mortgage companies offer loans with points. In a nutshell, paying points means paying down the interest rate. One point is equal to 1 percent of the mortgage amount. On a $200,000 mortgage, one point is $2,000. The percentage the interest rate lowers depends on the mortgage company and the market. For example,...
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