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Create a Game Plan for Saving for Your First Home
Posted on 03/29/2020
Create a Game Plan for Saving for Your First Home
You’ve been thinking it for a while: “I really should start putting some money aside for a down payment.” But, you just can’t seem to find any wiggle room in your budget. You’re not alone. Saving for a down payment isn’t easy. Especially if you’ve got rent, car payments, student loans, and are trying to put money aside for...
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Another Property Sold - 11738 Lancer, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
Posted on 03/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 11738 Lancer, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
Multiple Offers Received. H & B Due 2/11/2020 @ 7:00pm Great Location on This Sterling Heights Ranch! Walking distaMultiplence to Dodge Park and the New Community Center. Walk to Schools. Home offers updated Kitchen with Granite Counter Tops & 2 Full baths. Finished Basement. Fenced Yard with Covered Patio and 2 Car attached Garage. Welcome to the...
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Another Property Sold - 3204 Elmhurst Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Posted on 03/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 3204 Elmhurst Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Well maintained first floor ranch condo. Very reasonable association fee that includes water and heat. Large bedroom with lots of closet space, larger living room with separate dining area. Cheerful updated kitchen. Assigned carport, common in ground pool and community laundry in basement. Very near the new Woodward Corners and Beaumont...
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Garden DIY: Creating a Beautiful Potting Bench
Posted on 03/22/2020
Garden DIY: Creating a Beautiful Potting Bench
Photo by Andy via Pixabay A potting bench can provide you with a place to work on your garden, from starting seeds to grafting and transplanting. Ideally, your bench should be at a comfortable height for you to work at, be sturdy enough to support plants and tools and enhance the look of your yard. You have several...
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10 Home Improvements for Less Than $100
Posted on 03/15/2020
10 Home Improvements for Less Than $100
Boosting the value of your home doesn’t have to require huge renovation projects, thousands of dollars, and months of planning. Making small, tactful home improvements can do the trick just as well. The key to making desirable home improvements is to follow well-established building and design principles. Don’t worry about the latest trends or trying to reinvent the wheel....
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Three Essential Design Tips for New Homeowners
Posted on 03/08/2020
Three Essential Design Tips for New Homeowners
Photo by Khiem Tran via Pixabay Designing a home can be intimidating, especially if it's your first time. Maybe you were a design aficionado with the perfect dorm room, but designing a whole house seems intimidating. Maybe you're worried you have no feel for design at all and will leave your room an empty canvas with one, central...
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How to Sell Your Home
Posted on 03/01/2020
How to Sell Your Home
Photo by Pexels via Pixabay If you do not know the process for selling a home it can raise your stress level some. It can also be a very unpleasant experience. During the process, you will have to endure a lot of opinions and suggestions that can either help you or end up hurting your efforts when the...
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How to Keep the Joys of Homeownership Joyful
Posted on 02/23/2020
How to Keep the Joys of Homeownership Joyful
Photo by Andy Dean Photography via Shutterstock The phrase “the joys of homeownership” is a staple in most households. But sometimes, you think you hear a snicker behind the smile. Now that you’re finally ready to become an owner, you might be wondering if that term is truthful or sarcastic. The answer is “Both.” How can it be...
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Video Tour  - 34579 San Paulo Dr, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Posted on 02/19/2020
Video Tour - 34579 San Paulo Dr, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Located on an extra large lot, this home is well located deep within the sub. Enjoy a quiet evening (or great for entertaining) on the three-tiered vinyl deck with beautiful landscaping in the summer. Enter the home through a modern foyer into the main living area to the open concept floor plan with a snack/breakfast bar between kitchen and family room ? cozy with a natural fireplace. First floor laundry; large master suite with great master closet and jacuzzi tub in master bath; extra deep garage ? almost 3 car on one side. Excellent condition ? must...
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34579 San Paulo Dr, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/19/2020
34579 San Paulo Dr, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 is now new to the market!
Located on an extra large lot, this home is well located deep within the sub. Enjoy a quiet evening (or great for entertaining) on the three-tiered vinyl deck with beautiful landscaping in the summer. Enter the home through a modern foyer into the main living area to the open concept floor plan with a snack/breakfast bar between kitchen and family room ? cozy with a natural fireplace. First floor laundry; large master suite with great master closet and jacuzzi tub in master bath; extra deep garage ? almost 3 car on one side. Excellent condition ? must...
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When is Buying a Home Worth It?
Posted on 02/16/2020
When is Buying a Home Worth It?
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock While homeownership often gets referred to as the American Dream, when you purchase before you are prepared, the consequences can be dire. Here are a few reasons you should buy a home. You feel certain. Buying a house is a huge step. It’s sensible to be cautious when making such a...
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Launch a Successful Homebuying Journey
Posted on 02/09/2020
Launch a Successful Homebuying Journey
The homebuying journey may be complicated, particularly for those who fail to plan for it. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to boost your chances of enjoying a successful property buying experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you start a successful homebuying journey. 1. Establish Criteria for Your Home Search...
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