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Posted on 05/22/2022
No Pots, No Problem: 3 Ways to Make Your Own Planters From Everyday Items
For plant lovers, there never seem to be enough pots and planters to go around. There are countless options available to buy, but buying a new one every time you need it becomes costly and inconvenient. The good news is that there are plenty of items you might already have around the house you can use for your...
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Posted on 05/21/2022
Another Property Sold - 53189 Abraham, Macomb, MI 48042
All your wants and needs in this Macomb home in Utica Schools is now available! This stunner is complete with den/home schooling room with built-ins. Formal dining (w/crown moulding) if you choose or additional living space. Eat in kitchen, stainless steel appliances, granite counters, brand new island, plus a butler's panty (or wine bar if you prefer!) Newer vinyl flooring, baseboards, paint, and a spectacular gas fireplace in the great room. Huge primary bedroom w/dual walk-in closets and magnificent remodeled bath! 3 additional beds plus full bath with new re-glazed tub. Large basement with new painted floors. New steel garage entry and...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
No Sun, No Problem: 5 Beautiful Shade-Loving Outdoor Plants
If you have a shaded yard or garden, it might seem hopeless to grow bright and colorful flowers and plants. However, there are plenty of vibrant plants that thrive in partial to full shade. Here is a guide to some of the best shade-loving outdoor plants to consider for your garden: Hosta Hostas are a staple of shady...
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Posted on 05/10/2022
Another Property Sold - 16855 Muirland, Detroit, MI 48221 3014
Character abounds in this 3-story colonial in Martin Park within close proximity to University of Detroit Mercy, Palmer Park & The Detroit Golf Club. Enter the lovely foyer to large living room w/ beautiful natural fireplace between two arched doorways into library/study. Formal dining room with several decorative arches w/ ornate molding work; wood floors throughout 3 story's. Basement has bar and laundry area. Home needs work and updating but so much potential. Sold "as is". Subject to probate court approval and sheriff's sale...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Add Life to Your Yard with These Garden Decor Items
Your outdoor living space is an extension of your home, and as such many people find that they spend a lot of time in their yards. Whether you have acres of property and an expansive kitchen garden or you have a small but charming cement patio outside of your terrace level apartment, you can spruce up your yard...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Coastal Style Bedroom Design Tips
As the weather warms up, so do the decorating trends and nothing is hotter than coastal design style. Coastal design lets you bring all the best of the beach home with you no matter where you live. You can create a lush tropical oasis or a casual beach house in any room by following some basic design elements....
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Posted on 04/24/2022
The Benefits of Succulents and What They Can Do for You
The many types of succulents are all incredibly beautiful, especially when kept in fantastic condition with the right growing techniques. Unfortunately, their care can be difficult to master, leaving you troubleshooting more often than not. It’s well worth putting the time into learning what they need, however, since these sweet plants can provide many amazing benefits. Want to...
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Posted on 04/23/2022
Video Tour - 45395 Abington, Macomb, MI 48042 5401
Showings start Saturday, April 23 with an open house from noon - 3:00 PM. Beautiful Updated (2014) home with open floor plan. Beautiful kitchen w/Stainless steel appliances: AC 2 years, Fridge 1 year, washer 4 years, dryer 1 year old, stove 1 year. Tankless Hot Water Heater; Roof 10 years old. Four bedrooms and 2 full baths; larger Master with dual entry bath - 2nd full bath totally updated. Family room that opens to large sized back yard with above ground pool and fire pit. Easy access to I-94 and shopping. Some...
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Posted on 04/23/2022
45395 Abington, Macomb, MI 48042 5401 is now new to the market!
Showings start Saturday, April 23 with an open house from noon - 3:00 PM. Beautiful Updated (2014) home with open floor plan. Beautiful kitchen w/Stainless steel appliances: AC 2 years, Fridge 1 year, washer 4 years, dryer 1 year old, stove 1 year. Tankless Hot Water Heater; Roof 10 years old. Four bedrooms and 2 full baths; larger Master with dual entry bath - 2nd full bath totally updated. Family room that opens to large sized back yard with above ground pool and fire pit. Easy access to I-94 and shopping. Some...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Home Theater: Ways to Bring Big Theater Snacks Home
Part of the fun of having a home theater is trying to create the atmosphere of an actual movie theater in your house. Setting up a projector screen and surround sound system, along with reclining seats, can help you achieve this, but you can take it a step further with a concession stand. These stands provide a convenient...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
PITI: What it is & why it matters
PITI, which is short for "principal, interest, taxes and insurance," is an essential term to know for anybody seeking a mortgage loan. The acronym refers to the relationship between these four numbers expressed in a ratio and can tell lenders about your financial status. Here is a breakdown of the term and why it matters to potential homeowners...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
3 Ways to Protect Your Pets in a Natural Disaster
Natural disasters are scary for humans and pets. Animals can sense our stress levels and the more stressed we are, the worse they feel. That's why it's crucial to prepare for the possibility of a disaster so you and your pet can manage it safely and calmly. Here are some tips for how to keep your pets safe...
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