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Is Home Repair Insurance Necessary?
Posted on 12/13/2019
Is Home Repair Insurance Necessary?
Photo by: Caleb Woods via Unsplash Home repair insurance is an optional service agreement also known as a home warranty. It is put in place to save costs when there may be a need for repairs or replacement of any major system or household appliances. Often added as an incentive to sweeten a sale, a great home warranty...
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Host a Yard Sale Before You Buy a Residence
Posted on 12/06/2019
Host a Yard Sale Before You Buy a Residence
If you plan to buy a house, you may want to host a yard sale sooner rather than later. That way, you can sell items you no longer need and won't have to worry about moving these items once you find a new residence. Ultimately, there are many reasons why it may be beneficial to host a yard sale...
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Attributes of a Successful Home Seller
Posted on 11/29/2019
Attributes of a Successful Home Seller
A successful home seller knows exactly what it takes to list a residence and maximize its value, regardless of the current real estate market's conditions. In fact, a successful home seller displays many attributes, such as: 1. Empathy If a home seller can step into a homebuyer's shoes, he or she may be better equipped than ever before to...
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Tips for Home Sellers
Posted on 11/22/2019
Tips for Home Sellers
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When it’s time to sell your home, it’s important to make sure it’s done right. Certain selling mistakes could lead to less money for your home than you wanted or other problems that make this process more complicated than it needs to be. Before you put your home on the market, keep...
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Strategies For Selling Your Home Quickly
Posted on 11/15/2019
Strategies For Selling Your Home Quickly
If you're getting ready to put your home on the market, one of the best things you can do is adopt a "go with the flow" attitude! Unless market conditions are ideal and all the stars are in perfect alignment, there will probably be a few ups and downs on the road to getting your house sold! In all...
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Hidden Moving Cost
Posted on 11/08/2019
Hidden Moving Cost
If you are not used to the process, moving your home will cost you more than what you budgeted. Your moving costs hinge on how far you’re going, how much stuff you own, and many other factors. However, understanding some of the hidden costs of moving is one of the ways to minimize your moving expenses. Therefore, take...
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Another Property Sold - 3178 Daley, Troy, MI 48084
Posted on 11/03/2019
Another Property Sold - 3178 Daley, Troy, MI 48084
$ 20,000 REDUCTION. SELLER WANTS TO SELL NOW. OFFERING 3 YEAR LAND CONTRACT Great large over 2300 sq ft brick ranch on extra large 110 x 250 lot. 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, great room, breakfast room, living room/sitting room, formal dining room, kitchen with eating area, first floor laundry, and storage. 2 car detached garage, very private location. Central air and sprinkler...
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Outdoor Lighting for Home Security
Posted on 11/01/2019
Outdoor Lighting for Home Security
Photo by Malcolm Garret via Pexels No matter how safe your neighborhood is, it doesn’t hurt to take precautions against break-ins or thefts. Installing home security lighting is a highly effective way to deter intruders. This type of lighting also provides plenty of light for walkways and paths, making it safer for you and your family to walk...
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Another Property Sold - 432 South Washington Ave #Unit#906, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Posted on 10/30/2019
Another Property Sold - 432 South Washington Ave #Unit#906, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Welcome to The Fifth, Royal Oak's most luxurious high-rise! Just steps away from great restaurants & entertainment. Take advantage of all the amenities including full service doorman, privacy/security, 24 hr fitness center, unit storage, bike storage and heated indoor parking space with remote control entry. Parking space #20 on P2 is is only a few steps away from the elevator for convenient access. This 9th story unit offers incredible skyline views, facing west allowing you to get the sunset over downtown detroit. Open floor plan with updated kitchen featuring granite counters, stainless steel appliances. Light filled bedroom with floor...
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How to Choose a Kitchen Designer
Posted on 10/25/2019
How to Choose a Kitchen Designer
Some homeowners find it puzzling when faced with the task of choosing a kitchen designer. Whether you are doing a major kitchen renovation or updating the outdated decor, a kitchen designer can be your best friend. You can hire a kitchen designer for tips and assistance with things like paint color lighting, decor, space planning, etc. Little or...
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Soil Preparation for A Vegetable Garden
Posted on 10/18/2019
Soil Preparation for A Vegetable Garden
When deciding to grow a vegetable garden, the first thing to consider is the soil required to build the garden. For the healthy growth of tree, shrubs, and vegetables, the land has to be in good shape. When your soil is in good form, the need for fertilizer or pesticide might not arise. When you prepare your garden...
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What To Do After A Mortgage Loan Rejection
Posted on 10/11/2019
What To Do After A Mortgage Loan Rejection
Having your home loan rejected can be disappointing, but it is not the end of the road. This article is full of ideas to help get your loan approved on your next try: Re-edit your borrower profile Banks are vigilant on all aspects of credit, including the profile of the borrower. Remember that many criteria are crippling. Any...
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