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What to Consider When You Evaluate Different Offers for Your Home
Posted on 04/03/2020
What to Consider When You Evaluate Different Offers for Your Home
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Whether it is a seller's market or you just have an appealing home, you could end up with multiple offers -- how can you decide which offer is best? Your agent is an excellent source of information and can help widdle through unqualified buyers, but if you still have to choose between multiple...
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Tips for Home Sellers: How to Set Yourself Up for Success
Posted on 03/27/2020
Tips for Home Sellers: How to Set Yourself Up for Success
A successful home selling experience is not a guarantee. However, if you prepare for the house selling journey, you may be better equipped than others to reap the benefits of a quick, profitable home selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips so you can set yourself up to succeed during the house selling journey. 1. Identify...
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Build a Firepit in 5 Steps
Posted on 03/20/2020
Build a Firepit in 5 Steps
Photo by Sarah Brown on Unsplash Just about everyone loves cozying up to a roaring fire and kicking back to relax in the cool night’s air. Far too many, however, leave that for camping once or twice a year at most. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be that way. You can build a firepit in five easy steps,...
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Improve Curb Appeal with a DIY Walkway
Posted on 03/13/2020
Improve Curb Appeal with a DIY Walkway
Photo by Craig Tidball on Unsplash It's probably much easier and less expensive than you realize to improve your home's curb appeal. Simple fixes such as replacing rickety porch railings or giving trim a fresh, bright coat of paint go a long way toward making prospective home buyers smile. And when you create a welcoming pathway, that leads...
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DIY:  Repainting Metal Patio Furniture
Posted on 03/06/2020
DIY: Repainting Metal Patio Furniture
Image by MikesPhotos from Pixabay The bistro table and chairs or patio set that welcomed your guests to gather outdoors and gave your porch a pop of color is now less than beautiful with its peeling paint and orange-brown crust. Your outdoor space deserves a freshening up and the best way to go about it for both your...
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Optimize Your Home Sale Earnings
Posted on 02/28/2020
Optimize Your Home Sale Earnings
As a home seller, it is crucial to do whatever you can to optimize your house sale earnings. Lucky for you, we are here to help you promote your residence to the right groups of prospective buyers so you can increase the likelihood of a profitable home selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Common Real Estate Law Issues
Posted on 02/21/2020
Common Real Estate Law Issues
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay Whenever someone is looking to purchase a home, there is always an inherent risk. It is common for buyers and sellers of homes to look for the best deal possible; however, it is also possible that issues might arise after a home has already closed. When looking to buy or...
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Tips for Home Sellers: How to Handle High-Pressure Situations
Posted on 02/14/2020
Tips for Home Sellers: How to Handle High-Pressure Situations
You might want to believe that the home selling journey will be fast and simple, but high-pressure situations may arise that cause you to panic. However, there is no need to let high-pressure home selling situations get the best of you. Because if you know how to handle these situations, you can boost the likelihood of enjoying a quick,...
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Condo vs. Townhouse: What's the Difference?
Posted on 02/07/2020
Condo vs. Townhouse: What's the Difference?
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels When it comes to home ownership, you have many options beyond buying a single-family home. A condominium and a townhouse are two such options. Before you consider making one of these your permanent home, it's important to understand the differences between them. Condo Ownership When you purchase a condo, you own the entire...
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Another Property Sold - 843 Loraine St, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
Posted on 02/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 843 Loraine St, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
SHORT SALE! Beautiful brick Tudor on a quiet street in Grosse Pointe! Steps away from "The Village" shopping district and all that is has to offer. This is perfect family home and for entertaining friends. Plenty of space with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths! Spacious first floor bedroom. Hardwood floors throughout with lots of natural light make this a very inviting place to live. Bring your own personal design ideas as this delightful home has lots of potential! Eat-in-kitchen with formal dining room and cozy den. Brand new central air just installed! Retreat to the backyard and enjoy relaxing by the pool on a sprawling custom built deck during...
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How Does a Balloon Mortgage Work?
Posted on 01/31/2020
How Does a Balloon Mortgage Work?
Image by Jojje from Shutterstock Many people own homes through a mortgage agreement. Traditional mortgages are primarily fully amortized or gradually paid off with regular payments over the lifetime of the loan. Each payment contributes to both the principal and the interest. A balloon mortgage is a short-term home loan with fixed-rate monthly payments that only take care...
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The Advantages Of Multifamily Homes
Posted on 01/24/2020
The Advantages Of Multifamily Homes
A multifamily home is defined as a building that has more than one unit. Each unit has its own separate kitchen, bathrooms, and utilities. These types of homes can be rented, owned, or be an investment property where a landlord collects rent. A multi-family home is a more economical way of living. Because there is less privacy and tenants...
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