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Establish Priorities When Searching for Your Next Home
Posted on 04/07/2020
Establish Priorities When Searching for Your Next Home
Since there are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the right home, it can be very helpful to create a priority list. If you're at the beginning of the house-hunting process, one of the best ways to clarify your thoughts is by organizing them in a notebook or on a computer screen. As is the...
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Tips for Making Your Home Safe for Pets
Posted on 03/31/2020
Tips for Making Your Home Safe for 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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DIY Home Security - Is It Right for You?
Posted on 03/24/2020
DIY Home Security - Is It Right for You?
Photo by Pixaline via PixabayThe right home security system can make a profound difference for your peace of mind and make your home an unappealing target -- but do you have to go with a conventional (and expensive) alarm service? In the past, homeowners had few choices, but now, if you own a home and like to DIY...
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Should You Forgo a Property Inspection?
Posted on 03/17/2020
Should You Forgo a Property Inspection?
If a seller approves your offer to purchase his or her house, conducting a home inspection likely will be the next step of the property buying cycle. Although you may have the option to forgo a house inspection, you should not avoid this evaluation. Because if you forgo a home inspection, you may wind up purchasing a house that...
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Things Your Real Estate Agent Should be Doing for You
Posted on 03/10/2020
Things Your Real Estate Agent Should be Doing for You
Photo by Benjaminrobyn Jespersen on Unsplash Real estate agents sell homes -- but the agent you choose should offer you a comprehensive lineup of services and assistance. If your agent is just a "set it and forget it" seller, you're missing out on the level of service you deserve. Ask any prospective agent about what they have to...
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Aromatherapy for a Mood-Lifting Home Environment
Posted on 03/03/2020
Aromatherapy for a Mood-Lifting Home Environment
Photo by Seksak Kerdkanno via Pixabay Diffusing aromas in your home is a great way to settle in, relax and enjoy a fresh, clean scent that calms the nerves. How Do We Know Aromatherapy Works? Research gives us the scoop. Take lavender, for example. Research shows lavender: Eases nervousness much better than a placebo. Raises people's scientifically measured...
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Key Reasons to Trust a Home Inspection Report
Posted on 02/25/2020
Key Reasons to Trust a Home Inspection Report
A home inspection report may prove to be a difference-maker for a property buyer, and for good reason. With an inspection report in hand, a property buyer will need to decide whether to proceed with a home purchase or rescind a homebuying proposal. Therefore, a property buyer must allocate time and resources to review a home inspection report so...
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Should You Check Your Credit Score Before You Buy A Home?
Posted on 02/18/2020
Should You Check Your Credit Score Before You Buy A Home?
It’s a good financial practice to check your credit report and score periodically. You want to be sure that no one has stolen your identity and that all the information on the report is correct. It may sound simple to check your credit, but there are so many sources that you can get it from and so many options...
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Why Choose an Assumable Mortgage?
Posted on 02/11/2020
Why Choose an Assumable Mortgage?
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay It's easy to think that investing in real estate is an incredibly expensive venture. You may think you need thousands if not tens of thousands saved before you can even think about it. But there are ways to jumpstart your portfolio even if you're renting one of the cheapest apartments in your neighborhood....
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Selling or Renting an Inherited House
Posted on 02/09/2020
Selling or Renting an Inherited House
Photo by Dave Frisch from Pexels If you've inherited a house you'd rather not live in, here are some things to consider—before you accept it. Before we get to the selling or renting part, calculate the cost of: Repairs and renovations. Any debt that would pass to you with the home. Annual property taxes. Yes, you may decline...
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Another Property Sold - 5495 Huntsman Dr, White Lake, MI 48383
Posted on 02/04/2020
Another Property Sold - 5495 Huntsman Dr, White Lake, MI 48383
THIS CONTEMPORARY 1 1/2 STORY HOME WITH 1ST FLOOR MASTER BEDROOM (JET TUB & WALK IN CLOSET), BASEMENT WITH LOTS BUILT STURDY SHELVING & 2 CAR SIDE ENTRY GARAGE IS LOCATED ON 1.15 ACRE LOT! AMENITIES: GREAT ROOM ADDITION WITH LARGE ANDERSON WINDOWS, DOOR WALLS AND GAS FIREPLACE, CUSTOM BLINDS AND DRAPES IN THE GREAT ROOM AND LIVING ROOM WITH NEWER CARPET AND A LARGE WINDOWS A EXTERIOR ROLL OUT AWING, MOTORIZED, SUNBRELLA MATERIAL. A LARGE DECK (30X33) OFF THE GREAT ROOM IS PRIVATE AND SPACIOUS FOR ENTERTAINING. REMODELED KITCHEN WITH HICKORY CABINETS (WITH PULL OUTS), CORIAN COUNTERTOPS, REVERSE OSMOSIS DRINKING SYSTEM AND BUTLER?S PANTRY...
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Streamline Your House Search
Posted on 02/02/2020
Streamline Your House Search
If you want to streamline your home search, there is no need to worry. In fact, there are several things you can do to quickly and effortlessly discover a great house at a budget-friendly price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline your search for your ideal house. 1. Create Homebuying Criteria Homebuying criteria...
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