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Posted on 05/10/2021
Planning for Homeownership Costs
Image by Have a Nice Day Photo from Shutterstock The home you've been searching for is on the market, and now you’re ready to buy it. But can you afford it? How do you know? The internet is filled with mortgage calculators to help you determine what your mortgage payment will be. You simply plug in the numbers...
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Posted on 05/03/2021
5 Tips to Remember Before Flipping Houses
Photo by Stux via Pixabay Although popular reality television shows make house flipping seem like a relatively low-risk endeavor, nothing could be further from the truth. It would be more accurate to call the business of house flipping “high risk, high reward.” The risk factors involve losing substantial sums of money when a fix-and-flip runs over budget or...
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Posted on 04/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 1707 Maxfield Rd, Hartland, MI 48343
OFFERS DUE SUNDAY 3/28 AT 4PM! Welcome home to this 3 bedroom that is overloaded with updates you can appreciate! Enter at ground level into the spacious kitchen with updated cabinets, SS appliances and counter spaces that will make all of your culinary delights come to life! The kitchen overlooks the living room, which could serve as a dining area, with a cozy natural fireplace. The main bath has been updated with granite counter vanity and has direct access to the primary bedroom. And just wait until you see the awesome new family room with wood clad walls and unique wooden bar top! It is a great place to unwind! This home was updated with...
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Posted on 04/26/2021
Another Property Sold - 174 Henderson Rd, Howell, MI 48855-8624
Roomy rooms and tons of natural light on large private 1 acre lot. Close to Downtown Howell and Thompson Lake. Home offers newer flooring throughout with beautiful contiguous wood flooring in living rm and kitchen. Plus, a huge Master Bedroom with 2 closets. Family rm has an exquisite full stone wall natural fireplace. TWO - 2 car garages /2.5 car attached and another 2 car gar in back. Also, well appointed In-law quarters. Enjoy large 16'x 32' deck. Wallside Windows (2017), Roof 2012, 2nd garage roof last year, furnace 2012. Waterproofed Basement by The Basement Doctor and features Daylight Windows. Well maintained home, very clean and easy...
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Posted on 04/26/2021
Brighton, MI Real Estate Market Update 4/26/2021
Click here to view Brighton, MI blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 04/26/2021
Trendy Accessibility Designs That Can Increase Your New Build Home
Photo by JESHOOTS.com from Pexels The physical limitations that come with age or disability task existing property owners with making sometimes awkward modifications to existing homes. Although many of these changes are necessary for improved accessibility, bulky ramps in front yards tend to diminish curbside appeal. In terms of resale value, homeowners may be narrowing their buyer demographic...
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Posted on 04/22/2021
Video Tour - 412 Forest Dr #Unit#5, Brighton, MI 48116
Enjoy this highly desirable Forest Hills Condominium located in the heart of Downtown Brighton; Stroll thru the tridge, enjoy dining, shopping and a wide range of activities & events, all year long. The main level features an open floorplan with beautiful wood floors throughout, brick fireplace, along with eat in kitchen and separate dining room, great room with a large glass door wall to the private patio that lets the sunlight shine in. Plus main floor laundry! Upstairs there are 2 spacious bedrooms and the full bath. Master Bedroom boasts soaring tall ceiling and a large walk in closet. You are sure to appreciate the attached garage...
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Posted on 04/22/2021
412 Forest Dr #Unit#5, Brighton, MI 48116 is now new to the market!
Enjoy this highly desirable Forest Hills Condominium located in the heart of Downtown Brighton; Stroll thru the tridge, enjoy dining, shopping and a wide range of activities & events, all year long. The main level features an open floorplan with beautiful wood floors throughout, brick fireplace, along with eat in kitchen and separate dining room, great room with a large glass door wall to the private patio that lets the sunlight shine in. Plus main floor laundry! Upstairs there are 2 spacious bedrooms and the full bath. Master Bedroom boasts soaring tall ceiling and a large walk in closet. You are sure to appreciate the attached garage...
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Posted on 04/21/2021
Another Property Rented - 6474 Wildflower Ln, Brighton, MI 48116-2214
This ranch home can be yours to enjoy for a 1 or 2 year lease agreement. You can have it all. Cozy fireplace in the family room, nice kitchen with dining room, doorwall to the fenced, treed yard and back deck; perfect for entertaining, Plus first floor laundry and huge fully finished basement with 4th non-conforming bedroom or office/workout room. Many updates; fresh paint and flooring, A/C, water heater. This home offers plenty of space inside and out with a ton of storage space too. Close to 23/96, Costco, shopping, dining. Pets allowed for an additional $100 nonrefundable cleaning fee and $50 per pet/per month charge. Credit score...
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Posted on 04/19/2021
Another Property Sold - 852 Bishop St, Milford, MI 48381
Best of Both Worlds in the HEART of MILFORD; Absolutely peaceful & serene setting in a super friendly neighborhood with low traffic, then walk/ride to Downtown Milford to enjoy everything the village has to offer. Restaurants, Shopping, Farmers Market, Concerts & fantastic parks w/ trails, placescape, courts, & access to the Huron River for Kayaking. This MOVE IN READY open floorplan ranch has so much to appreciate & ready to be filled with LOVE. You are sure to notice the sun shining in thru the abundance of newer large windows. Enjoy the outdoors by simply stepping out thru the dining rm glass door wall onto the new exposed...
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Posted on 04/19/2021
Energy Efficient Tips for Older Homes
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels When your pocketbook determines you can’t afford a new, energy-efficient home, you can still satisfy your preferences by upgrading an older house. Try these options for improving energy efficiency in your home. Apply for the FHA’s Energy-Efficient Mortgage program. With an EEM, you can finance an already energy-efficient home or use funds...
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Posted on 04/15/2021
Video Tour - 419 Water Tower Cir #Unit#102-Bldg#21, Brighton, MI 48116
Are you looking for easy first floor living? This adorable lower level ranch condo is sure to delight you. If you enjoy visits from passers by, have a seat on your front facing patio and get to know your neighbors. They are sure to invite you for some summer fun in the clubhouse or pool (opening soon, so hurry). You may also enjoy the abundant green space for walking you pet. Yep, pets are allowed too (see restrictions). Tons of update so all you have to do is move in and enjoy; New Furnace and AC, hot water heater, paint, flooring, beautiful furniture style bathroom vanity, electric range and the upper kitchen cabinets to be replaced in...
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