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How to Pay Off a Mortgage Quickly
Posted on 02/23/2020
How to Pay Off a Mortgage Quickly
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay One of the critical steps involved in looking for a home is the process of negotiating for a mortgage. Many people dread this process because they find out exactly how much money they are going to have to pay each month. At the same time, this is also an opportunity for people...
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Tips on Painting a Wall After Removing Wood Paneling
Posted on 02/16/2020
Tips on Painting a Wall After Removing Wood Paneling
Photo by Prawny via Pixabay Circa 1965, having beautiful wood paneling was the envy of the neighborhood. It was like bringing the outdoors in. But 50-60 years later, it usually just makes a room seem dark and dated unless you live in a log cabin. In most cases, you can remove the paneling and paint the drywall underneath....
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Another Property Sold - 3340 Heritage PKWY, Dearborn, MI 48124
Posted on 02/13/2020
Another Property Sold - 3340 Heritage PKWY, Dearborn, MI 48124
BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED 2 BEDROOM 2 BATH BRICK CONDO IN THE POPULAR HERITAGE PARK SUBDIVISION OF DEARBORN. THIS HOME FEATURES A 1 CAR ATTACHED GARAGE, AND A HUGE 1040 SQ.FT. ( 36'X24' ), TILED BASEMENT, WITH LAUNDRY AND TONS OF STORAGE SPACE. THE 24' X 8' UPDATED KITCHEN AND EAT-IN DINING AREA OPENS TO A LARGE LIVING ROOM. RELAX IN YOUR CARPETED MASTER BEDROOM, WHICH INCLUDES IT'S OWN FULL BATH. A SECOND BEDROOM, WITH BEAUTIFUL HARDWOOD FLOORS IS CURRENTLY BEING USED AS AN OFFICE. THIS END UNIT HOME IS ON A QUIET DEAD END STREET AND BACKS TO SCENIC WOODED VIEWS. THE DIRECT ACCESS PATIO WITH PRIVACY FENCE COMPLETES THIS WONDERFUL HOME. MOVE IN...
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3 Reasons to Accept an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 02/09/2020
3 Reasons to Accept an Offer to Purchase
If you receive an offer to purchase your house, determining how to proceed with this proposal sometimes can be difficult. Ultimately, a home seller needs to weigh the pros and cons of accepting an offer to purchase. And if the pros outweigh the cons, it probably is a good idea to accept the homebuying proposal. When it comes to...
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Video Tour  - 39686 Rockcrest Ln, Northville, MI 48168
Posted on 02/04/2020
Video Tour - 39686 Rockcrest Ln, Northville, MI 48168
Executive Condo Living in Northville Township! Prime location near Shopping, Restaurants and Freeways. This raised ranch offers all living on one floor. It's light filled with Great Layout & Amenities; large great room w/gas fireplace & cathedral ceiling looks out to balcony and wooded ravine view. Beautiful Kitchen has hardwood floor, quality cabinets, stainless steel appliances & corian counters. Breakfast bar in kitchen looks out to great room. This unit offers a bonus room which could be used as an office, den, studio, dining room or whatever. Lovely master bedroom with walk-in closet and private bath w/separate tub & shower. Ceramic...
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39686 Rockcrest Ln, Northville, MI 48168 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/04/2020
39686 Rockcrest Ln, Northville, MI 48168 is now new to the market!
Executive Condo Living in Northville Township! Prime location near Shopping, Restaurants and Freeways. This raised ranch offers all living on one floor. It's light filled with Great Layout & Amenities; large great room w/gas fireplace & cathedral ceiling looks out to balcony and wooded ravine view. Beautiful Kitchen has hardwood floor, quality cabinets, stainless steel appliances & corian counters. Breakfast bar in kitchen looks out to great room. This unit offers a bonus room which could be used as an office, den, studio, dining room or whatever. Lovely master bedroom with walk-in closet and private bath w/separate tub & shower. Ceramic...
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Another Property Sold - 29509 Mayfair Dr, Famington Hills, MI 48331
Posted on 02/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 29509 Mayfair Dr, Famington Hills, MI 48331
Welcome to 29509 Mayfair Dr. As you enter it's elegant and spacious foyer and travel throughout this house, you will be pleasantly surprised by how well maintained and updated this house is. From a luxury master bedroom suite (master bathroom with heated floors, Jacuzzi tub, bidet) to an exquisite custom kitchen with breakfast nook, center island,granite counter tops, all stainless steel appliances, door wall to deck, backing to beautiful commons area. Large Living room, cozy library. Not a spec of carpet in the whole house, only top quality hardwood floors, including staircase. Only the best materials were used.You rarely will find this...
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Why Is a Home Listing Important?
Posted on 02/02/2020
Why Is a Home Listing Important?
If you intend to sell a home, it helps to allocate time and resources to produce an effective property listing. Ultimately, a house listing can help a property seller make a positive first impression on potential buyers. And if a listing is informative and engaging, it may lead a buyer to set up a house showing. Now, let's take...
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Putting Your Home on the Market Soon? Here's How to Appeal to Millennial Buyers
Posted on 01/26/2020
Putting Your Home on the Market Soon? Here's How to Appeal to Millennial Buyers
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you've recently made the decision to put your home on the market in the near future, you're probably already aware that the Millennial generation has a reputation for being a bit different from their counterparts of the past. For instance, you may have heard that this generation is putting off home ownership...
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Video Tour  - 24360 New York St, Dearborn, MI 48124
Posted on 01/21/2020
Video Tour - 24360 New York St, Dearborn, MI 48124
This one is S-P-E-C-I-A-L!! Extra large first floor Master bedroom & 3 other bedrooms (one is a walk-through). This home could function as a ranch with mostly 1st floor living. Hardwood floors most of first floor; liv rm, hall & master BR refinished this past year. Decided to change to carpet, so new carpet 2019. Other recent improvements: New cordless shades on entire first floor, 4 LED remote control ceiling fans, all electrical outlets and light switch hardware replaced, bathroom cabinet, vanity, medicine cabinet and tub hardware. Freshly painted liv rm, hall & master BR, new entry tile @ front door & thermostat. Basement has new...
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24360 New York St, Dearborn, MI 48124 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/21/2020
24360 New York St, Dearborn, MI 48124 is now new to the market!
This one is S-P-E-C-I-A-L!! Extra large first floor Master bedroom & 3 other bedrooms (one is a walk-through). This home could function as a ranch with mostly 1st floor living. Hardwood floors most of first floor; liv rm, hall & master BR refinished this past year. Decided to change to carpet, so new carpet 2019. Other recent improvements: New cordless shades on entire first floor, 4 LED remote control ceiling fans, all electrical outlets and light switch hardware replaced, bathroom cabinet, vanity, medicine cabinet and tub hardware. Freshly painted liv rm, hall & master BR, new entry tile @ front door & thermostat. Basement has new...
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Luxury and High-Quality Flooring Options for Your Home
Posted on 01/19/2020
Luxury and High-Quality Flooring Options for Your Home
Flooring is a significant part of your home interior decor. It bears the brunt of your daily activities and is always the first surface to reflect wear and tear. With that in mind, consider installing high-end flooring that is durable, lasts longer, and of course, makes your home more appealing. Luxurious flooring can boost your home value tremendously...
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