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Posted on 07/07/2020
How to Build You Dream Green Home
Are you familiar with “green” home builders? They are contractors who construct homes from sustainable or renewable products. These green home builders use durable materials in building all kinds of homes ranging from individual bungalows to expansive, real estate developments. Just like traditional builders, they handle diverse types of construction but build in a way that minimizes waste....
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Posted on 07/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 2445 Cambridge St, Trenton, MI 48183
This completely updated 3 bedroom ranch features hardwood floors in most living areas, finished basement for your recreation/entertaining, attached 2 car garage, and backyard patio. Do you like to cook? Then you?ll love the kitchen with built-in Sub-Zero fridge, electric cooktop, and built-in oven, with Corian counters and ceramic backsplash and floor. Updates include roof (2011), concrete (2013), Wallside windows (2013), extra insulation (2012), and new landscaping (2019). All appliances stay, and seller will provide Trenton C of O when city reopens. Close to great restaurants, shopping, medical facilities, freeways, Detroit River, and all...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Video Tour - 1771 Pinetree Dr, Trenton, MI 48183
This 3 bedroom brick ranch features beautiful hardwood floors throughout most of the main floor, an updated kitchen with all appliances, and a gorgeous finished basement with a full shower bath. And a 24x24 garage for all your toys or workshop, fully insulated and with a gas line for future furnace addition. Newer concrete, furnace, roof, windows, and lots of attic insulation. And all of that on an extra large lot for lots of recreation or entertaining space. Wall-mounted TV?s and brackets are excluded. All dimensions approximate, a licensed agent must be present for all physical showings. Please wear masks, sanitize hands, and remove shoes...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
1771 Pinetree Dr, Trenton, MI 48183 is now new to the market!
This 3 bedroom brick ranch features beautiful hardwood floors throughout most of the main floor, an updated kitchen with all appliances, and a gorgeous finished basement with a full shower bath. And a 24x24 garage for all your toys or workshop, fully insulated and with a gas line for future furnace addition. Newer concrete, furnace, roof, windows, and lots of attic insulation. And all of that on an extra large lot for lots of recreation or entertaining space. Wall-mounted TV?s and brackets are excluded. All dimensions approximate, a licensed agent must be present for all physical showings. Please wear masks, sanitize hands, and remove shoes...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
5 Essential Pros & Cons of New Construction Homes
Image by Capri23auto from Pixabay It’s not unusual for homebuyers to enter the market with some preconceived notions about the differences between an existing home and new construction. These may be formed by talking to friends and loved ones about their successes and challenges. Others come from media sources, including the seemingly endless stream of reality home shows....
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Posted on 06/27/2020
11816 Oakridge CRT, Pinckney, MI 48169 now has a new price of $300,000!
This custom built 3 bedroom contemporary/colonial has access to Hi-Land Lake and the Half-Moon Chain of Lakes. Cook?s kitchen with built-ins, island cooktop, ceramic counters and open eating area. Kitchen is adjacent to multi-level deck, with great lake views. Sky lights make for a bright Great Room and adjacent bedroom or office/den/entertainment room. Lower level master bedroom has walk-in closet and large en-suite bath with a jetted tub. Attached garage can accommodate 3 cars or all your lake toys and there?s plenty of parking onsite for all your visitors, and lots of outdoor entertaining space. 1 year AHS warranty provided; new furnace,...
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Posted on 06/24/2020
Another Property Rented - 29082 Brody Ave, Westland, MI 48185
3 bedroom brick ranch in Livonia School District. Open layout, hardwood floors, large bedrooms, eat-in kitchen with appliances (as-is, landlord will not repair or replace). Finished basement with laundry and extra room for storage. Large back yard with shed for storage. Nicely landscaped, extra wide driveway for off-street parking. No smoking, no pets. Central AC to be added after lease is signed. Please use attached forms and provide credit report and references; 1-1/2 months security deposit required. All dimensions approximate, a licensed agent must be present for all physical showings. Please wear masks, sanitize hands, and remove shoes...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2020
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay So what will 2020 bring to the real estate market? While market trends can, and do, change on a whim, some activity seems to be easier to predict. If you’re entering the market this year as a buyer or seller, having a better understanding of these trends will help you make informed...
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Posted on 06/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 44520 Country Ln, Northville, MI 48168
A hidden gem of Northville! This 4 bedroom ranch with walkout basement sits on top of 1.27 acres of wooded land on a secluded country lane just outside the Northville city limits. Completely updated: cook?s kitchen with built-ins, Corian counters, updated baths with beautiful quartz counters, a large master bedroom with en-suite bath, a 4th bedroom and full bath in the finished walkout basement. Enjoy the country setting from the sunroom or the multiple level Trex decks; 2 fireplaces to choose from for cozy winter nights. AND ? 2 garages! An attached 2 car garage for daily use and a 2 car insulated, heated living/working area complete with a...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Video Tour - 1650 Oakvale Dr SW, Wyoming, MI 49519
Smartly updated colonial in desirable Chateau Hills sub features hardwood & ceramic floors throughout main level, gas FP in great room, 1st flr laundry, kitchen w/ SS appliances and bkfst nook. Open floorplan w/ slider to large elevated deck overlooking beautiful backyard, perfect for recreation or entertaining (wired for invisible pet fence). Upper level features 3 bedrooms with cathedral ceilings & full bath; master has walk in closet and ensuite bath. Finished walk-out bsmt has full bath & potential 4th bedroom (just needs flooring), leads out to patio with hot tub. Oversize 2 car garage is heated for out-of-season activities....
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Get Ready to List Your Home
Listing a home may prove to be challenging, particularly for a first-time house seller. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the housing market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to list your home. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal How your home looks to prospective buyers...
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Posted on 06/13/2020
1650 Oakvale Dr SW, Wyoming, MI 49519 is now new to the market!
Smartly updated colonial in desirable Chateau Hills sub features hardwood & ceramic floors throughout main level, gas FP in great room, 1st flr laundry, kitchen w/ SS appliances and bkfst nook. Open floorplan w/ slider to large elevated deck overlooking beautiful backyard, perfect for recreation or entertaining (wired for invisible pet fence). Upper level features 3 bedrooms with cathedral ceilings & full bath; master has walk in closet and ensuite bath. Finished walk-out bsmt has full bath & potential 4th bedroom (just needs flooring), leads out to patio with hot tub. Oversize 2 car garage is heated for out-of-season activities....
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