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Posted on 06/13/2021
The Alphabet of Real Estate Investing: ABS & CDO
Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay If you're considering getting into the world of real estate investing, there are some basic terms that are important to understand. Buying and selling property is, of course, one way to invest, but there are other investments that offer favorable returns. However, it can sometimes be difficult to master the confusing alphabet...
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Posted on 06/12/2021
7230 Hedgerow CRT, Canton, MI 48187 is now new to the market!
This 4 BR Cape Cod in Sunflower Village is looking for a new owner. A covered porch features double swing for enjoying summer evenings; enter the great room with new hardwood floor and nat fireplace with energy efficient insert; kitchen includes all appliances, and dining area looks out on the wood deck and beautifully landscaped back yard with shed for extra storage. Main floor includes 2 BR & updated bath; upper level features 2 large bedrooms and recently updated luxury bath, with granite counters, walk-in shower, and heated marble floor! Basement is partially finished with den or media room and large rec room that can be finished to...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Financing Your Mortgage through a Credit Union
Image by Burst from Pexels Buying a home is an exciting time. As you start to comb through listings and decide you’re ready to take the plunge to purchase, you’ll want to pursue getting pre-approved for a mortgage. This way, you'll know how much you're approved for and can shop for homes within your price range. Additionally, having...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Your Step-by-Step Guide to New Residential Construction
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels There is something enticing about building the home that you want rather than purchasing a property that only has some features you desire. When you invest in new residential construction, you can create the living space that you have always dreamed of having. Step 1: Choose a Builder The first step in...
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Posted on 05/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 32220 Marquette St, Garden City, MI 48135-3246
MULTIPLE OFFERS, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR OFFER BY 5:00 PM THURSDAY 5/13. This gorgeous 3 bedroom ranch is ready for a new owner! Look at the open kitchen/breakfast nook, great room with cathedral ceiling and gas fireplace, gorgeous hardwood floors throughout most of the main floor. The master bedroom features an ensuite bath with separate tub and shower, and 2 large bedrooms. The breakfast nook looks out on a large deck and yard, perfect for entertaining or recreation. The open staircase leads to a huge unfinished basement, complete with a 2 piece bath that just needs to be enclosed. And an attached 2-car garage with door opener provides for...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
FAQ for First-Time Luxury Home Sellers
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Sellers of luxury properties have more concerns about selling than sellers of properties that are not considered luxury homes. Because of the amount of money involved in the transaction, selling a luxury home has additional hurdles. Our real estate agents help you get over some of these hurdles. My House is Unique —...
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Posted on 05/22/2021
Video Tour - 13448 Chestnut St, Southgate, MI 48195
Take a look at this super-bungalow in the heart of Southgate. Cook?s kitchen with GE Professional stove, ducted hood, granite countertops, SS appliances, and a garden window for your herbs. Sun room with stone fireplace leads to a covered stamped concrete porch which overlooks the garden-like yard; a pass-through room can be an office or 3rd bedroom. The 2nd floor dormer features a huge master bedroom suite complete with dressing area, luxury bath w/ separate tub and shower, marble floor; separate heating/cooling; openable skylights and large windows for plenty of natural light. Oh, and beautiful hardwood floors throughout both levels. The...
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Posted on 05/22/2021
13448 Chestnut St, Southgate, MI 48195 is now new to the market!
Take a look at this super-bungalow in the heart of Southgate. Cook?s kitchen with GE Professional stove, ducted hood, granite countertops, SS appliances, and a garden window for your herbs. Sun room with stone fireplace leads to a covered stamped concrete porch which overlooks the garden-like yard; a pass-through room can be an office or 3rd bedroom. The 2nd floor dormer features a huge master bedroom suite complete with dressing area, luxury bath w/ separate tub and shower, marble floor; separate heating/cooling; openable skylights and large windows for plenty of natural light. Oh, and beautiful hardwood floors throughout both levels. The...
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Posted on 05/21/2021
Another Property Sold - 25339 Petros Dr, Flat Rock, MI 48134-6024
Desirable brick ranch condo end-unit with 2 beds, 2 baths and a 2 car attached garage. This unit has just been built and has a window in just about every room giving an abundance of natural light. A stunning cathedral ceiling, a wide open concept and a cozy gas fireplace makes the great room a fantastic place to entertain. Kitchen is open to the breakfast nook and has beautiful painted maple cabinets, quartz counter tops and Energy Star SS appliances to please any chef. Cathedral ceiling in spacious Master bed & suite bath with quartz counter top. Walk-in closets in both bedrooms. Energy saving LED and lovely light fixtures throughout....
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Posted on 05/20/2021
Another Property Sold - 9198 N Canton Center Rd, Plymouth, MI 48170-3981
ONE OF KIND OFFERING !!!ORIGINAL OWNER QUALITY CUSTOM BUILT HOME ON AN AWESOME ALMOST 2 ACRE WOODED SETTING !! NOTHING LIKE IT THIS CLOSE TO TOWN!!??LOTS OF UPDATES RECENT AND OVER THE YEARS-DIMENTIONAL SHINGLE ROOF,200 AMP ELECTRICAL-HI EFFI FURNACE & HEAVY DUTY AIR,BRAND NEW HWH,ANDERSON CRANK TYPE WINDOWS ,BAY WINDOW IN KITCHEN,NEWER CORIAN KITCHEN COUNTER & SS BUILT IN RANGE/DOUBLE OVEN W/MICRO-ALL APPLIANCES INCL.HIGH END MATCHING WASHER/DRYER-UPDATED MAIN BATH W/ DOUBLE SINK VANITY & MIRROR-MUCH MORE!!OAK HARDWOOD UNDER MOST CARPETED AREAS-SPACIOUS FAMILY ROOM W/BRICK HEARTH FP AND BEAMED CEILINGS-PATIO FACING REAR...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Why Buy in a Community with an HOA?
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Homeowners associations are common features of new residential subdivisions, condominiums and townhouse developments, planned communities, and vacation resorts throughout the United States and abroad. Typically established by the builder or developer, such associations are most often responsible for maintenance of common facilities. They also frequently oversee the operation of community centers, pools, golf...
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Posted on 05/12/2021
32220 Marquette St, Garden City, MI 48135-3246 is now new to the market!
This gorgeous 3 bedroom ranch is ready for a new owner! Look at the open kitchen/breakfast nook, great room with cathedral ceiling and gas fireplace, gorgeous hardwood floors throughout most of the main floor. The master bedroom features an ensuite bath with separate tub and shower, and 2 large bedrooms. The breakfast nook looks out on a large deck and yard, perfect for entertaining or recreation. The open staircase leads to a huge unfinished basement, complete with a 2 piece bath that just needs to be enclosed. And an attached 2-car garage with door opener provides for convenient parking and storage, and there?s a 1st floor laundry too!...
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