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Key Homebuying Costs You Need to Know About
Posted on 08/25/2019
Key Homebuying Costs You Need to Know About
If you plan to purchase a house in the foreseeable future, it generally is a good idea to plan ahead for all of your potential homebuying costs. That way, you can secure the funds you need to purchase your dream house. Now, let's take a look at three costs that every homebuyer needs to consider during the property buying...
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Another Property Sold - 2675 Gladstone Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Posted on 08/23/2019
Another Property Sold - 2675 Gladstone Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
FOR COMP PURPOSES ONLY. Natural light fills this great contemporary with a wonderfully designed open floor plan. The formal living room features a soaring ceiling w/ see-through wood burning fireplace. There is a formal dining room for add'l entertaining space. Snuggle in front of the family room fireplace to take off the chill of the fall or winter nights or enjoy quiet spring/summer evenings on the private side deck. Kitchen is bright & cheery w/center island, desk area, pantry cabinet & recessed lighting plus a casual dining space w/sliding door to the backyard & deck. First floor is complete w/laundry room & guest bath. Hardwood floors...
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5153 Pecan Drive, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 now has a new price of $337,500!
Posted on 08/22/2019
5153 Pecan Drive, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 now has a new price of $337,500!
Pride of ownership in this meticulously maintained Hickory Pointe 2 story colonial. The formal living room and dining room offers great space for entertaining. Kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, center island with pendant lights above, a large pantry, and an eating space. Family room with vaulted ceiling and ceiling fan has a gas fireplace and opens to the beautifully landscaped brick paver patio and back yard backing to large common area. Updated guest bath. First floor laundry room. Upstairs the spacious master suite has a vaulted ceiling with fan, 2 walk-in closets and a bath with soaking tub, and separate...
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Another Property Sold - 3001 Fernwood Avenue #104, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Posted on 08/21/2019
Another Property Sold - 3001 Fernwood Avenue #104, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Convenient and Quiet first floor ranch without steps, for easy living! . This unit has 2 bedrooms and two full baths & has been professionally painted and updated with a new glass top stove and convection oven, new bathroom sink, new master bedroom blinds & many new lighting fixtures. Amenities include master bath with Jacuzzi Tub, gas wall fireplace, newer neutral carpeting, two master closets, & a designated carport space. Located just minutes to expressways, downtown Ann Arbor and University of Michigan Central Campus and to the east St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and Eastern Michigan University. Creekwood Condos have beautiful landscaping...
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What to Do If a Seller Rejects Your Offer to Purchase
Posted on 08/18/2019
What to Do If a Seller Rejects Your Offer to Purchase
If a seller rejects your offer to purchase his or her house, there is no need to panic. At this point, there are many things you can do, including: 1. Craft a New Offer to Purchase If at first you don't succeed, try again. Remember, if you find your dream house but your initial offer to purchase is rejected,...
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Another Property Sold - 9790 Daisy Lane, Dexter, MI 48130
Posted on 08/13/2019
Another Property Sold - 9790 Daisy Lane, Dexter, MI 48130
Looking for a totally updated home in a serene setting? This meticulously maintained 2 story nestled on a 1+ acre lot is it! The formal LR has new carpet. The formal DR flows into the kit & brkfst area with new laminate wood flooring. Kit has been updated w/renovated cabinets, granite counter tops, & SS appliances. The fam rm features a fireplace, built-in bookcase & storage, 2 ceiling fans & a sliding door opening onto the stamped patio w/retractable awning & separate hot tub area. Upstairs are 3 spacious bedrooms & a totally updated full bath + a bonus room w/storage closets. The fin. bsmt w/egress window & a full bath-perfect for add'l...
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How to Spot a Bad Mortgage Loan
Posted on 08/11/2019
How to Spot a Bad Mortgage Loan
Mortgage scams are everywhere, and many times are well disguised so they can be hard to uncover. Not all mortgage lenders have your interest at heart so when you go out for a mortgage loan, keep an eye on these warning signs and Mortgage scams are everywhere, but this time around they come like a wolf in sheep...
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Another Property Sold - 9 Lois Court, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Posted on 08/06/2019
Another Property Sold - 9 Lois Court, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Back on the market, no fault of the house! Traditional 2 story colonial in quiet westside neighborhood, adjacent to Mack Open School and walking distance to parks. First floor features include a spacious and light-filled living room with sliding door to patio and tree-lined backyard. Dining room is open to kitchen. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms and a full bath. Full basement with laundry and plenty of storage space could be finished for additional living area. Hardwood floors in living room, bedrooms and stairway. Two car attached garage. Beautifully landscaped yard. Close to bus route, downtown Ann Arbor, shopping, and...
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Warning Signs About a Main Sewer Line Clog
Posted on 08/04/2019
Warning Signs About a Main Sewer Line Clog
A clogged sink and a slow shower drain are significant issues that most homeowners face. Problems like these have simple solutions like plunging or introducing gunk-melting chemicals into the pipes. Fixing a clogged line is simple. In most cases, the clogs are close to the main sewer, and the repair is both simple and affordable if you call...
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5153 Pecan Drive, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/31/2019
5153 Pecan Drive, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 is now new to the market!
Pride of ownership in this meticulously maintained Hickory Pointe 2 story colonial. The formal living room and dining room offers great space for entertaining. Kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, center island with pendant lights above, a large pantry, and an eating space. Family room with vaulted ceiling and ceiling fan has a gas fireplace and opens to the beautifully landscaped brick paver patio and back yard backing to large common area. Updated guest bath. First floor laundry room. Upstairs the spacious master suite has a vaulted ceiling with fan, 2 walk-in closets and a bath with soaking tub, and separate...
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310 S Hamilton Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 now has a new price of $70,000!
Posted on 07/30/2019
310 S Hamilton Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 now has a new price of $70,000!
Adorable and cozy ranch offers light filled living room, kitchen with eating space and access to backyard deck, plus 2 nice sized bedrooms. Full basement and walk up attic for tons of storage space. Enjoy the huge, tree-lined backyard from the deck. Plenty of room for gardening, pets, and backyard fun. 1 car garage. Newer roof, furnace and water heater. Close to Eastern Michigan University, downtown Ypsilanti, and easy access to...
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Buying, Building or Remodeling? Start with An Idea Book
Posted on 07/28/2019
Buying, Building or Remodeling? Start with An Idea Book
Thinking of buying a new home, building your dream home or remodeling the home you have? Before you reach out to your nearest real estate agent, find a building contractor or raid your local do-it-yourself home improvement store, gather and refine all your ideas in one place by creating an idea book. As the name says, an idea...
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