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Monthly Archives: October 2014

    What type of paint should you use?

    By Natasha | October 30, 2014

    Whether you’re preparing your home to move in, or preparing it to sell, choosing the right paint from the myriad choices available to day can be daunting. Paints come in up to six different finishes, so even if you’ve chosen the colors, you still have to decide on the finish for your application. On a... Read More

    Preparing Your Home for Winter

    By Natasha | October 28, 2014

    With November just around the corner, winter weather is on its way. Now is the time to get the jump on cold weather and winterize your home. Whether you are selling your home or you are a new homeowner, it is a good idea to keep these things in mind: Clean your gutters During the... Read More

    7 Benefits of a Small Home

    By Natasha | October 24, 2014

      You bought a starter home that gave you entrance into the world of home ownership, but now, your requirements have changed … you’ve added a spouse or children, you’ve moved your office home, or you’ve started a hobby that requires more space than you have. Now, you want to sell your beloved home, but... Read More

    Can You Sell Your House with Unpermitted Changes?

    By Natasha | October 22, 2014

    Often, homeowners make changes and upgrades to their home without securing permit. In some cases, permits are not required, but in many cases they are. When you attempt to sell your home, investigations by the buyer’s real estate agent, inspector or legal representation may discover undocumented changes that could hinder the sale. The degree to... Read More

    Fearing buyers remorse?

    By Natasha | October 17, 2014

    Buying a home is one of the biggest investments you’ll make, and many times new buyers worry that they’ll make a wrong decision and then be sorry when it is too late to change it. What if I paid too much for the house? What if the neighborhood isn’t what I thought it was? What... Read More

    IMPORTANT deadline for those affected by flash flood

    By Natasha | October 15, 2014

    There is an important deadline approaching on Monday, November 24, for residents of Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties affected by the flash flooding and record rainfall this past August. It is very important that those who suffered damages because of the severe storms and flooding know about this upcoming deadline.  If you were not personally... Read More

    Increase Your Home’s Value in 3 .. 2 .. 1

    By Natasha | October 14, 2014

    A common question for prospective home sellers is “How can I increase my home’s value or get a higher selling price?” In our earlier articles on this subject, we discuss low budget and economical fixes and upgrades that can increase the perceived value of your home. In this article, we discuss those higher cost items... Read More

    Become a Fan of Fans – No Pun Intended!

    By Natasha | October 10, 2014

    Ceiling fans aren’t just about moving air, they are an important part of creating the right atmosphere in your home. Before choosing a fan, consider what you really want it to do. Whole house fans Older homes that don’t have central air-conditioning can be fitted with a whole house fan. These fans, typically installed in... Read More

    “How Do I Increase My Home’s Value?”

    By Natasha | October 7, 2014

    A common question sellers ask is “What can I do to get the maximum selling price on my home?” Since each home and every market is different, we, as your real estate professionals, can give you specific advice on your home. In general, however, if you’re willing to spend a little bit on some minor... Read More