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Posted on 11/22/2020
Artful Home Staging Tips
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Home staging used to be a novelty you watched on the HGTV network. At the end of the program, the hosts would show up with a truckload of furnishings and a bunch of landscaping plants, and presto — a home would be transformed before your eyes. Today, home staging is a thriving bicoastal...
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Posted on 11/21/2020
Coldwater, MI Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Simple Improvement Ideas for Your Home
Image by ZandersDirect from Pixabay Home improvement is something we all strive for, but many of us never really follow through with completing that goal. With the hectic lives that we live, it’s hard to find time to make those important upgrades to your home. However, home improvement doesn’t always have to be hard and time-consuming. Add Some...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Factors to Consider Before You Accept an Offer to Purchase
If you receive an offer to purchase your home, you may have only a limited amount of time to decide whether to accept this proposal. As such, there are several factors you'll want to consider to determine whether to approve an offer to purchase your home. These factors include: 1. The Price of Your Home If you established a...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Decor Tips for Working From Home
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay The sky's the limit for cloud-based documents and files. Remote working is on the rise. The ranks of independent entrepreneurs are growing. For many, home is a place to live and work. Here are three elements to consider for your work-from-home space. 1. Choose Your Workspace Pick a bright spot. Daylight inspires! Will...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Tips for Qualifying for a Conventional Loan
Photo by Evan Dvorkin on Unsplash A conventional loan is the most common type of mortgage used to secure a home purchase. Conventional loans are backed by private lenders and typically conform to the standards established by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In order to qualify for a conventional loan, you must meet several specific requirements. 1. Debt-to-income...
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Posted on 10/21/2020
Coldwater, MI Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 10/18/2020
What are the Benefits of a Large Home?
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay For most people, buying a house is the biggest investment they will make. Unless you are paying cash, the transaction could become complicated. Not that many people can pay cash for a house – and for those that can, it often makes more sense to borrow than to use up cash reserves, especially...
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Posted on 10/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 2134 Ash Te Wette Beach Drive, Hillsdale, MI 49242
Lakefront Baw Beese, perfectly timed to be ready for summer! Almost a half an acre between both lots included. This spacious, year round home is the best of both worlds. Enjoy yard games, or play on the water, or both! Three, possibly four bedrooms, 2.5 baths, wood-burning fireplace, 2 car attached AND two car detached garage (not to mention a she-shed!). Oversized master suite with it's own sitting area overlooking the water. Open kitchen/dining combo, and an extra sitting/family room on the lakeside that can be enjoyed all year. Fenced area on the lakeside and the front of the house for kids or pets. All appliances included, as well as...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Why Is a Home Inspection Important?
A home inspection may make or break the property buying journey. If you attend a home inspection and find no major issues with a residence, you may choose to move forward with your house purchase. However, if a home inspection reveals significant problems, you may decide to rework a home purchase agreement or walk away from this agreement altogether....
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Posted on 10/04/2020
What to Do If a Buyer Rescinds an Offer to Purchase Your House
If a buyer rescinds his or her offer to purchase your house, there is no need to stress. In fact, there are many things you can do to rebound quickly, such as: 1. Address Any Problems with Your Home Try to find out why a buyer chose to walk away from your residence. That way, you could receive valuable...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
3 Reasons to Improve Your Home's Interior
If you intend to sell your home in the near future, you may want to upgrade your residence's interior. In fact, there are many reasons to improve your home's interior before you list your house, and these reasons include: 1. You can differentiate your residence from the competition. For a seller who wants to help his or her home...
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