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Selling Nightmare Relief, Occupying Tips

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Selling your home is and can be a nightmare while still living in the home, and needless to say It’s one of the largest and most expensive assets most of us will ever own. It’s where we lay our head down at night, the place we make memories and call home. Selling it can be one of the most overwhelming and stressful experiences you may ever go through. So here are some tips for living in your home while it’s for sale to help you through the process: Yes, make the beds every day! If you smoke, don’t do it …

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Greater Oakland County Home Energy Check 2014

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It’s that time of year again in Greater Oakland County Michigan when winter approaches, so there’s no better time then now to give your home an energy check up. Energy costs have shot up, and you may be paying a lot more than necessary to be comfortable in your home throughout the year. Most homeowners in Greater Oakland County have a number of easy, inexpensive options for reducing energy consumption and energy bills. The older your home, the more likely it is you can dramatically cut your utility costs, improve your comfort level and be environmentally responsible in the bargain. As we …

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Sign, Sign Everywhere a Sign

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Sign, sign everywhere a sign We all know this song, and it couldn’t be more accurate and appropriate this time of year in the Greater Oakland County area.  As a Realtor the signs are not only an annoyance but also make it very hard for my buyers to find the property as the yard signs are buried around in the mass of political signs. I’m not clear if the home buyers are offended or if the political signs have any impact on their choice of neighborhoods in the Greater Oakland County area, but some ask me more details about the …

All About Farmington Hills Mi Plus Real Estate

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All about Farmington Hills Michigan Plus Real Estate Farmington Hills Michigan is a great place to Buy or Sell a Home and is one of the most sought after areas in the Greater Oakland County Area. The blog is all about Farmington Hills Mi plus Real Estate and the background of the city of Farmington Hills which is known for our historical downtown, elegant Victorian-style homes, and one of Michigan’s top rated public school systems. The residential neighborhoods within the City of Farmington Hills have varied characteristics. A positive attribute to the City is the mixture of housing type, size, age and …

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Greater Oakland County Home Buyers BUY OR WAIT?

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Greater Oakland County Home Buyers BUY OR WAIT?…                                                                                                               Check The Answer That’s Right For You There’s no right or wrong answer when you ask: “Is it the right time to buy a home in the Greater Oakland County area ?” For some, it’s a great …

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Finding The Right School

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When it comes time to buy your next home in Oakland County Michigan, your decision will be based on dozens of criteria. If you’re like many home buyers, good schools will be at the very top of your list. Even buyers without children are often concerned about the quality of schools. They know property values in Oakland County Michigan often reflect the reputation of local schools-both public and private-and that a home near good schools may be easier to sell later on. Tips For Locating The Right Schools Plan Ahead It pays to look at schools early in the house-hunting …

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Downsize, Right Size Or Cross Size

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Downsize, Right Size Or Cross Size…That’s the question when it come to retirement. Many baby-boomers are getting set to do just that, Retire! It is an exciting thing, but also big decisions that come along with it when it comes to downsizing your home. Some situations mean that the home is too big or the yard is too much to maintain or yo just want to move somewhere warmer. No matter what the reason these steps should help you make the best situation that is right for you. Even if you’ve never thought about your retirement plan, the desire to …

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Are You Selling at The Right Price

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Are You Selling at The Right Price, this is a question that we are faced with at every listing appointment we go on. There are many factors that play a role in setting the right price and frankly many of them are not understood by the home seller. Some home sellers feel that if their neighbor sold for a certain price, then they can go above that price because of course their home has this or that update etc… This is normal as home sellers feel and rightly so sometimes that they have more to offer in their home. I …

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Today’s National TV Dinner Day

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Today’s National TV Dinner Day, September 10,2014 and it looks like it will be one of those evenings tonight as the Greater Oakland County area will see rain and storms this evening (Lets hope power remains on) and who wants to go grocery shopping or cook during the rain? Although National TV Dinner Day is not a recognized Holiday it is indeed a celebration to some. A new product, called “TV Dinners” was introduced by C.A. Swanson & Sons in 1953.  This changed the prepackaged meal industry forever.  Every year on September 10, we commemorate the “TV Dinner” on National TV …

Top Real Estate News Of The Week

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Top Real Estate News Of The Week                                                                              Pending Home Sales Up And we have some positive numbers to report today – Pending Home Sales in July rose 3.3% on a month over month basis according to the latest data from THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. The P-H-S numbers, a leading indicator of the health of the housing market, are at their highest …