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For Farmington Hills Renters: The 5-Year Tesla Plan

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My 5-year Tesla Plan is fanciful, but based on what could be the situation some Farmington Hills renters can probably relate to. The imaginary 5-year Tesla Plan participant could be any gainfully employed Farmington Hills renters who have been living comfortably in a nice rental for the past few years. It’s  either a comfortable home or a nice apartment: that doesn’t matter. What’s important is that the monthly rent has been rising. It’s now $1,570. This is now gobbling up just about every spare dollar of the Farmington Hills renters income, perhaps leaving only an annual $6,000 bonus for savings, …

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Half a Dozen Vacation Safety Tips for Farmington Hills Homeowners

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Your Next Vacation Safety Time An overstuffed curbside mailbox, blazing porch light at noon, or a pile of newspapers out there by your front door all indicate a couple of things Farmington Hills homeowners would do well to avoid to have a vacation safety time. For burglars and housebreakers of all stripes, these are like lighted billboards announcing: This Farmington Hills homeowner is off somewhere enjoying a nice summer vacation; and This afternoon and/or evening, there’s nobody home! Every Farmington Hills homeowner deserves an extended break now and then—and the July/August weather makes now the ideal time for many—but it’s …

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Farmington Hills Homes with “Empty Nest Syndrome”

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“We’re not getting any younger honey!” Have you heard this one before? You may be getting to that age now where the kids are either close to finishing college, finding full time jobs and picking up a sweet rental, or finally tying the knot. There may still be one 20 something year old lingering around for longer than expected, and you haven’t fully achieved “empty nest” syndrome yet, but the time is coming soon.       So what do you intend on doing with all this new found time, space and energy? Chances are you don’t plan on just …