The Blackmon Team Blog

Posted on 06/30/2022
2873 Barclay Way, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 is now new to the market!
Oh What a View! This beautiful upper floor 2 suite condo in Barclay Park Condominium community off Nixon Rd. Kitchen has all stainless steel appliances. The laundry room is on the bedroom level. All the amenities, tennis, walking trails, connected to Oak Woods Nature Park. The Living areas and master bedroom overlook a nature area w/ pond. Large living areas with both a family room with fireplace and a living room. 2 and 1/2 generous sized baths. There is an attached 1 car garage as well as extra...
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Posted on 06/28/2022
495 Addington Lane, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 is now new to the market!
Exciting to find a 3 bedroom, 2 full bath condo off Stone School Rd. Upper unit in Woodside Meadows with over 1700 sq ft. Granite counters, great stainless steel refrigerator with a 2 drawer bottom freezer, gas cooktop, cathedral ceiling in the great room and dining room. There is an attached 1 car garage and plenty of extra parking. Laminate floors throughout and lots of closet space. Laundry on the living level. This condo is just waiting for you to make it your...
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Posted on 06/26/2022
Average closing costs for buyer: Common costs to expect
Budgeting for buying a home can seem daunting, but one of the best ways to make it easier is to figure out the average closing costs for buyer hopefuls. There are various service charges bundled together to make up closing costs, and some can vary significantly based on location and specific property. Here are some of the most...
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Posted on 06/23/2022
249 Victoria Drive #50, Dexter, MI 48130 is now new to the market!
Outstanding, spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath condo in Dexter with beautiful pond views from main living area and both bedrooms. Many upgrades including crown moulding, custom window treatments, tiled showers. Kitchen will delight a new homeowner with its all-Bosch stainless appliances, including dual fuel stove/oven and double-drawer freezer; two pantries; and island. Granite countertops in kitchen and both bathrooms. Hardwood floors in kitchen and main living area; carpeted bedrooms. Master bedroom features a large walk-in closet plus an additional large closet. Master bath has double sinks and Euro-style glass shower door. Gas fireplace with...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Home Theater: How to Get the Most Out of Your Home Sound System
When you plan to include a home theater in your house, getting the ideal sound quality is highly important. Having the right size screen and setting up the best viewing distance help ensure excellent video quality. However, having poor audio quality can affect your viewing experience. The sound layout for your home theater involves more than just putting...
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Posted on 06/18/2022
8544 Far Ravine Drive, Pinckney, MI 48169 is now new to the market!
Beautiful secluded home in quiet development just steps from Lakeland Golf & Country Club. This home has it all with all the updates including new carpet in the primary bedroom. This was a builders personal home and originally the model for the subdivision. Current owner is also a builder and has done major improvements like a brand new tiled walkin shower and a walkin tub. Entering the home opens to family room with vaulted ceilings and natural fireplace and large windows overlooking back yard. Beautiful chef's kitchen with 5 burner gas cooktop, double oven, two dishwashers, all stainless steel appliances, auxiliary sink with pot...
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Posted on 06/17/2022
Another Property Sold - 2225 S Huron Parkway #2, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
OPEN HOUSE cancelled property under contract. This Light Filled, 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo w/ its own balcony has so very many updates. Owner has replaced all inside trim, lighting, appliances, water heater 2020, toilets and HVAC 2015. Great location for commuting by bus, walk to Whole Foods, Panera and so many other restaurants. Washer/Dryer located inside condo. Parking underneath w/garage door opener and large locked storage. Patio Door and windows replaced 2016. Intercom system does not...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Turn a Wooden Pallet Into a DIY Herb Garden
There are few things more satisfying than cooking with your own fresh herbs. However, growing your own herbs is not always convenient in small spaces. With a vertical herb garden, you can fit a dozen or more different plants without taking up a ton of patio space. Plus, you can build the garden yourself. Here we’ll go over...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Finding your zen with Japanese landscaping
For homeowners wanting to create a space of zen and comfort in their outdoor area, it can be helpful to take inspiration from Japanese landscaping design. Featuring a perfect blend of natural and man-made elements, Japanese gardens are synonymous with tranquility and quiet beauty. What better way to unwind and enjoy the fresh air than with your personal...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
Grass seed: Fescue lawn basics
Knowing how to care for your lawn means knowing how and when to fill in gaps with grass seed. Fescue grass is a popular variety of perennial lawn grass that, despite being tolerant of many climate zones, is prone to brown patches during hot, humid summer months. Using grass seed effectively is the best way to remedy the...
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Posted on 05/27/2022
Another Property Sold - 8655 Milan Oakville Road, Milan, MI 48160
This home is in total disrepair and in need of full remodeling. Value is in the land and garage. Property has self contained water tank system for drinking water (well not functional). Non operating furnace and electrical. Take a flashlight for showings. Car and workbench in the garage are excluded from sale but can be left with the right offer. Property to be sold AS IS Seller to make No...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
How to add value to your home in 3 ways
You may be wondering how to add value to your home, regardless of whether you’re selling now or in the future. Investing in your residence can benefit your quality of life while also increasing eventual selling price and overall home value. Luckily, there are plenty of simple things you can do to boost your home value. Here are...
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