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Posted on 06/20/2021
Why You Should Buy Your Next Vacation Home Remotely
Photo by LEEROY Agency via Pixabay From Big Sky, Montana, to Kissimmee, Florida, many Americans crave vacation homes. One feature of a vacation house is that it's typically located as far from home as possible, preferably in another temperature zone, landscape, or climate. The worst part about a vacation home? Finding time away from work to fly out...
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Posted on 06/17/2021
2424 Dundee Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 is now new to the market!
Welcome to this wonderful Landsdowne 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home. Through the covered front porch to the double entry doors, you will find a delightful entrance. The original wood flooring throughout the main floor and the upstairs 4 bedrooms is beautiful. Enjoy the corner cupboards in the formal dining room which looks out on the spacious, fenced backyard. There is a 3 season porch off the kitchen for your enjoyment. Kitchen boasts a large pantry, room for a table and all appliances stay. Family room has a large brick natural fireplace. There is a 2 car attached garage leading directly into a mudroom space and 1/2 bath. Beautiful front yard...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Home Maintenance Ensures Potential Problems are Identified
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay As a homeowner, it is important to complete preventative home maintenance on a regular schedule. Home maintenance is necessary because it ensures potential problems are identified before they become costly repairs. Not every issue will be caught ahead of time, here are a few common examples of home maintenance issues that could...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
6 Advantages of Condo Living
Photo by Wes Hicks on Unsplash Owning a condo can provide you with the best of both worlds. While you own your unit, ownership of the common areas, land and building are shared. The other members of the condo association share costs with you. Either a property management company or the board of directors is responsible for making...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Veggie Pesto Pizza w/ Homemade Cauliflower Crust
Photo by Louis Hansel @shotsoflouis on Unsplash A dish just about everyone can agree on anytime is pizza, and this tasty recipe for veggie pesto pizza with a homemade cauliflower crust is a healthy alternative to delivery or frozen options. While it takes about an hour to prepare and cook, those extra few minutes of prep are well...
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Posted on 05/28/2021
1634 E Stadium Boulevard, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 now has a new price of $529,900!
Exquisite Property, A Paver Driveway welcomes you to 1634 E. Stadium. Enjoy the beautiful gardens, both in front and in the private backyard. Lots of light throughout and an additional family room w/ cathedral ceiling with patio door to the deck. Large Kitchen with lots of shelving and a pantry opens out to the beautiful deck and backyard with pavers. There is a Formal Dining with Beautiful hardwood floors. Upstairs are 3 good sized bedrooms, Bathroom that has been updated, a whole house attic fan. The lower area is partially finished, lots of storage, laundry and 1/4 bath. Attached garage allows entry into the kitchen which has space for...
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Posted on 05/28/2021
1634 E Stadium Boulevard, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 is now new to the market!
Exquisite Property, A Paver Driveway welcomes you to 1634 E. Stadium. Enjoy the beautiful gardens, both in front and in the private backyard. Lots of light throughout and an additional family room w/ cathedral ceiling with patio door to the deck. Large Kitchen with lots of shelving and a pantry opens out to the beautiful deck and backyard with pavers. There is a Formal Dining with Beautiful hardwood floors. Upstairs are 3 good sized bedrooms, Bathroom that has been updated, a whole house attic fan. The lower area is partially finished, lots of storage, laundry and 1/4 bath. Attached garage allows entry into the kitchen which has space for...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Magical and Miniature: The Best Plants For a Fairy Garden
Image by Angie Bordeaux from Pixabay Fairy gardens are versatile and simple enough to be made for both outdoor and indoor spaces. They can be compact and creative ways to add a personal touch to any room or yard. However, if you’re going to make a fairy garden with real plantlife, it’s important to choose plants that will...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
How and Where to Install Insulation in an Existing Home
Image by mnplatypus from Pixabay Proper insulation not only helps you save on your energy bills. It reduces your energy impact on the environment and may create a great selling point for your home when the time comes. But knowing were to insulate an existing home can be a project. Here's what you need to know. How to...
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Posted on 05/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 5652 Villa France Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Contemporary 2 Story Home in Country French Estates. 3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bath with full basement and attached 2 car garage. Lots of storage, walkin closet master suite, some interior painting. All appliances including washer and dryer. Nice large deck overlooking your private back yard.
Listing for Comp purposes...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
What to Ask About When Buying a Fixer-Upper
Photo by Michael Jarmoluk via Pixabay When you’re shopping for a new home, the prospect of a fixer-upper being on the market for an unbeatable price sounds great! There are a few things that should be on your checklist to make sure that the juice is worth the squeeze when purchasing a home. A fixer-upper that needs mainly...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Recipe: Easy Potato Side Dishes
Photo by Monika Grabkowska on Unsplash Potatoes go well with almost any main course you serve for dinner, which makes them one of the most common side dish ingredients. If you’re looking for something different to make instead of the usual mashed potatoes or baked potatoes, consider these easy side dish recipes. Roasted Potatoes with Garlic The garlic...
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