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Posted on 11/25/2020
Moving Indoors for the Fall and Winter
Photo by Shveyn Irina via Shutterstock As fall sets in and you’ve prepared the outside of your home for winter, it’s time to move indoors. The cooling days of fall are the perfect time for you to tackle some of those projects you have been putting off. Here are a few helpful tips to get started on your...
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Posted on 11/23/2020
Grand Haven, MI Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 11/18/2020
5 Hacks and Tips for Healthy Houseplants          
Photo by Huy Phan from Pexels Caring for houseplants is not always as easy as it may seem. The benefits of plants in a home cannot be overestimated. They brighten up your home and give it a natural feel. Houseplants can help you get rid of airborne toxins keeping your indoor air quality at its best. Keep reading...
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Posted on 11/11/2020
Pros and Cons of FSBO
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay For Sale by Owner (FSBO) can be an extremely tempting prospect for home sellers. If you don't have to pay the real estate commission, you can put more of the money from the house sale directly into your pocket. But it takes more of a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude to successfully complete a home...
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Posted on 11/04/2020
Luxury Bathroom Trends for 2020
Photo by Rene Asmussen from Pexels Bathrooms can function as a practical place for you to get ready for the day and a sanctuary where you can unwind after a long day. With a few changes or upgrades, you can enhance the look and ambiance of these rooms. Whether you plan on making changes to a powder room...
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Posted on 10/28/2020
5 Things to Clean Before You Move In
Image by pascalhelmer from Pixabay You’ve spent months scouring home listings and viewing houses. Once you found your dream home, you signed the contracts and successfully closed. Congratulations! It’s time to get started on this next exciting chapter of your life. While you’re probably eager to move your belongings into your new home, it’s a good idea to...
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Posted on 10/23/2020
Grand Haven, MI Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 10/21/2020
Buying a Vacation Home?
Image by June Hanabi from Pixabay Buying a home is never easy, but it can be especially challenging if you're making your purchase from a remote location, like when you're buying a vacation home. If you're purchasing a second home or a vacation property in the next few months, these tips can help you through the process. By...
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Posted on 10/14/2020
Benefits of Shopping for Mortgage Rates
Photo by Nattanan Kanchanaprat via Pixabay Of course, you want to stay within your budget when buying a house. You certainly want value for your dollar. But a buyer should never lose sight of the fact what they truly desire is getting the home they want and that fits their needs. To that end, potential buyers may put...
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Posted on 10/07/2020
Hanging Flower Baskets that Last
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via Pixabay Hanging baskets add personal enjoyment as well as curb appeal to any home. If you're the creative type, you may prefer to make your own rather than purchase ready-made hanging baskets from home and garden retailers. However, DIY hanging baskets sometimes fail to thrive. The following tips and tricks help ensure that your...
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Posted on 09/30/2020
Tips to Track Down Water Leaks
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Some leaks are obvious -- coming home to a soggy rug or soaked floor is a pretty good indicator that you have some plumbing trouble -- but others are more discreet and can lead to a costly water bill and home damage if you don't catch them. Mold and mildew can develop...
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Posted on 09/25/2020
Another Property Sold - 560 Woodland Drive, Holland, MI 49424
With convenient access to schools, restaurants, shopping and more, this north side home provides easy access to all the places you love. With 3 beds and 1.5 baths as well as a spacious lot, it's sure to check off many of your must haves. On the main floor you'll find a nice size living room at the front of the house complete with a large window which provides ample natural light. On the main floor you'll also find the kitchen, dining and laundry as well as all of the bedrooms and bathrooms. Downstairs is full of potential and features a rec area with a built-in bar along with plenty of storage space. Outside, you will enjoy the spacious,...
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