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Posted on 08/12/2020
Tackle Home Selling Challenges
Home sellers may encounter problems as they try to get the best prices for their residences. Fortunately, there are lots of things that sellers can do to reduce or eliminate hurdles that otherwise may slow down the house selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you tackle various home selling hurdles. 1. Analyze the...
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Posted on 08/06/2020
South Haven, MI Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view South Haven, MI blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 08/05/2020
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 07/29/2020
Prepping Your Home to Appeal to All Generations
Image by kirkandmimi from Pixabay When you list your home for sale, you are setting it up to sell to a wide range of buyers. Chances are the person who buys your home is not going to be the same as you, and often they will belong to a completely different generation. For example, if you’re prepping to...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Fennville, MI Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 07/24/2020
Another Property Sold - 3920 Mary Road #1,2,3, Bloomingdale, MI 49026
Great opportunity to own 117' of frontage on all-sports Eagle Lake. Eagle Lake is approximately 225 acres & has depths up to 55'. Excellent for fishing, boating and kayaking. The property is home to three cottages, which include four separate living units (see attached cottage layouts). The three main cottages have 2 BR each, and a full kitchen. The fourth unit has a full Kitchen, laundry and sleeps two. There are 8 sleeping spaces total. All three cottages offer great views of the lake. This property is ideal for generating income from seasonal rentals, or as a small family compound. Many recent updates include newer septic, generac...
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Posted on 07/22/2020
Real Estate Values and Climate Change
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Natural disasters including flooding, hurricanes, mudslides and wildfires affect real estate values. Some recent examples of real estate transactions being influenced by these increasingly intense and frequent events include: A Charleston, South Carolina, homeowner deciding to demolish her house after three years of flooding caused by hurricanes that led to 11 failed...
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Posted on 07/21/2020
Another Property Sold - 719 44th Street, Allegan, MI 49010
More Peace and seclusion than you can ever need! This property offers 39.12 acres of recreational woods with trails and wildlife galore. Completely renovated in the last 2 years with 2 Bedroom, 2 full bathrooms, a 4 season room with Gas/stove to cozy up to on those snowy winter evenings. Kitchen has been nicely updated including all new stainless Steal appliances, slate back splash, new LVP flooring in kitchen & bathrooms, new light fixtures & switches. New windows, and reverse osmosis water filtration system, new outbuilding, new carpet throughout, new solid wood doors, new drywall throughout, no more popcorn ceilings. New...
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Posted on 07/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 159 Thomas Street, Allegan, MI 49010
Well maintained home on Thomas St with stunning views of the Kalamazoo River. This Bi Level home has an open floor plan w/a spacious living room with a wood accent wall. NEW kitchen complete with stainless appliances and a wood burning fireplace insert in the dining area. Access to the large deck and rear yard. Upper level has 3 spacious bedrooms and one full bath. Lower level family room has a gas fireplace, walkout to back yard and a full bath. The mechanical/laundry room is easily accessible. The exterior features underground sprinkling, a 2 1/2 car garage, 1 shed and large back yard. Updates include; all new interior doors, new...
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Posted on 07/16/2020
690 Lake Sixteen Drive, Allegan, MI 49010 is now new to the market!
Quaint lakefront cottage on a private inland spring-fed crystal clear lake! Cottage sits on the West side of the lake and has a gentle sloping lot to the water's edge. Two bedroom, full bath, open kitchen/dining and living room with a vaulted ceiling and wood fireplace. The bank of windows in the three season room offer excellent views of the lake and opens to the 686' deck formerly known as ''the stage''. Plenty of space to entertain friends and family. Detached one stall garage and pergola draped in trumpet vines add charm to the yard. Lake Sixteen is a deep (est 80'ft) spring fed, no wake lake and is known for great fishing; bass, perch...
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Posted on 07/16/2020
Saugatuck, MI Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 07/15/2020
Pros & Cons of "Subject-to" Real Estate
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay When you're considering buying real estate as an investment, it's a good idea to weigh the pros and cons. That's especially important with "subject-to" real estate, because there can be risks and rewards with this type of property that are different from traditional purchases. Here's what you should be considering, before you...
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