The Good, Bad and Ugly of Selling a Home Yourself

At some point in a homeowner’s life, they have thought about selling their home themselves. It’s a rational thought; why not? I can save money, right? Also known as a FSBO (For Sale by Owner), trying to sell your home by yourself means that you can avoid paying...

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How High-End Should We Go When Remodeling to Sell?

The spring real estate season is just around the corner and if you’ve been holding off listing your property until the snow melts and things pick up, I wouldn’t wait much longer, especially if you’re planning on remodeling, renovating, or updating your home before...

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Do I Have to Accept a Full-Price Offer?

It seems like kind of a dumb question, but actually, it’s fairly common. Is the home seller required to accept a full price offer? Are there reasons why you wouldn’t? The market can actually play a part in this. For instance, if a homeowner lists their property and it...

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10 Keys to Remember When Staging Your Property

Staging is really one of the best ways to get your home shown, get amazing pictures on your listing, and give people a sense of what the house can really be used for. Sometimes where to start, however, is the biggest obstacle. I want to give you a few tips on staging...

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8 Ways to Protect Your Home This Winter

  2019 is upon us and with it comes the full throngs of winter. While most of us have not quite seen a lot of snow yet, we may be experiencing freezing temperatures which means parts of your house could get damaged this time of year. If you’re looking to protect...

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Holiday Events in West Bloomfield & Farmington Hills 2018

The winter holiday season is right around the corner and if you’re planning out your holiday events, here are some of my favorite suggestions in West Bloomfield and Farmington Hills. West Bloomfield Toyology Toys Give Back – this local toy store offers unique toy...

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3 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value

When it comes time to sell your property, you’ll want the most profit possible while at the same time, creating value for homebuyers. Increasing the value will bring more prospective buyers through the front door and potentially more offers on the table, resulting in...

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How to Say Goodbye to Renting and Hello to Buying

Just because we are going into the fall season doesn't mean that real estate will slow down all that much… Yet. It is still an excellent time to buy a house even if the market has slowed slightly. There are still great properties on the market and homebuyers should...

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How to Sell a House on a Busy Street

You can stage, price it right, and do everything else possible to sell a house except for changing the location. If you’ve been dreading listing your house because it’s on a busy road, and you are afraid you’re not going to get a lot of action on the house, take heart...

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What Happens When the Inspection Shows Unpermitted Work?

This is actually quite a common occurrence; the buyer agrees to purchase a home, conduct the home inspection, and the inspector finds unpermitted work that was done. Whether it’s electrical work, re-plumbing, or a whole new addition, what happens at this point? This...

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Satisfied Home Seller in West Bloomfield, Michigan

There is no greater compliment than a satisfied home seller, positive review, and referrals from friends and family. Reviews are huge these days. We hardly go out to eat, buy furniture, or seek out home improvement assistance without searching for reviews first. They...

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Recommended Restaurants in Farmington Hills

New restaurants are popping up all over Farmington Hills but some are tried-and-true, family tested, and approved. Here’s our list of the most recommended restaurants in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Tomatoes Apizza – 29275 14 Mile Road – 248-855-3555 This Italian...

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Recommended Restaurants in West Bloomfield

Looking for some good grub? Here's my take on the best restaurants in West Bloomfield and what to order. Shangri-La Chinese - 6407 Orchard Lake Rd. – 248-626-8585 If you’re looking for “authentic” Chinese food, the Shangri-La Chinese restaurant in West Bloomfield...

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8 Home Items That Appeal to Next-Gen Buyers

Appealing to today's buyers can seem a little bit tricky but knowing who is buying and how to attract them can be easy if you do a little bit of research. Here's what we are finding that most next-generation buyers are looking for in a home. #1. Well equipped kitchen....

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Best Things to Do in Farmington Hills in the Winter

There is nothing like Farmington Hills in the winter. The weather might not be the most ideal for long periods of outdoor play, but that doesn’t mean there is a lack of things to do in this charming community-driven town. Read on and discover some great winter...

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Highest Priced Homes in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Farmington Hills has some beautiful luxury mansions and estates. Homes that were built 50 years ago offer elegance and a timeless updated style. As of January 2018 here are the highest priced homes in Farmington Hills. #1. 32487 Scottsdale - Coventry Subdivision - 5...

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10 Simple Ways to Save Energy in Your Home This Winter

Baby, it's cold outside! It's getting chilly and the temperature is dropping every day even though we are still a few days away from the start of winter. If you're trying to stay warm this winter and save a couple bucks, here are 10 simple ways to save energy and...

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6 Best Remodeling Projects that Add Value to Your Home

  If you're planning on selling soon, you may be thinking about the best home improvement projects that can add value. Before listing, it's important to know the competition, what buyers are seeing out there and how you can make your home more appealing. While...

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Farmington Hills Youth Theatre Presents Guys and Dolls

Set in a mythical New York City, Guys and Dolls comes to life on the stage with the Farmington Hills Youth Theatre at the Costick Center located at 28600 W. Eleven Mile Road in Farmington Hills. The production of Guys and Dolls will be performed several times over one...

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Fall Events in Bloomfield Township 2017

Fall is in the air! It's crisp, cooler, and the leaves are turning, and Bloomfield Township is getting started with the Autumn events. Here's what's happening around Bloomfield Township this October and November. The Monster Mash - October 27th, The Orchard Mall is...

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Fall Staging Ideas to Sell a Home in Farmington Hills

Fall is here. There is a crispness in the air and it's getting cooler at night than just a couple weeks ago.  You might think this is not the time to sell a house, however, there are some serious benefits to selling in the Fall. We may not have snow on the ground just...

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West Bloomfield Ranked 9th Safest City in Nation

Feels good to be safe, doesn't it? Well, according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security, West Bloomfield Township was ranked the 9th safest city in the nation! If you're considering moving to West Bloomfield you probably want to know how safe it is. If...

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