Kevin Gerkin

Spring Forward

by Kevin Gerkin in Caring for your home,Home Improvement,Spring and Summer.

Don’t forget to set the clocks ahead 1 hour on March 12th, 2017. It’s a good time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors too! Got a nice day in March? After a long winter it’s refreshing to crack open the windows for a few minutes and let some fresh air through the house. We…

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North Shore lake home for sale | 3309 Lakewood Shores

by H&H Real Estate Media in Blog,Brighton,Custom built home,Howell,North Shore sub.

“Northern Michigan style lakefront home for sale – on East Crooked Lake in the pristine North Shore sub – right here in Livingston County! Perfect location between Brighton and Howell, you can get lake front living at it’s finest.” 3309 LAKEWOOD SHORES, GENOA TWP, MI 48843 |  MLS ID #216047367 Wake up to sunrise views from…

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Test and Clean your Smoke Alarms

by H&H Real Estate Media in Buying a Home,Home Improvement.

“You’ve heard all the statistics about how many people die in home fires every year, but if you’re like most of us, this hasn’t motivated you. Batteries are easier to replace than people. Don’t neglect your smoke alarms.” Test and clean your smoke alarms: Press the test button once a month, but we’ll only remind…

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Get your chimney/furnace vent cleaned + inspected

by H&H Real Estate Media in Blog,Buying a Home,Caring for your home,Home Improvement,money saving tips.

Your heating system burns fuel. The desired result is heat. The necessary evils are the products of combustion. These exhaust gases have to be vented outdoors… …So you should have your chimney or furnace vent cleaned and inspected. Ventilation can occur a couple of ways. Your furnace can be connected to a chimney, or it…

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How to choose a realtor

by H&H Real Estate Media in Blog,Buying a Home,Selling your Home.

It can be tricky to discern which real estate professional is right to represent you and your family. Try this handy checklist for choosing the perfect person or team: Are they market savvy? Our market is in a constant state of change, so the real estate professional you choose should be knowledgeable, efficient and pro-active…

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Listing your house? Outside touches make better first impressions

by H&H Real Estate Media in Blog,Home Improvement,Home Selling Tips,money saving tips,Selling your Home,Staging your home for Sale.

Listing your house? Outside touches make better first impressions… “88 percent of home-buyers begin the process online, looking at pictures on the listing site. Good photos and real curb appeal help entice buyers to check out your house in person. You want to make a great first impression, so don’t feel scared to make a…

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Buyer’s Beware

by H&H Real Estate Media in Blog,Buying a Home.

article from: Homes.com | March 13th, 2015 Shopping for a home is an exciting time in your life, but it’s also a time when you need to be on the look out for hidden home features. While most sellers will tell the whole truth about a home, occasionally you will run into an individual who…

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SAVE $100 – 200 per year

by H&H Real Estate Media in Blog,Home Improvement,money saving tips.

…on your water heater! What? Flush the sediment from your water heater. When? Twice a year. Now is a good time. Why? Remember the whitish coating on the interior of an empty water glass.  The films on the inside of the glass were the salts and minerals left after the water evaporated.   That was just…

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Before You Get A Mortgage

by H&H Real Estate Media in Buying a Home,Home Mortgage.

If you’re considering a home purchase in the near future – or within a few years – you should brush up on your mortgage knowledge. Learn what to do before applying for a mortgage, what to watch for during the process, and how to use a mortgage after you’ve bought your home. Your Credit is…

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Home Inspectors

by H&H Real Estate Media in Blog,Buying a Home,Selling your Home.

When buying a home, after negotiating the sale, usually the 1st thing you do is a Home Inspection. Now, the most important thing is hiring the best inspection company!!! Remember this fact: “Only 25% of the home inspectors are good, and most charge too much.” Call me 1st for the good and bad list. Don’t…

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