Hire and Agent vs. Go it alone?

by Kevin Gerkin in Blog,Buying a Home,MI,Selling your Home.

Real estate agents are incredibly valuable to the home buying process, especially when it comes to finding properties that suit your wants and needs. While it may seem like a great idea to go it alone, a common buyer pitfall is choosing to not use an experienced agent. Sure, you can look at listings online…

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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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North Shore Sub: Get your custom home built!

by H&H Real Estate Media in Blog,Buying a Home,Custom built home,MI,North Shore sub.

Great central location to both Brighton & Howell – minutes from town and expressways, with the private lake community setting. Get your custom 2 story home in North Shore subdivision, to be built by Gordon Builders. Property: 5318 EDGEWOOD SHORES DRIVE, GENOA TWP, MI 48843 The home will feature… Open floor plan with 9′ first floor ceilings….

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by H&H Real Estate Media in Blog.

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ~John F. Kennedy. Wishing Happy Thanksgiving! With appreciation, Kevin Gerkin and team! Photo by Rockwell Art & Design

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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: | 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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Get your Home ready for Spring | Checklist

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

Maintaining your home requires planning and organization. This spring, use this checklist to keep projects on track Clean and sharpen garden tools Check outdoor planters for damage and replace as needed Have a professional inspect your air conditioning system Replace damaged outdoor lighting Replace batteries in smoke alarms Review your fire escape plan Inspect your…

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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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