Home Inspections in Michigan

Home Inspections in Michigan

Home Inspections in Michigan A home inspection is a visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house by an objective and qualified individual. The inspection will include such things as the foundation, electrical system, sewer or septic tank, air conditioning, roof, basement and more. The reason you want an inspection is to be sure that you're getting what you pay for when making a major investment. You want to minimize costly … [Read more...]

What Happened to Open Houses?

What Happened to Open Houses?

What Happened to Open Houses? Have you ever wondered, "why do you rarely see open houses anymore?" Well, you're not alone. It's a commonly asked question as of late. Following are some of the reasons you're probably not seeing very many open houses in Michigan or elsewhere anymore: Safety: When you think about it, an open house is really an "open invitation" to anyone who may want to harm/take advantage of ┬áthe real estate agent who is alone in a … [Read more...]

Difference between a Township, Village, City and County in Michigan

Difference between a Township, Village, City and County in Michigan

Difference between a Township, Village, City and County in Michigan Whether you're a native of Michigan or not, you may be one of the many who are forever baffled by the concepts of township, city, village and county. What are they and how are they different? Well, let's take a look. Townships are areas of 2000 residents or more that are given the option by state law of becoming chartered or home ruled like cities. To be … [Read more...]

Buying and Inspecting Luxury Homes

Buying and Inspecting Luxury Homes

Buying and Inspecting Luxury Homes A very important step in the home buying process is the home inspection. A home inspection is an evaluation of the visible and accessible systems and components of a house and is intended to give the homeowner or other client a better understanding of the home's condition. Homes considered luxury homes are larger and have many more components to inspect. Thoroughly covering all aspects of a luxury home … [Read more...]

Real Estate Market Report for Waterford Township

Real Estate Market Report for Waterford Township

Real Estate Market Report for Waterford Township Waterford Township is located in southeast Michigan and stretches from Pontiac Lake to Lake Angelus. It encompasses the town of Waterford as well as several smaller communities, subdivisions and development. As of the publishing of this post there are 214 properties for sale in Waterford Township price from $18,500 for a one-bedroom condominium to $999,000 for a three-bedroom, four bath … [Read more...]

Where to Live in Michigan

Where to live in Michigan

Where to Live in Michigan This area, surrounded by the great lakes, birthplace of the automotive industry and Motown, home to Kellogg’s and The University of Michigan, is a wonderful place to live. In the quiet north you can find beautiful scenic small towns full of rich history, to the west there is the famous Lake Michigan and sand dunes, central Michigan is the “thumb” home to some of the most beautiful beaches and … [Read more...]

Activities in Oakland County

Woman and two young children in kitchen with art project smiling

If you’re like many folks, a Saturday morning can bring thoughts and questions of, “What are we doing today?” If you’re stumped for activities in Oakland County here are some great tips to inspire you and your family. If you’ve ever gone to Home Depot on a Saturday, and most of us have, you may have heard banging and laughter somewhere in the lumber section. There is a free workshop for families and children. Home … [Read more...]