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Should You Cosign on a Mortgage?
Posted on 02/23/2020
Should You Cosign on a Mortgage?
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Should you cosign on a mortgage loan to help someone else buy a house? Hopeful home buyers who lack the necessary credit history, W-2 income or overall income versus their debt can face problems getting a mortgage lender to approve a loan. Borrowers with a 43% or higher debt-to-income ratio may learn...
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Traveling to Maine? Here's What You Must See
Posted on 02/16/2020
Traveling to Maine? Here's What You Must See
Photo by J. Lynne Hardesty via PixabayThe little state of Maine draws thousands of travelers each year. If you’re among those who are making the trek to this popular travel destination, you may feel overwhelmed by the plethora of things to see and do. If your time is limited, here are a few things you simply must see...
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 Security Habits That Help Keep Your Home Safer
Posted on 02/09/2020
Security Habits That Help Keep Your Home Safer
While there's a lot to be said for the value of high-tech home security systems, there are many basic, inexpensive things you can do to safeguard your home from intruders. Keeping your home secure begins with awareness, good communication, and positive habits. Where does good communication come into play? One example is the need to have a trusted neighbor...
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Common Steps First-Time Homebuyers Might Miss
Posted on 02/02/2020
Common Steps First-Time Homebuyers Might Miss
Photo by Avi Waxman on Unsplash Many people view purchasing property as a long-term goal, some see it as a rite of passage. Either way, buying a home for the first time can be an incredibly stressful experience. Those who are going through this process for the first time might be worried about making mistakes that may leave...
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Video Tour  - 554 Poplar St, Clio, MI 48420
Posted on 01/27/2020
Video Tour - 554 Poplar St, Clio, MI 48420
Welcome to this beautifully updated home! This home is conveniently located to everything: it is within walking distance to both the middle and high school, close to shopping and the expressway. You will love the updated kitchen and the spacious living room. The back yard has several mature trees, is fenced in and appears like there is a lot of...
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554 Poplar St, Clio, MI 48420 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/27/2020
554 Poplar St, Clio, MI 48420 is now new to the market!
Welcome to this beautifully updated home! This home is conveniently located to everything: it is within walking distance to both the middle and high school, close to shopping and the expressway. You will love the updated kitchen and the spacious living room. The back yard has several mature trees, is fenced in and appears like there is a lot of...
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Native Gardening: Why the Trend Is Flourishing
Posted on 01/26/2020
Native Gardening: Why the Trend Is Flourishing
Photo by Larisa Koshkina via PixabayRestoring native habitat to our surroundings is like pressing the "refresh" button on biodiversity. Homeowners who embrace native gardening are making big contributions to healthy landscapes, which is great for maintaining the native ecosystems. Making a Difference—Beautifully Native plants are the greenery that would grow in certain areas with or without human intervention....
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Video Tour  - 9385 North Bray Rd, Clio, MI 48420
Posted on 01/25/2020
Video Tour - 9385 North Bray Rd, Clio, MI 48420
Welcome to your next new home - this is a nice house with 3 bedrooms, a full bath and two half baths. The home is located near the intersection of Dodge and Bray. The living room features a natural fireplace and ready for your enjoyment today. The basement is finished and has a lot of potential to how to make it just right for...
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9385 North Bray Rd, Clio, MI 48420 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/25/2020
9385 North Bray Rd, Clio, MI 48420 is now new to the market!
Welcome to your next new home - this is a nice house with 3 bedrooms, a full bath and two half baths. The home is located near the intersection of Dodge and Bray. The living room features a natural fireplace and ready for your enjoyment today. The basement is finished and has a lot of potential to how to make it just right for...
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How to Ready Your Home for Seasonal Storms
Posted on 01/19/2020
How to Ready Your Home for Seasonal Storms
Image by sandid from Pixabay Our homes are special from the first time we enter. That's why we spend our precious time and money caring for our dwellings when bad weather threatens damage. Spring Windstorms For homeowners, windstorms are often unassuming. We all know to watch for snow or rain, but high winds can cause significant home damage....
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Advice for Homebuyers: Purchase a Residence for the Right Price
Posted on 01/12/2020
Advice for Homebuyers: Purchase a Residence for the Right Price
If you want to buy your dream house in the near future, you likely will need to put together a competitive offer to purchase. That way, you can boost the likelihood of receiving an immediate "Yes" from a property seller after you submit your homebuying proposal. Ultimately, it helps to know what differentiates a competitive homebuying proposal from a...
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How to Approach a House Appraisal
Posted on 01/05/2020
How to Approach a House Appraisal
If you want to maximize your home sale profits, it generally is a good idea to conduct a property appraisal before you list your residence. That way, you can receive a property valuation from an expert home appraiser. And with this property valuation in hand, you can set a competitive initial asking price for your residence. A home appraisal...
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