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Understanding a Home Inspection Understanding a Home Inspection

By Eleanor Boschert

The home inspection report essentially becomes the owner's manual for your future property. Inside, we outline the important areas the inspection will cover.

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Common Michigan Rental Scams Common Michigan Rental Scams

By Tabitha Naylor

The volume of real estate information available over the Internet can empower consumers, but it also makes the Web an attractive playground for scammers. Inside, we highlight some common red flags to look out for.

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Michigan Land Contracts:  How They Work Michigan Land Contracts: How They Work

By Eleanor Boschert

Land contracts offer prospective Michigan home buyers a chance to acquire a home of their own without some of the significant financial burden of a traditional sale. Find out more about this unique ownership arrangement inside.

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Tips on Saving Money on Your Electric Bill Tips on Saving Money on Your Electric Bill

By Ben Levy

Whether you are looking to do your part in conserving global energy or just looking for ways to save money on monthly household energy bills, there are plenty of easy tips you can use every day.

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Benefits of Owning a Power Generator Benefits of Owning a Power Generator

By Ben Levy

Are you tired of being in the dark when the power goes out? Are you tired of lighting candles and waiting for the technician to come out? Are you sick of losing money in your business when the power shuts down? By buying a power generator, your backup is readily available.

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Taking Care of Your Lawn Taking Care of Your Lawn

By Ben Levy

Few things can create as strong of an impression as a well maintained lawn. As such, maintaining a well-groomed lawn is important to the exterior of the property. For many, it is even a source of pride. Nonetheless, taking care of a lawn can be a difficult thing to get started with.

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Putting Out Grease Fires Putting Out Grease Fires

By Ben Levy

Grease fires can be extremely dangerous. They can get hot very quickly and grow out of control. When you are cooking with grease you always need to be prepared for a grease fire in the oven or on the stove.

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Checking Whether a Dead Tree is a Safety Risk Checking Whether a Dead Tree is a Safety Risk

By Ben Levy

Each year, falling trees and branches cause both serious personal injury and serious property damage to thousands of homeowners. Thus, it is important for homeowners to recognize the signs of a potentially dangerous tree before it causes damage to them or their property.

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What to do if Your Home Has Lead Paint What to do if Your Home Has Lead Paint

By Ben Levy

What should you do if your home has lead paint? Have you shifted to an apartment which is covered with a lead paint? Well, then there is surely an ongoing list of things that you MUST DO.

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How to Prevent Basement Flooding How to Prevent Basement Flooding

By Ben Levy

Basement flooding can be a serious problem for homeowners. Severe weather, sewage backups, plumbing problems and mechanical failure can all lead to costly and time consuming projects. Preparing your basement in advance and taking necessary precautions will, in almost every case, be money and time well spent.

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