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The Benefits of a Brick Home The Benefits of a Brick Home

Despite the increased costs for construction, brick homes offer an array of benefits to homeowners, from durability to ease of maintenance. Inside, we highlight some of the major benefits of brick home construction.

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Pitfalls of Rent to Own Properties Pitfalls of Rent to Own Properties

Rent to own may sound like a good way to get your foot in the door and buy a home even with less than perfect credit, but there are many pitfalls to this method of real estate purchasing.

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Escape Routes: Getting Out Of An Apartment Lease Escape Routes: Getting Out Of An Apartment Lease

By Colleen Colkitt

Have your plans changed and you need to end your lease earlier than you expected? You have options. Inside, we review how to get out of an apartment lease!

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De-Winterization Tips For Your Home De-Winterization Tips For Your Home

By Colleen Colkitt

Have a summer home that needs de-winterizing? Or do you just want to make sure your house is ready for the hot summer months? Read these tips for preparing your home for the heat!

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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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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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Easy Ways to Quickly Make your Home Look Cleaner Easy Ways to Quickly Make your Home Look Cleaner

By Ben Levy

If you are in the process of selling or renting your house, keeping it clean and ready to show at all times is key. This doesn't mean you have to tiptoe around your own house; there are a few quick ways to make your home look cleaner before a showing.

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Landscaping Tips for your Home Landscaping Tips for your Home

By Ben Levy

The most important landscaping anyone with a yard can do is to keep your grass healthy. Having dead or browning grass detracts from your home and creates a lifeless aura around your property.

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Top Things To Remember When Renting Top Things To Remember When Renting

By Christina Kelley

Before renting any property, you should be aware of the terms of rental agreement, the costs included in entering the agreement, what is included with your rental, and all additional details. Here is a brief, helpful discussion of all the costs associated with renting.

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