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7 Unusual (But Not Unreasonable) Reasons to Sell Your Brighton House

There are a lot of reasons why you might want to sell your Brighton house. Maybe you want a bigger one. Or perhaps you’d rather downsize to something smaller. Moving closer to work is always a

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Need Help With Your Howell Down Payment? Consider These Unconventional Strategies

Having a large down payment can make it easier to buy a home. But if your savings account isn’t where you’d like it to be, that doesn’t mean you can’t come up with a solid

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Timeless Tips to Sell Your Fenton Condo in Any Market

When it comes to real estate, not all sales are created equal—and if you’re planning to sell a Fenton condo, there are tips and tricks you’ll want to use to make the sale as fast

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7 Things to Avoid When Selling Your Howell House Due to Divorce

Considering everything you’re thinking, feeling, and dealing with when going through a divorce, one of the last things you want to think about is selling your house. It’s a stressful

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Tips to Spruce Up Your Brighton Backyard on a Budget

Summer is in full swing and that means many people are spending more time enjoying their outdoor space.But if you feel like your Brighton backyard, patio, or deck is lacking, we have good news! You

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What You Need to Know About Today’s Linden Real Estate Market, According to an Economist

If you’re planning on buying Linden a home, it’s important to understand what’s going on in the real estate market. But with so much happening, it can be challenging to know where

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The Biggest Mistakes Brighton Buyers Make During the Home Buying Process, According to Real Estate Agents

When you’re buying a Brighton home, you want to avoid any mistakes—particularly mistakes that could prevent you from successfully purchasing your dream home. And if anyone knows

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Does the Cooling Market Mean You Can’t Still Get a Historically High Price for Your Fenton House?

If you’ve been thinking about selling your Fenton house, you’ve probably heard that the market’s cooling off, or “resetting” (as Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome,

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The Pros and Cons of Using an Escalation Clause in a Bidding War on a Fenton House

It doesn’t matter if it’s a sellers’ market or one that’s more in favor of buyers; if a Fenton house is desirable and priced appropriately, the chances are you’re going

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Thinking About Buying a Fenton Home but Have Less Than Perfect Credit? Use These Tips to Boost Your Credit Score

Thinking about buying a Fenton home, but concerned that your credit score isn’t where it needs to be? Not to worry; there are steps you can take to increase your credit score prior to buying a

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What an Economist Wants You to Know About Today’s Housing Market

There’s a lot going on in the United States economy, and that can directly influence the housing market.So, what does the current economic climate in the US mean for the Brighton and Howell

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Tips for Painting Over Dark Walls

Painting is a project that many homeowners feel comfortable doing themselves. But that sentiment often changes when the project involves getting rid of dark walls and covering them with lighter.

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Some of the Scariest—and Most Expensive—Things a Linden Home Inspection Might Uncover

Getting an offer accepted can be an exciting experience. But, in most cases, your Linden home purchase isn’t a done deal just yet; before you close, you’ll need to get through the

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More Than Half of Homes Sold in April Sold for Above the Listing Price

We’re in the midst of a huge demand for homes—and that demand translates to sellers fetching higher prices for their Fenton and Linden homes.According to data from real estate

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Unexpected Expenses to Prepare for When Selling Your House in Howell

Are you preparing to sell your Howell house? Well, hold on a second before counting all that money you intend to make from the sale. It may in fact cost you much more to sell your house than you

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Selling a Hartland Home in Today’s Market? Don’t Believe Everything You Hear

People say a lot of things about selling a home in today’s market. But unfortunately, some of it isn’t true—and buying into those myths can have a negative impact on your Hartland

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The Ultimate Fenton Home Seller’s Guide. What To Expect, From Start To Finish!

Download Your Copy Of “The Ultimate Home Seller’s Guide” https://van.bestrealestateblog.com/pdf/ultimate-home-sellers-guide/382First and foremost, I’m really looking

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5 Inexpensive Fixes You Should Make Before Selling Your House in Brighton

You know that before listing and trying to sell your Brighton house, you’ll have to make some fixes and possibly some upgrades. But where do you start and what, exactly should you do? If you

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Milford Homeowners Should Have Some “Fear of Missing Out” on This Market

If you’ve been thinking about selling your Milford house and have been hesitating or simply waiting, you may want to start thinking about how you’ll feel if you miss out on the best time

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