Can A Bathroom Remodel Increase Your Home’s Value?

When you are planning to sell your home, a bathroom remodel may be one of the best places to increase your home’s value. Depending on the existing condition as well as the style and age of your home, here are a few things to consider before tearing out that sink! Take a Look at these 4 Baths and…

A Real Estate Agent Uploads NUDE Selfie to Listing

My wife and I have looked through the photo galleries of countless homes.  We are always amazed at how often real estate agents snap an accidental “selfie” while photographing a bathroom and still use the photo in the public listing. Needless to say, I’ve seen some pretty bad real estate photography, but this is beyond…

5 Ways to Reduce Your Heating Costs

The temperature outside is stubbornly falling to single digits again this week in southeast Michigan. For many, this year’s heating bills have been brutal. For many homeowners, keeping their house warm this winter means paying heating bills that are above the already hefty average winter bill. Luckily, there are some ways to help reduce those costs and…

Buying A Home With Past Credit Problems

Buying a home can be both exciting and stressful but, for those with past credit problems, the process may also seem intimidating. The good news is that many lenders have adapted to the idea that many hopeful homeowners simply need a second chance, which means that past credit problems no longer have to define your future. Credit Blemishes When…

Reduce Allergies By Increasing Air Quality

Improving and maintaining air quality in your home can have a significant effect on quality of life, especially for those with allergies. Whether you have allergies or simply prefer knowing that the air in your home is as clean as you can make it for better health, achieving and maintaining good air quality is an important issue. With all…

5 Steps to a Successful Open House

It may still be winter, but Open House season will quickly be upon us. We were just blessed by several more inches of snow, bringing the Detroit area total to just over 77 inches.  That’s good for third most in a single winter, at least since they started recording this type of information.  Temps are…