House and Home May 2019
Looking to Sell? Don't Make These Six Home Improvement Mistakes

It might seem obvious that home improvements are a good investment and will increase a property's value. But, that's not always true. Many upgrades don't raise a home's value enough to repay their costs, leaving you out of pocket. Even worse, some projects can lower your home's value.

If you're about to improve your home with an eye on raising its value, make sure you avoid... Read More
Don't Buy Into These
Homebuying Myths

Buying a new home is exciting, but many buyers also find it overwhelming. There are a lot of myths about buying a home that first-time buyers need to be aware of. Here are three of the most common home-buying myths:

Myth: You Need a 20 Percent Down Payment
Many potential home buyers cite saving for the down payment as one of their biggest... Read More
Positive Signs for the National
Housing Market

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), sales of existing homes climbed in February; what's more, month-over-month sales recorded the highest increase since December 2005. Of the four major housing regions in the country, three saw increases in sales, while the fourth remained unchanged from the previous month. According to Lawrence Yun, chief... Read More
Ideas to Enhance Your Yard's Natural Benefits

It's easy to appreciate the sights and smells afforded by lawns and landscapes, but when it comes to your yard there is much more to consider besides pleasing aesthetics and aromas. Many would even be surprised to learn that the benefits of a lush lawn and stunning landscape design extend well beyond a yard's perimeter.

Here are a few ways well-managed landscapes offer tremendous benefits for the community and environment:

Scrub the Air
Beautiful greenery, including grass, catch dust, smoke particles... Read More
Three Things to Look for When Hiring a Contractor

Considering the average homeowner doesn't have to hire a contractor very often, it's a small wonder that most homeowners find it intimidating. Learn three criteria to look for when considering local contractors so you can narrow your selection pool and hire with confidence.

1. Credentials
If you wanted to hire someone with no relevant experience, you could just do the job yourself! Most people look for contractors because they want to pay someone to do the work and make sure it's done right the first time. Credentials validate someone's... Read More
William Brundage  -  (248) 980-2455 House and Home  -  May 2019 

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