House and Home June 2019
Curb Appeal Speaks Volumes to Homebuyers

A first impression of a home from the outside is called "curb appeal." Your home has one, and it's either good, bad, or ho-hum. Don't settle for ho-hum, though. Make your house scream, "Buy me!"

Great curb appeal entices potential buyers to look inside. It increases perceived value, and if done well, can give you the edge over a similar home on the market. Take the time to check your... Read More
A Drop in Home Sales, but an
Increase in Inventory

After an impressive climb in February, existing-home sales dropped in March, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Every major region in the country experienced a decline in sales, but the decrease was most significant in the Midwest. However, many economists anticipated the lower sales figures. According to Lawrence Yun, chief economist for NAR, it is not uncommon in the housing market... Read More
Five Tips to Grow a Successful
Container Garden

Growing your own garden will reward you with fresh, organic produce throughout the summer months. The following tips will help you create a small-space container garden with minimal frustration.

1. Drainage Is key. Improper drainage will drown your plants. If you buy small or medium containers, make sure the drainage holes are at least 1/2 inch in diameter. Larger containers should... Read More
Anticipating a Move? Read These Eleven Tips

Moving is a chore that everyone loves to hate. It is time-consuming, fraught with difficult decisions, and physically demanding. But it's also unavoidable. Here are some great tips to make your move more efficient and less stressful:

1. Weed Out the Clutter. Before you start packing, honestly survey your belongings. If there is anything that you don't want or don't need, don't pack it! Instead, sell it, donate it, give it away, or throw it out.

2. Use the Right-Size Box. A large box full of books is very difficult to lift, while a small box containing only a throw pillow is a waste of cardboard... Read More
Five Smart Ideas to Refresh Your Deck

As summertime approaches, your deck or patio may become your new living room—an ideal setting for memorable moments with friends and family. If you look at these spaces and long for a refresh, the time to start is now. You have options, many of which you can do yourself with minimal effort.

To start, if you don't have a deck or patio, research materials carefully before making an investment. One prevalent building trend involves making the smart choice toward natural, environmentally friendly materials that will never end up in landfills. As such... Read More
William Brundage  -  (248) 980-2455 House and Home  -  June 2019 

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