Historic Franklin builds a future on its past

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Settled in the 1820s as a farming community, Franklin was named one of the first historic districts in Michigan, and its burial ground tells the story of generations who have resided there. The cemetery’s...
Curb Appeal for Added Value

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Curb appeal plays a significant role in getting your home ready to sell. Among Realtors®, 94% have suggested that sellers improve their curb appeal before listing a home for sale. First impressions are very...
Considering A Fixer-Upper? Follow These 21 Tips

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Fixing up a house -- either to live in or to flip -- has become an increasingly popular dream, and it makes sense: Who doesn't love watching all those shows on HGTV while you ponder how much money you could...
Real Estate Market Update: Winning The Deal

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Available listings have been down over 30% from 2 years ago. The shortage of move-in-ready listings has created a feeding frenzy that heats up when sharp new listings (the kind our buyers all want) hit the...
Case-Shiller: Home Prices Stack Up

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“The favorable economy and moderate mortgage rates both support recent gains in housing,” says David M. Blitzer, chairman and managing director of the S&P Dow Jones Indices Index Committee. “One factor...