February 2013

Found 17 blog entries for February 2013.

Lang Premier Properties just sold another short sale home in Warren, MI.

This three bedroom, two bathroom property is quite spacious and features an open floor plan and an ample semi-finished basement. Other features include a remote gas fireplace in the family room, first floor laundry and a breakfast nook.

Outside, the landscaping is breathtaking. The large, fenced yard has a colorful perennial garden, an in-ground sprinkling system, and plenty more room to flex your green thumb.

Lang Premier Properties is home to a leading Oakland County Short Sale Realtor. Specializing in all aspects of real estate including Warren MI short sales, foreclosures and working with home buyers and sellers with  Oakland County luxury homes. When you hire Lang

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Lang Premier Properties has just sold another house in Troy, MI with lake frontage and located close to a local beach, golfing and plenty of resturaunts and shopping.

Featuring four bedrooms and three bathrooms, there is ample room for any size family in this home. The master bath even features Italian stone while there is a European shower in the basement bath.

In addition to these features, the basement is conveniently finished and walks out into the back yard. The two gas fireplaces and wet bar make this home perfect for a cozy night of entertaining!

Parking is ample with the 3+ car garage, and the new roof and cedar deck show this house was well-kept.

The award winning Troy School District is the icing on this real estate cake!

Lang

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This charming, all-brick Warren ranch is a perfect starter with room to grow.

It features three bedrooms, a finished basement, coved ceilings and plenty of natural sunlight. And, not to mention, this property boasts a wonderful and spacious front yard, a fenced-in yard with patio in back, and a two car garage!

Located close to expressways, shopping and to Warren Mott High School, this corner-lot home is not only move-in ready, it is convenient for the person or family on-the-go.The buyers of this property will be very happy with all the ammenities.

Lang Premier Properties is home to a leading Oakland County Short Sale Realtor. Specializing in all aspects of real estate including Warren MI short sales, foreclosures and working with home

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You've heard the phrase, "You have to spend money to make money," and it is so very true in the world of real estate. At least a little.

Have you ever shopped for a house and thought, "No, this one is too much work"? Simple, and cost-effective updates to your home before selling can change a buyer's mind from "No, thanks" to "This is the one!"

So, what can you do to improve the value of your home without breaking the bank?

Bathrooms:
This is one area that potential buyers will critique because it is a room they will use each day. Small updates like new fixtures or a new toilet will go a long way when selling. If you're looking to do even more, fear not, this is one area where whatever you spend, you will get back in your sale.

Kitchen:
The

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Lang Premier Properties has just sold this Livonia ranch perfect for a first time home buyer or investor.

It is located in a safe and quiet neighborhood within the Livonia School District and is close to shopping for convenience and fun. A quick look at the outside boasts a well-manicured lawn and landscape for this brick property. The large yard makes it perfect for play and entertaining.

Inside is a decorator's dream. There is ample space (three bedrooms, one bath, basement) to add your own finishing touches and charm!

Lang Premier Properties is home to a leading Oakland County Short Sale Realtor. Specializing in all aspects of real estate including Livonia, MI short sales, foreclosures and working with home buyers and sellers with Macomb

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We all know that refinancing can do wonders for lowering your mortgage payments, but what else can you do to soften the bill each month?

1. Consider shortening the term of your loan. Doing so will decrease interest and build up equity more quickly. Read more about this option here.

2. Make extra payments. While you might not have an extra mortgage payment laying around, think about all of the money you spend on luxuries. Each dollar adds up and can be used toward your payment.

3. Put down 20%. But, if that is in the past, you can always eliminate your Private Mortgage Insurance which can cost anywhere from .5 to 1% of your loan.

4. Research the value of your home. Chances are the value of your home may have gone down since you signed the dotted

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Lang Premier Properties knows the New Year is full of resolutions and new beginnings, but it also signals the beginning of tax season. Before April 15 approaches, be sure to have your paperwork in order so you can maximize your returns and take advantage of these great homeowner tax breaks:

1. Deduct the interest that you pay at settlement on mortgages up to $1 million.

2. If you paid points on your mortgage, these are also deductable, even if you have refinanced.

3. In most cases, you can deduct your state and local property taxes. If you are holding the money in escrow, there are some regulations on this.

4. Do you remember all of the money you put into your previous home in order to sell? That money can also be deducted.

5. If you work from

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Lang Premier Properties has just listed another short sale home in Lake Orion, MI.

If you're looking for a home you can move into without the hassel, this split level has all of the features you need. It features two full baths and three bedrooms (master suite with newer walk-in closets). Also included in this tri-level is a cozy fireplace in the family room, a newer kitchen with newer Pergo floors and newer windows. All of the hard work has been done for you.

Outside of this convenient home, owners will enjoy well-kept landscaping and a large yard for barbeques. Imagine the entertaining you could do with space like this, and did we mention the relaxing fountain in the back?

If you want to explore the area, pull out of your two car garage and

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Lang Premier Properties has just listed this quaint and cozy ranch in Rochester Hills, MI. This property is a short sale.

It features an newly updated kitchen with all appliances which makes this home move-in ready. The three bedrooms and finished basement with ample storage are perfect for a growing family. The property has garage space for three cars which compliments the spacious inside quite well.

Outside of this home, new owners will detect a country feel with all of the convenience of city living. The beautiful landscaping, deep back lot and deck are perfect for entertainers. And, for those who like to get out and be active, this home is close to Firefighters Park, Clinton River Trail and Pine Trace Golf Course.

Lang Premier Properties is

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Lang Premier Properties has just sold this Novi ranch that is packed inside and out with the most desirable of features!

Let's start on the outside: a new driveway, garage door and roof, a spacious storage shed, and above ground pool. Imagine the fun these owners will have during the summer months.

Inside, this property has new carpet and doors, a remodeled kitchen and bathroom, ample attic storage, new hot water heater and softener, new windows and fresh paint in every room. You can tell the previous owners took pride in their home.

Located in a quiet neighborhood within the Novi School District, this home still has access to 12 Oaks Mall, Downtown Northville, plenty of apple orchards and expressways.

Lang Premier Properties is home to a

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