September 2014

Found 14 blog entries for September 2014.

Clawson Home for Sale        

Located within the heart of downtown Clawson, this beautifully renovated 3 bedroom 2 full bath ranch home is just waiting for you. This charming house has an oversized living room, which is accented by a natural wood burning fireplace, built ins, coved ceiling and exquisite wood trim. The kitchen has been remodeled consisting of granite countertops and all new appliances.

The new 300 square foot master suite offers a walk in closet, new carpet and windows as well as a spacious full bath with granite counter and new custom shower with hardware. The 2 additional bedrooms offer beautiful hardwood floors as well as the living and dining rooms. All new interior lights throughout. Venture out into your private sunroom located just off

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35125 Terrybrook Drive, Sterling Heights

Sterling Heights Condo for SaleSterling Heights Condo for Sale

With neutral paint tones throughout, this completely and fully furnished 2 - bedroom, 1 bathroom, first floor condo with private entry is available today.  No expense was spared on the updates completed in 2013.  You can easily enjoy entertaining with the open floor plan concept and lovely travertine tile throughout entire first floor, making clean up a breeze.  With ample amount of light provided from the recessed lighting.

New kitchen cabinetry, granite counters and all high end stainless steel appliances included in the sale make this kitchen perfect for someone who enjoys cooking. Well-appointed finishes surround the completely updated bathroom including travertine tile in the shower. Plenty of

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29415 Cunningam Drive, Warren MI

 Warren, MI Home for Sale

This fully modernized, 3 Bedroom, 1 ½ Bath Ranch is in pristine move-in ready condition it boosts numerous updates. These updates include gorgeous hardwood floors throughout living space and bedrooms, remodeled kitchen with beautiful cabinets, granite countertops and ceramic tile connected to dining room. The family room is cozy with a custom stone fireplace surrounded with custom built bookcases. 

This house was well maintained and has all new interior doors, vinyl windows, a brand new AC/furnace and a fully insulated garage. The basement is partially finished, which offers spacious laundry room with storage area, a bar and recessed lighting for entertaining. The basement has also been

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Minecraft is a video game in which players create and break apart various kinds of blocks in three-dimensional worlds. The game’s two main modes are Survival and Creative. In Survival, players must find their own building supplies and food. They also interact with blocklike mobs, or moving creatures. (Creepers and zombies are some of the dangerous ones.) In Creative, players are given supplies and do not have to eat to survive. They also can break all kinds of blocks immediately.

The creative and building aspects of Minecraft allow players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. Other activities in the game include exploration, gathering resources, crafting, and combat. Multiple gameplay modes

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Celebrate Fall Frenzy

Kids of all ages will rule Lake Orion's Canterbury Village on Saturday and Sunday September 20th & 21st, 2014 at their 3rd Installment of the "Kids Fest." This two-day festival will feature a wide variety of activities to entertain children, including monster truck rides, a petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses, train rides, crafts, karaoke, face-painting, and magic shows. There will be a Kid's Craft Zone sponsored by Michaels, and a "Build a Tool Box" activity area sponsored by Home Depot.

The event, which runs from noon to 6pm both days, will cost $10 per child (children under 2 are free), and $5 for each accompanying adult. Additional charges will apply for some activities. Bring three cans of food to support Gleaners

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Increase the Value of Your Home

When remodeling it is good to ask, "is this going to increase the value of the home?" No one wants to put the value of their home, in any danger...especially when there is potential for resale. On a list of remodeling projects that bring a high return on investment (ROI), kitchens come in near the top.

Kitchen remodels are so popular, because it is usually the heart of the home. Newer model homes incorporate the kitchen and living space with one as an extension of the other. Kitchen nooks with tables and overhang counters with enough space to eat a meal are popular as new kitchen formats bring the cook back into the party. Instead of being relegated to another part of the house and separated by a wall, the cook

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Don't Be the Victim

It's next to impossible to get through the home-buying experience completely unmarked. Maybe you accidentally buy a house with mold in the basement or you purchase a condo across the street from what will soon be a multi-year redevelopment project. Been through a bad experience? Don't beat yourself up. No matter how much you prepare, buying real estate can be an intense and messy experience.

But the right preparation can also save you time, money and heartache. According to a nationwide survey by the real estate firm Redfin, as many as a quarter of homeowners wish they had never purchased their place at all. That is hard to swallow.

 LearnVest caught up with five brave people willing to share the biggest mistake they

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 In Remembrance

According to New York AP -  A solemn reading of the names. Moments of silence to mark the precise times of tragedy. Stifled sobs of those still mourning. As the nation pauses Thursday to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack, little about the annual ceremony at ground zero has changed. But so much around it has.

For the first time, the National September 11 Museum — which includes sorrowful artifacts and graphic photos of the attacks — will be open on the anniversary. Fences around the memorial plaza have come down, integrating the sacred site more fully with the streets of Manhattan while completely opening it up to the public.

A new mayor is in office, Bill de Blasio, one far less linked to the

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It Doesn't have to be a Nightmare

You want to fix up your home? But home remodeling can sometimes a nightmare if you don't hire the right person for the job.  According to US News, Dave Binkowski recently discovered this hard lesson. He had two of his bathrooms remodeled for $25,000, and while he was pleased with the result, he wasn't happy with the contractors he hired. "They ran off to the next job, leaving messes behind, dumping materials on our property," Binkowski says, referring to concrete and grout left in his yard and in the woods next to his house in the New York City area. Worse, Binkowski had to complete some tasks himself, including repairing drywall and tightening loose bathroom fixtures.

So what should you do if you have a bad

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Living in Peace

Having a peaceful home is about more than style. It’s about creating a place where each object has a function, whether for its beauty, utility or both. Here are 10 ways to bring a peaceful, balanced feeling to your home.

1. Clear surfaces daily. Clutter is a distraction. When you see a stack of papers, a tangle of jewelry or a pile of laundry, some small part of your mind is at work thinking about dealing with them. If you want a calmer experience at home, a good way to begin is by making it routine to clear all the surfaces in your house daily. When your eye can skim across clean, clear surfaces throughout your home, it also becomes easier to stay focused on the present moment

2. Declutter and get organized. It’s one…
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