December 2017

Found 5 blog entries for December 2017.

Don’t Over-Improve:

If you find that there are some appliances that might need updating or some cabinetry that needs replacement those are valuable investments. Yet, looking to create a man-cave or to trick out the basement in a Studio 54 kinda way, probably won’t fly. If you don’t have those items in place at the time of putting your house on the market – Don’t go and invest thinking that those are value-adds. Knowing what potential buyers want is never easy, but trying to assume they will love what you love as a new addition can pose a problem for a sale.


Don’t Over-Decorate

While you might have a certain style that appeals to you and is already in place throughout your home that is one thing. However, if there is any way you can

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Do you worry about your water? Does it taste a bit mineral-ish to you? Well there are 2 quick and easy ways to rectify this situation.


First, you can buy a water-filter pitcher. There easy to find and easy to fill. The problem of course comes when having to refill it if you an 8 cups of water a day person. Regardless, the filters do a good job of removing additives and minerals from your water. Then you should have a cleaner, crisper taste to your water.


Another, option, however, is to get a faucet filter. These are pretty easy to install and do a phenomenal job of filtering water. We’ve done some research and found an article that presents the Top 10 Water Filters systems. They range in price, thus allowing you to meet your household

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Winter has come. Now it’s time to think about how to maneuver out of the cold and into the warm! We’ve done some research and found recommendations for the best places to buy a winter home. If it turns out you can’t purchase a house, then it just might be a good place to go visit anyway. So enjoy the views and check out the places perhaps one could be the site of your next dream home! 


Finger Lakes Region/Schuyler County N.Y.

Although it’s cold here now there are still a lot of local breweries, wineries and fine restaurants. You can snuggle up in the colder days, but enjoy the gorgeous views of the lakes surrounding you.

 winter home

Franklin County/Apalachicola, Fla.

This cute getaway is the least populated county in Florida. Thus, allowing some

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With the holiday season upon us so is gift giving, so what better gift to give ourselves than that of home savings! There are ways to find savings throughout the house. Why? Because there are aspects of your home that are wasting money and you might overlooking them. This list gives you a super overview of areas where you can shore of savings.


1. Using Traditional Light bulbs

If you still have incandescent light bulbs in your home, you could be throwing a lot of money away every month on inflated electric bills. Over its life span, an incandescent bulb can use $180 worth of electricity. A CFL will only use $41 worth of electricity over the same time period. Even better is the LED bulb, which only uses $30 per bulb. Think what replacing every

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It’s that time of year! Of holiday fun and festivities when various towns hold all kinds of events to partake in. We’ve done some research to find out the latest and greatest events that are being held in the area and encourage you to take your family out for some fun. There’s nothing like good times and bonding and memory making.


Farmington Hills

When: Dec. 5, 2017 – 6:30p

The beautiful trees around City Hall in Farmington are lit up for everyone’s delight. Enjoy marveling at the magic of watching nature spring to light and life. 


When: Dec. 9, 2017 – 10a – 4p

Though we can predict this weather lately we certainly know what happens to water at 32degrees; it freezes but hopefully you won’t. Come out and experience the

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