Michelle Plunkett, Associate Broker's Blog

Posted on 05/15/2022
Upgrade your outdoor living spaces in 3 simple ways
Regardless of temperature, it’s never too soon or too late to start thinking about improving your outdoor living spaces. If you want to spend more time outdoors, your backyard, side yard or even a small balcony can be the perfect place to get some fresh air. If your outdoor space needs a refresh, try some of these simple...
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Posted on 05/10/2022
Vagabond Hearts
They Stood alone on a mountain top Starin' out at the Great Divide They could go East, they could go West It was all up to them to decide-Bob Seger. This couple worked hard to achieve the American dream...but didn't want to lose "living" along the way. So they sold the house, donated and gifted their belongings, packed up...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Interior Architect vs. Interior Designer
When you’re having a home built, you’ll be working with a team of design professionals and builders. While you might already have builders lined up, who handles the design side of your project? Interior architects and interior designers are two different types of professionals you might end up hiring to help you design your dream home. While they...
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Posted on 05/07/2022
Go West! This couple found that being Empty Nesters was a bittersweet position. They missed the patter of feet (children and grandchildren) running through their home, but loved the freedom to try new things. When an opportunity came up on the western side of the state, they decided to give it a go! Now, much closer to their kids...
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Posted on 05/02/2022
Another Property Sold - 5873 Murphy Lake, Millington, MI 48746
This newer built home is waiting with open arms for its next owner! The main floor ranch has 3 bedrooms, two baths, first floor laundry, vaulted open livingroom, kitchen/dining area. Kitchen offers skylights, oak cabinets, appliances and kitchen island. Dining area includes walk out to large deck and lovely views of woods! The basement has large daylight windows in the 2 additional bedrooms and a full bath with large jetted tub! Tall ceilings ready for finishing the remainder of the basement for more living space if desired! Sitting on 1.5 acres that backs up to woods, the view from the backyard is lovely year round! The paved road makes...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Plumbing Safety Tips for DIY Construction
When you’re changing your home’s plumbing, such as rerouting pipes or adding pipes, you’ll need to make sure you do so safely. Working with plumbing comes with a risk of exposure to chemicals, mold, dust and sewage. Making mistakes while handling plumbing could also lead to a flood or water damage in your home. Before you get started...
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Posted on 04/29/2022
Another Property Sold - 8386 Hedgeway Dr, Shelby twp, MI 48317
Ready for summer fun? This may be your perfect home! This Spacious 4 bedroom 2 bath ranch in demand Timberline Meadows sub offers plenty of entertaining ideas inside & out. The large front room w floor to (almost) ceiling windows lets in plenty of sun and breeze & the family room offers two big doorwalls both of which open to a wide patio area in the backyard. Here you will find a fun tiki bar w. electricity perfect for beverages & picnic treats, brick bonfire pit, garden boxes and tall privacy fencing! The floorplan is such that the kitchen has a great view of the backyard & is open to the familyoom w a peninsula &...
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Posted on 04/27/2022
10119 Coldwater, Davison, MI 48423 is now new to the market!
Immaculate farmhouse & impressive restored barn proudly owned by same family since 1940. It’s hard to know where to start when describing this unique homestead. First of all, it is spotless!The original 4 & 5” wood floors gleam w/ years of polish & patina. Elegant crown molding accents main level rooms & antique chandeliers are dotted throughout the vast property. Dining room & living room are combination of formal feel & simple livability. 1st floor primary bedroom has private updated bath, separate water closet, ceramic tile & granite. The kitchen offers popular white cabinetry w/ subway tile, black granite...
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Posted on 04/26/2022
A Cultural difference
They were looking for a different sort of environment to raise their family. Someplace peaceful yet close to town. A hometown feel that also offered musical, artesian, educational and cultural flavors. A friendly place with mom and pop stores and fine dining when the celebration merited it! Congratulations and thank you for allowing me to help you find the...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
3 Container Gardening Mistakes to Avoid
Creating a container garden is more than just beautiful design. In order for your container garden to thrive and look its absolute best you need to make sure the plants are happy and healthy. Here we’ll go over some of the most common mistakes and problems in container gardening and how to avoid them. Combining Plants With Incompatible...
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Posted on 04/19/2022
Another Property Sold - 2788 W Genesee, Lapeer, MI 48446
Let the Sunshine in! This home has lots of big windows allowing one to enjoy the sun year round especially since the yard backs up to a huge open field area owned by a local church! Across the road are fantastic walking trails around ponds, fields & wetlands! The great room is massive-including a huge livingroom, open kitchen w/Oodles of cabinets & roomy dining area! Kitchen offers Stainless Steel appliances, peninsula w/ledge for barstools & more cabinets than you'll know what to do with! Dining area view from doorwall to a large deck-Ideal for private summer bbqs overlooking open field! All 3 bedrooms are nice sized. Primary...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Home upgrades that can bring your household together
Regardless of your household structure, there's a good chance some quality time is bound to happen. Perhaps you fancy a few board games, potluck dinners or simply relaxing on the couch, but what if you could get a little more productive with your household's quality time? Here are a few popular projects for any household: The breakfast nook...
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