Michelle Plunkett's Blog

Posted on 12/13/2020
Foreclosures: Should I Buy One?
Photo by Alexander Stein via PixabayIf a home is in foreclosure, you can buy it for less. Great deal, right? It can be, but there are pitfalls, and you need even more caution than in a regular real estate transaction. Stages of Foreclosure Foreclosure can take months or even years depending on the regulations of the specific state,...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Preparing the Perfect Outdoor Entrance
Photo by James Balensiefen via Unsplash An outdoor entrance that provides an attractive, welcoming appearance not only has the ability to enhance the curb appeal of your property, it also makes household residents and visitors with a warm visual reception to your home. You probably already know that hanging baskets and planters brimming with blooming flowers provide vibrant...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Genuine Vintage Tins Make Great Flower Containers
Photo by Sabine van Erp via Pixabay There's a certain nostalgia associated with genuine vintage tins -- not the replicas you find at today's one-dollar stores. Genuine vintage tins had real purpose, usually multiple ones, in fact. They did double duty as tubs to wash both children and laundry. Or, sometimes, they held both lunch food and school...
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Posted on 11/28/2020
Trail Talk
They are the best clients I could rarely meet ! Years ago I met this gal's mom on a walking trail. We got to talking and before we knew it, I was meeting her in person for the first just before walking her into the closing of her new home. Fast forward 180 degrees and years later. Daughter and...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Property Inspections: Here's What Buyers Need to Know
A home inspection is one of the final stages of the property buying journey. If an inspection goes according to plan, a buyer may be able to seamlessly close on his or her dream residence. On the other hand, if problems are discovered during a house inspection, these issues may slow down or stop a home sale. For property...
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Posted on 11/21/2020
Grandma's feather bed
When I was a little bitty boy just up off the floor We used to go down to grandma's house every month end or so We'd have chicken pie, country ham Homemade butter on the bread....-John Denver. These little ones are signing Hallelujah because Grandma is moving "home" I'm not sure if Grandma packed her feather bed, but...
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Posted on 11/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 4416 Gilbert St, Columbiaville, MI 48421
Looking for a nice comfortable ranch home? Or How about a lovely large cape cod? Well This country charmer has options! The property is dotted w/mature trees that you can enjoy from a rocker on the 35' covered porch! Check out the enormous updated kitchen w lots of cabinet space, x-tra large island/snackbar, recessed lighting & doorwall to a shaded patio perfect for morning coffee! Bath was also recently remodeled w brand new large shower stall! there is an adorable, efficient work cubby area for gaming or home office & built in cabinets on either side. There are two bedrooms on the main floor BUT here is where the fun comes in! The...
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Posted on 11/17/2020
College Cultural area
"I have used Michelle twice as a real estate agent, buying and then selling, and both times it was a pleasure working with her. Michelle is very knowledgeable and easy to work with. She takes care of details in a timely manner and responds quickly to any concerns, questions, or needs. I consider her a friend because that is...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Is Owner Financing Right for You?
Photo by SHOP SLO® on Unsplash Selling a home requires a lot of decision-making. One of those decisions concerns financing, and there are numerous options available to both sellers and buyers. Real estate negotiations can be confusing, but there are some unconventional ways to finance a deal, and owner financing, for some buyers and sellers, can be the...
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Posted on 11/11/2020
Video Tour - 3267 South Center Rd, Burton, MI 48519
Nice corner lot in Atherton Schools. Residential Home was demolished in 2007 but the curb cutout and asphalt approach is intact. Lotis currently zoned commercial. Lot is served by Burton Public water and sewer and Consumers Energy electric and natural gas. The corner lot is justunder an acre and competitively priced to sell. Sellers will give quick reply to...
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Posted on 11/11/2020
3267 South Center Rd, Burton, MI 48519 is now new to the market!
Nice corner lot in Atherton Schools. Residential Home was demolished in 2007 but the curb cutout and asphalt approach is intact. Lotis currently zoned commercial. Lot is served by Burton Public water and sewer and Consumers Energy electric and natural gas. The corner lot is justunder an acre and competitively priced to sell. Sellers will give quick reply to...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Navigating the Mortgage Pre-Approval Process
Image by Precondo CA from Unsplash Buying your first home can be stressful enough without worrying about whether or not your mortgage loan pre-approval is going to go through. You may not be prepared for the mountains of paperwork that you'll need to submit before a lender gives you the thumbs' up. That's why it's such a good...
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