Thinking of Re-Modeling in 2017? Here are some top designs to keep in mind. Open Concept! This has been a large trend in home design over the last few years so if you’re looking to add value to your home, think about opening up your main living space. Tuxedo Cabinets. It’s a little on the…

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3 EASY STEPS TO GET YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER AFTER THE HOLIDAYS We all make resolutions that end up falling between the cracks once the year begins. But one of the most productive ways to kick off the New Year is to organize all the areas of your house that became chaotic during the holiday…

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Mortgage Broker Versus Mortgage Lender: Which One Is Right for You? When you’re ready to get a mortgage, you face a dizzying array of choices: Fixed rate or variable? Points or no points? Mortgage broker or mortgage lender? That last decision – mortgage broker or mortgage lender – involves a simple but easily misunderstood distinction.…

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The cold and dark months of winter are the time when we spend more time indoors and turn up our heating. It’s also the time when our energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions go sky high. We all need to keep warm, but we can do it in a greener, cleaner way. Here are our…

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It is that time of year where we find ourselves overwhelmed preparing for the holidays.  SHINE,  a local company is available to make life easier in your preparations. SHINE offers Holiday Lighting, Window Cleaning, Gutter Cleaning, House Washing, Pressure Washing, Roof Cleaning and more!!!  SHINE works with both Residential and Commercial projects. Call them today 616.748.1200…

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10-LOW COST TIPS AND HOME IMPROVEMENTS TO SELL YOUR HOUSE FASTER Sometimes even great homes remain on the market for too long, and their owners lose their money along with potential buyers every single day. Whether the clients don’t find certain homes suitable for their families, or they think that there’s too much remodeling work…

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LESS IS ALWAYS MORE WHEN STAGING YOUR HOME Declutter. Edit your space. Get organized. You’ve probably heard all sorts of classic advice like this for getting your home sale-ready. But it’s helpful to know the goal behind these tips. By paring down and minimizing distracting elements in your home, you give potential buyers the ability…

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It is that time of year where we find ourselves overwhelmed preparing for the holidays.  SHINE,  a local company is available to make life easier in your preparations. SHINE offers Holiday Lighting, Window Cleaning, Gutter Cleaning, House Washing, Pressure Washing, Roof Cleaning and more!!!  SHINE works with both Residential and Commercial projects. Call them today 616.748.1200…

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10 Tips For Staying Sane While DIYing The home renovation industry continues to grow every day, and growing in lockstep: the number of people who are doing it themselves, with, well, varying results. Launching into a difficult project with no experience or training can prove disastrous. So can undertaking a renovation without a strong foundation…

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Buying To Renovate: What You Need To Know Written by Jaymi Naciri If you’re looking for a house that’s not exactly turnkey, you’re not alone. Call it the HGTV effect. Is anyone else OBSESSED with House Hunters Renovation?! “So you’re thinking of buying a fixer-upper? Maybe you’re a do-it-yourselfer, or you just love this home…

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