An investment on your investment: what to expect from a home inspection Inspections are typically a very important part of the home buying process. When buyers search for a home, they are looking for location, aesthetics, function and emotional appeal. But one of the most important criteria is value. The only way to know if…

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With the amount of time many of us have been spending at home, it makes sense that we can see all kinds of areas and flaws in our homes that need improvements. And while making improvements is always a good thing, some of them don’t always yield a high rate of return on your monetary investment. If you are considering making some changes to your home as the warm weather is upon us, it is a good idea to do it smartly.

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Boy o’ boy, it is a dog-eat-dog world out there in the real estate market right now. Buying a home is tougher than ever! You really need to know the tricks of the trade and have your ducks in a row in order to get the home of your dreams, or any home for that matter. Here is an essential checklist to get you started!

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50+ helpful staging tips for a quick and profitable sale Many realtors at 616 Realty agree that staging your home is one of the best strategies for selling your home. Most will say it is a must. And, when done well, it allows the positive attributes of your home to shine (that charming fireplace) while…

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First time homebuyers – the who, what, when, why, how, and where Being a first time homebuyer can be both exhilarating and exciting as well as terrifying. Answering the who, what, when, why, how, and where before the real hunt begins can really take some of the stress off the process. Here are some of…

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Buying or selling a home can be stressful–the remedy? SELF CARE If you are considering selling your home or in the process of looking for a new place to settle, it can be a very stressful and unsettling time. It is often indicative of a big change in your life. Fortunately, there are a few…

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Spring is Coming – Are you ready to sell your home? Daffodils and tulips are just around the corner, and if you are thinking about selling your home, then it is time to get started prepping for that spring sale. The more you can do to get ready now, the more painless the process will…

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616 Realty’s Guide to discovering your dream home At 616 Realty, the mission is to help people in Michigan find their dream home.  In order to help us help you, you have to know what you are looking for in a dream home!  This includes knowing what architectural style of home you are looking for…

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