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Vacant land has been selling at lower prices than the past, and many home buyers are considering building their dream home. The conflict arises from a few factors; cost, time, and convenience. In this post we will shortly talk about how each of these factors play a part in your decision and how to come to a final conclusion.

1) Cost: Everyone wants to build a home that is perfect for them, but if that is the case, why doesn't everyone? Perhaps the largest deterrent to building a home is the difference in cost. Building a home has a higher total cost at face value, and the building process has many hidden costs that many buyers don't expect. These hidden costs come in many forms, from defects such as siding falling off the home, the cost of landscaping,

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It wouldn't be Michigan without a mid-April blizzard!

We are hoping that this is the last of the snow we are going to see this year, and words cannot describe how excited we are for some warm sunshine! Now that the snow has melted and you can get a good look at your lawn, it's time to plan for some lawn revitalization! Nothing is worse than bringing in the new weather with a patchy lawn, so here are some basic tips to keep your lawn green and beautiful!

1) Now that the weather should start to warm up, it's time to get out there and rake your lawn! With a wire rake, one that has thin metal fingers, you want to gently rake any grass that looks flat. Grass that lies flat over itself doesn't absorb light like it needs to, so make sure every part of your

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If you run a business out o your living space, or simply need a nook to work on your finances or groom your Pinterest board, the following tips can help you upgrade that home office.

Splurge on something inspirational.

Whether it's an original piece from a favorite artist or a high-tech piece of equipment that makes working more exciting, splurge on something for your work space that makes you excited to be there.

Light it right.

The right lighting can make all the difference. While low lighting can set a romantic mood, it can also make you sleepy or unmotivated-not the right vide for a workspace. At the same time, fluorescent lighting can lead to headaches. Set yo your work station by a window for natural light in the daytime, and set up a

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While it is  still new to homeowners and buyers, smart home technology is starting to catch on. These days, you can find everything from smart thermostats to locks and light bulbs that use an Internet connection to allow you to control them from your phone or computer. These devices are home automation systems can add convenience, security, and energy efficiency to your home- in addition to the novelty of being able to dim all the lights in your home at one. Still, despite their seeming inevitability, a new report from the National Associations of Realtors found that only 15 percent of real estate agents say they're getting questions about the technology from their clients. That, however, is likely due to the products newness rather than their

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