Homes

Published February 11, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The cold of winter may be gripping Michigan, but that’s no reason that gardening enthusiasts can’t keep up their hobby or get a head start on the spring.

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Published February 5, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Darker window siding and larger walk-in closets appear to be early home trends in 2020.     

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Published January 29, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Once the tree, lights and garland are all packed away and sent to the basement until next year, it can leave homes feeling a little cold.

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Published January 22, 2020

METRO DETROIT — You can’t see, smell or taste it — but radon lurking in your home in winter months when doors and windows stay closed, which allows radon to collect, can cause lung cancer.

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Published January 22, 2020

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD — There’s only so much inspiration we can garner from the pages of design magazines.For a fresh take on interior design, sometimes it takes the real thing. That’s exactly what home tours provide for their guests — the chance to peek at others’ creativity and spark some of their own.

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Published January 15, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Local real estate agents say that the start of a new year tends to see buyers slow down in their search as they wait for more inventory.

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Published January 7, 2020

METRO DETROIT —  A new year comes as a natural restart. People make resolutions. Optimism runs high. It’s time to tackle goals and become a better person.

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Published January 6, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The Pantone Color Institute recently announced its 2020 Pantone Color of the Year: Classic Blue.

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Published December 18, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Anticipation for the holidays begins with the ramping up of holiday decorations, bringing ornaments and trimmings out of storage, and erecting fresh or artificial trees.

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Published December 11, 2019

METRO DETROIT — A towering, ornament-laden Christmas tree, lights strung with care over the entire front of the house, and a yard filled with festive decorations are great, but not everyone has the time or energy to deck the halls with tinsel, garland and endless boughs of holly.

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Published December 4, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Snowfall and cold temperatures have hit southeast Michigan relatively early this year, but those looking to protect their homes for the upcoming winter season still have time.

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Published November 22, 2019

METRO DETROIT — As Christmas lights twinkle, curling up on the couch with a cup of warm cocoa while watching a favorite Christmas movie is how many people get into the holiday spirit.

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Published November 20, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Moving into a new apartment is fun, but it can pose some challenges that people might not consider when moving into a home that they own.

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Published November 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — There aren’t too many “for sale” signs out on the front lawns of homes this time of year, and that’s for good reason, according to regional real estate brokers.

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Published November 6, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Although most homeowners already turned their clocks back an hour for the end of daylight saving time Nov. 3, it doesn’t mean they’re off the hook.

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Published October 30, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Bright colors, falling leaves and the crisp, cool air of autumn are signs that yardwork will soon turn from lawn mowing to snowblowing as Old Man Winter comes to town.

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Published October 23, 2019

METRO DETROIT — After years of daily use and food preparation, a home’s  kitchen can start to look like stale leftovers. But when it’s time to cook up something new, professional renovators are dishing out some design tips based on common sense and the latest trends.

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Published October 16, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Whether the grass is truly greener on the other side is a debatable question for the ages, but experts say there are things you can do to make sure your grass is healthier on the other side of winter.

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Published October 9, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Larcenies from vehicles, damage to vehicles and vehicle thefts are an ongoing problem and can be heartbreaking to experience, causing feelings of violation and mistrust.

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Published October 2, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Don’t wait until it’s cold outside to check out your furnace.

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