Monthly Maintenance Tips

Although homes are stationary, they have a lot of “moving parts”.  Taking a few minutes to consider maintenance items each month & quarter can save you a lot of money in repairs.  As many find all too often, deferred maintenance is one of the most costly discoveries learned from a home inspection when selling....

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4 Good Reasons to Consider Selling your Home

Why do people decide to move? Unless it’s a requirement, such as a job relocation, the research tells us that you, like many homeowners, may decide to sell at some point for one or more of the following reasons: Your home is no longer a good fit. You may have outgrown your current home and need something bigger, maybe with an...

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2020 Air Conditioning Freon Ban

2-10 Home Warranty explains the freon ban now in place… On January 1, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ban on Freon® went into full effect. This ban forbids the production or import of Freon (also called R-22) throughout the United States. Since many air conditioning units manufactured before 2010 use...

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COVID-19 & The Return to Real Estate

Governor Whitmer Eliminates Remaining Real Estate Limitations and Reopens Much of the State. Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-110, rescinding her “Safer at Home” Order, and moving the entire state to phase four of the MI Safe Start Plan. This action removes most of the restrictions that real estate...

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Selling? Skip Remodelling

5 Nonlazy Reasons to Skip Remodeling Before You Sell Home sellers often hear that if they ever hope to find a buyer, they must whip their house into perfect shape—fix this, paint that, overhaul your horribly outdated kitchen. But just looking at the list of renovations is exhausting! This leads many to wonder: Do I really need...

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