Tammy Lord's Blog

Posted on 07/25/2021
4 Reasons Why Down Payment Amount Matters
Many financial experts suggest paying a 20% down payment when buying a home. While for some prospective homebuyers this may be a simple task, others might wonder if the suggested 20% of the home purchase price—or higher—are necessary. Here are some reasons it benefits you to make a larger down payment when buying a house: Score Better Mortgage...
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Posted on 07/24/2021
Clarkston, MI Real Estate Market Update 7/24/2021
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Posted on 07/20/2021
Swartz Creek, MI Real Estate Market Update 7/20/2021
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Posted on 07/20/2021
Another Property Sold - 8197 Hidden Cove Ct, Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Estimated July 2021 move in. This popular Ruby ranch. 1800 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Great room features fireplace and vaulted ceilings. Open floor plan. Gourmet kitchen with island. Lafata white soft close cabinetry. Granite throughout. Spacious Master suite with double sinks, large soaker tub and walk in closet. Full basement with day light windows. No association. Great location near I75 and US23 for commuters. *Photo's are from a previous...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Backyard Camping 101
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Backyard camping allows you to have an adventure at home. For those who have never been camping before, it can be a great way to prepare. It can also be a fun activity for everyone in the house when the weather is warm and you want to get away without getting away....
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Posted on 07/17/2021
Video Tour - 7893 Brook Ln, Clarkston, MI 48348
RARE FIND in Clarkston on 2.09 acreage! This stunning custom built all brick and stone ranch home boasts many details throughout. Ideal location, 3 miles from downtown eateries, shopping and schools. Over 4000 sq. ft of finished living space. The kitchen features built in appliances, Corian counter tops and granite flooring. The dining nook has a large bay window allowing the natural light to shine through with wonderful views of the backyard and the 20x40 in-ground pool with pool house and gazebo. The great room has vaulted ceilings and leads to the den with built ins. Two master suites with full baths and walk-in closets. Each master...
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Posted on 07/17/2021
7893 Brook Ln, Clarkston, MI 48348 is now new to the market!
Stunning custom built all brick ranch home on 2.09 acres in Clarkston. 3 miles from downtown, eateries, shopping and schools. Enjoy the summer entertaining in the 20x40 inground pool with pool house and gazebo. Two master suites with full baths and walk-in closets. Balcony off master bedrooms. Main floor office. Open floor plan- kitchen nook- White with Corian countertops and granite...
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Posted on 07/16/2021
Goodrich, MI Real Estate Market Update 7/16/2021
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Posted on 07/15/2021
8329 Deer Creek Ct, Grand Blanc, MI 48439 is now new to the market!
Everything you’re looking for may be right here in this mature demand neighborhood. This two-story updated home in 2020 has all the bells and whistles and is located on a cul de sac. 3800 sq ft of finished living space. Entertain your guests in the new open kitchen with custom counter tops, granite, ledge stone backsplash, island and eat in kitchen area. The nook expands into the great room with gas fireplace and vaulted ceilings. First floor master suite with walk in closet. The tray ceiling adds detail to this spacious room. The master bath has double sinks, soaker tub and stand-alone shower. Formal dining room. First floor laundry with...
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Posted on 07/12/2021
15004 Wilson St, Grand Blanc, MI 48439 now has a new price of $169,900!
Two story condo in demand Sleepy Hollow Community! Two story foyer with double sky lights. Half bath on the main floor. Great room has a brick gas fireplace and door wall that leads to the deck. Spacious kitchen with appliances and pantry. Connecting dining room. Second floor features two spacious bedrooms each with walk in closets. Second floor laundry. Full basement with a room. Some framing completed. Association includes water, sewer, lawn and snow removal. Pets Allowed. Great for commuters, near I 75 and US...
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Posted on 07/12/2021
Lapeer, MI Real Estate Market Update 7/12/2021
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Step-Up Basis and How It Can Pertain to Real Estate
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay Suppose you’ve inherited your parents’ longtime home. Suppose they paid $100,000 for it, and it’s now worth $300,000. Had they sold it while it was in their possession, they would have avoided paying capital gains tax due to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Now that it’s yours, has that tax avoidance...
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