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This 3 bedroom ranch home is in move-in condition and has a maintenance free exterior. The dining room has sliders to the patio for a view of the large, private back yard which is fenced on 2 sides. The kitchen has oak cabinets, plenty of countertop space, garbage disposal, refrigerator, and vinyl floor. Main floor bath with oak vanity and one piece tub surround. One bedroom with single closet, and additional bedroom which is very nice in size with a double closet. The master suite ha a double closet as well. The master bath has a shower (1 comments)
Pristine 2.65 acre waterfront wooded lot for sale! 210' of water frontage on Campbell Lake, located in the highly desired Weathervane Farms neighborhood. Gull Lake Schools, Comstock Township taxes. Quiet Cul-de-sac location. Agent is related to the seller. Call Erin, Janis or Jim at 269-350-4265 for more information. Call today! (2 comments)
A great lot in Lakeview Meadows, adjacent to Coldbrook Park. Nature trails lead to the park where you can enjoy swimming, canoeing, kayaking, Frisbee golf and more. Close to Eaton and Target Distribution Center. (0 comments)
Beautiful home in popular Forest Creek subdivision. Desired open floor plan, living room with vaulted ceiling, family room with fireplace, open to kitchen. Ceramic tile floor in several ares including kitchen, front entry and main floor laundry room. Master suite with 2 person whirlpool tub, separate shower and private commode. Partially finished basement with egress window includes wet bar, an 8 seat theatre room and a full bath. Large lot with gazebo and privacy fence. And to top it off, high rated Mattawan Schools! Call Janis, Erin or Jim at 269-350-4265 today, for your private showing. For more (1 comments)
Attention hobbyists! This super sharp cape cod home sits on almost an acre of land in South Portage. Fully fenced in, this piece of property will not leave you disappointed. The home has been freshly painted & carpeted. The roof over the garage areas is newer, the electrical is updated, all new plumbing,updated furnace,Central air, new floor in the kitchen,as well as new carpet in 2008. In addition, it has the coziness of the era with cove ceilings, arched doorways and hardwood under the carpet. Extra large garage with upper loft area. Seller is also providing a (1 comments)
Great downtown location two lots from a park. 4 bed, 1 1/2 bath home currently used as a rental. Could be used as a single-family residence with benefits of the Kalamazoo Promise. Classic charm with hardwood floors, natural woodwork, wood burning fireplace (not currently used), blown in insulation, remodeled oak kitchen, furnace, water heater and roof within the last 10 years. Exterior painted 2011. Shared driveway with 310 West Dutton. Abundant parking. Currently rented. City certification good until 2013. Call Jim, Janis or Erin at 269-350-4265 for a private showing today! For more pictures and information click (3 comments)
Seller just installed new energy efficient windows in sun room. 349 Glendale is a home nestled perfectly among the quiet tree lined streets, paved sidewalks and family owned store fronts of Parchment. This solid brick cape cod is immaculate and move-in ready. Coved plaster walls, wood burning fireplace, updated bath, fresh contemporary wood flooring in kitchen & dinning area. 4 bdrms, 1.5 bthrms, living room, sun room and a full basement, over 3,000 sq ft from top to bottom.One thing the seller has really (0 comments)
Want the lakefront lifestyle without the lakefront prices and taxes? Well, here it is! Gravel Lake is a 296 acre, spring fed, All Sports Lake in SW Michigan. This home has a great view of Gravel Lake Lagoon and is a short walk/golf cart ride to the sandy bottom public access. The patio over looking the lake is perfect for entertaining. This home features 3 bedrooms, and two full baths. The large, walk-out level bath features a Jacuzzi tub with shower. The kitchen is bright and has lots of cupboard and counter space. The roof is around (1 comments)
Don't miss out on this super sharp home located right across from Austin Lake. Completely remodeled, inside and out, new owner just needs to move right in. New vinyl siding over entire home. New deck off front entrance. Two tiered deck off back with a fully fenced in yard. Remodeled and updated bathroom. Remodeled and updated kitchen with granite counter tops. All appliances are included. Master bedroom with walk in closet. Main floor laundry. Sellers are providing a one year home warranty. Deeded lake access, right across the street. Low property taxes. Call Erin, Janis or Jim of (1 comments)
Live your dream! Outstanding log home with access to Fine Lake. This great home features vaulted ceilings and open beams with skylights. Open stairway to loft. Custom built red oak cupboards in kitchen, large pantry and appliances included. Windows are double paned. Wood burning fieldstone fireplace with oak mantle. Main floor bedroom with spacious closet. Walkout basement level has been finished with an large rec room area, wet bar, additional room, full bathroom and laundry area. Welcoming front porch. Brand new french doors from dining room to the expansive back deck. The enjoyable landscaping includes a multitude (0 comments)
This 2006 Allen-Edwin Parade Home is open, bright and priced to sell, under $81/sf. Enter front door to beautiful hardwood flooring that flows to the large open living room. Kitchen, eating area are also open living space and feature a sliding glass door to the deck, backyard. Movable island adds counter space to kitchen. Laundry/mud room is located just off the garage, has a window for light and plenty of storage room. The upper level features the master suite, it's own private full bath and walkin closet. In addition there are two good size bedrooms and family bath. (0 comments)
State Equalized Value vs. Taxable Value - 04/16/12 11:53 AM
Back in 1994, the State of Michigan passed Public Act 237 that revised the way property taxes were calculated. TAXABLE VALUE was introduced to the system as the value that property taxes would be calculated from. Prior to the passage of this legislation, the State Equalized Value (SEV) of a property was the value that taxes were calculated from. SEV, by law, is supposed to reflect 50% of a properties Market Value. What then does Taxable Value represent? TAXABLE VALUE is an inflation adjusted value placed on the property over time. The legislation limits increases in the TAXABLE VALUE to the lesser of 5% or the (0 comments)
One of the questions we get quite often as a REALTOR is, "What is the Principal Residence Exemption and how does it work?" The Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) came about in Michigan in 1994 with voter approval of Proposition "A". The PRE was one part of the PA 237 that was designed to relieve the property tax pressure that was occurring because of rapidly increasing property values, and to level the funding available to school systems in disparate economic areas of the state. If you are a Michigan Resident, have filed a valid PRE Affidavit, meaning you own and occupy the (0 comments)
HOME STAGING IN KALAMAZOO AND BATTLE CREEK - 04/08/12 05:46 AM
Carole Morgan is the home staging professional that KalamazooHomeTeam.com uses to help sell our listings. Carole and her staff at StageRight Home Staging do an excellent job. We have taken listings that would not sell for other agents, and had StageRight go in and do their magic, with the result in a sale in under the average days on market. Why not recoup some of your equity! Via Carole Morgan RESA-PRO Certified Design Special (StageRight Home Staging ): HOME STAGING CANNOT CHANGE YOUR PROPERTY INTO SOMETHING IT IS NOT Whether you are a real estate agent or property owner you need to know that (1 comments)
Two Factors Shaping Kalamazoo's Future - 04/08/12 05:21 AM
In my blog, "Why Kalamazoo", I mentioned the presentation made by Ron Kitchens to the Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors. One of the things Ron talked about was the High Speed Rail System that is being developed between Detroit and Chicago. "Next stop......Kalamazoo!" Big city folk already spend hours in their cars commuting to expensive suburbs; so why not spend a couple of hours relaxing, or even extending your work day, as you let the engineer "drive"? Ron's point was, with this high speed rail, Kalamazoo will become a commuter destination for Chicagoans looking for a great smaller city in which to (0 comments)
Why Kalamazoo? - 04/07/12 06:37 PM
I went to a short talk a couple of weeks ago given by Ron Kitchens, Chief Executive Officer at Southwest Michigan First, a private economic development group of companies in Kalamazoo. I always come away from Ron's presentations enthused, and happy that I live where I live. I'm not a demographer, but would say the Kalamazoo metro area is on the smaller end of medium sized. with the population of Kalamazoo County at just over 250,000. Wow! For this size, Kalamazoo County has so much to offer, and in a balanced sort of way. Let's start with the broad based economy. (0 comments)
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