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New to the Blue!

Posted by Matthew Hillier on July 08, 2019 in  New Agents
We are pleased to welcome the newest members to the CBHB family. If you get a chance stop and introduce yourself.   Welcome to the BLUE family!     About Sarah – Sarah has been a military wife for many years and has moved back to Michigan to be close to family and start her new career in Real Estate. She is joined our Delta Office.         About Amara – Welcome home Amara. We are glad your back! She grew up in Holt and is a former employee with Mulder Management. She ... read more
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Advice for Preparing Your Vegetable Garden This Summer

Posted by Matthew Hillier on June 26, 2019 in  Home & Garden
Unlike us humans, our gardens don't have the luxury of air conditioning on scorching summer days. To keep plants perky, focus on these five key factors, and then consult our basic tips to find out when your plants have met their match – or just need a little extra love.1. Pruning Perennials: Most perennials bloom for a four- to eight-week period, but deadheading (pruning dead flowers) can help promote a second set of blooms. Since a plant’s goal is to produce more seeds, pruning dying flowers ... read more
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Why You Really Need a Home Inspection

Posted by Matthew Hillier on June 26, 2019 in  Buying a Home
Buying a house is probably the single largest investment you’ll ever make, and you want to ensure you get the best value for your hard-earned dollar. That’s why more and more home buyers today are turning to professional Home Inspection experts. A professional Home Inspector takes a close look beneath a house’s surface, and then prepares a detailed written report for the prospective buyer on such things as the condition of the foundation, electrical service, roof, insulation, and other c... read more
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Hiring a Home Contractor? Read this first!

Posted by Matthew Hillier on May 28, 2019 in No Category
Home improvement professionals vary. Who you hire will depend largely on the size and complexity of your project. What follows is a brief description of the different contractors who do work for homeowners: General contractors: They manage all facets of the project, including hiring and supervising subcontractors, obtaining building permits, scheduling inspections, and working with architects and designers. Specialty contractors: Those who install products, such as cabinets, bathroom fixtures, and bookshelves. Arc... read more
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How to Buy a Home in Your Twenties

Posted by Matthew Hillier on May 28, 2019 in  Buying a Home  Homeowner Tips  Homeownership
We’ve got to give it to the millennial generation; they’re an educated, tech-savvy bunch that typically knows what they want. Lately, we’ve been finding that many twenty-somethings in this group have recently decided that they want to buy their first home. There are apps for just about everything out there, but swiping right isn’t going to get you into your first home. Instead, try these five tips on how to buy a home in your twenties: 1. Decide You’re Ready to Commit It’s proba... read more
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