Thursday, November 29, 2012

Dont Miss This Weeks Spotlight Listing at 6116 Courtside~$455,000

Built in 1993 ~6 Bedrooms includes Main Floor master and 2 Bedrooms in lower level  ~4.5 Bathrooms ~3381 square feet with an additional 1500 square feet in Finished Basement with a second Kitchen ~ Large Walk-in Pantry ~Den with Built in Bookshelves ~Marble Fireplace from Greece ~3 Car Attached Garage ~2 Furnaces and A/C units ~Security System ~Skylights  ~ System ~Vaulted Ceilings ~Wired for Sound

6116 Courtside exudes Elegance! Schedule a showing to see this Ultimate Home

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Our spotlight listing is proudly brought to you by Gwen Holt. Gwen can be reached at 989-698-1100 x130 or by email at GwenHolt@ParkPlaceHomesOnline.com.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Dripping Dollars

Conserving water to be green while lowering your monthly bill to save green is a beneficial combination. Little things can contribute significantly to a large water bill.


  • faucet.jpgLeaky faucets can waste over 1,000 gallons a year

  • Leaky toilets can waste 7,000 gallons a month

  • A five-minute shower saves more water than a tub bath

  • Water running while you brush your teeth or shave

  • Sprinkler heads need to be adjusted to spray on the yard only

  • Install a rain sensor on sprinkler system

  • Pool equipment can be a hidden source of wasted water



A larger than normal water bill can be your first indication you have a leak. Then, you'll need to track it down.


  1. Turn off all the water faucets and appliances; don't forget the ice maker.

  2. Open the water meter, usually located near the sidewalk in the front of the house. You may need a water key that can be purchased from a home improvement store or possibly borrowed from a neighbor.

  3. Locate the dial indicating water usage. It should not be moving since all of the water is off. If it is still moving, verify that you have turned off anything that might be using water.

  4. If it appears to be still, make a mark with a Sharpie and wait 15 minutes. If the flow indicator has moved, you probably have a leak.

  5. Now that you've confirmed that you have a leak, you may need help in locating it. A plumber or leak specialist may be able to help you track it down and repair it.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Spotlight Listing- 5400 Sturgeon Ave. ~ $118,000

ONE STORY LIVING. Our spotlight listing this week is a charming 3 Bedroom ranch situated on a 115 x 163 wooded lot.  If you're looking for comfortable one story living with a nice yard, this home is waiting for you. Spacious rooms all on one level.  A beautiful corner-stone fireplace is the focal point of the spacious living room. The charming kitchen opens to the dining room which features doors leading to the covered deck.  Your family will love the large  backyard with plenty of shady spaces to enjoy the summer weather.

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This spotlight listing is proudly brought to you by Shelley Park Cluff. Shelley can be reached at 989-698-1100 x 110 or by email at sold@shelleypark.com.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Spotlight Listing 4610 Washington St. ~ $139,900 Price Reduced!!

This weeks Spotlight home is a 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath,  all brick ranch within walking distance of Adams Elementary. Main floor master, mud room with half bath and laundry, lots of kitchen cabinets, and a fireplace in the eat in kitchen are just some of the wonderful attributes of this family home. A large living room with a bowed window gives  the room more space and light.  The open kitchen has lots of storage, with plenty of seating when you include the wide counter area with seating for 4. Freshly painted basement is ready for you to make into a family room. At the back of the home is a nice deck and beautiful back yard.

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This home is brought to you by Jill Vander Zouwen and she can be reached at 989-698-1100 x 180 or via email at Jill@ParkPlaceHomesOnline.com