I REAL ESTATE I
MAPLE - FARMINGTON ROAD AREA
Exceptional 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath colonial. Liv-
ing room/dining room with fireplace, family
room with fireplace, Master bedroom with fire-
place & skylights, master bath with jacuzzi,
cathedral ceiling & skylight, kitchen/foyer white
ceramic tile, 2 car att. garage, cen. air. Profes-
sionally landscaped & decorated, large yard with
deck, French doors thruout, all new windows &
storm doors. Much more. This one won't last
long at $179,900.
The Michigan Group Realtors
Newly constructed deluxe 3 bedroom, 31/2 bath ranch
with library, dream kitchen & ultimate master suite
w/cathedral ceiling, jacuzzi & walk-in closet. Great
Room has cathedral ceiling. Bloomfield Hills schools.
$359,000. (60617) 626-8700
OPEN SUNDAY 2.5
4294 Foxpointe, S of Lone Pine, W of Orchard Lk
OWNER TRANSFERRED OUT OF STATE
Best buy in complex. Large bedrooms, finished base-
ment, neutral decor, overlooks woods. Move in condi-
tion. 3 bedrooms, 2 full & 2 half baths. Tennis, pool &
clubhouse. $170,500 (60020) 626-8700
WOODCLIFF ON THE PARK
Senior Vice President
OPEN SUNDAY 2.5
3971 Pine Center, S of Long Lake, W of Middlebelt
PINE LAKE PRIVILEGES
A neighbor suggested we sell our house by
owner and save the brokerage commission.
Is this a good idea?
A. At first glance that may appear to be a
reasonable choice. However, I feel very
strongly that a Realtor will net you more
money than if you attempt the job yourself.
There are a myriad of details that accom-
pany real estate transactions and a Realtor
has been trained to handle every one of
them. Let me explain some things to
— Are you able to be at home to qualify and
show prospects your house?
— The security of having a Realtor accompany
all prospects is reassuring.
— The multiple listing service exposes your
property in ways that an owner selling
privately cannot take advantage of.
— Don't neglect additional costs incurred when
— additional attorney fees
— real estate for sale and open signs
— advertising costs in newspapers for several
The transferee market invariably will want to
see the 11 out of 12 homes listed through a
broker. They don't have time to read through
ads or drive every area.
One overlooked factor is that sophisticated
buyers often discount the offer by 6% and
then begin to negotiate. Where then, is the
savings to you?
A house is typically your most important asset.
I believe a Realtor can help you protect this in-
vestment with professional services to allow you
to get top dollar in the quickest time with the
Questions for this column may be directed to:
7499 Middlebelt, W. Bloomfield 48322
Brought to you by Teri Brown
Unique custom cluster less than 5 years old & profes-
sionally decorated in neutrals. Fabulous 1st floor master
suite w/jacuzzi. Two-story Great Room overlooks private
park like woods. Custom 2 tier deck, huge loft w/built
ins which could be 3rd bedroom or office. Library &
security system. $354,900. (58432) 626-8700
Four bedroom, 31/2 bath colonial with possibility of 5th
bedroom on main floor. Great family room w/random
plank, floor, wet bar & outstanding raised hearth
fireplace. Finished basement, security system and more.
$369,000. (57506) 626-8700
Gracious 4 bedroom colonial - approx. 3,000 sq. ft.
Large family room w/doorwall to private treed yard.
Kitchen completely redone in light oak. Formal dining
room plus breakfast eating area. Central air. $298,500.
Beautifully decorated large 2 bedroom, 2 bath con-
temporary condo in Beechwood Hills. Laundry & storage
facilities in unit. Large customized walk-in closet in
master bedroom. $85,900. (61099) 855-2200
OPEN SUNDAY 1.5:30
6666 High Ridge, S of Commerce, W of Green Lk Rd
PICK YOUR COLORS
Contemporary new colonial ready for your carpet & light
fixture selections. Huge master bedroom suite w/2
walk-in closets. Private den, living room plus family
room. Custom touches throughout. $226,900. (58202)
TWO BEDROOM, TWO BATH UNIT
in Braewyck Village of 'The Heathers." Beautifully main-
tained in champagne colors. Gorgeous view of 5th fair-
way. Clubhouse, pool, tennis and golf available with
membership. $234,500. (56137) 540-5500
ELEGANT FIVE BEDROOM COLONIAL
at base of cul-de-sac in Bloomfield Hills. Large living
room, dining room and paneled library. Beautiful deck-
ing to view lovely yard. Sprinkler system and security
system. $560,000. (58846) 540-5500
Excellent location in complex. Open and airy unit in
neutral colors. Two large bedrooms each with own bath.
First floor laundry. Dining area plus breakfast room. Walk-
out lower level. $179,000. (48202) 540-5500
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