Schaub Team Blog

Radon Awareness: What You Need to Know

Posted by Jamie Jewell on Jan 10 , 2024 - 11:51 am

Michigan has declared the month of January as Radon Action Month. We’ve gathered some important facts and resources to help you make informed decisions and raise awareness on one of the leading causes of lung cancer.

How to Control Garden Pests

Posted by Kimberly Macasevich, Guest Blog Writer on May 24 , 2023 - 11:36 am

Whether it’s bugs or animals, every gardener knows that garden pests are inevitable. Are you looking for ways to get rid of annoying garden pests? This article will discuss insect pest control and keeping bugs out of the garden organically before calling in a professional exterminator.

3 Things to Do to Prepare Your Home to Sell

Posted by Jamie Jewell on Apr 18 , 2023 - 11:06 am

Selling your home can be a daunting task. Preparing your home in advance of listing is critical to expedite the sales process and may also help you maximize its value.

Leelanau Requires Point of Sale Septic Inspection - What you need to know

Posted by Jamie Jewell on Mar 23 , 2023 - 07:16 am

The code states that properties in Leelanau and Benzie Counties with onsite wells and/or onsite sewage treatment systems must be evaluated prior to the property being sold or transferred to a new owner – this includes when a parent passes a property to a child

Home Inspections: What You Need to Know

Posted by Jamie Jewell on Mar 21 , 2023 - 10:49 am

The effects of the recent real estate boom caused many agents and buyers to implement new tactics that would potentially give them a leg up with sellers. Escalation clauses, no contingencies, and waived inspections increased once intense bidding wars accelerated.

First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Program Revisited

Posted by Jamie Jewell on Feb 28 , 2023 - 08:09 am

It’s been one year since the Michigan First-Time Home Buyer Savings Program was signed into law. We thought we’d delve into the top questions surrounding this program to help you determine if it could be a good fit for you or your family members. The savings plan was created to assist first-time home buyers with the purchase of their Michigan principal residence. Account funds may be used for the payment or reimbursement of eligible costs associated with the purchase of a single-family residence by a qualified beneficiary designated on the account.

7 Home Repairs that are too Dangerous to DIY

Posted by Ismirelda Forst on Jan 20 , 2023 - 07:59 am

Making a few home repairs yourself can save you time and money, but certain projects can also come with some serious and often dangerous risks. Specific DIY projects can go wrong, resulting in injury or making the problem worse, which will cost you even more in the long run.

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