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Renting? Here’s why you should buy a home in 2017

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Buying a home is a lifelong dream for many, and it takes commitment and dedication to make it happen. With conditions in the housing market always changing, would-be home buyers need to stay up to date on the key aspects involved in buying a home. Rates may be rising slightly, likely to rise 5.2% by September, but they’re still very …

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Midge & Co is the Way to Go

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When it comes to real estate in the Houghton Lake area Midge & Co has truly become the household name! With so much information readily available online, clients sometimes are often asking, “Why should we hire a real estate agent?” They wonder if they couldn’t buy or sell a home through the Internet or through regular marketing and advertising channels …

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Tricks of the Trade on Home Staging with Midge & Co

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We talked with Vickie Barber, a home stager who we have brought on to the Midge & Co team, about the importance of home staging when you are trying to sell you home. Keep reading to learn Vickie’s top reasons to stage your home. #1 Don’t help sell your competition… When you are selling there will always be competition and …

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Discover Houghton Lake, Michigan with the help of your friends at Midge & Co

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Houghton Lake has long been a family vacation destination, ensuring experiences that will last a lifetime on one of Michigan’s other great lakes. Located in the heart of Michigan, just a short drive away, you’ll find activities for the whole family whether you prefer to play in the woods or water. If a day on the water or at the …

Guide to Higgins Lake Area

Discover Higgins Lake, Mi with your Friends at Midge & Co

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  In our last blog, your friends at Midge & co told you all about things to do in Houghton Lake this week we are heading a bit north to talk about Higgins Lake area! Relax and unwind as we tell you all about the area. Feel free to daydream about making memories in your new cottage up north, we …

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Spring Outdoor Staging Tips from Midge & Co

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Midge & Co is happy that spring appears to finally be here! Spring is the prime selling season and as a real estate broker, I am frequently asked by sellers how they should stage the outside of a house when listing it in the market. The answer is that first impressions count big time! Curb appeal should not be underestimated, …

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5-Steps for Buying Your Up North Vacation Home

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Everyone has their reason to come up north, step away from the hustle of life and enjoy a laid back, quiet, just simple family fun time! But as you pack your up north gear & kids into the car to head to your favorite up-north resort for the umpteenth time, you may think how much easier life would be if …

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Buyers Guide For First Time Home Buyers

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Owning a home is the American dream, but it’s also the largest investment most of us will ever make! That’s why Midge & Co put together our 2017 first time buyers guide. We want you going into buying a home knowing what is and isn’t required, this buyers guide is just what you need. If you are currently renting now …

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Life on the River

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Have you noticed that strange orange thing in the sky? The sun has decided to come back to Northern Michigan and it brought with it some warmer weather! This recent warm up has really got us excited for spring and summer and all the wonderful recreational activities to come. The Michigan north offers many opportunities for the hunting sportsman but …

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Tips to Prepare Your House to Sell

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Every one selling a home wants it to bring top dollar and sell fast. It isn’t luck that makes that happen. It takes careful planning, the right broker, and sprucing up your home inside and out! One of the biggest sale killers is choosing the wrong broker. Your broker needs to be one who is innovative and tech-savvy.They need to …