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Higgins Lakefront & Houghton Lakefront Properties Still Good Investment to Purchase this Winter

Higgins Lakefront & Houghton Lakefront properties are still poised as a good investment to purchase this winter and spring. On Higgins Lake there are 18 waterfront properties priced under $450,000. On Houghton Lake there are 52 water related properties priced under $450,000. Now is the time to buy before interest rates tick up further. Lakefront […]

Three homes SOLD by Ken Carlson in the last 6 Weeks

Houghton Lake, Higgins Lake and the AuSable River are known as prime resort and recreational areas that provides fishing, boating, swimming, and recreational opportunities. Seasonal cottages and year-round homes border the lake and if you are considering a home in this area, or have one to sell, now is the perfect time. The market is […]

Why Real Estate Sales Should be Handled by Professionals

Sellers who want to sell their home for the best price while not letting it sit on the market for too long should consider allowing a professional Realtor® to assist them in the process. The thought of some sellers is that they can reduce the price to buyers and avoid sales commissions but in truth, […]

Making Your House Appealing to Buyers – The Open House

Buyers will walk through many houses before finding the home they want to make an offer on. First impressions are important so staging your home to show it in its best light is also important. Buyers will buy a home they can imagine themselves living in, so it has to be clean and inviting. Open […]

What Renovations are Worth Your Money When Selling Your Home?

You’re about to sell your home and wondering whether or not you should make some improvements. Some improvements have better return on your investment than others, but it makes a lot of sense to spruce it up at the very least. If you have issues with your home, you might wind-up having to fix them […]

5 Tips to Help You Sell your Northern Michigan Home

So you’re ready to sell your Northern Michigan home? Selling it fast and for the best price is important. With a few easy steps and a little effort, you can sell your home quickly – even in the offseason 1) Curb Appeal – you know what they say about first impressions? You only get one. […]

Tips for Closing up Your Seasonal Home for Winter

It’s time to close up the cabin for winter, but before you leave for the season, it’s important that you protect your property from water and wind damage, vandalism, structural damage and even those pesky critters who like to come in for the winter. You can easily avoid these pitfalls and make re-opening your home […]

4 Great Lake Margrethe Homes for Sale

There is nothing like summer in Northern Michigan. Many have visited, but those who live or own vacation homes here, truly understand all this part of the state has to offer. When it comes to waterfront homes, Northern Michigan is the ideal market. From quaint and affordable to large and luxury, our beautiful inland lakes […]

Ken Carlson Realty HOT Summer Listings

As the temperatures rise, so have the number of people looking for a great, new Northern Michigan home. From beautiful waterfront properties to great homes with plenty of room to roam, our part of the state has lots of options to choose from. Take a look at a few of the hot summer listings we […]

Ken Carlson Realty June 2015 Featured Homes for Sale

Ken Carlson Realty is constantly updating our lists of featured homes for sale to include some of the best there are to offer including these 7 amazing properties. 11876 Woody Roscommon, MI 48653 First on our list of featured homes is 11876 Woody Roscommon, MI 48653, a lovely newer home in Roscommon, MI. Priced at […]

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