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From cottages to castles, moving Michigan forward one deal at a time. Buying or selling, call the team with 45 years of combined experience.

DEBY GANNES (248) 379-3003

442 S. Old Woodward, Birmingham, MI 48009

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LYNN BAKER (248) 379-3000

BUILDER’S SPEC HOME ON 1.7 ACRES
In the gated community of Orchard Ridge. 5,450 sq. ft., first floor master with 3 bedroom suites up, plus 26’ x 15’ bonus room with lav or full bath (could be fifth bedroom). Home is ready for your selections. Custom finishes including first and second floor. Sprinklers, lawn and landscaping. Homes in development start at 2 million. This is a tremendous price and opportunity in a very upscale neighborhood. ORC29024789 $1,399,900

An exquisite gated, guarded community nestled in one of the most beautiful areas of Oakland Township where nature and the hustle-bustle of everyday life strike a balance.
an you remember when the Rochester area consisted of rolling meadows, open spaces, wooded wetlands and fruit orchards? Orchard Ridge has it all! With only 32 homesites available on 100 acres, the original sites ranged up to 9 acres. The ten remaining sites are from 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 acres. Build the 5,500+ square foot estate of your dreams and share space with the wildlife that has inhabited the land for many years. Each homesite has been methodically planned for seclusion and magnificent views. Orchard Ridge has been designed for people who want an exclusive way of life in a development of rare quality. Importantly, your palatial, traditional home will be ideally located in close proximity to your place of work, entertainment and sporting events, great dining establishments and first class shopping. You will find us on Silverbell Road 1 1/2 miles East of Adams Road.

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442 S. Old Woodward, Birmingham, MI 48009

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LYNN BAKER (248) 379-3000

LOCATED IN PRESTIGIOUS WOOD CREEK FARMS of Farmington Hills. Circular drive welcomes you to this EW N timeless custom built 4,529 sq. ft. home with 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths plus 1,900 sq. ft. in the finished walkout with family room, game area, laundry, full bath, kitchen/bar, storage, access to the inground pool with slide and the fabulous 1.71 acre rolling treed lot backing to stream. Kitchen with SubZero refrigerator and freezer, wet bar and breakfast room that opens to all-seasons sunroom with built-in BBQ. First floor bedroom suite, 2 bedrooms up with rear balcony/sun porch. Quality features that have stood the test of time. MIL29042902 $499,900
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REVISIT THIS FABULOUS ESTATE with fresh color palette, new features and upgrades. 8,700 sq. EW N ft. with 6 bedrooms, 5 baths and 2 lavs. Stone parapets, iron balconies and 4 car porte cochere in the most exclusive gated community of Orchard Ridge. Six fireplaces, master suite (1,525 sq. ft.) with separate setting room plus inground pool with spa and kiddie pool. Oakland Township. BAR29044967 $2,100,000 or lease $9,750/month. Seller financing/lease option available. BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED COLONIAL in a mature development with lots of trees and perennial gardens. Updated kitchen with granite overlooks family room and 4-season sunroom. Four bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, finished lower level with kitchen, exercise room, game room and bath with Jacuzzi and steam shower. Rochester Hills. GRE29011998 $349,900 11 ACRES off paved road, country living (1 mile west of Rochester Riding School) MOONDANCE EW N RANCH is a custom built home with views of old standing woods and lush fenced pasture meadows. Two-story horse barn with 7 stalls, water, electric and cement aisle way and tack room. Could be split into 5 lots. Three bedroom, 3 bath (2,245 sq. ft.) with finished walkout (1,699 sq. ft.,) Oakland Township ROM29032173 $447,900 Lease $1,750/month.
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ELEGANT HOME sitting far from road on private wooded acre+ site. Large updated kitchen with fireplace, library with built-ins, spacious dining room, family room and master bedroom. First floor bedroom for in-laws/au pair. Circular drive, park-like setting, inground pool with paver patio and gas firepit. 3,926 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms and 4 baths. Bloomfield Hills QUA29040620 $569,900

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TOTALLY RENOVATED 2nd floor ranch condo, kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Hardwood floors, neutral décor, professionally decorated includes: furniture, dishes, linens, towels, etc. Walk to downtown Birmingham. Immediate occupancy. Short term/long term lease $1,250/month or purchase $129,900 ADA29028505

FABULOUS FIRST FLOOR MASTER with award-winning 2-story kitchen. Home is picture perfect with every upgrade. Oversized lot with great privacy. Exceptional brick paver walkway and front porch. Total of 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, 4,319 sq. ft. with finished lower level (1,800 sq. ft.). Shows like a model. Whole house generator and 4 car garage. Oakland Township. CRE29006614 $835,900
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BEST PRICED FIRST FLOOR MASTER located on quiet cul-desac. Year ‘round sunroom off kitchen. Gourmet kitchen and designer appliances. Four bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, 3,361 sq. ft. with extensive hardwood, marble and crown molding. Finished lower level (2,352 sq. ft.) includes fifth bedroom. Better than a condo with all the bells and whistles of a larger home. Oakland Township. GOO29023423 $499,900 PRESTIGIOUS “LAKE IN THE WOODS” SUB. Well priced home in an area of $1,000,000+. Spacious kitchen with hearth room, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and 2 lavs, total of 7,219 sq. ft. Finished walkout with second kitchen, resort style in-ground pool, 1.03 acre lot and a 3 car garage. Shelby Township. TIV28195531 $749,000

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LEASE AN UPDATED END UNIT TOWNHOUSE that was updated throughout in 2004. Neutral decor. Kitchen with granite, maple cabinets, hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances. Hardwood in bedrooms, finished basement with built in work station (deck, cabinets and shelves). Private patio and carport. Royal Oak MAN29027128 $1,200/month.

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442 S. Old Woodward, Birmingham, MI 48009

www.lynnanddeby.com

LYNN BAKER (248) 379-3000

ORIGINAL 1927 CARRIAGE HOUSE (7,611 sq. ft.) for the Chalmers Estate. Rich in history and renovated in 2007 with all the details, charm and elegance to reflect the era. First floor master suite, total of 6 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths, second family/game area on third floor. Private wooded 1.25 acre lot with perennial gardens, and lake privileges on Chalmers Lake. Bloomfield Hills. Would consider trade for home in Birmingham or Bloomfield Hills. CLA29008964 $1,300,000 Lease $6,500 or $7,000 furnished. REMINISCENT OF NEW ENGLAND with a white frame shuttered facade. This 1849 home was completely renovated in 2000 with all of the Old World charm. One acre private wooded sanctuary with perennial gardens, inground pool, cabana, gated with brick paver drive and 3+ car garage. 4,809 sq. ft., first floor master suite, 2 bedrooms/ bath/ sitting room up, separate in-law/au pair apartment, spacious rooms, European kitchen, conservatory and more. NOR29026670 $774,900 MAGNIFICENT ESTATE in the prestigious gated Orchard Ridge community. Hilltop setting with private wooded 1.44 acre lot. First floor master bedroom suite, 7,870 sq. ft. with 5 bedrooms, 7 baths and 2 lavs. Extensive extravagant features, Brazilian cherry floors, library with Judge’s paneling. Separate in-law or au pair apartment. 4,800 sq. ft. walkout, oversized 6 car garage and multiple decks. Oakland Township. ORC29041855 $2,999,900 ST. GEORGE MODEL in the Kingsridge Subdivision. 4,515 sq. ft. with 5 bedrooms, 4 baths and 2 lavs. First floor master suite, 2-story kitchen with hearth room. Breathtaking views of 2 ponds and backs to a conservation area for added privacy. Finished walkout, is an entertainer’s dream. (1,750 sq. ft.) Customized closets, sound system +++. Oakland Township. WHI29008417 $1,175,000
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INCREDIBLE CUSTOM BUILT HOME backing to Wyngate Golf and Country Club, woods and creek. 5,392 sq. ft. with first floor master and 3 suites up. Builder’s own home with all the bells and whistles: special lights, flooring, trim, molding and cabinets, kitchen, breakfast room and family room/fireplace with 12 ft. ceilings. Four fireplaces, 2 built-in barbeques plus partially finished walkout. Oakland Township. GOO29022558 $1,490,000 LANDMARK STONE EUROPEAN MANOR HOME with slate roof, sitting on 1.18 acres of exquisite, manicured gardens with perennials, planting shed, pond and fountain. Renovated to perfection in 2007 maintaining the Old World charm. Four full floors of magnificent living space with 4,033 sq. ft., plus finished lower level. Beverly Hills. STO29008403 $1,095,000

ENTER THE 550 FT. WINDING DRIVEWAY leading to private 3.2 acre estate designed by Tringali. 5,719 sq. ft. with superior trim, hardwood, stone, granite and custom ceramic. First floor master suite, 2 private suites, Jack and Jill and family room up. Kitchen with hearth room, finished walkout, heated 8 car garage, in-ground pool and magnificent private yard. Rochester Hills. WT27079870 $1,499,900 PRIVATE PARADISE on 3.86 acres with inground pool, horse barn or additional car storage plus 4 car attached garage. Sits far from road for utmost privacy. 6,511 sq. ft. with 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, new kitchen and garden room overlooking pool. Master has private stairway and attached media room/library. Renovated in 2000 and 2007. Finished walkout (2,750 sq. ft.) Oakland Township. GAL29045828 $799,900
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MOVE RIGHT IN to this Pottery Barn home with all the best features. Updated kitchen with cherry cabinets and granite opens to large family room. Library. Master with walk-in closet, finished lower level (962 sq. ft.) with second family room, game area and lots of storage. Large yard, excellent condition with so many improvements. Four bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths. Rochester Hills. SNO29045924 $274,900

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LUXURIOUS IN-TOWN LIVING, quiet neighborhood, walk to downtown Rochester. 4,600 sq. ft., 5 bedrooms, 4 baths and 2 lavs. First floor master suite with fireplace. Kitchen with breakfast room, enormous hearth area and fireplace lead to patio overlooking zero edge inground pool and Jacuzzi. Finished daylight basement (1,750 sq. ft.) with kitchen, bath and game area. Seller financing available. CAS29023147 $995,000 or lease $5995/mo.

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From cottages to castles, moving Michigan forward one deal at a time. Buying or selling, call the team with 45 years of combined experience.

DEBY GANNES (248) 379-3003

442 S. Old Woodward, Birmingham, MI 48009

www.lynnanddeby.com
ESTATE HOME in the Goodison Place Development in Oakland Township. One acre site on private cul-de-sac backing to woods. 6,130 sq. ft. with 4-5 bedroom suites, 6 baths and 2 lavs. The best of everything: mahogany doors, limestone and hardwood floors, volume ceilings, all-season sunroom, oversized mud room. Walkout (2,965 sq. ft.) has theatre, kitchen, exercise room, bath +++. WIN28206258 $1,599,900 WALK TO DOWNTOWN ROYAL OAK from this charming 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath bungalow. Finished lower level with family room, bar, lav and large laundry. Hardwood floors, fenced yard, large front porch, new windows, furnace, air conditioning, water heater and maintenance-free exterior. ALE29011757 $152,900 TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE FIRST TIME BUYERS TAX CREDIT.

LYNN BAKER (248) 379-3000
ENJOY PERFECT SUNSET VIEWS on 100 acre Spring Lake with 200 ft. of frontage. Large yard to entertain, brick paver patio, composite seawall and deck. Home has all the best. First floor in-law/au pair suite, cherry hardwood floors, master with sitting area with full lake views and oversized closet (18’ x 13’). Finished walkout and cul-de-sac location. LAK29023946 $699,900 BUILT IN 2006 ON 5.1 ACRES backing to the Paint Creek with a covered bridge on a heavily wooded site. First floor master suite plus 4 bedrooms up (fifth could be workout room/family room). Hardwood, granite, Andersen windows plus upgrades galore! Six car garage perfect for car buff. 3,000 sq. ft. walkout ready to finish. SHA29020804 $899,900

FIRST FLOOR MASTER WITH ALL THE EUROPEAN ELEGANCE OF A TUSCAN VILLA. 4,104 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths. Hardwood, limestone, exceptional molding and trim, incredible cabinets, custom lighting fixtures and draperies. Could not duplicate for list price. Walkout ready to finish with 18 ft. ceilings. Backs to 2 of 3 lakes in a golf club community in Oakland Township. PEB28198391 $939,900 BACKING TO SERENE PONDS with wildlife to enjoy. Decorator’s delight with every upgrade and neutral EW décor. Paneled library, keeping N room in kitchen, oversize laundry, large mudroom with lav, master suite with sitting room, dual fireplace and exercise room. Walkout (2,000 sq. ft.) with theatre, bar/kitchen, game area and second family room. (4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 lavs - 5,338 sq. ft.) One of the best developments on the Billion Dollar Mile. Oakland Township. WHI29044299 $1,150,000
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AMAZING VIEWS - of the Riverfront from 22nd floor in Detroit’s Premier High Rise Waterfront Community. Updated 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,041 sq. ft., kitchen with granite, hardwood in the kitchen and hall and laundry. 24 hour gated entrance, covered parking, full service health club with pool, tennis courts, on site market, bar, restaurant, marina ++ RIV29035840 $225,000 or lease for $1,600/month.

COUNTRY LIVING close to downtown Oxford. Enjoy the sunset views from the rear deck with 2.7 acres of treed privacy. Ranch, 2,309 sq. ft. with 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and finished walkout. All appliances included, 2 laundry rooms, plenty of storage, neutral decor, new roof. Lower level with cherry bar, bath, family room, library and exercise room. Area of more expensive homes. MAN29006081 $274,900 TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE FIRST TIME BUYERS TAX CREDIT.
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ELEGANT SMITH H0ME, walking distance to downtown Rochester. Brick and stone exterior with 2 story EW front turret, Tuscan columns and N covered front porch with balustrade. Kitchen/breakfast room opens to spacious family room with fireplace and door to brick paver patio and private fenced yard. Dining room with butler’s pantry, library with built-ins, spacious master suite with fireplace, 2 walk-in closets, connected to sitting room with built-ins and fireplace. Hardwood floors, granite, neutral décor, like new. Seller financing/lease option available. FER29045085 $669,000 or lease $3,500/month.
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CHARACTER ON A LARGE PRIVATE LOT with front porch and water features in the front and rear. Two bedrooms and 2 baths (first and second floors) with possible third bedroom used as family room/library, newer kitchen, deck, roof, siding and windows. Family room in finished basement. Walk to downtown Ferndale. Detached garage, double wide driveway. VES29045947 $137,900

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Exclusive affiliate of CHRISTIE’S GREAT ESTATES
From cottages to castles, moving Michigan forward one deal at a time. Buying or selling, call the team with 45 years of combined experience.

DEBY GANNES (248) 379-3003

442 S. Old Woodward, Birmingham, MI 48009

www.lynnanddeby.com

LYNN BAKER (248) 379-3000

LOTS OF LOTS
VACANT TIENKEN ROAD Best vacant site on Tienken Road. 1.5 acres are wooded and can build a daylight or walkout. Space for home to sit far back with a circular drive. Great rear yard for pool or tennis court. Average price of surrounding homes are $550,000+. Lot is located west of 3660 Tienken on the north side of the street. TIE28082335. $179,900 HARMONY HILLS Looking for serenity in this busy world? Come to Harmony Hills Collection in Oxford Township. 13 wooded 2.5 acre rolling sites, most are walkouts. Priced from $49,000. Build your dream home in the country near the city. M-24 to Drahner (East) to Barr (North) to Harmony Hills Lane (West) Build a home starting at 2,300 sq. ft. +.

THE FAIRWAYS AT GATEWAY GOLF CLUB COMMUNITY. Build a home on the golf course for under $200,000 including the lot. Bring your builder or use one of ours. City water and sewers. Great area for all stages of life: golfer, walker, jogger or even nature lover. Lots from $32,500 to $38,400. Close to expressways, airport and shopping. Association fees are $168/year. Romulus. Available lots 131, 145, 146, 160,186, 200. FRANKLIN VILLAGE 31271 SUNSET DRIVE Excellent opportunity to build your dream home in the estate section of Franklin (north of 13 Mile Road). Best priced building site in the area. Over 1 half acre. Surrounding homes are million dollar plus. Franklin Village is the town that time forgot! Birmingham Schools. SUN29020050 $299,000

62596 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE Best site in Crystal Creek North. .62 acres, backs to pond with sunrise views from the rear. Build your best custom home in an area of $700,000 plus. City water and sewer. Call for deed restrictions. Washington Township, Romeo Schools. MOR29008083 $195,000

4580 HIDDEN GLEN CIRCLE Best priced walkout site on the “Billion $ Mile.” 1+ acre private wooded lot backing to Wyngate Golf and Country Club. Small enclave of 4 sites with homes valued at over $1,000,000. Last one available. Award-winning Rochester Schools. HID28098758 $284,900

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4577 FAWN HILL INCREDIBLE MAJESTIC WOODED .81 ACRE BUILDING SITE On a private cul-de-sac with homes million $$ plus. Walkout lot backs to Wyngate Golf and Country Club. Goodison Place Sub. Subject to architectural control, and building and use restrictions. Call for details. Oakland Township. FAW29045824 $299,900

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$1,449,999 BREATHTAKING. This Charleston style newer home features 4 bedrooms, a 3-story foyer, gourmet kitchen, 5.1 baths and recent upgrades. MLS#29015969 248-642-2400

$224,900 GREAT ROYAL OAK LOCATION near Birmingham. Neutral décor, completely updated. Well-done master suite. Open kitchen/family room. Finished lower level. MLS#29041246 248-642-2400

$879,000 GATED COMMUNITY 24/7. This warm and cozy colonial offers 4 bedrooms, 4.2 baths, gourmet kitchen and a finished lower level. MLS#29005054 248-642-2400

$329,000 $110,000 BELOW builder’s pricing: Master suite with 2 walk-in closets, finished basement. Cook’s kitchen with granite and high end appliances. MLS#29006257 248-642-2400

$2,050,000 OUTSTANDING. This newer 2-story in gated community offers open kitchen/family room, elevator, and walkout lower level with theatre, exercise and family room. 248-642-2400 MLS#29016216

$1,249,000 LUXURIOUS RETREAT. Rebuilt in 1997 with a new addition by Young & Young Architects. Mediterranean style with a well done exercise pool and waterfall. MLS#28195077 248-642-2400

$219,000 WELL PRICED. Located in quiet area of Bloomfield. Four bedrooms, 2.1 baths, great flow, with a family room that opens to patio and fenced backyard. MLS#29023153 248-642-2400

$629,000 NEWER LANDSCAPING for this spacious front yard, plus a circular drive. Two-story family room, 4 bedrooms, finished daylight lower level and newer roof. MLS#29018867 248-642-2400

$199,900 LIGHT AND BRIGHT FOYER leads to formal living and dining rooms. Master with separate bath and 2 closets. Pool, tennis courts and preschool in sub. Partially finished lower level. MLS#29038632 248-642-2400

$749,900 STYLE AND AMBIANCE. This 5 bedroom home has sweeping lawns on a one acre lot. Enjoy a gourmet kitchen, hardwoods, marble, and luxurious master suite. Finished lower level. MLS#28154889 248-642-2400

$99,999 IMAGINE OWNING 3 bedrooms with major updates including furnace, roof and more. Finished lower level has lav and glass block windows. Neighborhood pool and park. MLS#29023358 248-642-2400

$599,999 STUNNING CAPE COD. Build brand new in Bloomfield Hills: Great room, formal dining and butler’s pantry, gourmet kitchen plus inviting master suite with luxurious bath. MLS#28134088 248-642-2400

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$979,000 GRACIOUS LIVING IN BLOOMFIELD HILLS, almost 8,000 sq. ft. Cook’s kitchen with granite and high end appliances. Circular driveway. Priced to sell. MLS#29039691 248-642-2400

$175,000 BRIGHT AND OPEN with wooded views and privileges on Lake Marion. Three bedrooms, updated baths, vaulted ceilings and lower level family room. Extra deep garage. MLS#29009690 248-642-2400

$229,000 STUNNING SETTING. This 2-3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch condo enjoys a river view. Private atrium off the dining room, spacious master and new furnace in 2007. MLS#28201238 248-642-2400

$313,500 WOODED HORSE RANCH. Ride and enjoy the 12 acres of space minutes from downtown Romeo. Four bedrooms, hardwoods, fireplace and circular drive. Horse and pole barns, 2 garages. MLS#29004782 248-642-2400

$242,000 DON’T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY. Four bedrooms, 2.5 baths, open and neutral. Updates: carpet, paint and patio door. Spacious backyard and Walnut Lake guest 248-642-2400 privileges. MLS#28178566

$2,350,000 LAKEFRONT COUNTRY ESTATE Well designed and energy efficient. Four bedrooms, chef’s kitchen overlooking water, stunning master suite. Exceptional walkout. MLS#28088004 248-642-2400

$2,999,999 JUST STUNNING! Discover the fine workmanship and magnificent grounds home. Spacious finished walkout. Over community. MLS#28066008 appointments, at this custom an acre, gated 248-642-2400

$699,999 TURN-KEY with lovely perrenial gardens. Large paved patio. Newer family kitchen, first floor bedroom with attached bath. Luxurious master suite on upper level. MLS#29037305 248-642-2400

$575,000 MEET THE BUILDER! Custom details and fine amenities in the plans are waiting for your choices. Blueprints and permits ready. Build or just purchase lot. MLS#29003280 248-642-2400

$149,900 FAMILY NEIGHBORHOOD. Three bedroom, one bath ranch has family room wired for surround sound. Security alarm, fireplace and 2 car garage. Covered patio and fence. MLS#28115855 248-642-2400

$2,950,000 EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY. New construction. Dramatic exteriors; exquisite interiors; four bedrooms, 4.2 baths, elegant master suite and gourmet kitchen. MLS#28172135 248-642-2400

$108,900 PREMIUM SITE. Stunning vistas. Build the home of your dreams. Beautiful walkout lot on private paved street. Great land elevation throughout the sub. MLS#29023435 248-642-2400

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JOHN GOODMAN
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41860 SIX MILE ROAD NORTHVILLE, MI 48168
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A RESORT STYLE HOME IN THE HEART OF NOVI! Five bedrooms, 3.1 bath, over 6,700 sq. ft. including lower level, remodeled kitchen with granite (08), new carpet throughout, new siding, Anderson windows, 2’x6’ construction, interior freshly painted, inground pool, finished walkout porch with second kitchen, 8 person hot tub, dry sauna, office with separate entrance, 3.5 car garage on 3 acres. $625,000 (jgten488)

RANCH ON 30 ACRES WITH LOTS OF PRIVACY Remodeled ranch with maintenance free exterior, sits on 30 acres, (splits possible), new roof with copper valleys, lots of hardwood floors, new electric service, gourmet kitchen with granite counters, dining room with judges paneling, finished walkout with driftstone fireplace, second kitchen, rec room, full bath. $600,000 (jgfrandor)

IMPECCABLE NOVI COLONIAL Great colonial featuring hardwood floors in kitchen, foyer, nook and powder room, remodeled kitchen, updated master bath, new Anderson windows, newer roof shingles, newer high-efficient furnace, new entrance door, paver walk, closet organizers throughout, common pool in sub. $215,000 (jgguilf)

LOVELY CAPE COD CONDO IN CANTON Lovely condo loaded with upgrades! End unit, first floor master, vaulted ceilings, master bath with jetted tub, gourmet kitchen with 42” cabinets and stainless steel appliances, great room with fireplace, UV tinted windows, 2 car attached garage, complex offers common pool, private entry and ground maintenance. $195,000 (jgscenic)

SCACCIA CUSTOM BUILT BROADMOOR HOME! Five bedrooms, 3.1 bath, new $44,000 master glamour bath (06), dual staircases, gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinets, 2 story foyer with circular staircase and chandelier lift, entertainment center in family room, hardwood floors in dining room, study, 3 car garage with stairs to basement, woodshop in basement. $475,000 (jgargyle)

HARD TO FIND RANCH IN NORTHVILLE Tons of upgrades, condo on cul-de-sac lot backing to woods, lots of hardwood flooring, upgraded 42” maple cabinets in kitchen with granite counters, 9’ ceilings on first floor, partially finished daylight lower level, end unit with huge backyard, 2 car attached garage. $295,000 (jgcotton)

NOVI COLONIAL LOCATED DEEP IN THE SUB! Four bedroom, 2.1 bath, sidewalks, new Pergo flooring in kitchen, dining room and living room, new Berber carpet in family room, great kitchen with granite, new maintenance free vinyl siding, new roof tear-off, new vinyl windows, new central air, updated half bath, huge first floor laundry, large deck and more! $265,000 (jgredwing)

RICHMOND MODEL ON PREMIUM LOT! Four bedrooms, 3.2 baths, colonial sides to commons, premium wood package throughout, 2 story foyer with circular staircase, bridge overlooks family room, 2 way fireplace between family room and hearth room, Jack and Jill bath, princess suite, daylight lower level with bath rough-ins. $525,000 (jg44434wp)

DETACHED CONDO BACKS TO WOODS Four bedrooms, 3.1 baths, gorgeous condo backs to woods with finished walkout, formal dining room, 2 story family room with built-in speakers, 2 story living room, cathedral ceiling in master, closet organizer throughout, lease with sale option. $350,000 (jgarbor) also $2,500 mo. lease.

NORTHVILLE COLONIAL ON HALF ACRE LOT! Four bedroom, 2.1 baths, new central air, freshly painted interior and exterior, hardwood floors throughout, 90+ furnace, newer hot water heater, newer windows throughout, maintenance free exterior, updated lighting, 6 panel doors, brick paver patio. $215,000 (jgchig) also possible 1 year lease @ $1,900 mo.

WELL PRICED NOVI TOWNHOUSE CONDO Two bedroom, 1.1 bath, finished lower level, newer furnace, new living room and stairway carpet, freshly painted, living room with skylight and fireplace, main bath with skylight, central air, private patio courtyard, located deep in complex, private entry and ground maintenace, association fee includes water. $115,000 (jgedge)

ALMOST 6 ACRE RETREAT WITH NORTHVILLE MAILING Four bedroom, 3.1 bath, just under 6 acres, 2 story foyer, 2 story great room with bridge above and 2-way firepalce, first floor master with fireplace and jetted tub, new stainless steel appliances in kitchen with granite counters adjacent hearth room or family room, 3 car garage with circular drive, inground pool with new liner overlooks woods. $650,000 (jghunters)

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City of Bloomfield Hills
Adjacent to Cranbrook Educational Community. Newer construction boasting all bedroom suites, gracious floor plan and details, 5 fireplaces, 6 car garage. Finished lower level. $2,599,000

Lakefront New Construction
Soft contemporary on all-sports lake. Three floors of living including guest house. Finished lower level. Exceptional landscaping. . $2,500,000

City of Bloomfield New Construction
Situated on over one acre. All bedrooms are suites. Four car garage. Gated community with country club affiliation. $2,495,000

City of Bloomfield Hills
Tudor style new construction. First floor owner’s suite. Almost 5,500 sq. ft. All bedrooms are suites. Optional fifth guest suite. $2,495,000

New Construction in Gated Community
Bloomfield Hills finest 2.09 acre setting overlooking nature preserve. European design. First floor master suite. Finished walkout lower level. $2,000,000

New Construction in the City of Bloomfield Hills
Over 6,000 sq. ft. of custom design. Master suite with separate lounge area. Four car garage. Bloomfield Hills schools. Free Hunt Club membership. $1,995,000

Bloomfield Hills Golf Course Setting
This new construction is complete with first floor master. All bedrooms are suites. Finished walkout lower level. Four car garage. Bloomfield Hills schools. $1,990,000

Upper Straits Lakefront

K A T H Y BROOCK BALLARD
248.318.4504
KATHYBROOCK@AOL.COM MAX BROOCK REALTORS 275 S. Old Woodward Ave. Birmingham, MI 48009

Prestigious dead-end street adjacent to Orchard Lake Country Club. California style soft contemporary on over 1 acre setting. Fabulous value. $1,850,000

West Bloomfield Lakefront
One estate sized lot with over 100 ft. of sandy beach. Classic lake home with comfortable accommodations. $1,799,000

Orchard Lake Lakefront Buildable Site
First time on market. One of Oakland County’s most scenic, in-town locations. Water and sewer at road. West Bloomfield schools. $1,699,000

Walk to Downtown Birmingham
From this custom built stunner. Oversized lot with grotto, pool and patios. Master suite with private office. Lower level with bedroom suite. $1,500,000

Custom Newer Construction in Bloomfield Hills
Walking distance to Andover High School. Over 9,000 sq. ft. of living with walkout. First floor owner’s suite. Six $1,500,000 additional bedrooms. Four car garage.

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Bloomfield Village Classic Country Home
This rare 6,300 sq. ft. manor was rebuilt with a traditional floor plan. Master suite with dressing area. All bedrooms are suites. Lease $8,000/month. $1,499,999

Bloomfield Village Renovation
Elegant redesign with function in mind. New Euro kitchen opens to family and breakfast nook. Formal library. Large master suite. . $1,149,000

Bloomfield Hills Gated Community
Over 5,200 sq. ft. with updated master suite. Finished lower level with bar. Three car garage. Bloomfield Hills schools. $999,000

New Construction on Coventry Lake
French ranch style designed by Windmill Homes. Master suite with private office. Walkout lower level. Three car garage. $996,900

Orchard Lake Lakefront Home
On over 1.5 acres. Updated and clean. A perfect starter home or in-town cottage. Sandy beach and sunset views. $899,000

Southwest Rochester Gated Community
Custom designed newer construction. Gourmet granite kitchen. Master suite wing. Finished lower level with second kitchen. Three car garage. $850,000

City of Bloomfield 3.29 Acres Setting
Surrounded by nature. Walkout elevation. Move in or custom build. Bloomfield Hills schools. $785,000

Birmingham Custom Remodel

K A T H Y BROOCK BALLARD
248.318.4504
KATHYBROOCK@AOL.COM MAX BROOCK REALTORS 275 S. Old Woodward Ave. Birmingham, MI 48009

Located on cul-de-sac setting and large private grounds. Euro kitchen. Library. Master suite with walkin closet. $747,000

Stony Pointe Executive Home
With almost 8,000 sq. ft. of living. Large private lot with creek frontage. Full wing master suite. Theater room. Walkout lower level. $744,000

West Bloomfield Waterfront Home
Estate size lot with almost 3,700 sq. ft. of living. Open floor plan. Three car garage. West Bloomfield schools. $724,500

Bloomfield Hills Golf Course Setting
Quiet cul-de-sac setting. Walkout ranch with incredible views. Three car garage. Bloomfield Hills schools. $699,000

City of Bloomfield Hills
With first floor master suite. Kitchen with eat-in, workstation and access to patio. Library. Walk to Bloomfield Hills Country Club. $649,000

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West Bloomfield Rare 4 Acre
Parcel that is a perfect opportunity to build your dream estate. Rolling topography. Water at street and sewer up Maple Road. Birmingham schools. $630,000

City of Bloomfield Hills
Rare ranch style detached condo. Large kitchen with deck. Living room with fireplace. Dining room. Library. Finished walkout lower level. $560,000

Birmingham New Construction
Adjacent to park and walking distance to town. Euro style design and open floor plan. Exquisite master suite. $549,000

Cass Lake Lakefront
Updated throughout. Euro granite kitchen and baths. Open floor plan ideal for entertaining. Expansive views. $429,000

Bloomfield Hills Buildable Site
New on market. Close to Forest Lake Country Club and thoroughfares. A stunning, private elevation. Bloomfield Hills schools. $400,000

Bloomfield Hills
Completely updated ranch on large private lot. Fabulous flow. Living room and recreation room with natural fireplaces. Bloomfield Hills schools. $389,000

Bloomfield Hills Soft Contemporary
Completely updated in 1995. Views of private pond and rolling acreage. Wing Lake privileges and Bloomfield Hills schools. $349,000

Royal Oak Charmer

K A T H Y BROOCK BALLARD
248.318.4504
KATHYBROOCK@AOL.COM MAX BROOCK REALTORS 275 S. Old Woodward Ave. Birmingham, MI 48009

Designer updates throughout. Gourmet kitchen opens to living spaces. Three bedrooms and office. Quiet street adjacent to park and walk to town. $239,000

Bloomfield Hills End Unit
Renovated townhouse. Euro granite kitchen. Family room. Living room. Formal dining room. Two car attached garage. $199,900

Newer Build in Pleasant Ridge
Sophisticated interior with granite kitchen, high ceilings, open floor plan. New roof. Fenced yard. Turn key. $184,900

End Unit with Newer Kitchen
Opens to step down family room, three bedrooms, formal dining room and living room. Finished lower level. Two car attached garage. $174,000

Oak Park’s Finest Subdivision
Living room opens to dining room. Three bedrooms with one and a half baths. Family room. All appliances stay. New roof and furnace. $69,000

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City of Bloomfield Hills Newer Estate
On private cul-de-sac street. Uncompromised details. First floor owners suite. Lower level with extensive amenities. Four car garage. $2,599,000

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OAKLAND TOWNSHIP ONE-OF-A-KIND Unique 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath converted 1901 barn with two 2-car garages. Check out the three tiers of deck and the 24’ x 23’ great room with exposed wood beams. Acre lot backs to the Paint Creek Trail. Asking $274,900.
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BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP RIVERFRONT Four bedroom, 2.5 bath large brick quad-level on stunning 1+ acre lot. Premium cul-de-sac location with lush perennials and river running through the backyard. Generous room sizes, wood flooring and updated mechanicals. Asking $275,000.

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FERNDALE BARGAIN Four bedroom, 2 bath Dutch Colonial with many updates. Covered porches, 2 car garage, large room sizes, full basement. You’ll love the private fenced backyard with paver patio and Koi pond. Asking $124,900.

NEW CENTER HIGHRISE You’ll flip for this fantastically renovated eighth floor condo with deeded parking, work-out facility, rooftop observation patio and 24-hour concierge. Less than a block from the DIA, Wayne State University and Detroit Public Library. Asking $104,900.

GARDEN CITY DELIGHT Three bedroom, 1.5 bath, ranch with finished basement, 2 car garage and bonus family room addition. You’ll love the patio under the shade tree in the fenced backyard. Fantastic bargain at $89,900.

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SOUTHFIELD BANKOWNED Three bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2004 construction, 2 car garage, full b a s e m e nt . Fantastic open floor plan. This home needs minimal work and won’t be around long! A steal at $59,900.

FABULOUS FERNDALE Three bedroom, 1.5 bath brick bungalow in great shape. Only a few blocks to 9 Mile and Woodward. Open floor plan, wood floors and a nice private backyard perfect for summer fun. Truly move-in condition. Asking $99,900.

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AMAZING “IN-TOWN” HOME for the price! Great entertaining and living space, sun-lit oversized rooms, vaulted master suite with fireplace, library with vaulted ceiling and built-ins, kitchen with butler’s pantry, first floor laundry, French doors to private garden patio, hardwood floor throughout first floor, exterior freshly painted. All within walking distance of downtown Birmingham! $650,000 CALL 248-644-6700

LOOKING FOR A GREAT “MOVE-IN” HOUSE? You’ve found it! Updated oak kitchen opens to the light and bright living room, redone bath and newer roof, windows, hot water heater, freshly painted. Master with doorwall to deck for enjoying the beautifully landscaped yard oversized 2 car garage. ALL FOR $104,900 CALL 248-644-6700

ELEGANT CUSTOM BUILT HOME in Oak River! Stunning 2-story great room overlooks private setting and beautiful decking, spacious cherry kitchen with top of the line appliances, wood paneled library, finished lower level with au paire suite or 5th bedroom and 3rd full bath. Master with sitting area and oversized walk-in closet. Maintenance record speak for the owner’s love of this home! $599,000 CALL 248-644-6700

WALK TO DOWNTOWN BIRMINGHAM from this unique condo! Sleek clean lines, cool kitchen with stainless appliances, chocolate glazed cabinets, granite counters, new bath, freshly painted, new carpet and windows, basement storage with washer and dryer, one assigned spot, Birmingham Schools. ALL FOR $82,500 CALL 248-644-6700

OPEN DESIGN TO IMPROVE FLOW AND USE OF SPACE! Updated white kitchen with custom painted walls, hardwood floors in kitchen, family room, foyer and hall, library with French doors, finished lower level, master suite with great sitting area, newer carpet, blinds, lighting and plumbing fixtures, freshly painted, oversized interior lot in Oak River! $525,000 CALL 248-644-6700

GREAT HOME AND FLOOR PLAN FOR TODAY’S LIFESTYLE! Beautiful maple kitchen with granite counters, tumbled marble backsplash and stainless steel appliances. Open family room and kitchen, vaulted master suite, finished lower level, amazing yard backing to common area for the neighborhood. Newer roof, furnace, hot water heater, and freshly painted. $299,900 / $2,200 MO. LEASE! CALL 248-644-6700
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STUNNING REDO IN DOWNTOWN BIRMINGHAM. Sophisticated home with open floor plan, Deguilio kitchen and master bath, Sub-Zero and Dacor appliances. Family room with vaulted ceiling, fireplace in living and master, waterworks accents in second full bath, beautifully landscaped with brick paver walk and porch, first floor laundry, finished lower level. $649,000 CALL 248-644-6700

OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE IN A QUARTON LAKE ESTATES ENGLISH COTTAGE! From the moment you pull up and walk through the stone entry, you’ll be wowed! Beautifully maintained with all the architectural elements intact, updated kitchen and baths, cherry library. Master with built-ins, spiral staircase to third floor loft/office. Gorgeous English gardens. Birmingham schools. $589,000 CALL 248-644-6700

MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION! Must see, one step above...Beautiful brick home with extensive use of granite and marble, dramatic cherry kitchen with stainless steel appliances opens to great room, master suite with luxurious bath, finished lower level with full bath and granite wet bar, usable space above the garage for home office or workout space. $499,900 CALL 248-644-6700

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Chris Pero
(248) 797-0784
50 Closed Transactions in 2008 cgpero@yahoo.com www.chrispero.com
275 S. Old Woodward Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM Over $75k in updates during the last 4 years. Beautiful new kitchen with custom cabinets, granite counters and stainless appliances. Opens to family room with gas fireplace, vaulted ceiling and new hardwood floors. Four bedrooms up. Mostly new windows, new roof, furnace, hot water heater, air conditioning and humidifier. New garage door and driveway. New landscaping with Bluestone front porch and walk. $399,900

ROYAL OAK Move right into this 3 bedroom brick bungalow. Updated white kitchen - all appliances included. Spacious living room and dining room with hardwood floors. Remodeled main floor bath. Great master bedroom suite upstairs includes a full bath and walk-in closet. Beautifully finished basement with 2 large rec room areas, a storage room and a laundry room. Central air - new in ‘06. Some minor exclusions. $169,900

NORTHVILLE Absolutely exquisite Rosewood model condo extensively upgraded throughout. Hardwood floors, honey maple cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances in beautiful eat-in kitchen. Incredible master suite. Wonderfully finished basement with garden view windows include a rec room, a great bar with granite centers and a full bath. Expertly decorated and maintained. $424,900

BLOOMFIELD HILLS Three bedroom, 2.1 bath new construction home to be built on one of 18 estate size homesites in Dourdan Place, an exclusive development of million dollar plus homes uniting 2 of S.E. Michigan’s most highly regarded real estate organizations – BRG Custom homes and Brody Homes, Inc. First floor master, 3 car side entry garage. State-of-the-art craftsmanship. Bloomfield schools. $899,999

TROY Beautifully maintained and decorated 2001 built home! Gorgeous kitchen with maple cabinets, granite counters, center island and tiled floors. Breakfast nook opens to great room with fireplace. First floor laundry, library and formal dining room. Great master suite with large walk-in closet, luxurious bath with dual sinks and jetted tub. Fantastic finished basement includes wet bar with granite centers, rec room/play area. Brick paver patio. $399,900

BLOOMFIELD HILLS Five bedroom, 3.1 bath new construction home to be built on one of 18 estate size homesites in Dourdan Place, an exclusive development of million dollar plus homes uniting 2 of S.E. Michigan’s most highly regarded real estate organizations – BRG Custom homes and Brody Homes, Inc. First floor master, 3 car side entry garage. State-of-the-art craftsmanship. Bloomfield schools. $1,199,000

BERKLEY Spacious home, very well maintained! Family room with gas fireplace, built in cabinetry and new flooring. Nice eat in kitchen. Doorwall to nice deck on fenced lot. 2 1/2 car garage with newer opener. First floor mudroom and laundry. All new interior doors, blinds and custom window treatments, newer moldings, casing and baseboards. $159,900

BIRMINGHAM Four bedroom, 2 bath cape cod on a great street, walking distance to downtown. Updated white kitchen with Corian counters and tile floors. Living room with fireplace and hardwood floors. Back family room overlooking stone patio on a nice, fenced lot. Expanded upstairs with 2 spacious bedrooms and a full bath. Finished basement includes a large rec room, built in playhouse and laundry room. $299,900

TROY Outstanding home with over $150K in upgrades during the last 3 years. Fantastic kitchen including granite counters, stainless steel appliances, center island and breakfast bar, desk center and eating nook with gas fireplace. Two story great room with natural fireplace and wet bar. Finished basement with temperature controlled wine cellar. Large deck with hot tub on a professionally landscaped lot. $649,900

BIRMINGHAM Hard-to-find colonial in Sheffield Estates. Large living room with hardwood floors and natural fireplace. Spacious dining room and white kitchen, all appliances included. Three bedrooms upstairs include master with double closets. Updated full bath. Finished rec room in basement, 2 car garage, stamped concrete patio on a nice lot. Inground sprinklers. New driveway ‘03, furnace ‘06, newer roof and windows, central air. $179,900

WEST BLOOMFIELD Move in condition colonial on a great cul-de-sac lot in West Bloomfield with Farmington schools. Updated white kitchen with eating nook. Opens to large family room with natural fireplace.. Master bath remodeled with slate tile ‘05. New furnace, air conditioning and updated electric ‘03, hot water heater s’04, roof ‘06, sump pump ‘07. Nice patio and fenced backyard. Two car attached side entry garage. $224,900

FERNDALE Well maintained bungalow close to town. Remodeled white kitchen with newer appliances, including dishwasher, new cabinets, counter, sink and floor. Updated full bath with new sink, floor, toilet, cabinet and shower door. Living room, dining room and first floor bedrooms with hardwood floors. Newer carpet upstairs. Front and back enclosed porches. Two car garage, 1 car door plus workshop. Some new windows. Tear-off roof ’01, new furnace and central air ’01, copper plumbing. $104,900

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CLAWSON Move-in condition ranch! Well decorated and maintained throughout. Spacious living room and both bedrooms with hardwood floors. Updated eat-in kitchen has granite counter peninsula. Bath remodeled with tiled floor and pedestal sink. Large deck and 2 car garage on nicely manicured lot. Newer windows. New tear off dimensional shingle roof - ‘06. Central air. Newer front porch with great landscaping. $119,900

BIRMINGHAM Riverside Place - Fantastic opportunity in an exclusive development of 8 detached condos. Secluded, private community yet in the heart of downtown Birmingham. Design your dream home. $240 monthly association fee covers all exterior maintenance. Starting at $599,000.

FERNDALE Absolutely exquisite personal residence of award wining interior designer. 2000 built home has been masterfully upgraded and decorated. Comfortable floor plan takes advantage of all usable space. Incredible master suite with dressing room. Gourmet kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Natural fireplace in spacious living room. A stunning home. Many of the furnishings are included. $275,000

BEVERLY HILLS Extensively renovated brick ranch on over an acre of property. Remodeled kitchen with Corian counters, tiled backsplash and hardwood floors. Vaulted ceiling in living room and dining room with shared fireplace. Main bath updated with jetted tub and tiled floor. Well thought out full finished basement. Connect to city water in ‘02. New furnace, central air and hardwood floors ‘03, new windows ‘00, roof ‘97. Newer circular drive and deck. Two car attached garage. Great house! $319,900

LOCATION! LOCATION! Northwest Royal Oak bungalow 2 blocks off Woodward. Expanded kitchen area adds eating space. Beautifully refinished hardwood floors. Second floor includes 2 bedrooms and full bath - or convert back to one big master suite. Large 2 car detached garage with new roof ‘04 and walk up loft area. New windows in house ‘04. New hot water heater ‘08. Walking distance to restaurants, entertainment, parks and more. $124,900

BIRMINGHAM Townhouse condo on the West Side of Adams. Set well back off the road and bordering Poppleton Park. Hardwood floors throughout most of the condo. Nicely updated kitchen. Large living room and dining area. Two large bedrooms up, double closets in master. Partially finished basement. Brick patio out back overlooking common area. Carport included - not all units have one. Central air, newer windows. Low association fee including water. $134,900 or $1,000/month.

HUNTINGTON WOODS Fantastic renovation to this center entrance colonial in the front of the Woods. Beautifully remodeled kitchen with maple cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Natural fireplace in living room. Great master suite includes large walk-in closet and luxury bath with slate tile. Finished rec room in basement, 2 car garage, 2-zone heating/ cooling. $399,900

BERKLEY Three bedroom bungalow on a great street. Large living room with hardwood floors. Spacious master upstairs. Separate dining room. Newer windows and central air. One car detached garage. $119,900

ROCHESTER HILLS Fantastic beautifully maintained. Gorgeous new gourmet kitchen, completely remodeled in ‘06 with granite counters, tiled backsplash, maple cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Family room with natural fireplace, hardwood floors and vaulted ceiling. Back living room/dining room overlooks wonderfully landscaped yard with brick paver patio backing to commons area. Finished basement has a huge rec room and fourth full bath. New roof ‘05. $349,900

BLOOMFIELD HILLS Village colonial with great space in the Indian Mound area. Large room sizes and nice layout. Clean and neutral throughout. Spacious eat-in kitchen. Huge master bedroom with sitting room. Beautiful inground pool and hot tub. Rare 3-car garage. Finished recreation room in basement with wet bar and half bath. $599,900

TROY Fantastic 1996 built brick colonial. Beautiful gourmet kitchen with granite counters, large island and tiled backsplash, opens to large family room with vaulted ceilings and fireplace. Breakfast nook, formal dining room and living room, study and first floor laundry. Four good size bedrooms up, master with custom walk-in closets organizers. Incredible finished basement has granite top wet bar, full bath and 2 rec room areas. Three car side entry garage. Nice patio on spacious lot. $449,900

BLOOMFIELD HILLS Well maintained and neutral ranch on a great lot! Newer kitchen cabinets and appliances opens to nook and family room. Family room has a 2-way fireplace shared with the living room. Spacious dining room. Hardwood floors in the bedrooms including the master with a walkin closet and white tiled bath. Newer windows, hot water heater and roof. Two zone heating/cooling. Two car attached garage. Driveway redone. Bloomfield Hills Schools. A wonderful home. $199,900

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RENOWNED TROWBRIDGE CRAFTSMANSHIP IN BIRMINGHAM Quality craftsmanship by renowned Trowbridge on almost 1/2 acre in Quarton Lake. Superb casual elegance with exquisite appointments and amenities throughout. With over 5,200 sq. f.t this 4 bedroom, 3.1 bath residence features custom moldings, hardwood floors, copper and marble, a banquet sized dining room and spectacular custom gourmet kitchen. Finished lower level provides an additional. 3,400 sq. ft. $1,599,000

EXTENSIVE RENOVATIONS AND OUTDOOR LIVING IN BLOOMFIELD HILLS Extensively renovated and outdoor living at its best! With 3,091 sq. ft. this 4 bedroom, 2.1 bath home provides a spectacular lifestyle. Spacious bright kitchen with granite and lots of storage. Picturesque breakfast room features fireplace. Great room with second fireplace and cathedral ceilings. Custom trim and molding throughout. Master with his and hers closets, 2 vanities. Enjoy inground pool, hot tub and scenic gardens. New 40 year dimensional roof, electrical service, sump pump, sprinklers. $499,000 SYLVAN LAKE PRIVILEGES AND PRIVATE BEACH Gorgeous views of all-sports Sylvan Lake. Just 2 doors away from private beach and park. Sylvan Lake privileges and available dock, this Cunningham Park home provides a spectacular lifestyle. Featuring 1,785 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, open concept floor plan, cathedral ceilings, skylight, hardwood floors, 2 stone fireplaces. Spacious master suite with walk-in closet, jetted tub, 2 pedestal sinks. Two decks with views of lake, finished lower level with media room and office. New Andersen windows, roof, counters. Professionally landscaped $299,000

METICULOUS AND MOVE-IN READY IN TROY Meticulous contemporary in a cul-de-sac, 4 bedrooms, 3.1 bathrooms, 2,906 sq. ft. Private association including tennis court and park. Hardwood floors and custom window treatments throughout. Bright and spacious kitchen flows into great room, brick wall fireplace soaring to the cathedral ceilings. Spacious master suite, bath with granite and ceramic, walk-in closet. Expansive first floor laundry. Finished lower level with kitchenette, 5th and 6th bedroom option, full bath and 3rd living area. Pristine and move in ready. $385,000

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BLOOMFIELD WITH PICTURESQUE STREAM Beautiful rolling lot, almost 1/2 acre in Bloomfield Hills, stream running through front yard, private wooded backyard. Features 1,643 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 2.1 bathrooms. Master suite with full bath and large closet, bay window in living room, spacious family room, 2 natural fireplaces, newly refinished hardwood floors, new blinds, newer windows, fresh paint, expansive walkout basement, new retaining wall, new cement driveway. Fourth bedroom option. $199,000

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Totally updated spacious home on wooded corner lot with gorgeous yard, pond and waterfall! Ceramic floors in foyer, kitchen, family and living rooms! Cathedral ceiling in great room, 3 fireplaces. Newer windows! Custom ceramic tiled baths. New solid oak cabinets in kitchen with granite counters! Built-in shelves in family room. Incredible finished lower level with second kitchen with granite counter, exercise room, 2 bedrooms + 2 baths + living room with fireplace! Home Warranty included. AWESOME AREA - Nature and wildlife abound!! $465,000

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TWO BEDROOM, 2.1 BATH townhouse in Copper Creek. Updates throughout! Kitchen: oak cabinets, ceramic floor, all appliances, pantry, Corian countertops. Living room with gas marble hearth fireplace, marble foyer, master suite with full bath, walk-in closet. Professionally finished basement: carpet, cedar closet. Extra deep 2 car garage. Private deck/patio area. Move-in condition. 24-hour notice. $155,000

FOUR BEDROOM, 3 BATH ranch, great room Andersen windows, wet bar, stone fireplace and French door to brick patio. Formal dining room with Crawford ceiling, oak floor. Master with bay, walk-in closet, separate bath. Last 4 years: furnace, hot water heater, roof and central air. Oak kitchen with newer floor, ceramic counter and backsplash. First floor laundry. $275,000 or lease with option $2,000/month. SOUTHFIELD TWO BEDROOM, 1.1. BATH CONDO in the Franklin Village To w n h o m e s complex. Kitchen with breakfast nook with doorwall to private deck. All appliances include w a s h e r / d r y e r. Large living room with fireplace and doorwall to backyard. Formal dining room area. Large master suite with double closets and connected to 2nd bedroom via Jack and Jill bath. Finished daylight basement with lots of storage. One car garage. Clubhouse and swim pool! April move-in ready! $1,195/month.
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COMPLETELY REMODELED 2003 2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH RANCH. with beautiful living room with vaulted ceilings. Large master bedroom with mirrored closets. Updated kitchen with oak cabinets, including newer appliances, washer/dryer. Newer in 2003: kitchen, copper plumbing, electric, drywall, interior/exterior doors, windows, lighting, central air, ceiling fans. Newer 2 car garage. Large double lot. Lake privileges, enjoy 670 acre all-sports Walled Lake access - 3 houses from dock and beach access. $129,900
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NEWER CONSTRUCTION! Redford 3 bedroom, 2.1 bath. Open floor plan with large living room and dining room. Full eat-in kitchen. Master suite bedroom with large full bath, dual walk-in closets. Second full bath on upper level. Lav on entry level. Full basement. Two car attached garage. lease-with option-to-purchase available. Please no pets, no smokers. $1,200/month.
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FOUR BEDROOM, 3 BATH colonial, great room with 2story ceiling. Fireplace. Open floor plan to dining room and kitchen. Island kitchen with oak cabinets. Dining room doorwall opens to large deck. Huge master suite with vaulted ceilings, fireplace, dual sinks, dual walk-in closets, shower stall and large soaking tub. Three additional bedrooms off balcony to great room. First floor laundry. $275,000
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REMODELED 4 bedroom, 3.1 bath Cape Cod. Stem-tostern updates. Open kitchen with granite, hardwood floors. Family room with brick mantel, hardwood floors, French doors to deck. Master suite with jet tub, dual sinks, shower, granite. Two additional bedrooms on upper with full bath. Fully finished walkout with 4 bedrooms, lav. All newer: Pella wood encased crank windows, French doors, kitchen, all baths with granite, Kohler fixtures, high-efficiency furnace, central air. REDUCED! $290,000
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THREE BEDROOM, 4 BATH condo with vaulted ceiling, great room with skylights and gas fireplace. First floor master bedroom with ceramic, dual sink, cherry cabinets. Gorgeous kitchen with maple cabinets, newer Whirlpool appliances, large breakfast nook opens to deck, doorwall leads to cedar deck. Full finished basement with fourth full bath and egress. Side entry 2 car garage. First floor laundry. $220,000
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OVER 3,750 SQ. FT. 4 bedroom, 3.2 bath colonial. Almost $100K in builder upgrades. Hardwood floors, 8 ft. doors, custom 2-way fireplace in great room to gourmet kitchen with maple cabinets, granite counters, stainless appliances, walk-in pantry, built-in stove top and double ovens. Walk-in closets all bedrooms. Master with 18’ x 8’ walk-in closet. Premium lot backing to private woods. Paver patio. $399,900

THREE BEDROOM, 2.1 BATH CAPE COD. Open kitchen with large eat-in breakfast area, formal dining room. Great room gas fireplace. First floor master with walk-in closet and bath. Finished lower level with family room area. Two additional bedrooms and full bath on upper level. Attached 2 car garage, huge lot, lake privileges on Silver Lake. $212,000

NEWER 2005 BUILT 4 bedroom, 2.1 bath colonial. Large kitchen with oak cabinets, large breakfast eating area, open floor plan to living room, 4 bedrooms, master suite with full bath, second full bath upper level. Entry level lav, first floor laundry. Two car attached garage. Extra deep crawl with dry cement floor. SUBJECT TO THIRD PARTY APPROVAL. $175,000

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STOP THE CAR! This is the one, clean as a whistle, and ready to move into. Finished basement (professionally done), 4 bedrooms, first floor master suite, living room, dining room, family room. Comes with all appliances. Two car attached garage. Newer insulation, furnace, windows, central air, roof and range. Popular sub-walking distance to local elementary school. Come on inside - you’ll like what you see. $139,800

GREAT OPPORTUNITY! First time offered in decades. Owner of business is selling building and/or retail store. Two bedroom apartment upstairs level, comes with appliances. New paved 4 lane major road in front of building - corner location, lots of traffic. Long term tenants of store and apartment, will sign new lease upon sale. Paved parking, new signs, tenants pay all utilities, retail business also for sale. Agent is owner. $220,000
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STOP THE CAR! This is the home you’ve been looking for - 3 bedrooms, finished basement, dining room and living room. Huge, gorgeous kitchen - completely updated with premium appliances, tiled floor, contemporary newer cupboards, counters and fixtures. Central air, raised deck, 2 car garage, large, nicely landscaped lot. Hardwood flooring, newer carpeting and windows. Custom light fixtures throughout. Solid brick construction. Freshly painted in neutral colors. ready to move in! Priced to sell quickly. $150,000
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BEVERLY HILLS - Stunning 2007 custom build from the ground up. No detail spared in this 3,100 sq. ft., 5 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home. Huge kitchen with granite counters and island with prep sink, opens to family room, dining room and living room. Cathedral ceilings. Master suite with walk-in closet, flat panel TV and jetted tub in bath. Second floor laundry. Zoned heating and cooling. Custom Andersen windows. Lovely stone patio in fully fenced backyard. Offered at $535,000.

ROYAL OAK - Awesome 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, 2004 construction in walkto-town location. Terrific open floor plan. Large kitchen, maple cabinets, center island opens to breakfast / dining area. Gorgeous oak hardwood floors. Hardie composite exterior. Andersen windows. Fabulous finished basement with wet bar and egress window. First floor laundry. Wonderful master suite with bath, walk-in closet. Two car garage, in-ground sprinkler system, paver patio. Offered at $289,900.

ROYAL OAK - Fantastic layout in this 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home in wonderful location in Beverly Hills sub. Large updated kitchen opens to great room with fireplace and direct access to large and fully fenced backyard. Hardwood floors throughout. Four generous-sized bedrooms, plus second floor den or library, could be fifth bedroom. Large full basement. Two car attached garage. Charming and well-appointed. Close to Beaumont, shopping and more. Super home! Offered at $289,000.

FERNDALE - Cute and quaint 4 bedroom brick ranch, easy living without stairs. Open floor plan, large eat-in kitchen. Bright, sunny and large rooms. First floor laundry. Two car garage. Newer driveway, roof, central air. Fenced backyard. All appliances stay. Walk to downtown Ferndale, schools, stunning park. Motivated seller! Offered at $122,000.

ROYAL OAK - This 2 bedroom, 2 full bath home has been remodeled from the ground-up; 2001-02. Huge open kitchen with tons of light. Maple cupboards, neutral countertops. Walk-in closets. Remodeled baths. Skylights and recessed lighting throughout. Large open breakfast area. Great fresh landscaping, newer siding, furnace, roof, windows, hot water heater, central air, list goes on! Offered at $118,000.

BERKLEY - All the work has been done since 2005 in this 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath home; roof, siding, windows, finished basement, slate kitchen floor, countertops, refinished hardwood floors. Updated bathroom, all new light fixtures, new half bath in basement. Electrical updated. Doorwall to patio. All newer exterior and interior doors. Great designer paint tones. Offered at $115,000.

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294 E. Brown • Birmingham, MI 48009

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FABULOUS FEATURED ON THE BIRMINGHAM HOUSE TOUR. Remodeled by Jeff King, across from Quarton Lake. First floor master bedroom suite with walk-in closet. Beautiful granite island kitchen with breakfast area open to family room, dining room with granite built-in. Living room with fireplace, library with open ceiling. Updated granite powder room, open foyer, skylights, hardwood floors. Sound system throughout, finished lower level with lav. Lovely private yard. Newer windows, shutters, pavers, etc. Heated garage. Special! GORGEOUS ESTATE NESTLED ON SPECTACULAR ONE ACRE PRIVATE LOT Built 2000. Large updated European gourmet granite kitchen with glazed wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances. Beautiful master suite with pan ceiling, sitting area, huge Bath and Jacuzzi. Large library. Hardwood floors, 2-way fireplace. Fabulous finished loft-style lower level with full bath, game room and built-in plasma TV. Professionally landscaped private 1 acre with tiered patio, waterfall and brick pavers. Three car garage. Farmington Hills. STUNNING REMODELED WEST BLOOMFIELD CONDO Beautiful gourmet kitchen opens to balcony and screened porch. Dining room open to living room, family room and balcony. Library with custom wood cabinetry, wet bar with gorgeous Jerusalem stone. Wonderful master bedroom suite with walk-in closet, bonus room/office/bedroom. Hardwood floors, crown moldings, energy-saving recessed lights, 12 inch insulation. Newer hot water heater and electrical. Private lower level. 2 car garage.

LUXURY PRIVATE ENTRY CONDO IN TROY CLOSE TO BIRMINGHAM. Largest unit available. Granite kitchen with breakfast bar. Master bedroom suite with cathedral ceiling, 2 walk-in closets, marble bath, separate shower. Second bedroom with its own bath. Great room with fireplace and bay window open to dining room and balcony. Family room and library with French doors. Granite powder room. Finished lower level. Upgrades: cabinets, marble, Euro and ceramic tile shower, lighting, etc.! Two car garage. Special!!! BLOOMFIELD CONDO Fabulous 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath updated private entry condo. Largest floor plan in complex. Wonderful eat-in kitchen with doorwall to private atrium, living room with fireplace open to dining room. Large master suite with cathedral ceiling, walk-in closet. First floor laundry. Neutral throughout. Finished lower level with bedroom, full bath, fireplace, wet bar. Hickory hardwood floors. Updates since 2007: roof, water heater, a/c, garage door, hardwood floors, energy efficient windows, gutters and sump pump. Professionally landscaped. Pool/tennis. Close to expressways. $179,900

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CALIFORNIA STYLE RANCH Open concept with cathedral ceilings throughout. Hardwood floors under carpet. Stove and refrigerator included. Partially Finished basement, central air, attached carport with storage, and updated windows. This home is clean and ready to move into. (S22AVA) $87,900 ST. CLAIR SHORES 248-293-0000

STATELY COLONIAL Welcoming entrance into this home of spacious and sunny rooms, granite kitchen, cathedral ceiling and more. Main floor features a living room, dining room, family room, laundry and 1/2 bath. Curved stairway to 2nd floor with master suite and 3 more bedrooms. Beautifully finished walkout includes full bath, bedroom, large rec room with fireplace, wet bar and doorwall to beautiful yard. (S61BEA) $550,000 TROY 248-293-0000

A MUST SEE! This “grand” colonial has such great potential. It has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, dining room, living room and a firepalce in the great room. It has hardwood floors, first floor laundry, a basement and a 2 car attached garage. Great lcoation in the Stonegate Point subdivision. (S28ARN) $89,900 PONTIAC 248-293-0000

LAKEFRONT PARADISE LEASE Lakefront location with panoramic views of Lake Orion. Boat house, dock, new carpet and paint. Owners used the finished walkout as their large master bedroom (not counted in square footage) because of the view, full master bath and large walk-in closet. Spiral stairs to bungalow bedroom with balcony and view of the point. Plus 2 more bedrooms. (S24BEL) $1,400/month LAKE ORION 248-293-0000

FOUR BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE Like new, move in and enjoy! Open floor plan, 3.5 baths, great room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace. Custom kitchen with hardwood floors, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Finished walkout lower level with a second kitchen and wet bar. Attached 2 car garage. (S75BLU) $230,000 ROCHESTER HILLS 248-293-0000

GREAT BERKLEY BUNGALOW This is a must see!! Cute 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home is so updated that all the big and little stuff has been done. There’s a library, and a fireplace in the family room. An extra touch of glass block is throughout the house including the up-stairs and awesome glass shower in the partially finished basement. Library, a fireplace in the family room, 2 car garage and fenced yard. (S15CAT) $150,000 BERKLEY 248-293-0000

PRIVATE SERENE SETTING Entertain with style in your fabulous, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath Colonial in Farmington Brook Sub. Extensive natural wood, stained glass, vaulted ceilings, open floor plan, fireplace in great room, den, jetted tub in master bathroom and first floor laundry. Plus - finished walkout, basement with bar, bath, bedroom/office and rec. room. Three car garage. Common areas and trails abound. (S38CED) $274,900 FARMINGTON HILLS 248-293-0000

NEWER! NEWER! NEWER! Updates include roof, furnace, siding, Wallside windows, hot water heater, kitchen and bathroom. Fresh paint throughout and some newer carpet. Kitchen with updated cabinets and flooring (appliances stay). All of the bedrooms are nice sizes. Fenced backyard. All you have to do is move in. (S23COL) $80,000 PONTIAC 248-293-0000

STATELY 1929 TUDOR Beautifully finished 5 bedroom home. Wet plaster with decorative ceilings, wood flooring, original leaded glass windows in the living room and impressive oak trim. Updated electrical, semi finished basement with glass block windows and 1/2 bath. Two car garage. Finished with shelving and cabinets. (S74COO) $119,900 CENTERLINE 248-293-0000

IN THE HILLS OF OAKLAND This executive colonial is over 5,000 sq. ft., has all the bells and whistles. Rooms are generous in size, including all 5 bedrooms. Large master suite has whirlpool tub, gourmet kitchen has granite counters, there are 5 full and 2 half baths, a fireplace in the great room as well as one in finished basement, which boasts a full kitchen and bath with sauna. Priced 100K below ’08 appraisal. (S29BAY) $639,900 OAKLAND TOWNSHIP 248-293-0000

CLASSIC RANCH Enter into a very open floor plan. Vaulted ceilings in the family and dining rooms with a brick fireplace. It boasts a 20’ x 12’ kitchen with newer cabinets, sink and ceramic floors, carpet, stove and refrigerator. Newer windows and insulation blown in walls and attic. Rec room, Finished basement and side turn garage . (S27SAR) $194,900 TROY 248-293-0000

BERKLEY RANCH In the heart of Berkley is this very nice, well maintained 3 bedroom brick ranch with great curb appeal. With so many upgrades, this home is almost new, including the new tear off roof. There is a basement, 2 car garage, and fenced backyard. Walk to downtown and close to shopping and Beaumont Hospital. (S31BUC) $140,000 BERKLEY 248-293-0000

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A HOME FOR ENTERTAINING Beautiful ranch, quiet street and nice neighborhood. The kitchen has quality cabinets, breakfast bar, tile and all appliances stay. Finished basement boasts a wet bar, widescreen TV, tiered theater seating and sound system.. Updated master bedroom has a built-in TV and jetted tub. Basement and garage storage. Covered patio, fenced yard plus a Home Warranty. (S19DOR) $124,900 SOUTHFIELD 248-293-0000

WEST BLOOMFIELD LAKE PRIVILEGES Enjoy living in this California style ranch and boating on Pine Lake. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, updated kitchen with Corian counters, built-in ovens and skylight. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the living and dining rooms, neutral carpet, cathedral ceilings and gas fireplace in the great room. Two car garage, spacious patio and lawn care included. All this on a large cul-de-sac. (S23SCO) $1,475/month WEST BLOOMFIELD 248-293-0000

MOVE IN READY Much better than a foreclosure. You’ll find that this 3 bedroom ranch is clean, in good condition and is located in a well maintained northern neighborhood. And the nice park across the street has a little lake. Open floor plan, central air, stove, refrigerator, washer, covered porch, shed and a fenced backyard. (S81STA) $19,000 PONTIAC 248-293-0000

ROYAL OAK Walk to Jane Adam’s School! Great 3 bedroom ranch, oversize kitchen, hardwood floors, one car garage. One owner home! GREAT INVESTMENT! (S24WEB) $139,900

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READY AND WAITING Are you ready? This 3 bedroom brick ranch has an attached oversized garage. Updates including the roof, furnace, air conditioning and the carpet, plus, there’s hardwood flooring under the carpet. Large living room with bay window and the kitchen has a large eating area. Breezeway between garage and home could be Florida room. Full basement. (S11WRI) $135,000 CLAWSON 248-293-0000

SECLUDED 1.99 ACRES - TROY Four bedroom Colonial with hardwood floors and vinyl windows, appliances, basement, deck and patio on a wooded parcel. The large, fenced in pole barn has heat, a full bath, cement floor area to park motor home, contractor’s equipment or car buff. (S67WES) $337,000 TROY 248-293-0000

COLONIAL CONDO This beautiful condo has 2 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. It is located in the Hampton Golf Course community. It has an open floor plan with natural fireplace in the great room and a loft to enjoy the view of the greens. There is a basement, porch, deck and a 2 car garage. It’s move in ready. (S52HAR) $139,900/$1,100 month ROCHESTER HILLS 248-293-0000

ADORABLE WATERFORD DOLL HOUSE Perfect home if you’re just starting out or as a retirement home. This 2 bedroom ranch was completely remodeled in 2006 with neutral décor throughout. It has a fabulous cher’s kitchen with the appliances staying for you. First floor laundry means no stairs to climb. Detached 2 car garage. (S48HAT) $129,900 WATERFORD 248-293-0000

A REAL CHARMER Three bedroom, 2 bath, well maintained home in Royal Oak. Hardwood floors, new roof, windows and updated kitchen, with breakfast nook. Great location, view of park across the street, and a must see. Make a call, come see this home. (S15HOF) $105,000 ROYAL OAK 248-293-0000

SEMINOLE HILLS LEASE 12 month lease on a historic, 3 bedroom, 2.1 bath, center hall colonial in Seminole Hills - the historic area of Pontiac. Large rooms, hardwood floors, two fireplaces, a basement and a 2 car garage. A nice home in a beautiful area. (S20IRO) $1,150/month PONTIAC 248-293-0000

LEASE IN TROY BERKLEY PRIDE Troy schools! Large brick ranch, 3 bedroom, 2 full bahts, Enjoy living in this updated 3 bedroom, 3 bath bungalow with appliances included. Full basement and attached 2 car hardwood floors, newer roof and all kitchen appliances. Call garage. (S56LIV) $1,200/month for your private showing. (S42ROB) $149,900 TROY 248-293-0000 BERKLEY 248-293-0000

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LAKE ORION • LONG LAKE • DEER LAKE • ELIZABETH LAKE • WATKINS LAKE • OXBOW LAKE • WHITE LAKE

ELIZABETH LAKE • OXBOW LAKE • WILLIAMS LAKE • WOODHULL LAKE • WHITE LAKE • CASS LAKE • SYLVAN LAKE

6485 Dixie Highway Clarkston, MI 48346
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SPOTLESS New paint inside and out. Three large decks. Steel seawall with dock and hoist. Two fireplaces. Large heated spa room with hot tub. Lower level just refinished with whole separate living quarters. Too much to mention. $1,149,000. (2459LA)

REDUCED BY $995,900 Fabulous property when it is restored. The “Fisher Estate” features 8,000 sq. ft. of old style luxury. Separate pool house with indoor pool. Separate guest house with 2 bedrooms/2 baths. Fabulous views of the whole lake. Ten acres that can be splitable walkout sites. Must see! $3,000,000. (2455L)
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BEAUTIFUL! Must see this builder’s home. Spacious 2,629 sq. ft. home with many custom upgrades and features. Lower level master bedroom with a beautiful master bath. Beautiful kitchen with commercial stove and brushed granite countertops. All sits on hilly ravine lot on canal. $649,000. (1157A)
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SENSATIONAL HOUSE AND GARDENS Poised on private Mill Lake. This amazing home offers smart design and quality. Brick and stone sets the stage with circular drive. Dramatic ceilings and walls of windows offering natural lighting. Must see! $599,000 (2480B)

WHAT A FANTASTIC VIEW… from this private and secluded yard. Home sits on almost 2 acres with tennis court that backs to golf course. Large boat house with roof-top deck that overlooks private Lake Angelus (a 470-acre spring-fed lake that feeds into headwaters of the Clinton River). Inside features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. Additional bedroom and second kitchen area in finished lower level walkout with sauna. Owner says bring offer! Only $749,900. (2390P)
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PRIVATE ALL-SPORTS LAKEFRONT Beautiful ranch on 104 feet of lakefront. If you’re looking for a prime lakefront, this is it! Large open neutral floor plan. Three bedrooms, 3.5 baths, with over 3,800 sq. ft. of living space. Full finished walkout lower level with recreation room or could be fourth bedroom. Three car garage (two up and one at lakeside). Sandy beach, dock and ski course. Cul-desac location. Must see! $439,900. (164O)
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GORGEOUS REMODELED CONTEMPORARY Lakefront with stunning views. Circle driveway. Oversized 2 car garage. Home features over 2,400 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths. Finished basement with wet bar. Large wall of windows from upstairs and downstairs to watch the sun rise. Beautiful landscaping around multi-level deck for lakeside enjoyment. Dock and sandy beach. Reduced $50,000 for quick sale. Bring offer. $329,900 (7295A)
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WATERFORD Beautiful home with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Great views. Finished lower level walkout with upper and lower decks. Oak wet bar with refrigerator. Steam sauna. Heated garage. Docks and appliances stay. Builder owned. $299,900. (2032W)

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MARINER’S COVE Spacious Tudor-style with professionally landscaped 1.1 acres lake frontage and 3-car garage. First floor master suite with 3 bedrooms upstairs. First floor office/library. Extensive first level deck overlooks lake. Clarkston Schools. Priced to sell with land contract terms. Lease available. $299,900. (4356CP)

TWO-SIDED WATERFRONT Pottery barn-style home that has been renovated from ‘06 to ‘08. Open floor plan with massive great room and oak flooring throughout. Kitchen and entry are slate. Three bedrooms, three baths. Great room with soaring knotty pine cathedral ceiling and stone fireplace. Must see! $299,900. (2820S)

SELL FINANCING AVAILABLE Investment opportunity to own rental income. Well maintained and updated multi-unit historic brick home. Gold Coast home on St. Clair River. Great views from each unit. Four separate units with own kitchen, bath. Tenants pay utilities. Common laundry and locked storage in basement. $299,900. (666R)

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6485 Dixie Highway Clarkston, MI 48346
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HOLLY Spacious home on all-sports Bush Lake. Nice deep lot. Large deck off huge master suite. Big natural fireplace in large, cozy living room. This home qualifies for $0 down financing. Great opportunity for lakefront living. Much more! $269,000 or lease $1,950/mo. (4402G)
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WHITE LAKE What a deal. Beautiful NEW construction lakefront. Gorgeous views, very bright and airy with huge great room. Maple kitchen with granite. Large master bedroom. Entry level hardwood floors. $199,000 (9357M)

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NEW BUILD New 3,300 sq. ft. beautiful lakefront home. Very private setting on pristine bay on dead-end street. Over 100 ft. lake frontage. Lower level walkout with full bath. Could have master on first floor with full bath. Priced at cost but not complete. Three bedrooms, 4.5 baths. Sale as-is. Much more! $249,900. (6015R)
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BEAUTIFUL VIEWS Lakefront on unspoiled Lake Susin. 200 feet on allsports lake includes spacious home with 2-car attached garage, lakefront boathouse and dock. Many mature trees sit on this 3-lot property. House takes full advantage of lake view and offers walkout from family room and dining area. Great home! $199,000. (9880D)
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GORGEOUS VIEWS Lakefront living without high taxes. Large deck with awesome lake views. Home features lots of room with storage in lower level. Great location. Great room with fireplace. Great value for home. $189,900 or lease for $1,300/month. (494L)

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SHOWS PRIDE Lakefront living without high taxes. Beautiful home on canal to all-sports White Lake. Open floor plan. Vaulted ceilings with lots of windows. Two sheds for extra storage. Three bedrooms, 2 baths with finished lower level. $190,000. (3300DL)
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LAND CONTRACT TERMS Brick ranch on Charlick Lake. Incredible value with solid home. Two fireplaces. Wood floors in living room and all bedrooms. Three bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Doorwall to deck with lake view. Newer septic and furnace. Huge basement with high ceilings. Must see! $179,900. Lease available. (4141S)
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LAKEFRONT – MUST SELL IMMEDIATELY!! Lakefront on Whitehorse Lake at a steal! Three bedroom, 1.5 bath ranch with 2+ car garage. Close to M-59 and Oakland Airport. House is nicely updated and has its own dock, seawall on a canal. Priced $30K under SEV. Lease also! Lease $1,300/month or purchase. $150,000. (6161G)

BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME Beautiful walkout site on canal to Schoolhouse and Loon Lakes. Access to five all-sports lakes. Water and sewer at street. Drastically reduced! Land contract terms available. $99,900. (V/L I)

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LAKE ORION • LONG LAKE • DEER LAKE • ELIZABETH LAKE • WATKINS LAKE • OXBOW LAKE • WHITE LAKE

ELIZABETH LAKE • OXBOW LAKE • WILLIAMS LAKE • WOODHULL LAKE • WHITE LAKE • CASS LAKE • SYLVAN LAKE

6485 Dixie Highway Clarkston, MI 48346

The Stately Fisher Estate on Lake Angelus
A 480 acre all-sports private lake

Secluded and wooded 10 acres with 375 ft. of sandy beach and steel seawall. Home is old style grandeur with original Handcarved Mahagony wood in the grand ball room with orchestra banister. Separate guest house with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Two story boathouse. Separate in-door pool house. 3 splittable acreage lots. Over 8,000 sq. ft. with 8 bedrooms and 6.3 baths. Too many amenities to mention. Reduced $995,900. Now $3,000,000 (2455L).

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Bloomfield Hills OLD WORLD ELEGANCE Exclusive gated community. Exceptional buy and almost never lived in. Expect to be impressed with soaring windows and ceilings overlooking private nature area. Magnificent kitchen, and paneled library. Exquisite master. Iron railings, limestone, custom woodwork and granite. No expense spared. 5,200 sq. ft., 6 bedroom, 5 full and 2 half baths plus 3,000 sq. ft. finished walkout with kitchen and more! TUR $2,250,000 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

Bloomfield Hills STEEPED IN CHARACTER AND CHARM Amazing location with almost 2.5 acres in the City of Bloomfield Hills. Enjoy this little slice of history with exceptional and dramatic updates. Hardwood floors, archways, romantic rooms, nooks and crannies. Spacious and open floor plan with beautiful wooded and pond views. Courtyard, sunroom, 4 bedroom, 4 full and 1 half bath plus finished walkout. ORC $975,000 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800
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Bloomfield Hills SPECTACULAR PANORAMIC VIEWS Drive over the bridge to this gorgeous lakefront building site. Ready to go on exclusive and private Lochridge Road with access to two picturesque serene lakes and your own island. Build your dream home with walkout amongst multi-million dollar homes and Forest Lake Country Club. Truly a rare find. LOC $750,000 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

West Bloomfield NANTUCKET STYLE HOME On private 1.6 acre wooded lot. Updated and spacious, with character and charm. White kitchen, hardwood floors, loads of living space and first floor master suite. Five bedroom, 4 1/2 baths + finished walkout. Gorgeous grounds with your own pool to relax by. Very special home in country setting just minutes from everything. COL $550,000 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800
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Highland THE BEST OF EVERYTHING Soaring and coffered ceilings, hardwood floors, limestone fireplace, stone surfaces, furniture grade cabinetry, limestone master bath and custom trim and archways throughout. Kitchen out of Architectural Digest, opens to family room and overlooks terrace and yard. Spacious bedrooms up. Finished walkout. WIL $550,000 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

West Bloomfield EXCEPTIONAL IN EVERY WAY! Great condition and exquisitely updated. Two-story foyer, custom staircase, hardwood, newer cabinets, cherry built-ins. Kitchen with granite, Sub-Zero and planning area. Elegant power room, large windows, high ceilings, expansive deck 4 bedroom, 3 full and 1 half bath plus newly finished basement. Great for entertaining. TOR $425,000 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

West Bloomfield VIEW NATURE FROM EVERY ROOM Unique. expectionally maintained home with newer roof, windows, siding, deck and furnaces. Two-story foyer, updated kitchen with granite and stainless. Hardwood floors, spectacular great room. Large master with granite bath. Great condition and value with 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 baths plus finished walkout and Bloomfield Hills Schools. BLO $375,000 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

West Bloomfield IMMACULATE AND BEAUTIFUL HOME Reduced 100k. Two story foyer, totally neutral with huge windows, French doors and custom kitchen. Open family room, sparkling floors and paint. Charming screened porch and tiered cedar decks with spectacular wooded views. Four large bedrooms including elegant master and 2 1/2 baths. LAK $375,000 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

West Bloomfield WHAT A WINNER! Immaculate condition and incredibly maintained with 2story foyer, curved oak staircase, hardwood floors, white kitchen. Open family room with 2-story fireplace and den with built-in. Spacious living/dining room. Great master with huge walk-in closet and cathedral ceiling. 2,445 sq. ft., 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath plus finished basement. RAV $279,900 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

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West Bloomfield DOCKING ON ALL-SPORTS PINE LAKE Rarely offered, beautiful ranch detached condo with private community pool. Hardwood, large windows and custom trim. Kitchen with granite, newer stainless appliances. First floor laundry. Cathedral ceilings, 2 fireplaces, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths plus finished lower level. Bloomfield Hills Schools. Live the life and enjoy the lake and pool! MAP $399,900 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

West Bloomfield DESIGNER PERFECT TOWNHOME In private gated Simsbury. Outstanding architectural design, gleaming dark hardwood floors throughout. Fabulous glass, granite and stainless kitchen. Two fireplaces, incredible master suite with gorgeous baths. Three bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, end unit with beautiful wooded views. SIM $299,900 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

Farmington Hills A RARE FIND Spacious and immaculate ranch condo in private enclave. Recently updated and incredibly maintained with high ceilings and open floor plan. Newer carpet, paint, granite, furnace, roof and more. Sunny kitchen with doorwall to deck overlooking park-like setting. Soaring great room/dining room, custom den, master with huge walk-in closet. Two bedroom, 2 bath + finished exercise room in lower level. WOO $299,900 Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

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IN THE HEART OF NOVI WHERE EVERYTHING IS Walk to the holiday parades, Civic Center, library, high school, tennis courts and police station. Three bedrooms, 2.5 baths and library. Great room with fireplace and newer kitchen. Large deck with hot tub. $284,5000 Call Barb Williamson @ 248-207-1565

ABSOLUTELY THE BEST! This beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has a dramatic 30 ft. great room, a gorgeous granite and maple island kitchen, fieldstone fireplace and sits on a premium common lot. The stamped patio, fenced yard and huge carpeted rec room are only a few of the special features. $169,900 Shown by appointment only: J.A. Delaney 248-921-7492

AMAZING QUALITY, MILLION DOLLAR FEATURES Great location and condition! Upgrades: High efficiency furnace, granite kitchen, custom master suite, finished lower level family room, bar, multipurpose rooms and more! $334,900 Shown by appointment only: J.A. Delaney 248-921-7492 LOVELY COLONIAL BACKS TO WOODS Dramatic 2 story foyer welcomes you! Open floor plan, lovely great room with fireplace, gourmet kitchen with granite and 42” maple cabinetry, extensive use of hardwood and much more. $289,900. Call Carolyn Bailey @ 313-910-8162

WONDERFUL CUSTOM 2006 HOME PRICED TO SELL Living room with fireplace. Dining area overlooks large backyard. Outstanding master and bath with Jacuzzi and separate shower and walk-in closet. First floor lav and laundry. Two + garage. Extras include: flat screen living room TV, DVD and speakers plus appliances and window treatments. MLS# 29004547 $164,900 Call Annie Nichols @ 248-408-5695 or Anne Troxell @ 248-520-0980

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Estate Builder / Oakland Township Developer’s Private Home
7,563 square feet of living space built in 1990 with enhancements throughout 4 bedrooms / 5 full and 3 half baths 5 acre parcel completely fenced & gated for fabulous privacy Gourmet center island kitchen with granite counter tops, oversized breakfast room and cozy family room with wood burning fireplace 1st floor master bedroom with wood burning fireplace, 3 walk-in closets, 2 baths and deck, adjoins to fully paneled library with built-ins Finished walk-out lower level features bar, 2nd family room with fireplace, exercise room, game area and bath for pool Formal dining room features expansive bay window and custom-built cabinetry Lush landscaping complete with mature woods and walking gardens with established perennials Spacious great room with fireplace Elegant powder room 6 car garage with 50 foot loft Custom-built heated pool, professionally maintained Horse privileges in heart of Oakland Township, close to extensive riding trails and area training facilities

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4000 Crooks Road, Suite 100 Royal Oak, MI 48073 (248) 435-1100 Enjoy the Success Your Neighbors Have Had

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ROYAL OAK Three bedroom 1290s ranch with basement and huge newer 2 car garage. Needs some updating but has lots of potential. Possession at close, shared driveway and more. Subject to 3rd party approval of price and terms. Available for $49,900.

ROYAL OAK Charming brick cape cod with l a r g e master s u i t e featuring a ceramic tile bath and walk-in closet. Refinished hardwoods on first floor, fresh interior paint and neutral decor. Updated kitchen with lots of cabinets and built-in appliances. Newer roof, furnace, windows, central air and more. Very clean and ready for new owners! Available for $149,900.

CLAWSON Great starter home offering formal dining room, basement and garage. Hardwood floors, spacious kitchen, two bedrooms and fenced yard. Available for $59,900.

FERNDALE Two bedroom brick ranch in Ferndale with Hazel Park schools. Large living room and open floor plan. Available for $35,000. ROYAL OAK Character filled 1920s colonial with large addition in 2006 featuring upstairs master suite with custom tile bath, spacious family room that opens to expanded and renovated kitchen. Living room with fireplace, formal dining and newer garage in 2003. Long list of upgrades including roof, siding, plumbing, water proofed basement and many windows. Available for $269,900.

OAK PARK Brick ranch offering 3 bedrooms, basement, and Ferndale schools. Ready for a new owner. Available for $49,900.

FERNDALE Well built 2 bedroom brick ranch with basement and 2 car garage. Open floor plan, neutral decor and more. Available for $49,900.

FERNDALE Cute 2 bedroom 1920’s ranch with basement and 2 car garage. Home is vinyl sided, fenced yard, and north of 9 Mile. Available for $59,900.

FERNDALE Two bedroom home with basement, north of 9 Mile. Large front porch, fenced yard and 2 car garage. Available for $49,900.

OAK PARK Charming Cape Cod with newer roof, 2 car garage and basement. Home sits on a nice corner lot. Three bedrooms and spacious living room. Available for $59,900.

FERNDALE Large brick bungalow in Ferndale. Five bedrooms, 3 full baths and first floor master suite. Hardwood floors, vinyl windows and newer roof. Immediate occupancy and large double lot and two car garage. Available for $129,900.

ROYAL OAK Great brick bungalow with custom kitchen renovation featuring new maple cabinets, granite countertops, ceramic tile floor plus appliances. Large master bedroom with newer carpet, ceramic tile bathroom and refinished hardwood floors. Updated mechanicals including windows, plumbing, electrical, central air, hot water heater and more. Available for $139,900.

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MARK BROWN
RE/MAX in the Hills
36700 Woodward Ave., Suite 100, Bloomfield Hills

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DESIRABLE FAMILY NEIGHBORHOOD Well cared for 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath colonial features a family room with fireplace and doorwall to 2 tiered deck, island kitchen with all appliances included, formal dining room with bay window and crown molding, large master suite with walk-in closet and spacious bath, first floor laundry. Updates include windows, roof, and siding. Sub has parks, trails and easy walk to town. A solid value at $207,900 CALL MARK AT (248) 890-3405 FOR MORE INFORMATION

UPSCALE ROYAL OWN TOWNHOME Two bedroom, 2 bath professionally decorated condo in the downtown area of Royal Oak. Vaulted ceilings, skylights, open staircase, and lots of windows make for a bright and airy layout. Great for entertaining. Updates in the kitchen, updated baths, new carpet, professionally painted interior, first floor laundry, master bedroom with walk-in closet, private balcony for BBQs. Asking $174,900. ASK FOR MARK AT (248) 890-3405

LIKE NEW SHELBY CONDO Spacious ground floor condo decorated in neutral tones. Living room with fireplace, master suite with walk in closet and full bath, large second bedroom and 2nd bath, in unit laundry room, private entry, 1 car garage. Quiet complex with manicured grounds and gazebo. Asking $109,900. ASK FOR MARK AT (248) 890-3405

COUNTRY LIVING IN THE CITY Fantastic wooded setting on over 1/2 acre lot with views of the Clinton River and backing to park. Large living room with panoramic views. Master bedroom with fireplace and views of the river. Three bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, 3 fireplaces, formal dining room, and oversized 2 car garage. Asking $114,900. ASK FOR MARK AT 248-890-3405

AFFORDABLE ROYAL OAK LIVING Two bedroom co-op located minutes from downtown Royal Oak. Quiet second floor unit with hardwood floors, newer furnace, newer central air, vinyl windows, all appliances, and new electric service. A value at $39,900. ASK FOR MARK BROW 248-890-3405

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• 24-hour concierge/valet service • Free covered guest parking • Rooftop terrace with panoramic views • Third floor garden terrace with fountain • On-site car wash • Private and secure storage • Dry cleaning delivery service

BIRMINGHAM PLACE CONDOMINIUMS
urbane lifestyle at the doorsteps of its Standing 10 stories tall, Birmingham Place residents. We offer studio, one, two and is a block and a half south of Old three bedroom floor plans, from 585 sq. ft. Woodward and Maple - the epicenter of to 2,723 sq. ft. Prices begin the region’s most desirable city-suburb. A visit to the from the low $200’s to over rooftop garden offers a $1 million. Leasing and breathtaking perspective on purchasing available. 411 S. Old Woodward Ave. Immediate occupancy or what a central location is all Birmingham, MI 48009 purchase income property about. Birmingham Place subject to existing tenancy. puts a cosmopolitan and

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