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ORCHARD RIDGE One of the last prestigious gated communities on Oakland Township’s “Billion $ Mile.” Total of 100 rolling acres with 32 wooded sites. There are 12 remaining building sites from 1.32 acres to 2.49 acres and prices starting at $389,900. Call for building restrictions and a private tour. Rochester Schools. 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. 13 wooded 2.5 acre rolling sites, most are walkouts. Priced from $65,000 to $85,000. Build your dream home in the country near the city.

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. SUN27131684 $345,900

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. MOR27136307 $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. FAW28028210 $299,900

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TIMELESS CUSTOM BUILT 6 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath home on 1.71 acres. Private rolling, treed lot with a stream. First floor bedroom suite, 2-story foyer with sweeping stairs. All-season sunroom with barbeque, finished walkout with bar/kitchen, game area, family room, bath and patio to in-ground pool. Quality features too numerous to list. Three car garage. Farmington Hills. MIL28104380 $599,900 WELL LOCATED RANCH on the corner of Southlawn and across the street from park and tennis courts. Close walk to Birmingham. 1,218 sq. ft. with 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, hardwood floors, 3-season sunroom, finished basement, private fenced yard (75’ x 130’) and 2 car garage. SHI28145606 $269,900, or lease for $1,500/month.

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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. CRE28116599 $835,900 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. GRE28195283 $364,900

GREAT VALUE with a superb floor plan on a .78 acre site. 4,680 sq. ft. colonial, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and 2 lavs. Two-story foyer, dining room and family room with volume ceilings and large windows. Magnificent kitchen, oversized bedrooms and elegant details. Finished walkout (1,500 sq. ft.) with real theatre room. +++ Oakland Township. CRE28086812 $949,900

BEST PRICED 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,533 sq. ft. condo. Located deep in the development and backing to woods for privacy. Maple cabinets, neutral decor. Living room with fireplace and vaulted ceilings. Lots of storage. One car attached garage. All appliances included. Immediate occupancy. Oakland Township. TRE28174280 $149,900

EXCELLENT HOME close to parks, downtown Rochester and walking distance to Holy Family and North Hill. 1,531 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, first floor laundry, finished basement, attached 2 car garage with workshop area. Neutral decor, private yard with patio. Minimum 13-month lease. Immediate occupancy. TER28144185 $1,400/month.

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. GOO28195527 $559,900 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

STONE PARAPETS, IRON BALCONIES, and a 4 car porte coche in most exclusive gated community of Orchard Ridge. 7,200 sq. ft. of custom living space plus 1,500 sq. ft. of office space with separate entry. Master suite with separate sitting room, kitchen with fireplace and lower level to be finished. In-ground pool with spa and waterfall. Oakland Township. BAR27046236 LEASE AT $9,750/MONTH

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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, 5 bedrooms and 3 baths (heated floors) up, second family/game area on third floor. Private wooded 1.25 acre lot with perennial gardens, and lake privileges on Chalmers Lake. Bloomfield Hills. CLA28153375 $1,500,000

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INCREDIBLE BACKYARD with complete wooded privacy. Floorto-ceiling windows across complete rear of home, just like an “up-north get-away.” 5,465 sq. ft. with 5 bedrooms and 5 1/2 baths. Soaring ceilings, open floor plan, third floor exercise room, amazing home for entertaining. Finished walkout (1,971 sq. ft.). Walk to downtown Birmingham. GRE28012110 $1,499,900

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. NOR28153999 $849,900 INCREDIBLE 5 ACRE SITE completely fenced (no deer) and gated for utmost privacy. First floor master suite with 3 walk-in closets, 2 baths, fireplace and private deck. Three bedrooms and 2 baths up. Finished walkout with bar, exercise room, game area, theatre room, 1 1/2 baths and patio to in-ground pool. Six + car garage. Amazing home! Oakland Township. GRE28106633 $1,699,000

LANDMARK STONE EUROPEAN MANOR HOME with slate roof, sitting on 1.18 acres of exquisite, manicured gardens with perennials, 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. STO28183560 $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. GAL28098849 $839,500 MAGNIFICENT “ALEXIS” FLOOR PLAN by Dominic Tringali with 6,000 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and 2 lavs. Circular drive, extensive landscaping backing to large pond. Chef’s dream kitchen. Four fireplaces, multiple carefree decks, finished walkout (2,700 sq. ft.), 3 car garage. A must see, could not duplicate for this price. Shelby Township. PON28141869 $1,199,000

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. ORC27115366 $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. WHI28174547 $1,199,000

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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.

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442 S. Old Woodward, Birmingham, MI 48009

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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. ORC28106620 $1,499,900

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$264,900 LOOK NO MORE! See this refreshing colonial: open, neutral and updated, 4 bedrooms, 2.1 baths, finished lower level. Birmingham schools, Walnut Lake privileges. MLS#28178566. 248-646-1800

$279,999 WHATEVER THE SEASON. You’ll enjoy this 2-story with 4 bedrooms,3.1 baths, renovated kitchen, finished lower level. Great backyard has terrace and patio. MLS#28171689. 248-646-1800

$999,999 STUNNING LOT. A rare opportunity to build on canal leading to Forest Lake. Luxurious gated community has winding trails and Bloomfield Hills Schools. MLS#28168361 248-646-1800

$209,000 DELIGHTFUL. Entertain in this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with cozy breakfast area and 2 fireplaces, refurbished kitchen and finished basement. Private wooded yard. MLS#28168437. 248-646-1800

$774,900 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. 248-646-1800

$199,999 WALNUT LAKE PRIVILEGES. On nearly one acre, this comfortable 4 bedroom offers living room bay window, cherry kitchen cabinets, fireplace and circular drive. MLS#28150923. 248-646-1800

$549,000 GARDENER’S PARADISE. Quiet, secluded and spacious 5 bedroom colonial offers chef’s kitchen, beautiful sunroom, finished basement, deck and patio. Birmingham Schools. MLS#28127349. 248-646-1800

$749,999 PRICE, LOCATION, CONDITION. Four bedrooms, chef’s kitchen with newer appliances, open family room, luxurious master suite, finished walkout. Beautiful deck and patio. MLS#28119379. 248-646-1800

$2,350,000 LAKEFRONT OLD WORLD LUXURY. Well designed and energy efficient. Four bedrooms, chef’s kitchen overlooks water, stunning master suite and wood detail throughout. MLS#28088004. 248-646-1800

$369,900 CLASSIC COLONIAL offers spacious family room, first floor laundry and partially finished lower level. The cook’s kitchen has granite, breakfast nook and a bay window. MLS#28188973. 248-646-1800

$899,900 BEAUTIFUL ENGLISH TUDOR. Five bedrooms, 2.5 baths and the gourmet kitchen has high-end appliances, custom cabinetry and granite. Professionally landscaped grounds. MLS#28196205. 248-646-1800

$3,699,999 IT’S CUSTOM AND STUNNING! Discover the fine appointments, workmanship and magnificent grounds. Spacious finished walkout. Over an acre in gated community. MLS#28066008. 248-646-1800

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$315,500 WOODED HORSE RANCH. Ride and enjoy the 12 acres of space minutes from downtown Romeo. Four bedrooms, hardwood floors, fireplace and circular drive. Horse and pole barns, 2 garages. MLS#28030209. 248-646-1800

$2,185,000 MODERN MARVEL AWAITS. Enjoy panoramic views at this spacious custom built home featuring gourmet kitchen, granite, maple floors, 10 ft. ceilings and 2-story atrium. MLS#28188829. 248-646-1800

$760,000 ELEGANCE. Chef’s granite kitchen, first floor master suite. Outstanding finished lower level has exercise and rec room. Separate indoor pool with cedar and skylights. MLS#28009793. 248-646-1800

$110,900 IT’S AN UPSCALE SUB. Choose one of four estate sized lots. Prices vary. Wonderful elevation throughout. Paved and private street. Picturesque setting. MLS#28138128. 248-646-1800

$575,000 MEET THE BUILDER! Custom detail and fine amenities in the plans are waiting for your choices. Blueprints and permits ready. Build or just purchase the one acre lot. MLS#28023588. 248-646-1800

$2,950,000 AN EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY. NEW CONSTRUCTION. Dramatic exteriors; exquisite interiors: 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, elegant master suite and gourmet kitchen. MLS#28172135. 248-646-1800

$110,000 IMAGINE OWNING. Three bedrooms with major updates including furnace, roof and more. Finished lower level has lav and glass block windows. Neighborhood pool and park. MLS#28144583. 248-646-1800

$599,999 PRIME LOCATION. This new build will have family room with two-story ceiling, dining room and chef’s island kitchen. Upper level master suite has luxurious bath. MLS#28134005. 248-646-1800

$499,900 UPGRADES. Plenty of features for you: library built-ins; formal living room and dining rooms; crown moldings; cook’s kitchen with hardwood floors. Finished lower level. MLS#28063856. 248-646-1800

$319,000 UPDATED AND CHARMING. Dining room, 4 bedrooms with hardwood floors, newer baths, large rooms. Eat-in kitchen has Corian counters and stainless steel appliances. Finished lower level. MLS#28128408. 248-646-1800

$599,000 THIS HEAVENLY RETREAT and serene setting on Morgan Lake offers almost 5,000 sq. ft. Four bedrooms, 3.5 baths, first floor master with private deck, open kitchen and Florida room. MLS#28107776. 248-646-1800

$154,900 MOVE-IN READY. Neutral décor, kitchen opens to the family room, 3 bedrooms and a fireplace. Full basement has glass block windows. Covered patio and fenced yard. MLS#28115855. 248-646-1800

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JUST 2 YEARS YOUNG 59011 Garrison Lane, Washington Township. Great 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Colonial with a great room, library/study, first floor laundry, basement and a 2 car garage. Built by Lombardo. $159,900 248-293-0000

NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR WILDLIFE! 11068 Bigelow, Springfield Township. Nice ranch with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, family room, dining and living rooms. Two car attached garage. $82,500 248-293-0000

ONLY 2 YEARS YOUNG! 1511 E. Eleven Mile Rd., Madison Heights. Three bedroom, 1.5 bath colonial with a great room, basement, 2 car garage and patio. $108,500 248-293-0000

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JUST MOVE IN 1021 Eugene, Oxford. Great 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath. Living room, hardwood floors, updated kitchen cabinets, finished walkout basement, attached 2 car garage. Above ground pool and a hot tub. Lake privileges. $122,000 248-293-0000

GREAT INVESTMENT 307 Girard, Royal Oak. Great location and priced “as is” 3 bedroom, 1 bath bungalow near downtown. Large treed lot, updated exterior, new windows, landscaping and more. Living room, first floor laundry, and breezeway to garage. Porch patio and deck. $92,000 248-293-0000

VIEW OF THE LAKE 8912 Gittins, Commerce Township. Short boat ride to Long Lake. Newer ranch with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and a great room. Master bedroom features fireplace, full bath, doorwall to large deck, first floor laundry. Oversized 2 car side-turn garage. Good boat dockage on wide canal. $197,500 248-293-0000

THIS RANCH NEEDS YOU 28715 Herbert, Madison Heights. With your TLC this ranch will be perfect for you. It has 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, living and dining room, newer windows, and the basement is partially finished. Fenced yard with a patio and 2 car garage. Come see this one. $72,500 248-293-0000

WON’T LAST LONG! 26367 Osmun, Madison Heights. This home shows extremely well. A 3 bedroom, 1 bath ranch with a living room, kitchen, rec room and basement. Not much left to do but a little paint. Fenced yard with a patio, deck, shed and garage. $74,500 248-293-0000

GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD 52642 Royal Forest, Shelby. Four bedroom colonial with 2.5 baths in great condition. Fireplace in the great room. Dining room, first floor laundry, basement and a 2 car attached garage. $249,900 Shelby Township 248-293-0000

CLEAN – CLEAN – CLEAN! 2260 Wicklow S., Davison. This home is move-in ready! Three bedrooms, 2.5 baths. This colonial even has an extra large carpeted room over the garage. Gas fireplace in the living room, wood floors in the kitchen and dining area, second floor laundry, basement, 2 car garage. $137,500 248-293-0000

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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. ST. CLAIR SHORES $103,000 SO(22AVA) 248-293-0000

CHARMING CHARACTER OF NORTHVILLE Large bungalow does have its charm with 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, walking distance to town and park. Newer kitchen has cherry cabinets, hardwood flooring throughout, leaded glass door cabinets in dining room, 2 fireplaces. Partially finished basement, 2 car garage with workshop, large porch and paver patio. NORTHVILLE $229,900 SO(10BAS) 248-293-0000 $54,900 SO(39CAN)

HAMTRAMCK MULTI-FAMILY BUNGALOW Home is in great condition, neutral decor. Spacious updated, 2 bedrooms down with living and dining rooms, lots of kitchen cabinets and eating space. Upper nice size 1 bedroom apartment with walk-in closet, fresh paint and Berber carpet. Down unit has all hardwood floors. Private entry, laundry facilities, multiple furnaces, washer/dryer, refrigerator and oven/range. HAMTRAMCK 248-293-0000

SHOWS LIKE A MODEL Awesome home, ready to move in! Open floor plan, great room with neutral carpet and gas fireplace. Kitchen, dining area and sunroom have hardwood floors. Beautiful cabinetry and granite counters in kitchen. Entry level laundry, basement with daylight windows opens to deck overlooking woods. PONTIAC $197,500 SO(15CLU) 248-293-0000

FIVE BEDROOM TROY HOME Welcoming entrance to this home that is ready for yours, mine and ours – with 3.5 baths! Master suite plus 2 bedrooms on the main floor plus 2 large bedrooms up. Spacious open great room and kitchen, formal dining room and study, on a beautiful lot. TROY $399,900 SO(51COL) 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 the bedrooms are nice sizes. Fenced backyard. All you have to do is move in. PONTIAC $80,000 SO(23COL) 248-293-0000

STATELY 1929 TUDOR Beautifully finished 5 bedroom home. Wet plaster with decorative ceilings, wood flooring, original leaded glass windows in living room, and impressive oak trim. Updated electrical, semi finished basement with glass block windows and half bath. Two car garage finished with shelving and cabinets. CENTERLINE $137,000 SO(74COO) 248-293-0000

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING CONDO! End unit, wooded backyard. Neutral, clean and totally updated. Two bedrooms, 2 full baths, spacious great room with fireplace, crown molding, lovely updated kitchen with new appliances, breakfast room, laundry with storage, central air and alarm. One year home warranty. SOUTHFIELD $124,900 SO(26FRA) 248-293-0000

AFFORDABLE CONDO IN BLOOMFIELD HILLS Gorgeous 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo with upgraded kitchen with hardwood flooring, countertops, cabinets and appliances. Private finished basement with drop ceiling and cabinets. Living and dining rooms and a library/study. Live in elegance in the heart of town. BLOOMFIELD HILLS $163,900 SO(17HUN) 248-293-0000

CONDO IN STERLING HEIGHTS Lots of updates! Furnace, central air and carpet! Two bedroom, 2 bath upper unit, neutral decor throughout, carport, all appliances stay. Utica Schools. Pool and clubhouse. Great deal! STERLING HEIGHTS $63,000 SO(14IVA) 248-293-0000

CLASSIC RANCH Very open floor plan. Vaulted ceilings in family and dining rooms with a brick fireplace. 20’ x 12’ kitchen with new cabinets, sink and ceramic floors in ‘07, carpet ‘06, stove and refrigerator ‘07 included, newer windows and insulation blown in walls and attic. Rec room, finished basement, side-turn garage. TROY $200,000 SO(27SAR) 248-293-0000

DELIGHTFUL BRICK BUNGALOW 1,470 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 1.1 bath. Garage. Stunning hickory fireplace in living room, formal dining room with built-ins, Florida room, wonderful finished basement with built-ins. Spacious rooms, neutral paint, gorgeous hardwood floors throughout. Move-in ready. Minimum one year lease. DEARBORN $1,200/MO. SO(22LOD) 248-293-0000

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Custom Built Lakefront
Soft contemporary on all-sports lake. Three floors of living, including guest house, finished lower level with 2nd kitchen, exercise room and family room. Exceptional landscaping details. Three car garage. Sunset views. $2,500,000

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Kathy Broock Ballard
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275 S. Old Woodward Ave. Birmingham

Bloomfield Hills Estate Home
In private gated community. Waterfront setting on almost 1 acre. Distinctive details and exquisite finishings are in this approximately 13,000 sq. ft. home. 5 bedroom suites. Finished walkout. Four plus car garage. Buyer could custom finish. $7,999,000

Bloomfield Hills Lakefront
Exquisite European craftsmanship on an allsports lake with sandy beach and sunset views. Situated on over 2 acres. Three stories and almost 18,000 sq. ft. of living. First floor master suite with adjoining Judges library. Walkout level leads to pool setting. Second garage and apartment. $7,900,000

New Construction in Bloomfield
Private gated community with 24 hour guard service. Large kitchen with bay eat-in opens to family room. Formal living room, library and dining room. Master suite with Euro bath and dual closets. All bedrooms are suites. Hand crafted millwork throughout. Short sale. $2,475,000

Bloomfield Hills New Construction
Free membership to Bloomfield Hunt Club. Free builders warranty. Magnificent open floor plan with two story foyer opening to all rooms. Five fireplaces. Kitchen Studio gourmet design. Master suite with sitting area. $1,995,000

City of Bloomfield
An almost 2 acre setting colonial estate walking distance to Cranbrook educational community. Picturesque grounds surround this 6,550 sq. ft. classic. Five bedrooms suites. Large formal rooms and traditional layout. Seasonal landscaping. $1,899,000

Bloomfield Hills Newer Construction
Over 9,000 sq. ft. of living with Lower Long Lake access with out lot for outdoor enjoyment. First floor master plus 5 additional bedrooms. Gourmet kitchen. Finished walkout lower level. Four car garage. Bloomfield Hills schools. $1,699,000

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Walk to Town
In town Birmingham custom home with over 4,900 sq. ft. of living complete with pool, grotto, private foliage, stone patios and expansive yard. Private master suite with office. Finished lower level with bar and fireplace. All bedroom suites. $1,500,000

Pine Lake Lakefront Site
Fabulous sunset setting with long views of the lake. Natural walkout site with sandy beach. Bloomfield Hills schools and quiet street environment. Renovated or build your dream home.

New Construction in Birmingham
Quality and high end appointments throughout makes this soft contemporary design and must have. Open floor plan with family room off gourmet kitchen. Butler’s pantry, library, living room, second floor laundry, large bedrooms and baths. Exceptional master suite. Mud room. $1,449,000 Finished lower level. $1,299,000

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New Construction on Coventry Lake
This French ranch style home in designed by Windmill Homes with master suite with dual walk-in closets and private office. Kitchen opens to eat-in and great room. Formal dining room and great room. Walkout lower level. Three car garage. $996,900

Updated Bloomfield Village Colonial
Situated on large 168 ft. deep lot. Designer renovation with sophisticated details. Kitchen opens to family room. Second floor laundry. Master suite with dual closet and spa bath. Finished lower level. Large lot. $899,000

Southwest Rochester Gated Community
This newer construction was custom designed with multi level living, dual staircases, gourmet granite kitchen, master suite wing. Finished lower level with full kitchen, billiard room and bath. Three car garage. New on market. $889,000

Bloomfield Hills Contemporary
Positioned privately on scenic road with an almost 1 acre setting. Walk into open spaces, natural light and numerous updates including gourmet kitchen with nook, sitting area with fireplace, master suite, laundry room and more. Bloomfield schools and close to shopping. $879,000

Birmingham Completely Updated Colonial City of Bloomfield 3.29 Acres
This transitional style home was designed by Jeffrey King Interiors. Finished with every contemporary convenience. Gourmet, stainless steel and granite kitchen leads to family room and office. Master suite with 2-story Euro bath and walk-in closet. Large mud room/laundry with bath. Two fireplaces. $819,000 Move into existing or build on this estate size property. Situated in a private community with rolling hills, trees and surrounded by nature preserves. Walkout elevation. Bloomfield Hills schools. $785,000

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Franklin Hills Renovation
Completely rebuilt extensive additions. Fabulous Euro kitchen opens to family room with stone fireplace. Completely redesigned exterior on 1.26 acres of manicured grounds. Finished walkout lower level. Private. Walk to cider mill. New Price $749,000

Stony Pointe Executive Home
Custom built on almost one acre. Private yard to creek with putting green. Granite and marble throughout. Gourmet kitchen. Second floor theater room. Master suite living quarters. Walkout lower level with full kitchen. Sophisticated electronics. $744,000

Lake Sherwood Lakefront
Soft California style contemporary situated on rolling sandy beach and mature trees. updated kitchen with granite. Finished walkout lower level with bedroom, bath and fireplace. This special setting could be yours. $729,000

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Green Lake Estate Home
This classic lakefront is complete with 3 car garage and almost 3,700 sq. ft. of living. Kitchen with eat-in addition. Living room with fireplace. Dining room, family room with panoramic lake view. Spa/exercise facilities with changing room and access to lake. $724,500

Bloomfield Hills Golf Course Setting
Quiet cul-de-sac street on large rolling lot. Rare walkout ranch with fabulous flow for entertaining. Soaring ceilings and incredible views. Walkout with walls of windows, wet bar, fireplace and bedrooms. Three car garage. $699,000

6.73 Acres Lakefront Site
All-sports lakefront with western exposure. Walkout setting surrounded by nature. Existing cottage with barn and separate oversized garage. Could be divided or build your own compound. $619,000

Birmingham New Construction
Walk to town. Adjacent to park. Contemporary designs include cement kitchen, suspended staircase, and master suite with slate Euro bath. Library off great room. Finished lower level. Sophisticated with interior architectural details. $599,900

City of Bloomfield Lakefront
Spectacular sunset setting on private Kern lake. The first owner home was designed with hardwood floors, views of lake from every room and generous dimensions for easy living. Private Judge’s library. Florida room off family room. Bloomfield Hills schools. $497,500

Oakhurst Golf Course Frontage
New construction in private community. Situated on fabulous park-like setting lot. Gourmet kitchen opens to family room with picturesque views. Granite appointments in all bathrooms. Inviting foyer leads to great room opening to formal dining room. $469,900

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Coventry Lake Buildable Lots
Located in the Village of Franklin. Walking distance to Franklin Cider Mill. Almost one acre parcels with walkout elevation and sunset views. $400,000

Updated Huntington Woods Colonial

Bloomfield Hills End Unit

Adjacent to golf course. Master suite with newer Renovated townhouse. Euro granite kitchen. Euro bath and dual closets. Living room, dining Family room. Living room. Formal dining room. room, family room and updated kitchen. New Master suite. Two car attached garage. roof, windows, full bath and more. Open floor $219,900 plan. $322,785

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275 S. Old Woodward Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM Extensively updated Birmingham Tudor blocks from downtown. White eat-in kitchen has great space. Formal dining room and living room with hardwood floors and fireplace. Three bedrooms and a beautifully remodeled bath with slate tile and jetted tub upstairs. Finished basement includes rec room and second full bath. Large deck out back. Two car detached garage with stairs to bonus space above. $319,900

ROYAL OAK Great space in this large brick ranch in a wonderful neighborhood west of Woodward. Updated kitchen with breakfast bar, nook and newer appliances - opens to huge family room. Formal dining room and living room with hardwood floors and fireplace. Two full baths on main floor. Finished basement. Two and a half car garage and newer deck. Roof, furnace and central air new within the last 5 years. Newer windows. $184,900

TROY Move in condition brick ranch on a nice lot in Beaver Trail sub. Beautifully remodeled kitchen with maple cabinets and large center island opens to family room with fireplace. Updated main bath has dual sinks and ceramic tiled floor. Great finished basement includes huge rec room area, kitchen space with wet bar, library and half bath. Troy Schools. Two car garage. $169,900

BLOOMFIELD HILLS Dourdan Place - a development of 18 estate-sized homes. The finest designs, technical expertise, state-of-the-art craftsmanship and personal attention to detail await on these magnificent homes. Only 5 sites remain, all 1/2 acre plus lots. Bloomfield Hills Schools. Lot prices start at $450,000

BLOOMFIELD HILLS Sprawling 3 bedroom brick ranch in Colberry Park sub. Spacious floor plan. Living room with fireplace. White kitchen opens to dining area. First floor laundry. Master bath. Two car attached garage. Nice deck on pretty lot. Newer roof, windows and central air. Bloomfield schools. $169,900

BLOOMFIELD HILLS Exquisite 1995 built home on over 2 acres in the City of Bloomfield Hills. Wonderfully appointed throughout. Gourmet kitchen with granite counters, large center island and nook opens to a 2-story family room. Both lead to a spacious deck overlooking beautiful grounds. First floor master suite, 4 bedrooms and 3 baths up (2 suites and a Jack-n-Jill). Finished multi-room walkout lower level, 3 car side entry garage, 3-zone heating/cooling. $1,999,000

ROYAL OAK Great bungalow near downtown. Remodeled kitchen with new cabinets and granite counters, open to dining space. Living room with hardwood floors and gas fireplace. Updated white tiled bath with new tub and sink. Large upstairs master bedroom has good closet space. Two car garage with opener. Partially finished waterproofed basement. New windows, copper plumbing, central air, circuit breakers. Priced well below original purchase price in ‘06. $159,900

BLOOMFIELD HILLS Classic Bloomfield Village colonial, well appointed throughout. Updated kitchen with granite opens to nook and family room with hardwood floors. Living room with natural fireplace. Great master suite includes remodeled luxury bath in ’07. First floor mud room/laundry. Finished rec room in basement with kitchenette. New roof in ’06. Newer windows, mix of Pella and Andersen. Inground sprinklers. Brick paver patio on nice lot. Birmingham Schools. $624,900

BERKLEY Classic Berkley bungalow just a few blocks from Woodward. Hardwood floors and natural fireplace in living room. Separate dining space from kitchen. Grey tiled full bath. Great master bedroom upstairs with hardwood floors and spacious alcove. Updated electrical. Newer roof and siding. $129,000 or $1,000/mo.

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. $189,900

HUNTINGTON WOODS Well cared for home on a dead-end street just blocks from the community center. Spacious living room with fireplace, formal dining room and eat-in kitchen, nice 3-season room, 3 full baths. Finished multi-room basement. Large 2 1/2 car detached garage. Updated electrical, copper plumbing, newer windows, newer dimensional shingle roof with Gutter Guards, furnace and central air and more. $224,900

BIRMINGHAM Move-in condition brick bungalow in Sheffield Estates. Beautifully maintained and tastefully decorated. Master suite upstairs with full bath. Updated white kitchen. Living room with fireplace. Finished rec room in basement. Detached garage. Large deck on well manicured lot. $199,900

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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 design. 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. $300,000

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! $333,777

BLOOMFIELD HILLS Golf course frontage in the Heathers. Great unit overlooks the first green. Large white eat-in kitchen with new granite counters. Formal dining room with 2-way fireplace to living room with lots of windows. Family room with wet bar. Master bedroom suite with gas fireplace. Professionally finished theater room in basement – sale includes equipment. Two car attached garage, front patio, back deck, 2nd floor balcony. Sharp home! $350,000 or $2,800/month.

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. $139,900 or $1,200/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. $425,000

BLOOMFIELD HILLS Landmark home on Kirkwood Lake. Recent remodel by Gittleman Construction added a stunning wrap-around front porch. Updated kitchen with granite island, limestone floors and stainless appliances opens to nook and family room. Incredible master suite with vaulted ceiling, balcony and bonus room. Finished basement, 3 fireplaces, fabulous deck, paver patio and sandy beach. Newer roof, siding. $749,900 or $3,500/month.

FARMINGTON HILLS Move right into this renovated 4 bedroom colonial. Numerous updates over the last 2 years including a new kitchen with granite counters. Beautiful lot backing to a stream. Finished basement. Farmington schools. $284,900 or $2,000/month.

ROCHESTER HILLS Thornridge colonial, extensively updated and remodeled since 2005. Beautiful hardwood floors added in living room/dining room/library and refinished throughout. Other improvements include - all new carpet, new interior and exterior paint, new fixtures and hardware, updated to kitchen and master bath. Great floor plan and tastefully decorated. New furnace ’05, newer roof. Spacious deck on private lot. Inground sprinklers. Cul-de-sac location. $359,900

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. $499,900

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 resealed. Bloomfield Hills Schools. A wonderful home. $219,900

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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! $625,000 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 $107,000 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! $565,000 CALL 248-644-6700

INTERIOR DESIGNED END UNIT CONDO stands out on location, updates and amenities. Vaulted great room with deck overlooking courtyard, open kitchen with upgraded maple cabinets, solid surface counters and island, seller added French doors opening to library, spacious master suite with pan ceiling and walk-in closet, rare 2 car garage is fully drywalled. Association with clubhouse and pool. $199,900 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. $689,000 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. $550,000 CALL 248-644-6700

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275 S. Old Woodward Birmingham

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$179,900 / LEASE $1,000 UNPACK AND MOVE IN! Renovated Sylvan Lake bungalow. Hilltop setting on the boulevard. New maple kitchen with granite countertops and all appliances. Hardwood floors, plaster walls and updated baths. Second floor bedroom with full bath. Finished basement with slate floors and custom built-ins. Loads of storage. Professionally landscaped secluded yard. True move in condition. Sylvan Lake privileges!

169,500 Storybook charm! Historic Kit House! V i n t a g e Redwood home situated on a shady lot with a short walk to the beach and parks. This home is in move in condition with neutral décor throughout. Hardwood floors, and updated kitchen featuring handmade cabinetry, updated bath with ceramic tile. New flooring in master bedroom with huge walk-in closet. New roof, furnace, air conditioning, ceiling fans. First floor library with beautiful custom woodwork. Fenced yard and Sylvan Lake privileges!

$159,900 / LEASE $1,200 Priced for immediate sale!! Charming brick ranch located in the “Prettiest Little City”. Recently painted throughout with hardwood floors, coved ceilings and all appliances. This home also features a partially finished basement with a brick hearth stove! Enjoy the Michigan summers strolling to the nearby beach, park and community center. Living here you will be able to take full advantage of all Sylvan Lake has to offer especially with this unbelievable value! $49,900 Complete face lift on the most charing home in the neighborhood! The enchanting 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath features new carpet in master suite and a sitting room with wood floors. The living room has a coved ceiling, there is also a large dining room and main or lower level laundry options. Partially finished basement, new roof, newer Wallside windows, electrical, furnace and central air. Alarm, 2 car garage. Fresh paint throughout with well maintained landscaping!

$159,900 / LEASE OPTION AVAILABLE Enjoy all that Sylvan Lake has to offer in this heavenly raised ranch charmer with walkout basement. Warm up with this cozy fireplace in the lower family room during the winter months. This home features a new roof to boards in ’05 along with newer wallside windows, vaulted ceilings ceramic foyer, neutral decor, central air, new hot water heater and two car garage. Home Warranty included!!!

$900 LEASE Experience all Sylvan Lake has to offer in this charming bungalow located on the boulevard with a view of the lake! This adorable home is a short stroll to the beaches, playground, parks and clubhouse facilities. 2485 Garland features a new maple kitchen, hardwood floors throughout, updated ceramic bath, coved ceilings and a two car detached garage.

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348 E. MAPLE • BIRMINGHAM, MI 48009 248.644.7000 WWW.SKBK.COM

Lisa Sturdevant
248-990-2745
LisaSothebys.com

Luxury New Construction in Bloomfield
New construction at its finest with amazing custom features. Highest end amenities and upgrades. Beautiful circular staircase, elegant foyer, stunning 2-story floor-toceiling windows in great room, first floor master/walk-in closet, giant bonus room can be used as fifth bedroom, play room, 250 sq. ft. loft overlooks. Exclusive Bloomfield Hills Great room windows: mailing and schools. $1,398,000 soaring windows of the great room.
I have already sold the 2 stunning new construction homes below in the past 3 months in this subdivision. Don’t miss out. See this home today!

1020 GREENTREE . . . COME HOME TO LUXURY

View the Virtual Tour and Open House Schedule at: LisaSothebys.com or call 248-990-2745

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4852 WALNUT LAKE ROAD Lake access to Walnut Lake! Enjoy the beach, boating with association approval. New construction at its finest by Bloomfield’s Maplewood Homes. Meticulous custom detail. Granite kitchen island. Master bedroom with 2 walk-in closets. Split staircase leads to foyer and kitchen. Cathedral ceilings in living room. Three full baths on second story. Three car garage and circular drive. Reduced and priced to sell. $799,900

WALNUT LAKE PRIVILEGES AVAILABLE FOR ENDLESS FUN!

Enjoy the fun with lake privileges to private Walnut Lake. View the Virtual Tour and Open House Schedule at: LisaSothebys.com or call 248-990-2745

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3555 FOREST HILL . . . YOU HAVE ARRIVED

Exceptional new construction. Nearly 10,000 sq. ft. of elegant living and entertaining space set upon 2.6 private acres. Architect Alexand V. Bogaerts and Maplewood Homes combine character and charm of Old World Masters with today’s highest end amenities. Features elevator, heated 4 car garage, theater, wine cellar, terrace, outdoor fireplace, Tranquil waterfall at 3555 Forest Hill and waterfall with Koi pond. Land View the Virtual Tour and Open House Schedule at: contract/lease available. LisaSothebys.com $3,599,900
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950 SOUTHDOWN Whether you are interested in finding out why these three homes sold so quickly, or you are ready to discuss buying or selling a home, it’s easy to contact me today.

3414 GREENTREE Call or text Lisa Sturdevant today at 248-990-2745. Email at Lisa@skbk.com or visit LisaSothebys.com Lisa.skbk.com Bloomfieldhomesmi.com

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WEST BLOOMFIELD Wonderful Eastbury deluxe model at a fabulous price in Chelsea Park. Family room with 2-story ceiling and dual fireplace to gourmet granite kitchen with stainless appliances, formal dining room and library, master suite with garden bath, premium wooded lot. $439,000 (28189734HOL) 248-647-6400

CLASSIC ROYAL OAK Fabulous street! Northwood Elementary. All the benefits of upscale new construction! Rosewood stained floors, 3 fireplaces, island kitchen, butler’s pantry. Included in price – select granite/cabinets/appliances. Master with huge marble bath. Walk to town. $399,000 (28186314EDG) 248-647-6400

TROY Beautifully updated 3,500 sq. ft. custom 5 bedroom home with 2 libraries. Cherry and granite kitchen with hardwood floors, 1,700 sq. ft. professionally finished basement. Newer roof, windows, furnace and more! Financing incentives through Sivra Mortgage. $374,900 (28188133LAN) 248-647-6400

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DESIRABLE TROY ESTATES Warm, inviting home. Hardwood floors, beautiful crown molding. Refaced kitchen cabinets with newer counters, wonderful family room with stone fireplace. Newer furnace, central air and water heater. Updated landscape. Swim club membership! $319,900 (28185524BOU) 248-651-8850

HUNTINGTON WOODS Charming brick bungalow on extra large lot. Hardwood floors, all new windows, amazing master bedroom suite with custom built-in furniture, sitting and separate office area. Spacious finished, carpeted play room in basement. Beautiful fenced yard with patio. $268,000 (28188276TAL) 248-647-6400

TOTALLY REMODELED TO THE NINES Plus private sanctuary backyard in the heart of the Woods! Hardwood floors, brand new maple and granite kitchen. Luxurious first floor bath with granite and oversized tub. Huge master with 3 closets and 10’ x 10’ bath. Finished basement. Newer windows, roof, mechanicals. $264,900 (28184681LIN) 248-647-6400

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ROCHESTER HILLS Spacious ranch with open floor plan! Huge foyer steps down to vaulted great room with fireplace and wet bar. Nice kitchen with crown molding, Pergo-type floor. Updated roof, furnace motor, water heater, air, paint and more. First floor laundry. Finished basement. $229,500 (28178803TIM) 248-651-8850

ROYAL OAK Six short blocks to the heart of town. Class old world charm with leaded glass windows, some newer windows and a remodeled kitchen. Fireplace in living room. This 4 bedroom home features hardwood floors throughout first floor and 2 stairways to second level. $199,900 (28140955WAS) 248-547-2000

TROY Nicely updated and well maintained West Troy colonial with 2.5 baths, updated kitchen with appliances, newer windows, 3 doorwalls to backyard, roof, hot water heater, etc. Nice family room with fireplace, master bedroom with bath, partially finished basement. $184,000 (28191757FLE) 248-647-6400

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ROYAL OAK Ranch with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths. Updated kitchen, baths, floor and new carpet. Large deck, 2 car garage, fenced yard, and home protection plan. $124,000 (28190829MOH) 248-647-6400

ROYAL OAK Dreams do come true! Move in at close, everything's been done including, kitchen, bath, roof, siding, windows, landscape, furnace, air conditioning, deck, hardwood and stone flooring and mush more. All of this on spectacular near 1/2 acre wooded and fenced lot. $119,900 (28141083GEN) 248-647-6400

LATHRUP VILLAGE PRICED TO SELL. Newer home on cul-de-sac. Vaulted ceilings, white kitchen with oak cabinets. Deck off dining room and master bedroom. Three bedrooms and 2 full baths. $119,000 (28194671RAI) 248-626-8700

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MELANIE S. BISHOP
“SOLD” is my Middle Name
Visit me at www.melaniesold.com “DON’T JUST BE FOR SALE…BE SOLD! A HOME EVERY WEEK! Yours can be too.”
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32440 Franklin Road Franklin, MI 48025

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Birmingham ELEGANT AND IMMACULATE Redone to perfection in ‘07. On private in-town street in walking distance to Booth Park and downtown. Exquisite decor including inlaid hardwoods and marbles, custom trim, French doors, arched entries, 2-story foyer, paneled den, 2 staircases, 3 fireplaces. Spectacular kitchen and master suite, 4 bedrooms, 4 full/2 half baths + finished lower level. $1,399,000 DEW Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

West Bloomfield ABSOLUTELY ONE-OF-A-KIND! Recently remodeled with soaring ceilings. Three kitchens, stone floors, open floor plan and fab indoor pool. In-law quarters, master with walk-in, office and glamour bath. Seven bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half baths. Finished walkout, 3 car garage on over 1 acre with Bloomfield Hills schools. Motivated seller. Bring all offers! $699,900 LON Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

Sylvan Lake NEW CONSTRUCTION LAKEFRONT At an incredible price. Exciting floor plan with all the “bells and whistles.” Granite, stainless, hardwood, central air, large deck with panoramic views of Sylvan Lake. Daylight basement. Landscaped with sprinklers. Stone and brick exterior. Four bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths. $599,900 JAM Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

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West Bloomfield VIEW NATURE FROM EVERY ROOM Unique, exceptionally 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 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, plus finished walkout and Bloomfield Hills Schools. $399,900 BLO 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. $399,000 LAK Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

Franklin BEAUTIFUL SETTING Overlooking woods and pond with loads of recent updates. Curved staircase, bright open floor plan. Newer light wood kitchen, den with French doors, granite and maple baths, newer neutral carpet. Great master suite and large rooms. Finished walkout lower level opens to fabulous yard. Scenic views and privacy! $389,900 CHE Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

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Franklin PREMIUM BUILD SITE In the heart of historic Franklin. Walking distance to downtown. One acre of scenic privacy for your dream home. Fabulous location! $369,900 BRA

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West Bloomfield THIS ONE HAS IT ALL! 2001 built with over 3,000 sq. ft. plus additional 1,000 sq. ft. in the recently finished lower level. Two-story foyer, high ceilings, huge open maple kitchen with island. Open family room with fireplace, hardwood floors and beautiful master suite. Four bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths with fifth bedroom in basement. Large yard, great location with sub park, sidewalks and shopping. $359,900 LIL Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

West Bloomfield UPDATED, NEUTRAL, BLOOMFIELD HILLS SCHOOLS Over 3,200 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and newly finished daylight basement. Open floor plan with large windows, updated white kitchen and den with French doors. Recessed lights, great master suite with totally redone bath and walk-in closet. Hardwood floors, move-in condition. $259,900 VAL Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

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Sylvan Lake CHARACTER, CHARM AND LOCATION You will fall in love with this perfect, totally updated home. Three bedrooms, 2 baths, open floor plan and over 1,600 sq. ft. Cherry, granite and stainless kitchen, hardwood floors and den with built-ins. Newer roof and fabulous landscape and pavers. Lake privileges, beaches and parks. $205,000 WOO Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

Farmington Hills IMMACULATE DETACHED RANCH CONDO In fabulous condition. Recently custom painted with new neutral carpet, nickel light fixtures and pristine ceramic tile. Two master suites, spacious den and living room with fireplace. Open dining room, bright white kitchen and first floor laundry. Crown moldings, high ceiling, walk-in closets, full basement, 2 car attached garage. $179,900 AVO Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

Farmington Hills UPDATED IN FABULOUS LOCATION On quiet cul-de-sac with newer oak kitchen, windows, carpet, paint, doors, vinyl siding, air conditioning, furnace and roof. Open and light with finished lower level with mini kitchen, huge family room and additional bedroom and bath. Versatile floor plan with 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths. Very close walk to elementary school. $159,900 BRO Ask for Melanie (248) 867-7800

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FABULOUS PRIVATE LAKEFRONT ESTATE. Almost 2.5 acres of majestic waterfront property. Contemporary home with gourmet kitchen. Master bedroom with sitting room, double shower, walk-in closet 5,000 sq. ft. deck. Finished lower level. Loft area. $1,299,000. 28155114 Dennis Scheinfield 248-790-7000

FANTASTIC RENOVATION. NEW TO THE MARKET. Beautifully maintained Huntington Woods Tudor with custom cherry cabinets, granite island and counters, built-in appliances. Large bedroom and full bath on third floor. Five bedrooms, 3.1 updated baths. $600,000. 28166963 Florence Abel 248-227-1881

WALLACE FROST TUDOR ON 2 ACRES. Fabulous renovation throughout. Four bedroom, 3.1 bath. Gourmet cherry kitchen, premium appliances, granite, hardwood flooring, French doors. Birmingham schools. Also for lease. $499,000. 28122387 Adriana Leaf 248-722-3973

COLONIAL WITH BEAUTIFUL RENOVATION/ADDITION Beautiful! Open floor plan. Gourmet kitchen with granite, stainless steel and maple hardwood floor open to great room with fireplace. Second story bonus family room with mini kitchen. Master bedroom with luxury bath. Studio apartment over garage. $495,000 28146347 Adriana Leaf 248-722-3973

ARTS AND CRAFT STYLE IN BIRMINGHAM Arts and craft style. Gourmet kitchen with doorwall to cedar deck. Hardwood floors, baths with jet tub, shower, tumbled marble. Newer mechanical, electrical and plumbing. Newer windows. Finished lower level. $395,000 28042396 Adriana Leaf 248-722-3973

TROY HOME SHOWS LIKE A MODEL First floor master suite with jetted tub, separate shower. Four bedroom, 2.2 baths. Hardwood floors. New granite counters and island. Butlers pantry. Loft overlooks great room with fireplace. French doors to deck. Also for lease. $400,000. 28173428 Lila Abraham 248-722-6789 Tammy Hurley 248-396-4240

GREAT CONTEMPORARY HOME ON 5.43 ACRES. Gorgeous views! Living room and dining room with doorwall to deck. Beautiful cabinets in kitchen + pantry. Huge family room and den with doorwalls to backyard. Large bedrooms, 2 full baths. Pole barn. Buy or lease. $240,000. 28156799 Glen Bates 248-568-4468

BLOOMFIELD HILLS SCHOOLS 2 bedrooms, 2.1 bath 2-story townhouse. Two car attached garage with direct access. Freshly painted, beautiful hardwood floors, living room with fireplace. Private entrance. Also for lease. $190,000. 28175126 Madeline Bleier 248-763-3300

3 BEDROOM STERLING HEIGHTS BRICK RANCH Cathedral ceilings in great room with gas fireplace open to kitchen and living room. Hardwood floors in great room, living room and bedrooms. Ceramic in kitchen and entry. Large finished rec room in basement with full bath, jacuzzi tub. $175,000 28155669 Lila Abraham 248-722-6789 Tammy Hurley 248-396-4240

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3 BEDROOM, 2.1 BATH RANCH. Hardwood floors throughout. Cove ceilings, newer carpeting, air conditioning, water heater. Lower level fully finished approx. 5 years ago with half bath and newer carpet. Neutral paint. $129,900. 28136456 Dennis Scheinfield 248-790-7000
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POPULAR FARMINGTON SQUARE COMPLEX 1 bedroom, 1 bath. Eating space in kitchen. Freshly painted, move right in! Carport and pool. Low association fee and easy access to I-696. $40,000. 28152676 Madeline Bleier 248-763-3300

GREAT HOME WITH FINISHED LOWER LEVEL AND UPDATED KITCHEN Available furnished or not. Three bedrooms, 1.1 baths. Hardwood floors and some newer carpet. Repainted throughout. Great backyard. Close to everything. $1,300/mo. 28178742 Glen Bates 248-568-4468

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DENISE FALZON dfalzonreo@aol.com

MARY KEOLEIAN

OLENA DROBOT

248.613.4311

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7 UNIT MULTI-FAMILY IN WEST BLOOMFIELD. Newer roof, siding and carpet, hardwood floors. 7 apartments, 2 buildings on almost one acre. 1 to 3 bedroom units. Storage, coin laundry, ample parking. $485,000. 28138977 CALL DENISE FALZON ★ 248.613.4311

RAMBLEWOOD FOREST ESTATE. FARMINGTON HILLS Outstanding 3 bedroom, 2.1 bath detached 2,600 sq. ft. condo. Beautiful first floor master suite. Dramatic and stunning throughout. Huge library, full basement, 2 car side entry garage. $325,000. 28136225 CALL MARY KEOLEIAN ★ 248.408.1511

WELCOME HOME! Four bedroom, 2.1 bath brick contemporary features 2-story foyer, French doors to library, large granite island kitchen with breakfast room and great room. Fantastic deck and yard. $270,000. 27188915 CALL OLENA DROBOT ★ 248.417.3605

ORCHARD LAKE 3/4 ACRE ON CUL-DE-SAC. Wooded lot with 4,000 sq. ft. 4 bedroom, 3.1 bath passive solar energy contemporary. Gorgeous updated baths with granite, floating bowl sink, custom tile shower. Three car garage. $379,000. 28132229 CALL DENISE FALZON ★ 248.613.4311

WONDERFUL WEST BLOOMFIELD CONDO. Three bedroom ranch condo on lovely lot. Beautiful great room with fireplace. Dining room opens to new deck. Large master bedroom suite with walk-in closet. Finished basement with family room, third bedroom and bath, daylight windows. Two car attached garage. $198,000. 28142009 CALL MARY KEOLEIAN ★ 248.408.1511

LAKEFRONT CONDO WITH WALLED LAKE VIEWS Granite kitchen, counters, stainless appliances. Hardwood floor in kitchen and dining room. Whirlpool tub in bath. Complex has clubhouse, hot tub, pool, gazebo, lush landscaped. Model. $229,900. 28050309 CALL OLENA DROBOT ★ 248.417.3605

UP-NORTH FEELING WEST BLOOMFIELD With 4 bedroom, 2.1 bath. Remodeled baths and kitchen with stainless appliances, wood floors, library, finished basement. Family room leads to sunroom, deck and hot tub overlooking woods. West Bloomfield schools. $239,717. 28173407 CALL DENISE FALZON ★ 248.613.4311

JUST REDUCED! NOVI CONDO. Cozy 3 bedroom end unit townhouse. Spacious open kitchen/dining area. Living room with fireplace. Large bedrooms. Finished basement. Private patio, 1 car garage. New windows, furnace, air conditioning. $104,500. 28142020 CALL MARY KEOLEIAN ★ 248.408.1511

REDUCED! BEAUTIFUL MULTI-LEVEL MODEL UNIT Lake privileges on all-sports Walled Lake. Three bedrooms, 2.1 baths. Complex has clubhouse, hot tub, pool, gazebo, lush landscape. Walk to downtown Walled Lake. $189,900. 28050506 CALL OLENA DROBOT ★ 248.417.3605

GORGEOUS SOUTHFIELD PARK-LIKE TREED ONE ACRE LOT! 2,000 sq. ft. 4 bedroom, 2 full bath updated brick ranch on an acre of treed privacy. Huge family room with wet bar and fireplace. Quiet dead end street. $179,000. 28176651 CALL DENISE FALZON ★ 248.613.4311

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP - ELEGANCE AT A BUDGET PRICE Stunning and totally renovated 2nd floor end unit! New kitchen opens to dining room. Newer windows + doorwall to private balcony. Gorgeous hardwood floors throughout. $89,500. 28142032 CALL MARY KEOLEIAN ★ 248.408.1511

GORGEOUS COMPLETELY UPDATED 3 BEDROOM CONDO. Enclosed brick paver patio. New windows, doorwall, hardwood floor in foyer, kitchen and dining room. Tiled backsplash in kitchen, new appliances, new baths. California closets. New furnace and air. $110,000. 2813139 CALL OLENA DROBOT ★ 248.417.3605

32961 Middlebelt, Farmington Hills/West Bloomfield, MI (248) 851-4100

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OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS!!!
Retail, office or commercial unit for lease in Downtown Milford. Sunny, windowed space with parking. Great location. Call Annie Nichols 248-408-5695
UPSCALE CONDO FOR LEASE OR SALE Designer kitchen with granite, maple cabinets with cherry finish. Hardwood floors, huge master on main floor with bath and large bedroom on lower level with bath. Walk to shops, dining and Novi nightlife. $188,000 Lease $1,600/mo. (28117775) Call Carol Copping @ 248-444-8105 UPDATED END UNIT TOWNHOUSE BARGAIN PRICE JUST LISTED Walled Lake condo with brand new hardwood floors, updated kitchen and baths, finished basement and attached garage. Newer windows and all appliances, ready to move in! Wow! Walled Lake. $99,900 (28174084) Call Carol Copping @ 248-444-8105

BARGAIN PRICED NOVI SCHOOLS Four bedrooms, 2 baths. Sharp updated kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances. New carpet, main updated bath, Andersen windows, fieldstone fireplace, shed, and patio with large scenic yard! Common pool and clubhouse. You’ll love it! Novi. $185,000 (28154102) Call Carol Copping @ 248-444-8105 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. $184,900. Shown by appt. only. J.A. Delaney @ 248-921-7492

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MLS#27178810 - $379,900 Gorgeous 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, with soaring sunlit great room, chef’s gourmet kitchen, first floor master suite, formal dining room, finished walkout basement, 4 car mechanic’s “dream garage”, patio 4000+ sq. ft. on acreage lined with pines, newly built from ground up in 2001. Superior craftsmanship rounded corners + crown molding!

12042 N. HOLLY RD. 1.5 ACRE PARCEL
MLS#28100021 - $169,900 New construction on 1.5 acres! Be in time to choose colors. Three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, open floor plan, master suite, fireplace, walkout basement plumbed for extra bath. Treed and scenic views. Builder is very meticulous! A must to see! Near Genesys Hospital.

18625 BUNGALOW LATHRUP VILLAGE
MLS#28003807 - $154,900 Move-in condition 1,500 sq. ft. brick ranch, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room, dining room + family room and wet bar in finished basement. Year-round Florida room, 2 car garage on nice corner lot. Seller owned. Southfield Public Schools. Awesome price!

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

ROBERT COBURN
CELL:

(586) 662-4444

ROYAL OAK Completely renovated 3 bedroom bungalow offering maple kitchen with granite and stainless appliances, updated ceramic tile bath and refinished hardwood floors. Finished basement, custom interior paint and new cement driveway. Vinyl windows and siding. Available for $119,900.

FERNDALE Character-filled 3 bedroom bungalow with all the right accents. Large living room with natural fireplace. Formal dining room and refinished hardwood floors on the first floor. Updated kitchen with maple cabinets and newer appliances. Cute ceramic tile bath, basement, garage, great fenced corner lot and deck. Available for $114,900.

CLAWSON Great starter home offering formal dining room, basement and garage. Hardwood floors, spacious kitchen, 2 bedrooms and fenced yard. Available for $79,900.

ROYAL OAK Sharp brick bungalow with lots of updates. Refinished hardwood floors, formal dining room and large master bedroom upstairs. Three bedrooms, basement and garage. Newer roof, furnace, central air and vinyl windows. Fresh interior paint, ceramic tile bath and quick occupancy. Available for $119,900.

WARREN Three bedroom brick ranch with lots of potential. Basement, 2 car garage and possession at close. Available for $74,900.

MADISON HEIGHTS Sharp 2 bedroom ranch with lots of upgrades. New oak kitchen with appliances, ceramic tile bath, fresh interior paint and new carpet throughout. Large living room, immediate possession, plus separate laundry room. Open floor plan and very clean. Available for $64,900 or lease for $850.

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP Three bedroom ranch with attached garage and full basement. Vinyl windows, hardwood floors and possession at close. Huge lot with lots of possibilities. Central air, large porch, and all appliances stay. Needs a little TLC, but a great home. Available for $129,900.

ROYAL OAK Great 40’ x 104’ lot in Royal Oak. Close to schools and expressways. Available for $79,900.

FERNDALE New construction colonial with basement and 2 car garage. Hardwood throughout first floor, second floor laundry and upgraded features. Master suite with private bath and walk-in closet, large front porch and much more. Available for $199,900.

BLOOMFIELD HILLS Exquisite Herman Frankel colonial with all the right upgrades and features. Four bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, partly finished basement and 2 car attached garage. Custom interior paint, renovated cherry kitchen, upgraded lav and laundry room. Refinished hardwood floors, fresh exterior paint and custom blinds. Windows ‘02, roof ‘04, central air ‘05, electrical ‘05 and more! Amazing yard, great landscaping. Available for $275,000.

ROYAL OAK Turn key brick bungalow with newer roof, drive and new furnace. Renovated kitchen, white cabinets and all appliances. New ceramic tile bath. Perfectly decorated, large master bedroom, basement with second full bath. Well landscaped yard with large deck and brick patio. Replacement windows, new vinyl siding, copper plumbing and updated electrical too! Available for $159,900.

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

Direct: (248) 890-3405
Search the MLS direct at MarkBrownHomes.com

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 $142,900. ASK FOR MARK AT 248-890-3405

PRIVATE REFUGE Three bedroom, 2 bath updated home located on a huge Royal Oak lot. Updates include new kitchen, updated baths, roof, windows, electric panel, furnace, central air. Oversized 2-car garage. Walking distance to Beaumont Hospital. Asking $184,900. ASK FOR MARK AT 248-890-3405

READY FOR YOU IN ROYAL OAK Updated 3 bedroom bungalow features a completely remodeled kitchen, completely remodeled bath, refinished hardwood floors, finished recreation room in basement and many mechanical updates. A solid value at $134,900. CALL MARK AT 248-890-3405 FOR MORE INFORMATION

VACATION AT HOME Four bedroom, 2 bath home features a heated built-in pool, patio, deck, sun porch and private fenced yard. Updates include updated kitchen with new ceramic tiled floor, remodeled baths, vinyl windows, refinished hardwood floors, fresh decorator-perfect paint, partially finished basement, new entry doors and more. A value at $159,900. ASK FOR MARK BROWN AT 248-890-3405

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Real Estate 217
850 S. LAPEER OXFORD, MI
(248) 628-4818
EACH OFFICE INDEPENDENTLY OWNED & OPERATED

YOU MAY REACH ME DIRECT AT 248-496-0515
WEB: www.Jimskylis.com EMAIL: Jimskylis@msn.com
Associate Broker - 23 Years Experience

JIM SKYLIS

Bank Says Sell It!
Short Sale! Priced below market value 30 gorgeous acres. Hunter’s paradise! Developers beware! 30 prime wooded acres with wildlife galore. Two private accesses and wala,you are in the land of “Oz”. Only 3.5 miles from I-75. Grand Blanc Township, 20 minutes from the Auburn Hills Tech Center. Beautiful Swartz Creek runs through the rear of property. Come and walk it for yourself. Splits available, city water and sewer available. All offers will be considered.

Only $249,900

Michelle Yurich
Today, Inc.
6611 Commerce Rd. West Bloomfield, MI 48324
EACH OFFICE INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

Cell: (248) 346-6381
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Fabulous Farmington Hills home in Copperwood East
Over 5,600 sq. ft. of luxurious living space including an outstanding finished walkout lower level. Gourmet kitchen with maple cabinets, butler’s pantry, fireplace, walk-in pantry, large breakfast nook and sitting area with panoramic view of the secluded backyard through the 9.5 Andersen doorwalls. The library features Brazilian cherry wood floors and a built-in cherry cabinet bookshelf. Luxurious master suite features step-up double door entry, large bay windows, an outstanding view, gas fireplace, 2 walk-in closets, dressing area, master bath with Jacuzzi tub and skylights. The lower level boasts a full walkout with full bath, fully equipped granite bar, exercise room, 2-way fireplace, family room, game room and bedroom. Two-story living room highlights include Andersen bay windows overlooking the tiered decking and beautiful backyard, fireplace and high ceilings. This gorgeous home sits on a premier lot backing to woods and the golf course. There are 4 bedrooms upstairs, 4 full and 1 half baths, formal dining room, elegant winding staircases, bridge overlooking great room and “Fine Art” lighting fixtures throughout. $675,000

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