Are The REALTOR Property Photos Real?

There is a lot of conversation inside the industry right now on listing agents doing photo editing on their listing photos. Some photo editing can really be mis-leading, but some can actually be useful for us on the buying end. The comment I commonly hear from our...

Jacuzzi / Bubble tub cleaning. Often overlooked.

We recently helped a couple purchase a home with a nice bathroom featuring a separate tub and shower. And the tub was what we call a spay tub, whirlpool tub, jetted tub or a bubble tub. A popular manufacturer for these tubs is the Jacuzzi company. But not all of these...

New Construction Paint Quality Issues

In this first video we see a mostly finished bathroom in a high end home after the painting contractors have just finished. Unfortunately the quality of the painting work is sub-standard. I don’t think the builder was going to be upset about this as the paint...

Luxury Home Chimney In Need of Major Repair

We were helping a university professor and family purchase a home on Ann Arbor’s East side a while back. The home was very nicely maintained, so this was a real surprise. This home is about 60 years old and you can tell by the size and style of the chimney that...