Most residential and commercial agents need a source to help them look for space for sale. A multiple listing service, also referred to as the mls, is an online listing service where agents pay to post their listings. Depending on the rules of the particular mls, the listings may or ...
May 23, 2019Lynn Drake
Mt. Elliott park has transformed into an area where kids and families can hangout. The differences between the before and after photos is astounding.
May 21, 2019Lynn Drake
After the earthquake in Christchurch, the city council decided to have a new museum built. As you can see, it is a very beautiful modern building. A hand with a face on it was placed on the roof as part of an exhibit. It looked a bit odd to me, ...
May 16, 2019Lynn Drake
If an older building has become physically obsolete (i.e., the space is poorly laid out for contemporary purposes), it will devalue the building’s worth. If that building is laid out perfectly for your business and you plan on keeping the building forever, that is excellent. The perfect example of this is ...
May 9, 2019Lynn Drake
This is a very special place called Soul Studio. Not only is the space beautiful, but they also do beautiful work here. This building is owned by Friendship Circle, which is a non-profit that helps children and adults with disabilities. This building houses a café, a beautiful banquet hall, and ...
May 7, 2019Lynn Drake
Below are before and after photos of Chene Park in Detroit, MI.
April 30, 2019Lynn Drake
Before you go out and start looking at buildings, contact your local bank and schedule an appointment with the branch manager. Ask them to review your firm’s financials and tell you how much of a mortgage you can afford. Some bank managers aren’t able to do this, so try the ...
April 25, 2019Lynn Drake
Even though the earthquake was in 2011, the city hasn’t been able to rebuild everything. The following photos show how the city is trying to keep the buildings intact until they can get the money and construction workers required to repair these buildings.
April 16, 2019Lynn Drake
Occasionally, someone will sell their building on a land contract. This mean the buyer puts down an agreed upon amount and then the owner finances the loan based upon an agreed number of years, amortization schedule, and interest rate. Usually, these loans are for 5 to 7 years, and any ...
April 11, 2019Lynn Drake
This new area to walk along the river is a beautiful area for everyone in Detroit.
April 3, 2019Lynn Drake