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Property Investment Tips

Whether you’re new to the real estate game, or a seasoned pro, there are always ways to improve upon your business. Here are a few tips to take with you when looking into either your first, or next, property investment. Make yourself present among the company you want to keep – There’s a common phrase…

Fannie Mae Assists Detroit With Foreclosed Homes

The many foreclosed homes of Detroit are currently without a plan for the future, and city officials decided it was time to step in. Fannie Mae has started a partnership with Detroit to either demolish or renovate many of the vacant or foreclosed homes in the city. This community outreach is in conjunction with Fannie…

West Village Detroit House Opens As New Record Store

Music is no stranger to the city of Detroit, which is why any new addition to the eclectic flair of the Motown city is always welcomed. Located in the up-and-coming West Village of Detroit, Paramita Sound opened its doors on Saturday October 25th, 2014. Owner and resident of West Village, Andrey Douthard, turned this old…

Squatter vs. Homeowner

Sarah Hamilton is a Detroit resident and homeowner. She holds possession to several properties in the city, and keeps a careful watch over the happenings in her area. However, recently, one squatting instance happened to slip by Hamilton and resulted in her arrest. Lynn Williams, a homeless Detroit resident, glanced upon one of Sarah Hamilton’s…

Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling Nears The End

The Chapter 9 bankruptcy woes that have hit Detroit are starting to come to a resolution. Judge Steven Rhodes believes that a ruling on the bankruptcy issues will end sometime during the week of November 3rd, with proceedings starting as early as October 27th. Closing arguments will be conducted on Tuesday, October 28th and Wednesday,…

Flood Funding Finally Reaches Michigan

Michigan residents have been waiting months to finally hear the news that help is on the way. Federal officials have finally approved assistance to over 90,000 residents of Michigan that have been affected by the floods that damaged thousands of homes in late summer of this year. Record rainfall came hard on Metro Detroit, with…

The Kresge Foundation Looks Past Woodward And Into Detroit Neighborhoods

From the M-1 Rail project on Woodward, to the new Red Wings Arena, the center of Detroit has been buzzing with redevelopments and renovations. With a large amount of money and attention placed on the newest areas in downtown Detroit, many residents feel that their surrounding neighborhoods and practical community implementations have been pushed aside….

Detroit’s Fisher Body 21: Auto Plant Turned Techno Club

Amongst the multitude of abandoned and decrepit buildings scattered across Detroit, some are able to see the beauty behind the beasts. One frequent visitor has big plans for an old auto plant building, and you may be surprised about his vision. Dimitri Hegemann is a Berlin native, but often visits Detroit to wander across the…

Detroit Judge Declares That Water Isn’t Free

In the midst of the Detroit bankruptcy proceedings, Judge Steven Rhodes addressed the current issues of the water shut-offs occurring in Detroit. In recent months, Detroit has gained global attention for choosing to remove water amenities from homes with delinquent or outstanding bills. With a plea from several support groups, Judge Rhodes explained that Detroit…