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by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team


Nice Ranch Style Condo with Finished Basement with Egress window and prepped for full 3rd bathroom and bedroom.  This Home has fresh paint and new wood and carpet flooring.  You will love sitting on your peaceful back deck while shaded by your powered roll out awning.  Or curl up in front of your fireplace under your cathedral ceiling.  

This is an End unit with a 2 car attached  garage that is insulated and finished as well in the popular Woodbury Park community providing easy access to I 96 and downtown Howell.  

Stop by for updated photos and HD walk through Video.  Owner putting the finishing touches on this desirable unit.  Contact us to arrange for an early showing.  

  • New Hardwood Flooring
  • New Carpet
  • Fresh Paint
  • Two Car Attached and Finished Garage
  • Finished Basement prepped for third bath & Bedroom
  • Basement Egress Window
  • End Unit 
  • Deck with Sunsetter Powered Roll Out Awning
  • Fireplace
  • All Appliances Included




3744 Vicksburg, Howell, MI

by Tom Stachler,ABR,CDPE - Group One Realty Team


Wonderful upgraded Ranch Style Condo with 2 Car Attached Garage.  This unit is a Bayport II plus model located in the Villas of Oceola and build by Pulte Homes.  It is located on one of the most expensive premium lots that provides an elevated view of the scenic Golf course Fairways in the distance.  

  • Finished Walk Out Basement Upgrade
  • Over 3000 sq ft of total finished living space including lower level
  • Custom Book cases and full bath in Basement
  • High Efficient Water Heater and Furnace
  • Custom Blinds
  • Corian Counters
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Study with French Doors
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Baths
  • Cedar Deck with steps
  • Commanding elevated View of Golf Course in the Distance
  • 2 Car Attached Garage
  • Cathedral Ceilings
  • Gas Fireplace with Wall Switch
  • Oversize Maple Cabinets

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Meadowbrook Acres Provides Poor Service

by Tom Stachler from Group One Realty Team - Real Est


Well, beware....I would not recommend Brian Stimach or Meadowbrook Acres Sod Farm located in Brighton, Michigan.  I tried this service last year requesting some simple services like putting in black corrugated landscape pipe in the ground with drains to extend away from the building the downspout water running off from the roof.  Simple stuff right?

Their crew was more interested in getting the job done quick instead of the right way.  Trenches were dug too shallow, no care or concern to fill in and compact the soil so it didn't settle and leave indentations a week later after the first rain fall, drains installed to high, poor seeding techniques, etc.

Worse yet, when I called the foreman Brian Stimach, he resisted fixing these issues and finally kept saying how he would have someone get in touch with me in a few days.  Never happened even after a few follow up calls.  He actually spent more time telling how busy he was, that his family was living in Florida and he had more important things on his mind with the business down there and the commute coming up on the weekend.  Guess I was suppose to be sorry to have an expectation that they cared about the quality of their work and a satisfied customer.

What happened to the success business plain of putting the customer first and quality of service??  But I have to admit, this type of approach to customer satisfaction is too common in the landscape business.  Beware of contractors who want to get a deposit for your job with promise to come back next week to get started.  While deposits are not that unusual, I would never recommend you pay one until their first day on the job.  Landscaping contractors are notorious for running around booking jobs in the spring and taking deposits so they have work to carry them through the 4 months of prime landscaping season.  Everybody wants their work done in the Spring, but guess what....that's not possible regardless of their promises, so beware.  

A good larger company to consider might be Continuum Services. Their contact number is 248-286-5200.  They do a lot of commercial work involving design, and grounds maintenance.  If you ever have any problems with them, let me know as I know person in charge and unlike MeadowBrooke and their foreman mentioned above, he IS concerned about customer service and satisfaction.  He even volunteered to ask MeadowBrook Sod to go back out to fix my problem as he subcontracts some work out to them and other smaller or specialty firms.  Of course, having grown tired of making numerous phone calls and receiving false promises, we decided it was easy to get someone else to correct the previous inferior work.

Take care and good luck.  Remember you can get the latest new MLS property listings by clicking on this link.

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