Robert Ruppel, Associate Broker/Manager's Blog

Posted on 05/23/2022
Income Requirements for VA Loans: Important Info to Know
Post All home loan programs require you to prove your ability to afford the house you buy. The same is true for home loans offered by the VA. Even though VA loans have no down payment and can have easier financial benchmarks for eligibility, lenders still evaluate your income when considering you for a loan. Here is a guide...
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Posted on 05/19/2022
Clarkston, MI Real Estate Market Update 5/19/2022
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Posted on 05/16/2022
How to use contemporary interior design in your home
While many think of "modern" interiors as cold and uncomfortable, contemporary design style provides a more comfortable version of the modern aesthetic. Contemporary design is an excellent place to begin if you're interested in finding inspiration for minimalist but welcoming décor. To use this design style in your own home, here are some ideas to help: Contemporary colors...
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Posted on 05/09/2022
A beginner's guide to rustic home decor
Rustic home decor can be rugged or cozy and everything in between. While the term “rustic” applies to many interior design styles, there are specific characteristics they have in common. Here are some examples of the basic elements that define rustic home decor: Heavy Rustic decor is heavy and uses thick, bold lines. Heavy furniture made from solid...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Grand Blanc, MI Real Estate Market Update 5/8/2022
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Posted on 05/02/2022
How to Know if You're Eligible for a VA Loan
A loan from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs can be an excellent choice for financing a home purchase. While VA benefits are generally reserved for veterans, there are a few exceptions with mortgage programs. Here are some other ways you could be eligible for a VA loan: Active Duty Fortunately, you don't have to have served in...
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Posted on 04/28/2022
Ann Arbor, MI Real Estate Market Update 4/28/2022
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Posted on 04/25/2022
A beginner's guide to DIYs with wood
If you’re getting started with crafting projects, DIY projects with wood are an excellent place to start. Many woodworking projects only need basic tools and inexpensive materials, like scrap or reclaimed wood, to make unique decorative pieces and more. Here are some tips and ideas for your next DIY woodworking project to help you get inspired: Before you...
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Posted on 04/18/2022
Try These Safari Design Style Bedroom Ideas
The safari style in interior design includes the rich and earthy elements of African design and combines them with the clean comfort of traditional European style. If you’re looking to try out this design style in your own home, the bedroom is the best place to start. Here we’ll go over some ideas to create a beautiful and...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Clarkston, MI Real Estate Market Update 4/17/2022
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Posted on 04/11/2022
DIY Cement Planter Guide
If you’re looking for a DIY project to make something you can use both indoors and outdoors, try making a cement planter. The process for creating your own is simple and only needs a few basic tools and materials. With your finished planter you can enjoy the benefits of container planting either in the yard or inside the...
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Posted on 04/06/2022
Grand Blanc, MI Real Estate Market Update 4/6/2022
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