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10 New Homeowner Tips You Need to Know ASAP

Congratulations! You’ve just purchased your first home. Buying a home is a smart investment and offers a lot of benefits for you and your family. But owning a home also comes with a few disadvantages, like not being able to call your landlord when something goes awry. But don’t worry. We have some homeowner tips…

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100 Expert Gardening Tips, Ideas and Projects that Every Gardener Should Know

We’re right in the middle of spring, the perfect time to start planting flowers, vegetables, herbs, and more!  Gardening season is upon us and it’s in full swing.  Whether you are brand new to gardening or you have a veteran green thumb, you know that gardening is a rewarding way to spend more time outdoors—or…

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13 Ways To De-Clutter & De-Stress Your Home So It’s As Cozy As Possible

If you’re anything like me, your home is not the perfect, peaceful sanctuary you had once imagined. It can be hard to keep your house tidy and clean when you’re constantly on the go, but there are ways to de-stress your home even when you’re never around. After all, your home should be the place…

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Homeowner tips – 10 Tips Every New Homebuyer Should Know

Given the option, few of us would volunteer to spend a Sunday on a ladder pulling leaves out of a gutter. But when your home is your biggest investment, as it is for most Americans, maintaining it is a must. Home maintenance can feel like a daunting chore — particularly for a new homeowner who’s…

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Habitat for Humanity Detroit Hires New CEO

Habitat for Humanity Detroit Board of Directors has hired Stephanie Osterland as its new Chief Executive Officer. Stephanie is replacing Evelyn Brown, the organization’s interim CEO, who is completing her year-long contract position and returning to retirement after leading the affiliate through a successful reorganization and strategic planning process. Stephanie served on the leadership team…

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Habitat Detroit on WXYZ Detroit – Build CommUNITY Event on June 8, 2019

For more information about the event, go to the Build CommUNITY Event page.

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DTE Works with Habitat for Humanity Detroit to Improve Detroit’s North End

“Good corporate citizenship” is something that many companies talk about but not all companies practice. DTE Energy is priding itself on not only “talking the talk but also “walking the walk” when it comes to good corporate citizenship. Towards that end, 13 DTE employees spent a day last month working in partnership with Habitat for…

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Habitat for Humanity Detroit Helps Family of 3 Get New Home for Holidays

LINCOLN PARK, Mich. – Ira Harris and her children were living with family in Detroit but needed a place to call their own. She heard about Habitat for Humanity in Detroit. “I heard it on the news, Channel 4 (WDIV), and I looked it up and I fit all the requirements, so why not?” she said.…

Thanks to all of the volunteers who came out for WXYZ/WMYD’s 6th Annual BuildUp with Habitat Detroit 636 360 habitatdetroit

Thanks to all of the volunteers who came out for WXYZ/WMYD’s 6th Annual BuildUp with Habitat Detroit

Thank you to WXYZ and WMYD for partnering with us at the 6th Annual BuildUp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Who knew priming and painting could be so much fun?! But that’s…

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Comcast Newsmakers Segment

Recently, Ken Cockrel Jr. sat down with Comcast Newsmakers to talk about Habitat for Humanity Detroit’s impact in the city and surrounding communities over the affiliate’s 30 year history as well as future plans.