Entries by Brad Litz

Renovation Reality

Since first buying our house on Washington Boulevard in 2006, we have been tinkering and updating, but always knew we were going to need a major overhaul of our second floor to accommodate a growing family. I just kept putting it off and we put other items at the top of our list that would […]

Should I Add On To The House Or Move?

By Brad Litz Real Estate Broker, Appraiser & Investor Meridian-Kessler Resident Here in our neck of the woods we are lucky to enjoy all the things people look for in a community, so the popular choice is often to add on to your house. There are several schools of thought on how to go about […]

French Eclectic

By Brad Litz Real Estate Developer, Broker & Appraiser Meridian-Kessler Resident Following through on the architectural tour of our neighborhood, I often stumble upon beautiful examples of the French Eclectic style and am always intrigued. This style can range from simple design with subtle hints of French architecture to ornate, sprawling mansions with Chateauesque details. […]

Colonial Revival Architecture

By Brad Litz Real Estate Developer, Broker & Appraiser Meridian-Kessler Resident Continuing the journey through architectural styles brings us to the Colonial Revival. According to the Washington Township Interim Report, there are nearly 1,200 examples of Colonial Revival in Washington Township, making it the most popular style. There are many variations that relate to this […]

The Tudor Revival

By Brad Litz Real Estate Developer, Broker & Appraiser Meridian-Kessler Resident The respect for the history of our neighborhoods is always evident when talking with neighbors. Thus, I thought I would take the opportunity to discuss some of the more influential and common styles of architecture in the area.   To liven it up a bit, […]

Spring Is Here And It’s Time To Enjoy The Outdoor Lifestyle Again!

By Brad Litz Real Estate Broker, Appraiser & Investor Meridian-Kessler Resident It was easy to pick a topic to discuss for this month’s issue as spring is arriving and I know that most of our neighbors are ready and raring to get outside! Personally, it’s my favorite time of year as I think of preparing […]

Renovation Reality Part 2

By Brad Litz Real Estate Developer, Broker & Appraiser Meridian-Kessler Resident When I last left you we had just moved back into our home after a major renovation and addition. I’m glad to say we are getting settled back in quite nicely and enjoying our ‘new’ old house. I want to thank our designer, Janice […]

Renovation Reality Part 1

By Brad Litz Real Estate Developer, Broker & Appraiser Meridian-Kessler Resident Since first buying our house on Washington Boulevard in 2006, we have been tinkering and updating, but always knew we were going to need a major overhaul of our second floor to accommodate a growing family. I just kept putting it off and we […]

The Holiday Season Slow Down

By Brad Litz Real Estate Broker, Appraiser & Investor Meridian-Kessler Resident It has long been known in the real estate industry that the holiday season is associated with a slow down in the market. I have to agree with the notion, but I have a couple of points that I want to touch on in […]