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Livingston County Shopping
When you're moving to a new home, there's little time for anything else. In all the commotion, it's easy to forget that the holidays are almost here. And that means shopping. Here are a few local places in Livingston County perfect for last-minute holiday shopping.

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Fantasy of Lights

One reason we really love the Howell area is all of the fun, local events the community plans each year. As the weather grows cooler, it's time to start planning for the Fantasy of Lights, one of Howell's favorite festivals. Who doesn't love glistening, colorful lights and visits from Santa? Here are the key details you'll need to attend the Fantasy of Lights in 2021.

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Christmas Tree Brighton

The holiday season is upon us, which means the great Christmas tree hunt has begun! Our real estate agents love visiting Christmas tree farms in search of the perfect tree. Thankfully, Livingston County has no shortage of Christmas tree farms to scout. Whether it's your first time picking out a living tree or if you could use a refresher on proper tree care, here is a helpful guide to picking the right tree for your home this holiday season.

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Holiday Wreath Tips

What makes a door with a holiday wreath so inviting? Traditionally, circles symbolize inclusion, unity, and wholeness, so a wreath is seen as inviting visitors to share fellowship and good cheer with those inside.

Our real estate agents enjoy creating wreaths that display their individual personality and style. Make your own holiday wreath with these DIY tips! 

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Brighton Holiday Events

The holidays are on the horizon, and towns throughout the Great Lakes State are filling with yuletide cheer. Our real estate agents encourage you to grab your friends and family members for these joyful holiday events coming to the Brighton area!

  1. Dashing Through the Snow and Fire 5K — 201 S. Second St., Fowlerville, MI 48836 | Dec 7
    Race your way into the holiday season with the Dashing Through the Snow and Fire 5K! This 13th annual road race is a Fowlerville holiday tradition that brings racers together to support the Rotary Club of Fowlerville. Runners will sprint passed hot air balloons warming up the track en route to the finish. Buddy the Elf will be there to "fire" you up as well! If you're in the area visiting Fowlerville homes for sale, consider stopping down and cheering racers on or lace up your shoes and join in on the fun!

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Guide to Area July 4 Celebrations in Brighton

July 4 is going to be a blast around Brighton! Our REALTORS® are excited to celebrate another year of fun with our friends and families. We encourage you to join us at one of these great parades, firework shows, and gatherings!

  1. Livingston County's Fowlerville 4th of July Fireworks & Parade – Downtown Fowlerville, MI 48836
    If you've got Independence Day plans in the morning but still want to celebrate at night, take a trip through Fowlerville homes for sale and attend the Fowlerville 4th of July Fireworks and Parade show. The parade will begin at 7 PM, venturing down Grand River Avenue. Immediately after, you can watch a dazzling firework show at either the Fowlerville Fairgrounds or Fowlerville Community Park. Don't worry, Fowlerville won't let anything rain on their patriotic parade! In the event of inclement weather, these festivities will occur on Friday, July 5th, at the same times!

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Brighton MI Fathers Day

Father's Day falls on June 16th and our REALTORS® want to help you make this year special. Dads, grandfathers, and father-figures make astounding impacts in our lives, often sacrificing time and energy to keep us happy and healthy. We encourage you to treat the man in your life that you look up to with a day out at some of our best venues.

  1. Early American Skills Experience – Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380
    Give dad a Father's Day with the Early American Skills Experience. This program at Kensington Metropark, located a few blocks from Milford Township homes for sale, offers teens and their fathers the chance to learn pioneer life skills like blacksmithing, woodworking and open fire cooking. Together, you'll complete a special project to take home. This interactive experience at the Kensington Living History Village is a perfect afternoon activity for sons and daughters ages 14 and above to share with their fathers or grandfathers.

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Livingston County Memorial Day
This Memorial Day, our REALTORS® invite you and your family to celebrate the sacrifice that the men and women of our armed forces have made for our country. For some, Memorial Day signals the start of summertime but it's important that we remember why this annual holiday is observed. The memories we've shared and will continue to make with our friends and family were made possible by those who fought and died for our freedom. Take part in this day of deserved recognition and join us at these Memorial Day events throughout Livingston County.

  1. Pinckney Memorial Day 5K & Parade – Corner of Pear St. & Hamburg St., Pinckney, MI 48169
    The Village of Pinckney hosts community events throughout the year and one of their most popular is their Memorial Day parade and 5K. Their 5K run takes participants passed beautiful Pinckney homes for sale while the parade is held conveniently on Main Street. This event is a full-day celebration that families from around town look forward to each year.

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Home Buyer Gift Ideas
As you finalize your Christmas gift list, don't forget your new homeowner friends. If they're like many homebuyers, they've spent a lot of time and energy finding the perfect home among beautiful Brighton homes for sale

As your friends prepare for their first Christmas in their new home, they deserve a nice gift to celebrate their success. Our REALTORS® did the research and compiled a list of great gift ideas for new homeowners. You can find them in your local stores or order them online to save time.  

  • Keyless door lock
    When you give your friends a keyless door lock, they can install it themselves, save locksmith re-keying costs, and never have to worry about door keys again. You'll find an assortment of keyless locks at your local hardware store or visit GoKeyless for simple push-button keypad combination locks, digital keypad locks or connected smart locks.

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