The Perna Team Blog - Blog Archive: August, 2023

Get ready to rock, Metro Detroit—September 2023 is shaping up to be an epic sonic journey that you won't want to miss! From the iconic strums of Peter Gabriel to the genre-bending beats of Macklemore, the Motor City is turning into Music City this fall, offering a kaleidoscopic array of sounds that promises to electrify your soul. Whether you're a die-hard fan of classic rock, a hip-hop head, or an alternative aficionado, there's something in the air—and it's not just the autumn leaves. Buckle up, because this September, the concert scene in Metro Detroit is about to explode in a symphony of epic proportions.


Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin 
Pine Knob | September 1st

Kicking off the month at Pine Knob on September 1st are Disturbed and…

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September in Metro Detroit heralds a diverse and vibrant array of fairs, festivals, and engaging events that cater to a wide spectrum of tastes and interests. From globally recognized art exhibitions that transform entire cities into living galleries to mouth-watering barbecue festivals, historical celebrations that transport visitors back in time, cutting-edge auto shows, and family-friendly carnivals, the offerings are both rich and varied. Whether you're drawn to creativity, culture, culinary delights, innovation, or simply a fun-filled time with loved ones, Metro Detroit's September 2023 calendar promises an unforgettable experience, teeming with excitement and discovery.


Sept 14 - Oct 1 | Grand Rapids

A bit of a drive…

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Outside the sprawling, largely industrial city of Detroit, you'll find a bevy of more than 59 suburbs. These range from larger cities to small towns and villages. Based on the variety of places to live, even the most discerning of newcomers looking for the city's best neighborhoods will find somewhere that they love. The suburbs of Detroit often offer many of the amenities found in the nearby metropolis with the bonuses of varied housing options, fewer people, and a lower cost of living.

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Novi Amenities

  • Suburban living
  • Located on Walled Lake
  • 3 Major Freeways converge here
  • Major shopping destination

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Get ready to immerse yourself in a Labor Day weekend like no other, as Metro Detroit opens its arms to a captivating array of festivities and adventures. From the pulsing beats of international jazz legends to the cheerful hues of sunflower festivals, the city's vibrant tapestry offers unforgettable experiences tailored for every taste and interest. Art enthusiasts, music lovers, food connoisseurs, families, and thrill-seekers alike, it's time to mark your calendars and prepare to dive into the celebrations. Don't miss this chance to explore, enjoy, and be inspired - Metro Detroit awaits your discovery, so plan your weekend now and let the magic unfold!

Arts Beats and Eats 
Sept 1-4 | Royal Oak

One of our favorite annual events that…

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Navigating the perplexing world of home upgrades can feel like a high-stakes game where the rules are constantly changing. While that fresh coat of cerulean blue might brighten up the living room, will it actually boost the property's value? And what about that complete kitchen overhaul with sparkling granite countertops? It might look stunning, but will it deliver a worthwhile return on investment? Homeowners often invest thousands, even tens of thousands, in renovations, assuming these improvements will translate to higher selling prices. However, not all upgrades are created equal. Some can significantly enhance a home's value, while others might only inflate the perceived worth without adding real financial gain. This essential guide will…

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The real estate and financial landscape of Metro Detroit this July 2023 presented a dynamic and multifaceted arena, ripe with opportunities and intricacies. With interest rates officially hitting 7%, and property values on a subtle upward trend, the market is pulsating with possibilities for both buyers and sellers. The ebbs and flows of the stock market, along with significant movements like the merging of industry giants, add to the complexity of the economic panorama. 

Navigating this intricate market requires courage, caution, and strategic insight, as opportunities abound for those willing to engage with both conviction and foresight. Whether it's homeowners considering a bold move, or first-time buyers stepping onto the property ladder, the…

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