The Bargain Hunters
Her advice: Look beyond the cosmetic features of a house. "Be willing to make it what you want." And, she adds, "you can live in rubble" at least for a little while until you can fix the place up.
To Saline and back
Anuja Rajendra and her husband, Vijay Sankaran, liked the little Cape Cod on Revena that they owned a few years ago. But with a baby on the way, it suddenly seemed too small. They considered adding on to it, then looked around for a bigger home, and ended up in Saline in 2004.
They bought a wonderful home with a huge yard of more than an acre. But they soon started to miss Ann Arbor's culture and sensibility. Anuja says that when they turned off I-94, "my heart was always pulling me" back to Ann Arbor. Adds Vijay, "We've always been walking people, and our subdivision didn't have sidewalks."