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Real Estate Website - 03/22/07 05:54 PM
I have been very happy with my current provider http://www.webagentsolutions.com/ In the past I used Z57, SuccessWebsites, and a home made one that a friend put together. I am most happy with my http://www.DreamHomeDozeman.com/ which is a web agent solutions website. I love the sight you can log into it is http://www.agengpanelgold.com/ and it has a great analysis. I wanted to show a few stats from my page. First you have the days of the week buyers hit my sight and pages viewed for people finding HOMES FOR SALE IN GRAND RAPIDS Can I do all of this analysis on a home made sight? (7 comments)
Property Tax Estimator for Kent County - 03/21/07 09:44 PM
I came across this tool for home owners in Michigan. It is on Michigan's Treasury Department's website That link goes directly to where you enter the Taxable Value to calculate the taxes you will pay for the new home you own or are plan on owning anywhere in Michgian. You can find your NEW HOME in GRAND RAPIDS by searching here the basically you are searching the GRAND RAPIDS MLS There are several new homes for sale and to learn more about Kent County you can go directly to the Kent County site PROPERTY SEARCH The provides great information like property sold data and TAXABLE VALUES of property (1 comments)
Kent County Parks and Recreation - 03/21/07 09:31 PM
Take a minute to browse the Kent Trails System in Kent County. Kent Trails is a 15 mile, non-motorized trail that is the result of a collaborative planning effort between the Kent County Parks Department, the cities of Grand Rapids, Grandville, Walker, Wyoming and Byron Township. You can learn so much about the communities and when you decide where you want to find your new home feel free to use this valuable home search You can find homes for sale anywhere in the Grand Rapids Area. (0 comments)
Grandville home for sale - 03/20/07 04:31 PM
I received a call last week from a past client who just relocated to the Grand Rapids area in August of 2006. He has been struggling to find a job that he liked and supported his wife and three kids. We did find a home at 3693 Basswood right in Grandville. The backyard backs up to Calvin Christian's ball diamond. He went on to tell me that he just got accepted into Officer Candidate School with the Army. Very exciting for them, but now what to do with his home in Grandville. I gave him his options. My suggestion for his (0 comments)
City of Grand Rapids Homebuyer Assistance Fund - 03/19/07 02:15 PM
This is a program that not alot of homebuyers know about or take advantage of. Please visit the Grand Rapids official website to learn more about the Grand Rapids Homebuyer Assistance Fund. It offers up to $5000 towards downpayment and closing cost assistance for a first-time homebuyer in Grand Rapids. Please learn more and you can find your new home at the Grand Rapids Homes Search Easily learn more about owning a Grand Rapids home. Plenty of homes for sale in Grand Rapids with over 1675 currently for sale properties on the Grand Rapids MLS for the City of Grand Rapids and (0 comments)
Wyoming Home 958 Marcia - 03/18/07 10:13 PM
On Thursday I found out that our counter offer on my listing at 958 Marcia was excepted subject to inspections ofcourse. I can tell you how the sellers of this Wyoming story and a half home did it. First they have owned the home for over 40 years, since 1964. That is impressive in itself. Well they also own a home up north in Newaygo on the lake. The took trip after trip out of the Wyoming home for sale and brought items to there other home. They are going to retire and move up there once we close on the (0 comments)
Browse www.DreamHomeDozeman.com for Kentwood, Michigan search homes for sale. Kentwood, MI Real Estate Agents or realtors, plus Kentwood, MI Facts About Kentwood MLS, Michigan. Homes And Houses to buy and sell in Kentwood. In addition, search new Kentwood, MI homes and foreclosures absolutely free on GRAR. Then contact Ethan Dozeman the #1 Kentwood Real Estate Agent for professional assistance finding your Kentwood home to own. Kentwood, Michigan School Information (0 comments)
Grandville Real Estate and Homes for sale - 03/18/07 07:46 PM
Homes for sale in Grandville under $100,000 Browse www.DreamHomeDozeman.com for Grandville, Michigan search homes for sale. Grandville, MI Real Estate Agents or realtors, plus Grandville, MI Facts Search Grandville MLS, Michigan. Homes And Houses to buy and sell in Grandville. In addition, search new Grandville, MI homes and foreclosures absolutely free on GRAR. Then contact Ethan Dozeman the #1 Grandville Real Estate Agent for professional assistance finding your Grandville home to own. Grandville, Michigan School Information Homes to own in Grandville, MI under $250,000 (0 comments)
Browse www.DreamHomeDozeman.com for Byron Center, Michigan search homes for sale. Byron Center, MI Real Estate Agents or realtors, plus Byron Center, MI Facts About Byron Center, Michigan and Homes And Houses to buy and sell. In addition, search new Byron Center, MI homes and foreclosures absolutely free on GRAR. Then contact Ethan Dozeman the #1 Byron Center Real Estate Agent for professional assistance finding your Byron Center home to own. Byron Center, MI School Information Byron Center Homes and Byron Center School info. (0 comments)
Downtown Grand Rapids - 03/18/07 03:19 PM
Downtown Grand Rapids is a growing area that continues to develop and become more vital and attractive to citizens of Kent County and all parts of Michigan. There is everything from shopping, dining and events to hopping nightlife. Making Grand Rapids an exciting big city experience minutes from Lake Michigan and all the miles of sandy beach. Along the Grand River downtown are riverwalks, a historic bridge in nearby Ada. Grand Rapids has an amazing cityscape that is alive way into the night with dancing, music, and hypnotic energy. The skyline right now shows several cranes as construction continues on the Michigan (0 comments)
Moving "stuff" - 03/18/07 02:43 PM
So I have done it. My wife and I have bought a new house and we are scheduled to close on the 26th of March. So what does that mean and why do you care? The main reason is that we are experiencing what every other home buyer in the Grand Rapids area has experienced. Anticipation, excitement and dread. We haven't moved in 3 years, do you know what can happen in 3 years? Yes, you are right, accumulation of "stuff". I remember when we moved from our first home in Grand Rapids, to this home in Grandville. We where only there (0 comments)
Treo 700 blog - 03/16/07 03:43 PM
I am riding with my wife over to Detroit. I thought why not write a blog from my Treo 700? This is a pointless blog but I had to try and it can be done it just takes more concentration. END. I found that it was hard to put tags when I wrote the blog, and yes my wife was driving so we are all still safe. I think the Treo 700 is relatively easy to text back and forth with people because you have a full keyboard and you don't have to hit A,A,A just to get to C on (4 comments)
Is it a trend? Grand Rapids Real Estate Market!! - 03/13/07 09:27 PM
So I may have mentioned that my wife and I bought a new home we close the end of the month. In the buyers market we are in for the Grand Rapids Real Estate Market, I couldn't get out of my home what value I place on it. What am I going to do? We put it for rent in Grandville. Over 2000 sq ft of living space with 3 bedrooms 2 1/2 baths and an attached 2 stall garage with fenced backyard. We are asking $1350 per month. A great suburb of Grand Rapids, MI, close to the Rivertown Mall and most major restaurants (2 comments)
Home Statistics for Grand Rapids Public School District - 03/12/07 06:45 PM
First start off with 1612 homes for sale in Grand Rapids Public Schools. I use that as an area to measure Grand Rapids by. The actually city of Grand Rapids may be slightly different but for our purposes it works well. For the last 12 months 2943 homes in Grand Rapids, Michigan have expired. Most of the Grand Rapids Homes have been re-listed, but some have just decided not to sell their homes right now. Currently listed for sale in Grand Rapids are 1612 homes for sale listed on the GRAR MLS. In the last 12 months 2073 homes have sold in the biggest city (0 comments)
zillow it 2466 Parkview - 03/12/07 06:20 PM
I was looking around Zillow and decided why not try listing my houses for sale? So I started with 2466 Parkview in Wyoming but Grandville Schools. A great little first time home buyer home. Zillow presents 2466 Parkview in that manner, it has been 3 days and haven't gotten any calls or email on it yet. Time will tell. Our Grand Rapids Association of Realtors presents the home like this 2466 Parkview Any comments on the differences? (0 comments)
23 Homes on Saturday - 03/12/07 05:46 PM
My first time home buyers from last saturday that we cancelled last week due to inclement weather, (see my post of "weather does impact first time home buyers") we rescheduled for Saturday the 10th and had a beautiful day for viewing homes for sale. We covered over 120 miles from Byron Center Homes for sale, to Spring Lake Homes for sale. We toured 23 homes all around Grand Rapids, MI. We started in Kentwood seeing 3, next to Byron Center where we saw 2. In Grandville, we saw 5 homes for sale, went over to Jenison for 4 home homes for sale (0 comments)
Grand Rapids Home For Sale $110,500 - 03/11/07 08:36 PM
Fantastic neighborhood, just one block from Riverside Park! This house is neat as a pin and ready to move in! New carpet in living room, laminate floors in the kitchen and dining area. Large dormer upstairs. Roof, siding new vinyl windows and outside wall insulation in 2005. New furnace in 2001, storage and play area in basement. This home is ideal for a first time home buyer with over 1200 sq ft of living space and 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. Drive by this home at 133 CONRAD ST NE and call Dozeman and Associates at 616-301-6766, or email Ethan@DreamHomeDozeman.com before it is to late to (0 comments)
Wyoming Home Information and Statistics - 03/10/07 10:04 PM
First start off with 648 homes for sale right now in The City of Wyoming which covers parts of a few schools districts, including Wyoming Public, Godwin Heights Public Schools, with edges of Grandville, Godfrey Lee, and Kellogsville Public Schools. In the last 12 months 900 homes have sold in this large geographical suberb of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Divide 900 homes by 12 and it gives you 75 homes that are sold in Wyoming, Michigan on average per month over the last 12 months. There are currently 648 homes for sale in Wyoming, Michigan, giving you a 8.5 month inventory or supply of homes for sale in Wyoming, Michigan. (1 comments)
20,000 Members - 03/10/07 04:01 PM
It looks like AR is going to surpass 20,000 members. That is exciting to know that we have 20,000 people who are looking to advance our industry and make it more technologically savvy and consumer friendly Congratulations to all the realtors, mortgage lenders, home stagers, and all the others who are going to grow AR fast. I look forward to the mile marks of 25,000, and then 50,000 members does anybody have any guesses as to how long it is going to take? It looks like at or around 5:10pm EST on 3/10/07 it hit the 20,000 member mark!! Exciting!!!! (2 comments)
Bailey's Grove, Kentwood Schools, Michigan Homes for Sale - 03/09/07 05:34 PM
The neighborhood of Bailey's Grove has over 1000 single family homes with a section with several condominiums in this Kentwood neighborhood minutes from Grand Rapids. It takes up almost one square mile and has entrances off of three different main roads in the Grand Rapids, MI area. 52nd St. East Paris, and 60th St in Kentwood, MI. There are 36 current homes for sale starting from a 3 bedroom 2 1.5 bath two story home for $167,900 with over 1600 sq ft of finished living area, to this home for $329,000 described as this, "Nestled in Bailey's Grove, this marvelous home sits (0 comments)
Luxury condominiums in Grand Rapids, Michigan - 03/08/07 09:17 PM
Right now in Grand Rapids using Grand Rapids School District as the search criteria, I wanted to share insight into the luxury condominion real estate market in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Most of them are in the downtown area of Grand Rapids, MI. I classify everything over $500,000 for sale as a luxury condo in Grand Rapids. There are 8 condo's over $500,000. Here is a rendering of the luxury Tall House Condominiums. This description is $591,000. This urban loft style condominium features a 823 sq ft garden with full sun exposure. The main level includes a guest bedroom suite as well as a main floor (0 comments)
Grand Rapids Michigan Pre-construction Condo - 03/07/07 09:47 PM
If anybody is working with a level of investor that is into buying state of the art condo's in an up and coming area (Grand Rapids, MI), you should take a minute to preview the website of Tall House. It is a proposed and approved by the city of Grand Rapids an eleven story building nestled in the historic heartside neighborhood. In the shadow of the Van Andel Arena, Tall House is near a variety of restaurants, health clubs, retail shops, college campuses, hospitals, museums, theaters, hotels, convention centers and more. Please view the Sales and marketing package online here. Please share with (0 comments)
First start off with 154 homes for sale in Byron Center Schools. For the month of February in Byron Center 20 homes for sale expired. 9 Byron Center Homes went pending or a real estate agent found their buyer a home in Byron Center. 2 homes actually closed so the seller sold the home in Byron Center Schools and hopefully the buyer is happy with the new home in Byron Center, MI. That is only 11 homes homes sold in one month. 11 homes off the market, but 154 other homes for sale in Byron Center Schools. The average sold price for a home in Byron Center was $250,000. Way above the average for a Grand Rapids, Michigan home. 154 (0 comments)
Home Statistics for Jenison Schools - 03/05/07 08:22 PM
First start off with 119 homes for sale in Jenison Schools. For the month of February in Jenison 10 homes for sale expired. 11 Jenison Homes went pending or a real estate agent found their buyer a home in Jenison. 14 homes actually closed so the seller sold the home in Jenison Schools and hopefully the buyer is happy with the new home in Jenison, MI. That is quite a few homes sold in one month. 35 homes off the market, but 119 other homes for sale in Jenison Schools. The average sold price for a home in Jenison was $139,000. Just about average but not quite for (0 comments)
Brain Injury and Homes part III - 03/05/07 07:51 PM
After keeping my family in suspense for 20 days, I came out of the coma over 2 days. I was also waiting to be moved to Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. While I was at Spectrum I always had somebody with me during the day and into the night in case I woke up at anytime. Something that I have is a journal that my mom kept during the whole process and I like to read it once a year, to help remind me of where I have come from. It helps me to be grateful just to be alive every (2 comments)
Home Statistics for Grandville Schools - 03/04/07 04:48 PM
First start off with 263 homes for sale in Grandville Schools. For the month of February in Grandville 31 homes for sale expired. 21 Grandville Homes went pending or a real estate agent found their buyer a home in Grandville. 19 homes actually closed so the seller sold the home in Grandville and hopefully the buyer is happy with the new home in Grandville, MI. That is quite a few homes sold in one month. 40 homes off the market, but 263 other homes for sale in Grandville Schools. The average sold price for a home in Grandville was $166,200. A (2 comments)
Brain Injury and Homes II - 03/04/07 03:10 PM
She eventually got back to my house 1/2 mile away and let my parents know what had happened. Once my parents got out to the field and yes I was still unconscious they call 911. The local volunteer fire department responded first drove out to the field and stabalized me. They then brought me out to the road where an ambulance was waiting. The ambulance transported me the 20 miles to Spectrum Health the Butterworth Campus at 100 Michigan Street N.E. Grand Rapids, Michigan. After running the various tests ran on an unconscious person they diagnosed me with a closed head (1 comments)
Brain Injury and Homes I - 03/03/07 09:26 PM
What makes one realtor stand out among 3200 other realtors of the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors? You might say it is the service. Ok, so how does somebody compare the service of so many different realtors? What is it that Buyers and Sellers want today? They want to know that we care. I have a level of compassion for people that some realtors don't show. Why? It started several years ago when I was just 9, see I grew up in the country south of Byron Center 5 miles in Wayland on 20 acres and it was when I was 9 that (0 comments)
Weather does impact first time home buyers - 03/03/07 04:48 PM
I had 24 homes scheduled to view today for a young couple wanting to own a home. I emailed them yesterday to let them know with the weather forecast that we would not be going out to look at homes for sale on Saturday. We made a wise choice, because no amount of home looking is worth potentially getting in an accident or going in the ditch. We had homes in Byron Center, Kentwood, Wyoming and Grandville, all over Kent County, Michigan. Browse AllByronCenterHomes.com for Byron Center, Michigan homes for sale, Byron Center MI Real Estate Agents or real estate agents, plus Byron Center MLS (0 comments)
Friday schedule - 03/02/07 06:28 AM
I had one of my FIRST TIME HOME-BUYERS call me yesterday mid-afternoon and he asked if I can show him HOMES FOR SALE in the Jamestown and Georgetown areas. I said yes if you get me the MLS numbers we can schedule the showings and we will start at 9am. He gave us a list of 10 HOMES FOR SALE that he likes. We scheduled them, but one home is SOLD, and one we are waiting to hear from, so that leaves 8 HOMES FOR SALE that we are going to look at. He is coming to my office in Grandville (2 comments)
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