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By Doug Hansen, Professional Realtor - Professional Results
(Five Star Real Estate)
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Recently the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors released their data for 2015 GRAR Home Sales Report and Update. This is one way to look into the future if you know what has happened in the past. If you don't know the numbers for Grand Rapids homes for sales, sold, inventory and months of supply...
By Michelle Gordon, Finding Your Place
(JH Realty Partners)
Comments 2
Thanks to HGTV I get a lot of buyers who feel this is the way to go and it will be fun! For some it will be the way to go.  My husband and I only bought ”fixer uppers” due to how picky we are.  The “move-in ready homes were never to our liking, so paying the price of a move in ready home did not ...
By Michelle Gordon, Finding Your Place
(JH Realty Partners)
Comments 0
Pinterest - one of the fasted growing social media networks was not my favorite at the beginning, I thought of it more as on-line craft book. (I am not crafty) However many of my clients love it so I needed to be there with them. In 2015 we have done a lot with our Pinterest and have reach many w...
By Michelle Gordon, Finding Your Place
(JH Realty Partners)
Comments 0
You may have not thought of these   Dryer hook up View Services Which way does the sun set and rise What windows are outside your windows How old is the elevator Research the property manager My husband and I own a downtown condo in Grand Rapids.  We are both from big cities and although we love ...
By Michelle Gordon, Finding Your Place
(JH Realty Partners)
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The Gordon Group compilied a list of items for consideration to prepare for your overnight guests.  Having over night guests can be fun - but also stressful - we hope this will help with removing some of the stress and leaving more time to enjoy! If we missed anything feel free to add more idea's...
By Michelle Gordon, Finding Your Place
(JH Realty Partners)
Comments 2
Grand Rapids / Wyoming has made many top ten lists! It does not surprise me.  As a person who is not from here - I can see things other take for granite.  My family and I moved here in 2001 - 2 weeks before 9/11.  When 9/11 happened, we saw this community pull together and help each other,  we kn...
By Michelle Gordon, Finding Your Place
(JH Realty Partners)
Comments 0
If you have been reading my blog or following the news you know Grand Rapids, Michigan is continues to be limited inventory as we have about 3 months inventory - however the month of October was possibly historic! Per GRAR - “The number of units sold (closed sales) through the end of October is a...
By Michelle Gordon, Finding Your Place
(JH Realty Partners)
Comments 0
     The Gordon Group visited Barbara Corcoran last week Friday in the beautiful Fountain Street Church. It got us thinking about all the Historic churches in Grand Rapids such as St. Andrews, St. Marks, and Park Church dating as far back as 1840. The Churches shaped the coarse of Grand Rapids de...
By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
Comments 0
Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area Easter Egg Hunts April 4th, 2015:   Blythefield CRC Easter Egg Hunt   10:00 AM. Cost: free. Blythefield Christian Reformed Church, 6350 Kuttshill Dr. NE,  Rockford.   Easter Egg Hunt   10:00 AM. Cost: free. Ivanrest Church, 3777 Ivanrest SW, Grandville.   Victo...
By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
Comments 4
Every year around this time, I love to go visit the Butterfly Exhibit at Frederick Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, MI.  If you have never seen it, You Must Go! Breathtakingly beautiful, the butterflies flit amongst orchid plants in full bloom, and an amazing array of some gigantic tropical green...
By Richard Stewart, REO Realtor-RDCpro, CDPE Free list of Foreclosures
(REO Specialists llc)
Comments 0
712 Worden St SE Grand Rapids MI 49507 $30,000 3 bedroom 1.5 baths and detached garage. Lots of well kept original wood, fireplace vinyl siding and replacement windows. Seller is selling the property AS IS. Buyer to verify all data. Clients may see all data and schedule showings at www.REOmamma....
By Richard Stewart, REO Realtor-RDCpro, CDPE Free list of Foreclosures
(REO Specialists llc)
Comments 0
1221 Powers Ave Grand Rapids MI 49504 $29,900 2 bedroom 2 bath ranch with detached 1 car garage. Seller is selling the property AS IS. Buyer to verify all data. Clients may see all data and schedule showings at www.REOmamma.com or call Richard Stewart 269-345-7000 REO Specialists llc AGENTS pleas...
By Donna Tashjian
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
How to Separate The Short Sale Myths from the Reality?   It used to be that if you were facing foreclosure, it was difficult to find information about what to do. Today, distressed homeowners have the exact opposite problem. There is information everywhere, but it can be almost impossible to tel...
By Donna Tashjian
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Are home prices near their 2006 peak? Did you know that in many markets, home prices are near their 2006 peak prices? In our market, home prices have drastically improved and look to continue improving. So if you or someone you know has been waiting to sell your home, especially if the home was ...
By Donna Tashjian
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Facing Foreclosure? You Have Options!   A lot has changed since you bought your home.   If you or someone you know is among the 10 million homeowners who are falling further behind every single month because of an unmanageable mortgage payment, then that weight may feel unbearable. But there is ...
By Donna Tashjian
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Today’s real estate market in Grand Rapids, MI is very different than it was a year ago. Prices have increased rapidly over the past 6-8 months as part of a steady recovery we’re seeing take place across the nation in real estate. If you or someone you know has a home in which they owed more on t...
By Donna Tashjian
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Don't Let Time Run Out! The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act was passed by Congress in 2007 in an attempt to provide some relief for the millions of homeowners who found themselves owing more on their mortgage than the property was worth as a result of the collapse of the housing and finance ...
By Donna Tashjian
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
Short sales have become increasingly common since the mortgage crisis of 2008. In fact, they accounted for 22 percent of all residential sales in 2012, according to the 2012 U.S. Foreclosure and Short Sales Report by RealtyTrac, an online marketplace for foreclosure properties. But how do you kno...
By Donna Tashjian
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Been thinking about selling your home? If you’ve been thinking of selling your home, but don’t believe it is worth enough to cover what you owe, you might be pleasantly surprised. The reason? Prices have gone up significantly during the last year! This simple fact has helped a market that only ab...
By Donna Tashjian
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
5 Ways to Beat Foreclosure! In the news, there is talk of a housing recovery. Experts feel more optimistic about the state of housing industry in America. However, if you or someone you know is one of the millions of homeowners who is stuck with a home on which you owe more than the property is w...

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