Gary White, FlexIt Realty~ 616-784-2360, Grand Rapids Homes For Sale & West Michigan Real Estate

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Managing Real Estate Broker - Flexit Realty "Flexible Home Selling Solutions"
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2008 

We can summarize foreclosures in three distinct groups...Owner Occupied, Non-Owner Occupied and Bank Owned. This may greatly affect the type of loan you can qualify for and a couple of other key issues.  These home are usually "AS IS" which means if you do not have some extra cash you could be bu...
05/15/2008
Rehabbing and selling still is possible but the rules are changing and so is the risk. Right now is a great time to purchase homes that need fixed up, repaired or rehabbed.  But the financial side of issues by lenders has taken a twist that may not make it look quite as attractive.  Does the 20% ...
05/15/2008
What would you think if you read a headline that says...the average home sales in the US drop nearly 8% from one year ago?  Some markets are in double digit decline this is the average! For most of us a headline like that is very understandable.  Day after day we are being blasted with news of fo...
05/14/2008
This was reported on CNN.  This was reported by a CNN survey that many families do not view the tax rebate stimulus package as spendable income but money to cover necessities! I actually do not know how most young families make ends meet based on the economic changes of everyday living requiremen...
05/11/2008
Today the marketing aspect of residential property is so much more than a yard sign or inclusion into the MLS (Multiple Listing Service).  Don't get me wrong these are very important components of the marketing structure. We have ebbs and flows within market segments.  Foreclosures can impact hom...
05/11/2008
I usually do not take a stand on any issues that could be inflammatory or create ill will or discomfort for others...but I have an issue that has been smoldering for months.  Today a judge settled the issue but in my mind didn't take the penalty far enough. I know that kids do dumb things...they ...
05/10/2008
I hear all kinds of people discussing, asking and considering when is the best time to buy?  Well consider this....Money magazine just said for our area...we are going to appreciate 1.9%.  This is someone from a birdseye view of facts and figures....Money magazine listed 10 cities they project th...
05/10/2008
We can say all we want about the various types of search engines, optimizing websites, featuring listings and when it comes down to the bottom line it is exposure to Buyers and Buyer's agents. So if you are selling and your home is not on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) your home is not being ...
05/10/2008
I had a buyer today ignore the opportunity to have a survey.  The lender does not require a survey so he said no problem the neighbors know what's their...I will live within the lines!I had the buyer sign a waiver saying I informed him of his right to have a survey and he chose not to have one.  ...
05/06/2008
We have all done more than is reasonable to make clients happy.  Clients sometimes feel they are right no matter how unreasonable or ethical the request they make of their Realtor.Most clients are very honest great people to work with and you make life long freiendships as a result of our service...
05/03/2008
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