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AS OF SEPTEMBER 22 THERE IS ONLY 100 DAYS LEFT OF THE YEAR! So, for the next 100 days what are you going to get checked off your list? I still have MANY things left on my goal sheet for the year, so I need to get a move on. I am going to have to prioritize a bit to be the most productive. This...
So are you ready for ArtPrize this year? ArtPrize is an different type of art competition. The general public determines the winner of the two and a half week event. With artists coming from around the world to show their talents off in Grand Rapids, MI. This is an amazing event that brings to...
So, why are more loans being denied in 2010? Prior to 2003, underwriters were required to dot the “i”s and cross their “t”s. Then all heck broke loose and about anyone who could fog a mirror, was able to get a mortgage.Well, the pendulum has swung back the other way. Fannie, Freddie, FHA and ...
Have You Mastered a Niche Market?Remember when you first got into the business? You needed to work with every type of buyer, all property types and every type of financing—just to make ends meet! However, there is a danger in being a “generalist”. The other day, I got a call from a friend of m...
MAKE YOUR LISTINGS OUT SHINE THE COMPETITION Now is the time to set yourself apart. The market is saturated with properties and your sellers must get their home recognized without costing both of you a ton of cash. What is your unique selling point and marketing strategies? How do you plan to get...
This is a great opportunity to see all the Green Buildings we have heard so much about. Take some time this weekend to see what Grand Rapids is becoming know for. GREEN BUILDINGS OF WEST MICHIGAN: YOU ARE INVITED! COME TOUR WITH US SEPT 10 & 11! About 30 miles inland from Lake Michigan, along...