Big Rapids Real Estate Blog

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When I returned from showings today I received an email letting me know I won a lotto I have never played. Actually a couple of winning notice emails in every one of my email accounts so I must be really rich. I have to wonder for people to actually still be sending out these false emails one wo...
Another great "To Do" would be Wednesday July 21st stopping by for a free concert by Free Wheelin'. Concert will be at the Big Rapids band shell, which is right behind the middle school or across the foot bridge from Hemlock Park. Should be a great time and free. Marc Conley, Dave and Dan Seabol...
For those who have trouble thinking of reasons to blog and those who like doing Localism blogs, try going to your local Chamber of Commerce website and click on the event calendar and share with us what is happening in your part of the Country. Not only makes for a great post but it gives everyon...
This year, July 23rd through the 25th marks the 12th annual Antique Tractor and Gas Engine show hosted by the Big Rapids Antique Farm & Power Club. This event is an all day family outing for all featuring John Deere tractors and equipment, along with a variety of antique tractors, cars, trucks & ...
Celebrating their 23rd year the WAM 300 (Wish-A-Mile 300) is a fund raising event that last year raised over $1.5 Million which was enough to grant 250 wishes to deserving wish kids here in Michigan. What a great way to help. This years event will be held the 22nd-25th of July. The Mecosta COunty...
Most every time we work with a buyer it involves searching for the right parcel that "fits" our client. In days past we looked like hero's as the general public could not access our MLS listings. Now days things are a little different, most buyers have already looked at your MLS before even calli...
I am often asked the question by sellers as to whether the house shows better with or without funriture. I always reply it depends on the home and the furniture but today I went to show a house that has recently been foreclosed on so I pulled pics off the Internet and headed down to show the hous...
There are two types of people. Those who always find a way to make things happen and those who always find a way to be stopped. Usually for every road block faced we read two or three blogs whining about the market or the condition of our economy. Meanwhile the agents who always find a way to ma...
This was another great weekend for me. While playing with my grand kids in the back yard I received a phone call from someone who could not find an agent to show them a home. Of course I took half an hour out of my week end and showed them the house. Next I took another half hour out to WRITE AN ...
Another local "To Do" if near Remus, MI this week end would be the Annual Remus Heritage Days 2010. This year the event is from Friday, Jul 16, 2010 8am thru Sunday, Jul 18, 2010 8pm. Some of the events are a pedal power parade, WATA Truck Pull, children's activities, a softball tournament with o...

Randy Ostrander

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