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Discussions involving Big Rapids and Surrounding Area Real Estate.



Every year the Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce holds a business trade show on the last Saturday of April. This is a great way to showcase your business and get your name out in the community that is filled with would be buyers and clients. Has been sold out for the last four years in a ro...
For anyone looking for the Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce, you are in for a treat. They have launched a new website which can be found here: New Website . I wasn't a huge fan of our old site but this one rocks! This one has a much cleaner look and is way easier to navigate. Upcoming even...
Yes...I do work weekends! That is my claim to fame and I use it in all my adds so when I received a call yesterday to show a house this morning, I was all in. I should have known when I went to leave and Mother Nature played a little prank. She hid the green grass of yesterday and replaced it wit...
I don't re blog many but here is a really good post by Russel Ray. He is one of my all time favorite inspectors who not only sheds light on inspection issues but adds a touch of humor. This post is so fitting because he cracks me up with his humor. Usually in Russel's post you will find Zoey, har...
Here is an amazing 3 bedroom/2bath half log home on 37 acres with pasture for the horses. Using 3"x8" log siding gives you all the beauty and warmth of log but less cracking and maintenance. Home features full basement with separate kitchen, huge loft are upstairs with a spiral staircase you won'...
This morning I was doing my morning ritual of coffee and Active Rain and enjoyed a beautiful pic in a Speechless Sunday post by Larry Brewer. It was a stunning picture of the golf course at the Augusta National. As I was reading I noticed outside the robins playing in my yard. I was thinking how ...
I have only reblogged a couple posts since joining Active Rain but Russell really put together a very good list of things to check for sellers. The inspector will be looking at these after an offer is made, why not repair what is necessary before and help the deal to go through without a hitch. H...
Some things just don't make sense to me. Like when I hear downtown retail owners complain about lack of business and then close up shop at 5pm when everyone is getting out of work. Same in real estate. Why would you not work when everyone is out looking for properties? I get the whole 'need a day...
Of course it's an April Fools prank. They are still painfully pretending to be experts and creating new road blocks daily. lol. Have a great day and watch out for pranksters.

Randy Ostrander

Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
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