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Trying to keep up with the new technology is a full time job. My company was in the process of having new t-shirts screen printed when I cam across the Kodak / ActiveRain June Mobile Marketing Challenge and decided it was time to venture into this area. Our Screen Printer is Kelgraphic's in Cadil...
Not many words in our vocabulary frustrate me more than the word "Pending". Don't get me wrong, I like what it means but it has way to many interpretations for any true meeting of the minds. Whenever I hear a listing I want to show is Pending my first thought is "Really...why is listed as Active?...
You know the call on a hot property your client really wants to see but you are told "Sorry, we have an accepted offer on that one", but don't worry, they will call you if anything changes. Twice in the last few months this has happened. Both times the deal fell apart and neither t...
When I read through the Father's Day posts it always brings a tear. Fathers are a terrible thing to waste yet every year we get more caught up in our own lives and spend less time thanking one of the main contributors of our being here. I lost my dad when I was 35. That's just too early for a man...
Tuesday June 14th marks the date for the West Central Association of Realtors 8th Annual Golf Outing which promises to be a fun filled day of networking and laughter. This is only my second year attending these and while the first year I was horrified of looking like a fool, this year I realize I...
Almost that time of year when we get our Ferris students back. Every year our quiet little townbecomes a bustling hot spot with 14,000 or so new residents. First few weeks are mayhem but we eventually get our rhythm right and work well together. The students have several options available in rega...
This is Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan and today in Big Rapids it is the 6th Annual Catch-A-Fish, Grant-A-Wish fishing tournament. Saturday June 11th from 9am-12pm so bring the whole family to this fun filled day of fishing in Hemlock Park on Riverwalk.  All proceeds go towards the Make-A-Wish ...

Randy Ostrander

Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
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