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Today I received both Good and Bad News in Big Rapids, MI. I have been working with a great lady who is planning to move here to Big Rapids, MI. We have an accepted offer on the house she picked and are only waiting for her house to close where she lives now. She calls and say's I have good news ...
Feeling Appreciated in Big Rapids, MI was easy today. A few months ago Blarney Castle opened a Marathon Gas/ EZMart here in Big Rapids, MI. Today they once again showed their appreciation to their customers by free lunch including Bill and Will's gourmet hot dogs, pizza and sodas. A lot of compan...
Living Off the Paper Trail is never easy at first. I ran my office much like any other in regards to keeping paper trails on every transaction. I would always end up with a huge box of miscellaneous papers to file and keep around the office for three years yet making sure to remove after the thir...
The Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber Bowl XII wrapped up today with the two teams working overtime to add 52 new members to our list of great businesses. Michelle Herron was Captain of the Red team and yours truly was Captain of the Blue team. MVP was John Milan who convinced 11 ne...
Germanfest 2012 in Big Rapids, MIis on Sept 21st this year from 6:25pm to 11pm. Established in 2006, to honor the history of St. Peter’s Lutheran–see the Heritage section above– the Big Rapids Germanfest has strived for one thing: to provide our patrons with a first class, authentic German celebr...
Lease or Leash...Which Does Your Tenant Need? One way to truly frustrate an agent attempting to show one of your listings is to have a tenant who does not want to move. I have tried to show the same house twice to different buyers and both times had the tenant kill the showing before it happened....
Amazing how fast a high speed transaction can come to a dial up finish. The house rocked, the land was perfect, price and terms were good, even interest rates were favorable. Sounds like we are on our way to a smooth it comes...Buyer's 8 year old notices there is no cable i...
Good morning. If you were not scared about identity theft and electronic scammers before, you will be after watching this video. I had no idea how easy it was to steal credit card info.If you have a credit or debit card, then you need to see this video.  There is a video about credit and debit ca...

Randy Ostrander

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