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My absolute favorite question of the year, "What's Going on In the Michigan Market?"  Good question.  Let me look into my crystal ball and see... Currently, I see a haze.  Oh wait a minute... I see a home for sale and another home for sale.  Some buyers are out looking at the front of the home an...
I know this topic may bore you or you may say, "Why do I care who an agent represents?"  The truth is that you should care who your agent works for.   Maybe I should begin with the question: What does an agent do for a client?  Some would say we sit around and collect a fat check at the end of th...
Bailey's Grove in Kentwood is one of the more popular places to live because of the community atmosphere and the design of the community.  Not only has the builder allowed for amenities like a Club house, pool and jogging trails, but they also designed free style site condos (look like homes) and...
Recently, I came back from a trip and was flying into our local Gerald R. Ford airport.  As I was waiting for my luggage, I spottedthe Grand Rapids 2007 Visitors Guide and decided to take a peak as to what was actually in it.Of course, there was the guides to the local restaurants, clubs, enterta...
I've seen lots of bulletin posts and of course comments about the state of affairs in Michigan (most of them negative).  I thought I would share with you what someone outside of Grand Rapids actually thought about our city.                                  The article in The Patriot Ledger gave G...
With all the talk of what's going on in the market, I love to hear everyone's viewpoints as to where the Michigan Real Estate market really stands.  So I read a lot of articles and of course, have my own point of view.  I have to say that for once, I actually agreed with our local newspaper, the ...
A while back I wrote a post about how in the small village of Sparta, a Realtor organized a community wide open house.  I loved the idea and instead of 2 guests, I actually had 7 guests come through the door.  I just listed 9175 Lady Lauren Dr in Rockford.  Wonderful neighborhood with great ameni...
Here's the latest market reports as reported through the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors (GRAR) board.Information is based January - June 2007 and compares this year with last year.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.Single Family and Condo ReportPrice                ...
I'm not a tremendously big fan of the media (sorry, the press) but I can't stand the fact that the media and local newspaper always seem to report the negative and terrible things that are happening in the world today.  So, while I'm not blind to what's going on around me, I just find that the me...

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