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So, I'm this huge movie buff.  In fact, one of my favorite things to do is to sit down on a Friday night with a bag of popcorn and put in the latest and greatest movie.  And by the way, my family has seen a ton!  Last Friday, we watched Shrek 3 with the kids.  Initially, I wasn't going to watch i...
So, what do you look forward to when it comes to Thanksgiving?  Is it the long weekend? Or the turkey dinner?  Or the huge sales on Black Friday?  I think that we forget what this holiday is all about, which brings me to a really cool front page story that hit the Grand Rapids Press.  The title o...
The Green movement has been around for some time, so why is it that some of us are just starting to hear about it?  Or better yet, pay attention to "Green".The media does their best to pick up on the "HOT" issues and with some big names backing the green movement, we've actually been hearing a lo...
I was just having a discussion with my husband about how it can really be tough to be "positive" when things aren't always looking up.  If you were to look at just the facts, the market does look dismal.  In just the Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan area here were the estimates of the short sales t...
We've already discussed the trends in home building and how "Green" built homes are becoming a trend.  We've talked about what Green is in relation to the definition.  Now, how do you know if you have a Green-Built Home?Just so you know, there are a lot of builders that may claim to build "Green"...
Tammy Stone | Gold Realty | 616-318-6101 801-302 Monroe Ave, Grand Rapids, MI Professional, Exclusive Condo (only 18 units) located right on the river. Best Views Around! 1 Bdrm Condo offered at $209,900 Year Built Unspecified Sq Footage 786 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1 full, 0 partial Floors 4+ Parki...
Quite Simply... A Green Home Provides... Safer Environment - it prevents moisture, mold and radon. Healthier Environment - the toxins in paint in building materials can be harmful to one's health.  Indoor air quality is huge, just ask someone with breathing problems like asthma.Energy Efficiency ...
O.K. a lot of people have heard of what the term "Green" refers to thanks to people like Al Gore, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Leonardo DiCaprio.  Seriously, if you didn't hear of that word, what would you think of?When I think of the "Green", I think of...Money Someone being Green - meaning they d...
I love watching the trends in the home building industry.  In fact, it's one of my favorite subjects to read up on.  What you need to realize is that the "HOT" trends of today are because of what you said was important.  See if you agree with these sources of the latest and greatest trends in hom...
Here's the latest market reports as reported through the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors (GRAR) board.Information is based January - October 2007 and compares this year with last year.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.Single Family and Condo ReportPrice             ...

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