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By Anthony Mosley
(Van Dyk Mortgage Corporation)
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Great Window of Opportunity You may have heard that home loan rates have improved and are back down to near historic levels. In fact, I've been slammed with emails and phone calls from people just like you who wanted to take advantage of this wonderful situation. But you need to keep the followi...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
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Forest Hills Michigan Top Best Buy Homes July 2011 Forest Hills Michigan Top Best Buy Forest Hills Homes (Ada-Cascade) to buy, based on price per square foot. Price per square foot is a great leveler, if two homes are priced similarly they should be very comparable in amenities. These homes might...

By Bonnie & Terry Westbrook, Grand Rapids MI Real Estate
(Westbrook Realty)
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Foto Friday – GR Arts Murals Grand Rapids is into art in a big way.  If you are familiar with our city, you know we have murals downtown.  Cool murals thanks to ArtPrize, and forward thinking businesses and artists.  This mural was an ArtPrize 2010 entry on the Kendall School of Design building o...

By Bonnie & Terry Westbrook, Grand Rapids MI Real Estate
(Westbrook Realty)
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Forest Hills Michigan Neighborhood Real Estate Report Tamarron Estates Jan – June 2011 Quick Snapshot of Tamarron Estates Real Estate Activity Jan 1 through June 30, 2011 Active Listings – 6 Pending Sales – 1 Sold Properties – 4 Average Sold Price – $ 310,250   SEARCH FOR FOREST HILLS HOMES   For...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
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Forest Hills Michigan Neighborhood Real Estate Report – East West Village Jan – June 2011 Quick Snapshot of East West Village Residences Real Estate Activity Jan 1 through June 30, 2011 Active Listings – 7 Pending Sales – 3 Sold Properties – 4 Average Sold Price – $415, 975 SEARCH FOR FOREST HILL...

By Bonnie & Terry Westbrook, Grand Rapids MI Real Estate
(Westbrook Realty)
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Forest Hills Michigan Neighborhood Real Estate Report – Centennial Park Condos Jan – June 2011 Quick Snapshot of Centennial Park Condos Real Estate Activity Jan 1 through June 30, 2011 11 Active Listings From $ 119,900 to $ 799,900 9 Sold Properties Average Sold price = $ 164,667 Absorption Rate ...

By Anthony Mosley
(Van Dyk Mortgage Corporation)
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What if I don't have the money to buy a home right now? There are many loan programs available that offer low and no down payment options for buying a home. Some programs permit gift money as a down payment, and often sellers are willing to make a contribution to your purchase if they want to sel...

By Bonnie & Terry Westbrook, Grand Rapids MI Real Estate
(Westbrook Realty)
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GRAM on the Green Free Summer Concerts Grand Rapids MI 2011 Friday nights at the Grand Rapids Art Museum will be hopping this summer!  With live music, the arts, dance, and just plain people watching.  Come on over and join the fun! The third GRAM on the Green season will begin this week. Every ...

By Lola Audu, Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI ~Welcome Home!
(Lola Audu~Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI Real Estate)
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  Sifting through the facts... Purchasing a new home is one of the most exciting experiences an individual or family can have.  If you’ve been out of the real estate market for some time, you may be unaware of some dramatic changes in the real estate market landscape.  In today’s market, there ar...

By Anthony Mosley
(Van Dyk Mortgage Corporation)
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Be Prepared, finding a home loan before you start looking at houses, is a great idea to know how much you can afford. To get a rough idea, you can get a lender pre-qualification, a quick process that can tell you roughly how much home you can afford. This does not, however, mean you have secured...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
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Forest Hills Michigan Top Best Buy Homes June 2011 Forest Hills Michigan Top Best Buy Forest Hills Homes (Ada-Cascade) to buy, based on price per square foot. Price per square foot is a great leveler, if two homes are priced similarly they should be very comparable in amenities. These homes migh...

By Anthony Mosley
(Van Dyk Mortgage Corporation)
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As loan officers, we frequently experience the stress of the ever-changing market. Gratification of our duties is often measured in monetary figures. But it is my experience that a gracious client can often times be more full filling to that often empty void of accomplishment. I recently sat at a...

By Anthony Mosley
(Van Dyk Mortgage Corporation)
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  has implemented some great incentives to buy a home now! The Program is calle Home Steps. Homebuyer Incentive** Up to 3.5% actual buyer's closing cost 2-Year HomeProtect Limited Home Warranty*** DURATION OF BUYER'S CLOSING COST OFFER: May 16, 2011 – July 31, 2011 with escrow closed on or befor...

By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®, CRS, GRI
(North Sky Realty LLC)
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There is a great restaurant in Grand Rapids, Michigan called Ichiban.  They bring together Japanese and Chinese cuisine under one roof.  One side of the restaurant when you enter is Japanese food, and the other is Chinese.  My wife and I ate at the Habachi grill section, and watched our food bein...

By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®, CRS, GRI
(North Sky Realty LLC)
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These little guys were on display at the Meijer Gardens in the cactus exhibit that I toured a few months ago.  I can across this photo tonight, and thought they looked like Meerkats, but was not sure what they are.  They certainly were an attention getter all standing there together.  I am always...

By Lola Audu, Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI ~Welcome Home!
(Lola Audu~Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI Real Estate)
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Never, ever underestimate the power of a blog post OR anytime you click with that mouse.  Never undermine the impact of what you're doing when you get online.  Through the last 5 years, I've developed renewed respect for the potential power of this world behind my computer screen.  Today, I met a...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
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Forest Hills Michigan Top Best Buy Homes May 2011 Forest Hills Michigan Top Best Buy Forest Hills Homes (Ada-Cascade) to buy, based on price per square foot. Price per square foot is a great leveler, if two homes are priced similarly they should be very comparable in amenities. These homes might...

By Ralph Mark Maupin, Michigan Real Estate Investors Host
(National Real Estate Network, LLC)
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With the housing market slow, more and more homeowners are deciding to stay put and remodel their existing homes. Others have realized that to sell their homes they must have an edge in this very competitive market place. To gain this edge they have to re   Grand Rapids Dumpster Man   Grand Rapid...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
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Forest Hills Michigan Neighborhood Real Estate Report – Watermark May 2011 Quick Snapshot of Watermark Residences Real Estate Activity Jan 1 through May 24, 2011 9 Active Listings $ 189,900       5363 Prairie Home Dr $ 324,900       5340 Prairie Home Dr $ 344,460       1959 Talamore Ct $ 399,900...

By Anthony Mosley
(Van Dyk Mortgage Corporation)
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   Websites Every REALTOR® Needs to Know. "Studies indicate that over 80% of today's home buyers visit the Internet long before seeking the professional assistance of a REALTOR®. This means that, thanks to popular realty-themed websites that compete for your business, your clients are already ar...

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