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By Tami Vroma, Realtor, Grand Rapids MI Real Estate
(West Michigan Real Estate Specialist-Five Star Real Estate)
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  Info from a Grand Rapids Short Sale Agent-What documents do I need to gather for my West Michigan Short Sale?   Grand Rapids Short Sales-What documents do I need to gather for my West Michigan Short Sale is a question many people ask.   You have decided you don't want your Grand Rapids Home to ...

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 – Clements Mill May 2011 Quick Snapshot of Clements Mill Real Estate Activity Jan 1 through May 19, 2011   5 Active Listings $ 219,900  725 Abbey Mill Ct $ 279,900  600 Hartfield Dr $ 295,000  555 N Whitman $ 344,900  5443 Longwood Ct $ 360,0...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
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  Foto Friday – Trees + House = Tree House   I admit I love trees and I love houses ( not a big surprise that I'm in real estate). What could be more enticing than a darling tree house that looks like something Hansel and Gretel would have stumbled upon in the big, dark forest?    I have been fas...

By Robert L. Brown, Grand Rapids Real Estate Bellabay Realty, West Mic
(www.mrbrownsellsgr.com)
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Robert Brown | Bellabay Realty | (616) 366-7030 1031 Merrifield ST SE, Grand Rapids, MI 3 possible 5 bedrooms. 3 full baths. Very nice kitchen. Fenced rear yard with deck. 3BR/3BA Single Family House offered at $78,900 Year Built 1951 Sq Footage 1,928 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 3 full, 0 partial Floor...

By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®, CRS, GRI
(North Sky Realty LLC)
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Sometimes playing around with a high quality camera, even an amateur photographer like myself can get a great photo or two.  Here are two photos I snapped with my Canon Rebel at the Butterfly exhibit at the Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids about a month ago.  Earlier I was trying to hard t...

By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®, CRS, GRI
(North Sky Realty LLC)
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Every Spring in March and April, there is an exhibit in Grand Rapids, at the Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park featuring butterflies from around the world.  You can walk into the exhibit, and see a wide variety of butterflies of all different colors.  I wrote a prior blog post on this exhibit, an...

By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®, CRS, GRI
(North Sky Realty LLC)
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Last month I visited the Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan and I certainly was able to take a lot of photos for future blog posts on this place.  To date I have written the following posts about this wonderful park, in case you are interested in reading those: Butterfly ...

By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®, CRS, GRI
(North Sky Realty LLC)
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There is quite a collection of amazing sculpture at the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  I visited there with my wife last month, and took several photos.  Some of them are tremendously large. From personal taste, I always seem to most admire the ones that ca...

By Katrina Cole, Inlanta Mortgage, Business Development Manager
(The Jonathan Arnold Team of Inlanta Mortgage)
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Grand Rapids, MI Buyers Market Economics 101 I was reading an article today on ten ways to survive the housing market and I got to thinking, what is the best thing a home owner could do to survive this slow moving market. Suddenly it hit me as I was reading number three on the article, BUY!  The ...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
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You Want to Rent a Foreclosed Home? I actually got a call from a potential home buyer the other day and they were considering renting a foreclosed home.  The buyer was having credit issues, so they knew they would have to rent for awhile before they could purchase a home. I explained that forecl...

By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®, CRS, GRI
(North Sky Realty LLC)
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Here is a collection of some of the photos I took recently at the Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  These were all indoors or in their greenhouse when we visited, as the temperature outside was still very cold.  This park is a beautiful place to visit during the spring...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
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Grand Rapids Michigan Goes Green Since April is the month when we talk about all things green, we thought we would mention the Princeton Review’s latest list of the Top 311 Green Colleges in the U.S.  A couple of Grand Rapids colleges are on the list, Aquinas and Grand Valley State University.  ...

By Bonnie & Terry Westbrook, Grand Rapids MI Real Estate
(Westbrook Realty)
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 Easter Meets Miss Earth Day In our work, we get to drive all around the Greater Grand Rapids area all the time.  And we have learned that you just never know what will “pop” up.  We were in East Grand Rapids the other day  and this vision caught our eyes on the way home.    We had to share with...

By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®, CRS, GRI
(North Sky Realty LLC)
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The Fredrick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan has an annual exhibit featuring butterflies from Asia, Africa and South America.  I recently went there on an excursion with my wife for an afternoon to see the butterfly atrium at the gardens.  Along with taking photos, whi...

By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®, CRS, GRI
(North Sky Realty LLC)
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When you visit the Fredrick Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and you want to make your way into the butterfly exhibit, they route you along a path that takes you through the cactus exhibit first. Here they have a wonderful collection of cactus, mostly from the Southwest...

By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®, CRS, GRI
(North Sky Realty LLC)
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It has been a few years since I visited the butterfly exhibit at the Fredrick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture park in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  I went there this past Sunday with my wife, and we spent several hours there.  The exhibit runs from March 1st through April 30th, and the butterfly exhibit ...

By Gary White~Grand Rapids Home Selling Pro Call: 616-821-9375, Real Estate Services You can Trust!
(Flexit Realty "Flexible Home Selling Solutions")
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Flexit Realty launched a new Real Estate Website.   We reviewed the needs of real estate buyers and sellers and made some very important adjustments to our website.  Our goal is to help serve our current and future clients better. Many websites make it difficult to find information.  We have stre...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
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Forest Hills Plat Homes Grand Rapids MI Real Estate Market Report Jan-Mar 2011 Forest Hills Plat in Grand Rapids Michigan is a well established home neighborhood located just west of Forest Hills Drive and just south of Fulton Street.  Built in the late 1950′s and 1960′s by R.D. Brooks, this dev...

By Gary White~Grand Rapids Home Selling Pro Call: 616-821-9375, Real Estate Services You can Trust!
(Flexit Realty "Flexible Home Selling Solutions")
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Sometimes you can't win even when you go by the rules! I own an A Design Suite (Premium), these programs help me create my advertising, brochures, pamphlets, flash, video and internet sites. The cost for the software is 1299.00 dollars.  Not a cheap investment.  I recently upgraded my laptop to a...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
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Top Five Reasons to Move to Caledonia Michigan: Rural, Suburban setting Low Population density Highly rated public school system  Proximity to Grand Rapids, Lansing, Holland Close-knit community Caledonia Michigan has a small village, an expanding commercial and life style sector building up on ...

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