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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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 OK, I'll admit it. I've been a Landlord 3 times.  This is not my chosen occupation.  You see, I'm not really constitutionally set up to be a good landlord.  I don't enjoy being mean, nor do I like making reminder calls for over due rent.  I entered the land-lording business because I had bought ...

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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 Today, the Blogging & Technology Seminar was held at the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors auditorium.  A variety of different inter-related professions were represented in the 55 individuals who were present.  The seminar focused on understanding the implications of the latest technologies a...

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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  Buying a home is one of the most exciting moments in life.  It can also be one of the scariest. The question in every buyer's mind is: "How Do I make Sure that I'm not paying too much for this house?"  In today's market, this is a valid concern. I was doing some research on line today.  Today i...

By Steve Volkers, Grand Rapids Real Estate
(SVG Real Estate Firm)
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I grew up in Alger Heights, which is on the southeast side of Grand Rapids. In Alger Heights there is a wonderful mix of homes. You have one and a half story starter homes to the larger 2 story home with plenty of room. I think I liked Alger Heights so much as a child because I felt safe there. ...

By Ethan Dozeman, Real Estate in Grand Rapids
(Realty Executives Platinum Group)
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Our Govener  is offering a solution by helping homeowners in Michigan with adjustable rate mortgages in refinancing to a lower-interest, fixed-rate loan; -  The Rescue Refinance Program that will assist individuals who have a delinquency on their mortgage and who are at risk of losing their home....

By Robert L. Brown, Grand Rapids Real Estate Bellabay Realty, West Mic
(www.mrbrownsellsgr.com)
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  "I can do everything (all things) through Him (God) who gives me strength".This takes on a better meaning in this type of market. As I approach year 22 here in Grand Rapids I've pretty much seen it all. The good, great and finally not so great.  There have been times when I thought seriously ab...

By Lola Audu, Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI ~Welcome Home!
(Lola Audu~Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI Real Estate)
Comments 7
 If you're in Grand Rapids, Mi make sure you check out this new restaurant.  The Green Well, owned by the Essence Restaurant Group is located on 924 Cherry Street in Grand Rapids, Michigan, just a short walk from one of my other favorite restaurants in the East Hills neighborhood, Marie Catrib's....

By Ethan Dozeman, Real Estate in Grand Rapids
(Realty Executives Platinum Group)
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10,160, that is the number of Grand Rapids Single Family Homes for sale listed on the Grand Rapids MLS for sale with Grand Rapids Realtors. Just this morning I searched through over 1125 bank owned properties.  Unlike this sign depicts, the prices are not going up.  Over 450 homes are under $50,0...

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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 One of the most challenging and interesting aspects of the New Home Building Process is figuring out the right architectural plan.  Most of us are not regular readers of Architectural Digest magazine and are unfamiliar with deciphering architectural renderings.  You may know what you want in ter...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
Comments 5
Okay, I admit the Grand Raggidy Roller Girls have me hooked! We attended last Friday night's bout against the The Sin City Neander Dolls of Las Vegas, my first live roller derby and WOW!! I AM IMPRESSED. I think I need season tickets.....NOW!If you haven't attended a bout, you are missing quite a...

By Lola Audu, Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI ~Welcome Home!
(Lola Audu~Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI Real Estate)
Comments 12
 It seems that the recent rash of lousy real estate market reports in the media has not dimmed the ardor of home buyers eager to get the deal of the century. According to statistics provided by The Grand Rapids Association of Realtors within the past 30 days over 20,159,584 property searches were...

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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I just left a clients home tonight after my forth meeting.  I knew she did not feel comfortable with the purchase transaction but she just wasn't saying or asking any questions.Sometimes you have to ask the questions and offer the answers too!  I asked if she understood the purchase process.  I a...

By Lola Audu, Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI ~Welcome Home!
(Lola Audu~Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI Real Estate)
Comments 57
  A recent story in the Grand Rapids press, (Saturday, October 13,2007) caught my attention.  The title of the article by Chris Knape was "Amway Sues Bloggers" with a subtitle that said..."company alleges fired distributor is behind negative web posts, videos."  The paper reports that the suit ha...

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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Seller's usually have a well defined reason for selling and moving.Seller's have many reasons for selling, some are:A new job which requires them to relocate.A pay increase that allows them to purchase the larger home they always wanted.Downsizing when children leave home and the size is not nece...

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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Buyers Remorse....you loved the house, you made the purchase!It isn't long after making a major purchase like a home that a little cloud creeps over and says.....I hope I did the right thing!  That little cloud of doubt is known as "buyers remorse".  Why dose this happen?  For each of us it may b...

By Daniel Sundberg
(Crystal Springs Real Estate)
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Some of You may know Josh and Shelly Buck, but I bet most of you don't.  Josh was a minister at an upstart church in the Eastown Neighborhood in Grand Rapids MI.  At the beginning of this last year Josh was paralyzed in a freak accident while swimming on a well deserved vacation in Mexico.  It le...

By Gary White~Grand Rapids Home Selling Pro Call: 616-821-9375, Real Estate Services You can Trust!
(Flexit Realty "Flexible Home Selling Solutions")
Comments 13
Do you know how to move or do you just wing it? As a service I provide an outline of key points to remember when moving.  I also provide a written sheet of key phone numbers like the phone company, post office for change, trash hauler and addresses for professional services like movers.I recently...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
Comments 5
And you thought Roller Derby disappeared in the 80's?  Oh, NO! It is alive and well and thriving here in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The local league is called The Grand Raggidy Roller Girls and is comprised of 3 teams, The Blue Collar Broads, the Roustabout Rollers, and the  Everyday Belles. They h...

By Steve Volkers, Grand Rapids Real Estate
(SVG Real Estate Firm)
Comments 0
Keller Williams Realty, The Premier Downtown Grand Rapids Condo Realty Company, has just listed another downtown Condo Building "Icon On Bond".Take a moment to review my other blogs about this great Condo development in Downtown Grand Rapids. To learn more about this building and the other condo ...

By Mary McGraw, 2015: Solar Energy Is Still A Simple Machine!
(GLREA)
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The OLD School BMX riders will remember the Grand Rapids, Michigan tracks from the late 80's and early 90's. It has been said that we had the 5th largest ridership in the US history! Two Die Hard OLD SCHOOL riders, Tim Irwin and Ted Ruys are responsible for bringing BMX back to Grand Rapids, Mich...

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