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By Ethan Dozeman, Real Estate in Grand Rapids
(Realty Executives Platinum Group)
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For those wondering what the skyline of Grand Rapids looks like here is a photo I foundGRAND RAPIDS, MIYou can also visit here for a complete History of the City of Grand Rapids, Michigan.Grand Rapids Real Estate that is where I come in.  You can visit the official City of Grand Rapids website fo...

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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Choice!  This word has irrevocably changed the real estate landscape in Grand Rapids, Michagan & every community in this country.  Never  in  history have there been so many options available to real estate consumers and agents who work with them.  This virtual potpourri of offerings has created ...

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 Grand Rapids Association of Realtors  (GRAR)  launched it's Local Ad Campaign encouraging home buyers to take advantage of the extraordinary opportunities offered in today's market.  The ad campaign utilizes a clever mix of  nostalgic news tidbits, in tandem with current unique opportu...

By Ethan Dozeman, Real Estate in Grand Rapids
(Realty Executives Platinum Group)
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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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I seriously dislike being hounded by sales people when I'm shopping...especially clothes shopping.  It's my time to zone out, relax and beam my precision guided "great deals" antenna to lead me to the best bargains.  I'm pretty good at it.  So much so that friends & family have sometimes consulte...

By Ethan Dozeman, Real Estate in Grand Rapids
(Realty Executives Platinum Group)
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I came across this tool for home owners in Michigan.  It is on Michigan's Treasury Department's website That link goes directly to where you enter the Taxable Value to calculate the taxes you will pay for the new home you own or are plan on owning anywhere in Michgian. You can find your NEW HOME ...

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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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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Driving home from work, you notice that your next door neighbors did it last night.  You're sure it wasn't there when you left for work early this morning, but now it...the For Sale sign...is boldly strutting it's stuff on their front lawn daring you to pull over & surreptitiously swipe a flyer f...

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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We all know that time passes quickly, but every so often we experience a situation which really brings this point home.  As I opened the door to my office today, she was already there.  Smartly dressed in light weight spring coat, she looked relaxed and smiled brightly as I walked in.  It had bee...

By Andrew Ingram, Grand Rapids Real Estate
(Platinum Realty Group)
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 One of the benefits of owning a condo in downtown Grand Rapids is the Tax Free zones that some of the condos reside in. Michigan was one of the first States to implement these zones and it proved to be so successful that other states followed suit. These zones were designed to spur jobs, investm...

By Ethan Dozeman, Real Estate in Grand Rapids
(Realty Executives Platinum Group)
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This is a program that not alot of homebuyers know about or take advantage of. Please visit the Grand Rapids official website to learn more about the Grand Rapids Homebuyer Assistance Fund.  It offers up to $5000 towards downpayment and closing cost assistance for a first-time homebuyer in Grand ...

By Ethan Dozeman, Real Estate in Grand Rapids
(Realty Executives Platinum Group)
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Downtown Grand Rapids is a growing area that continues to develop and become more vital and attractive to citizens of Kent County and all parts of Michigan. There is everything from shopping, dining and events to hopping nightlife. Making Grand Rapids an exciting big city experience minutes from ...

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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From time to time, I work with clients who are having a really difficult time leaving a home.  Sometimes, it is a home that they have lived in for decades which holds a lot of precious memories.  At other times, circumstances have changed; perhaps a job transfer which necessitate a move.  It is 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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I talked with him yesterday morning to tell him the news.  His offer was largely accepted, just a few slight modifications. Certainly not anything we coudn't work through.  Closing was scheduled for next month.  By the end of the day, I'd received a call from his friendly title rep, offering to p...

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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Our local market in Grand Rapids, Michigan has witnessed an unprecedented increase in homes going into foreclosure.  This is not unlike many areas of the country.  If you're considering a purchase of a  home that is in pre-foreclosure or in the redemption period during of a foreclosure it is impo...

By Ethan Dozeman, Real Estate in Grand Rapids
(Realty Executives Platinum Group)
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First start off with 1612 homes for sale in Grand Rapids Public Schools. I use that as an area to measure Grand Rapids by.  The actually city of Grand Rapids may be slightly different but for our purposes it works well. For the last 12 months 2943 homes in Grand Rapids, Michigan have expired.  Mo...

By Ethan Dozeman, Real Estate in Grand Rapids
(Realty Executives Platinum Group)
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If anybody is working with a level of investor that is into buying state of the art condo's in an up and coming area (Grand Rapids, MI), you should take a minute to preview the website of Tall House.  It is a proposed and approved by the city of Grand Rapids an eleven story building nestled in th...

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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Affording a home is one of the biggest challenges facing new home buyers.  The median income in 2006 for US families was $59,600. A CNN Money.com article by Les Christie quotes  National Association of Home Builders President David Pressly as saying, "40.4 percent of all new and existing homes so...

By Ethan Dozeman, Real Estate in Grand Rapids
(Realty Executives Platinum Group)
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She eventually got back to my house 1/2 mile away and let my parents know what had happened.  Once my parents got out to the field and yes I was still unconscious they call 911.  The local volunteer fire department responded first drove out to the field and stabalized me.  They then brought me ou...

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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  In the contemplation of spring, a faint stir begins to whisper underneath the blanket of snow.  Unobserved, and unobtrusively, the acorn having shed it's hard shell like a pair of worn out pants prepares to begin it's slow upward ascent. Absolutely dead and lifeless - as long as it remained a s...

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