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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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12 Easy Steps to Selling Your Home “Step #3”  Originally posted on the FlexitRealty Blog. “Step #3” Deciding to sell you home with a real estate agent or without. For some, the option of using a real estate agent is a real struggle and for others there is no question.  A real estate professional ...

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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It has been reported that foreclosed home sales have dropped by 3.5% in December 2011, according to Bloomberg.  This was after posting a home sales gain in November 2011. The Foreclosure sales numbers, we knew were going to drop because of the pending litigation against banks for processing forec...

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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Originally Published on the FlexitRealty Blog Step #2 Who Is Your Homes Selling Competition? We priced your home based on your condition, location and neighborhood.  Is that your competition when selling your home?  Selling your home, may have competition for areas other than just your neighborho...

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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12 Easy Steps to Selling Your Home in the Grand Rapids Real Estate Market.    Deciding to Sell Your Home? What Home Selling Steps Are You Going to Take?    12 part series Easy to Follow Home Selling Steps Providing you with key home selling information. Each Day, Over the Next 12 Days Flexit Real...

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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A Home Selling Series of 12 Steps to Selling Selling Your Home in the Grand Rapids Real Estate Housing Market. The 12 part series of begins tomorrow.  Here is the outline. Deciding to Sell Your Home?  What is the Next step in the Selling Process?  (12 Steps to Selling Your Home.)   Estimating you...

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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According to the Better Business Bureau the "Top 20" business types with the most complaints for 2011.  This is the top twenty for West Michigan and the Grand Rapids Michigan area. This would not be one of the lists any company or business would like to make.  The reason for the complaints can be...

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 people use the word ratings and Page Rank interchangeably.  Ratings are more about readership and content approval based on age, gender or preference.  Page Rank was developed by Larry Page and pertains to how Google views your site based on a secret checklist of items Google feels impo...

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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Wow, what a great call!  The caller says, "I need to buy a home today and I am paying cash, will you help me"?  Sure I'll help, can I ask a few questions?  I get a phone call out of the blue to my Grand Rapids Michigan Real Estate office.  The voice on the other end says, "I want to buy a home to...

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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Today I was contacted by a father of a potential client.  I had talked with his children last year in late summer.  Very nice people with a credit and income problem.  Spending more than their income can support.  Hum mm, where have I heard that before? We discussed a short sale to market their h...

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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Rule are rules and we all have rules we follow.  Social rules, workplace rules and rules at home so growing up in a world of rules isn't new for any of us. Workplace rules are governed by the Federal government, by the state we live and work in and by our employers unless you are lucky enough to ...

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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Most of us use Twitter and over 60 percent of the search engine queries are done on Google.  Many do not know that Twitter did not renew it's feed contract with Google.  Meaning that your tweets do not feed out with the same recognition they had before. Twitter released an article crying fool abo...

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 wrote and article on this topic "Have You Heard This is The Best Time to Buy Real Estate". The home mortgage interest rates hit a 30 year low.  Home selling prices in our area are still near or at the lowest point in years.  The combination make it a great time to buy or Sell.  I know sell...

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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With all this wonderful unseasonably warm weather, it seems that Spring has come early to West Michigan in more ways than one.  The Grand Rapids Association of REALTORS indicated that over the past 65 day, over 12,000 requests have been received for home showings! The year end stats also showed p...

By Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re
(Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner)
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Grand Rapids Michigan November 2011 Sales Stats The November home sales statistics are in and the news looks good. Sales are up in November across the board in all price ranges. The price range that has seen the most activity is $100,00 – $ 139,999; almost 1 in 5 homes sold in November 2011 were ...

By Katrina Cole, Inlanta Mortgage, Business Development Manager
(The Jonathan Arnold Team of Inlanta Mortgage)
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  Blog Entry: 2011 December Blogging Challenge- Heart Felt So far this week I have read many great local stories of those who are giving back and truly showing the holiday spirit.  There was one article today though that really pulled at my heart a bit. Terri Finch Hamilton for the The Grand Rapi...

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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Do we let our personal bias interject into our home selling representations? I do not think most people, at this point, exercise intentional discriminatory practices or statements.  Real estate agents know the law and have a duty to inform clients of the discriminatory issues that arise.  If a re...

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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Selling your home is usually an emotional issue. Add the financial decisions of being pushed into selling your home because of health or employment, divorce or death and it becomes even more difficult emotionally. I have assembled a quick link so you can get the Top Ten Tips for selling your home...
Leading real estate software provider Taro Systems, Inc. today announced a competitive upgrade, allowing real estate owners to have a one-stop-shopping solution with the addition of a full data conversion wizard with the ProGold i2 and ViewMyListing.com for new customers. Additionally, in definin...

By Katrina Cole, Inlanta Mortgage, Business Development Manager
(The Jonathan Arnold Team of Inlanta Mortgage)
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The Grand Rapids area is full of many great venues that offer great opportunities to get out and enjoy the community.  Here are just some of the links to Grand Rapids, MI Area Entertainment and Attractions:   Van Andel Arena Grand Rapids Public Library Public Museum of Grand Rapids Grand Rapids A...

By Diane J. Ebbers, West MI agent Extraordinaire
(Greenridge Realty, Inc., working hard for you!)
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Oh that silly classic movie, "What about Bob?".  The story of a man full of fears of the world "out there".  At one point in the movie he bravely steps out and tries something new: sailing.  He has to be tied to the mast of the sailboat, but he does it!  In shouts of triumph he proclaims "I sail!...

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