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By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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If you passed a few horse-drawn Amish buggies on your way to work, you may be in Mecosta County, where there are over 80 Amish families residing.  Folks enjoy the many homemade Amish products offered from their farmsteads, including honey, maple syrup, jams, pickles, breads, pies and other baked ...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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2015 Quilters Glory Bi-annual Show - Big Rapids, MI June 6 & 7 (Saturday & Sunday)  Enter your quilt now! Visit the ArtWorks site for forms:2015 Quilters Glory Show - Big Rapids, MI June 6 & 7 - Enter yours now Mark your calendar, as you won't want to miss seeing these beautifully crafted works o...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Big Rapids, Michigan 2015 Farmers Market Opens May 12th - Sponsored by Metron  Health, the Farmers Market is located in downtown Big Rapids in the parking lot of the strip mall on N. Michigan Ave. (near Secretary of State office and city offices). You can find some great things at this ever-chang...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
Comments 1
Stanwood, Michigan - 'Mothers Day' Dinner 2015 at the Eagles 4360 & Live Music by Luke Warm and the Not So Hots! Note:  Event is actually on Saturday, May 9th, (day BEFORE Mothers Day!) Location: The Stanwood Eagles 43607200 Stanwood Dr.Stanwood, MI 49346 Time and Day:May 9, 2015Dinner 5pm - 8pmM...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Does that skunk come with the home? All was ready to close the home sale the next day, but when we did the final walk-through, we discovered a skunk who had recently taken up residence in the 4-foot-deep window well of the egress window in the basement.  (Definitely was not there during inspectio...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
Comments 2
Is it a good investment to buy a home for Ferris State University college student(s) in Big Rapids, Michigan? About this time of year, parents start thinking about the costs of paying for college dorms compared to the cost of buying a home that their student can live in during college years. Some...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
Comments 1
Have Fun at the Hemlock Park - Wooden Playscape in Big Rapids, MichiganNow that Spring has finally brought us some (almost sorta kinda) warm weather, the wooden playscape at Hemlock Park is a great place to bring the kids for hours of fun - and best of all, it's FREE!  Located just east of the ma...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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We finally had a robin show up in our yard this week - latest date ever!   Even the crocuses are not out yet... just the tips of the leaves poking out of the ground so far.   While most signs of Spring are a little behind this year, one sign is right on time - buyers looking for homes to buy and...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Whether you are buying a home or selling a home in Mecosta County, MI, it is important to know what prices are being accepted on homes, compared to what price the homes are listed for.   In Mecosta County, this has not varied a lot over the last few years, at approximately 92% over the last year ...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Ready to list?  Spring is just around the corner in Mecosta County, MI Sellers and home owners: If you are planning to have your home listed for sale this Spring, now is the time to get started on those fix-ups that always seem to take longer than you think!  Photos will be taken of your home as ...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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The Best Way to Search for a Home for Sale - Home Buyer Big Rapids, MI Many times I hear from home buyers that they get very frustrated trying to find a home for sale as they are searching through web sites on their own. They are very relieved to find out that there is a simple solution... Work w...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Relocating to Big Rapids, Michigan - Ferris U? Info for Mecosta County Big Rapids is a great place to live and work, and home of Ferris State University! Click on photo to go to: Big Rapids, Michigan Community information such as Schools; Motels; Ferris State University; Mecosta County Area Chamb...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Sat. Mar 8, 2014, Music JAMboree FREE Wheatland Music Org - Remus, MI   (Click on photo for Wheatland Music Org page)  2 to 5 PM on Saturday, March 8, 2014, a free music JAMboree is open to all at the Wheatland Music Organization Cabin in Remus, Michigan.   You can come to just enjoy the music, ...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Hidden Gems Attract Buyers in Big Rapids, Michigan Homes for Sale I will tell you up front that this is not about gemstones!  This is about the hidden values in a home, that you, as a seller or buyer, need to think about front and center. For one of my buyers, the hidden gem that sold the home wa...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Festival of the Arts 2014 ( FOTA) Andy Warhols’ “Silver Clouds” Artworks Gallery Exhibit will run through February 28th 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM  Andy Warhol’s “Silver Clouds,” is an interactive exhibit combining light, air, movement, and audience participation to create an environment that is playful ...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival Date: September 2, 2013Location: Hemlock Park, Big Rapids, MichiganTime: 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. This is a great Labor Day Activity, with plenty of local flavor!  Food, fun, and Arts and Crafts from all over Michigan!! Come and join the fun... sponsored by the Meco...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
Comments 0
Big Rapids, Michigan 2013 River Days Celebration Events Aug 29-Sept 2 Labor Day Weekend brings out the fun in Big Rapids! For Riverdays Schedule of Events Click Here It is amazing how many events are packed into this end-of-summer celebration in Big Rapids every year! Events for all ages to enjoy...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
Comments 1
  FISH FRY & KARAOKE at the stanwood eagles Date: August 30, 2013 Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM   Event DescriptionAll you can eat fish (5pm-8pm) & Karaoke starting at 8pm, being held at the Stanwood Eagles.  For more information call 231-823-5451.    Fraternal Order of Eagles 7230 Stanwood Dr,  Stanw...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
Comments 1
August 22, 2013 - Paris, MI Farmers Market AND Sell Items - free booth space outdoors STONE HATCHERY PARK MARKET & FARMERS MARKET Date: August 22, 2013 Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM   Event Description Located in Paris MI. Rate for booth/site is $5.00 inside the stone hatchery building and free outside...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
Comments 0
Aug.14, 2013 Big Rapids, MI-Free Band Shell Summer Concert! Blue Water Ramblers- Bluegrass/Country concert Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013  Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM       The Big Rapids Bandshell Summer Concert Series at Hemlock Park Located behind the BR Middle School.  Concerts are FREE and ope...

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