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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Do you change your attire to suit your client?   Once upon a time...  A sales associate in a previous office had occasion to meet with buyers or sellers from the large Amish community in our area.     You could always tell when she had one of these appointments, because instead of  her usual smar...
03/18/2015
Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area Easter Egg Hunts April 4th, 2015:   Blythefield CRC Easter Egg Hunt   10:00 AM. Cost: free. Blythefield Christian Reformed Church, 6350 Kuttshill Dr. NE,  Rockford.   Easter Egg Hunt   10:00 AM. Cost: free. Ivanrest Church, 3777 Ivanrest SW, Grandville.   Victo...
03/18/2015
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 ...
03/16/2015
Every year around this time, I love to go visit the Butterfly Exhibit at Frederick Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, MI.  If you have never seen it, You Must Go! Breathtakingly beautiful, the butterflies flit amongst orchid plants in full bloom, and an amazing array of some gigantic tropical green...
03/13/2015
(Please see my blog for Part 1 first)   Once you have established a Buyers Agent that you will be working with to find your ideal home, and have arranged for financing,   1)  It is important to search for the type of home that you loan program allows. Ask your lender what type of home it must be....
03/13/2015
First Time Home Buyer in Michigan? How to get started... Reality 101 Crash Course Part 1:   First time buyers usually begin by searching for homes on the internet, and start calling the listing agents to set up showings.   It is important to know how the process works before you begin. 1)  By law...
03/11/2015
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 ...
03/09/2015
Ten things to consider when buying a home on Land Contract in Michigan!   You may have heard that buying a home on a "Land Contract" is the way to go.   Before you decide to narrow your home search to those sold on Land Contract terms, there are a few things you may want to consider:   1.) Many t...
03/06/2015
When you are living in a home, sometimes it is easy to overlook the features you have become so used to...  such as hidden storage features. If you are selling your home, it is so important that your listing agent is aware of any special storage features in your home that can be included in the ...
03/05/2014
Three Daily Affirmations - March 2014   I have fallen away from daily affirmations lately, but have created a new list of three for the month of March because of an ActiveRain challenge.     My affirmations are usually evolving over time as I become aware of challenges that need focus but I am c...
03/01/2014
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