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Parade of Homes begins Friday, May 25, 2007 Parade of Homes in Grand Rapids begins Friday, May 25, 2007.  This year's parade features 133 homes with several homes considered to meet green-built standards.  Tickets that are purchased can be used throughout the Parade time.Parade of Homes will be O...
On Friday, May 25th, The Parade of Homes officially kicks off.  Sponsored by the Home and Building Association of Greater Grand Rapids, those home buyers wanting some great ideas of house plans should spend the money on this great event.  If you read, my first blog about the Parade of Homes I wro...
In real estate market with an influx of homes for sale, careful planning is necessary when getting a home ready to sell.  In today's real estate market, I find that home sellers have figured out that they need to have their home almost perfect if they want it to sell.  If it's not perfect, then a...
The 2007 Grand Rapids Parade of Homes is one of my absolute favorite times of the season. Personally, I love the latest and greatest architectural designs of the custom homes and viewing their house floor plans.  First time home buyers and seasoned home buyers should take advantage of this time (...
Real Estate Musts - Location, location, location...The old saying is so true.  A home's value is very much dependant upon its location.  So when someone says. "location, location, location" make sure that thought stays in forefront of your mind when you consider purchasing real estate.  The great...
So we just successfully completed our "group" open house in the village of Sparta.  20 Realtors participated in holding open their listings this Sunday.  We even put an ad in the local newspaper and put out all the signs.  I would say that it was quite successful.  I had 7 parties through and pos...
It's really no secret that Michigan's economy has seen better days.  Truth be told, we have some of the highest foreclosure rates, many people have lost their jobs and talk can be dismal.  I prefer to be an optimist and focus on the positive.  When you start concentrating on the great things, eve...
Being a long time resident in Grand Rapids, I marvel at all the changes that have been made.  Downtown Grand Rapids specifically has seen the best of the changes and the people are flocking to the city.  And why not, with the development of all the condos - urban and luxury and the "Health Hill" ...
How's the market?  That's the top question Realtors get all the time.  Every month, I send out a newsletter which shows the market statistics for the entire board in relationship to last year.  The Grand Rapids Association of Realtors board, more commonly referred to as GRAR contains listings fro...

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