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Foto Friday – Doggone It! It was a hot evening in Washington DC.  We were on our way to Ebbett’s Grill for a late supper.  Walking past the front of the White House we spotted this trio and their human chatting with the local policeman on duty.   Syndicated form Grand Rapids Real Estate Blog  
When considering moving into a suburban area, one of the key deciding factors is the value of the public education system.  Lowell and Caledonia are both on the east side of Grand Rapids, both about the 15-20 minutes from downtown, both have good public school systems.     Comparing Caledonia & L...
Caledonia Michigan is one of the most popular suburban areas in the Greater Grand Rapids housing market.  Close to GR but still has a rural feeling and a  great public school system.  Caledonia has seen significant growth in the past 5-10 years. Top Five Reasons to Move to Caledonia Michigan: Rur...
These suburban market reports for Grand Rapids always get a lot of traffic.  Homeowners are interested in the real estate activity near their home.   Since all real estate if local, a neighborhood report is best for evaluating value in the real estate market today. Grand Rapids Michigan 2011 East...
 Easter Meets Miss Earth Day In our work, we get to drive all around the Greater Grand Rapids area all the time.  And we have learned that you just never know what will “pop” up.  We were in East Grand Rapids the other day  and this vision caught our eyes on the way home.    We had to share with...
These Grand Rapids suburban areas are seeing buyer activity much closer to  normal than we have seen for a few years.  If you are looking for a home in any of these suburban markets, we suggest you don't wait until good home inventory is scarce and interest rates go higher.  Both of these scenari...
Forest Hills Schools were on the Top Ten List of Michigan schools this year for  achievement test scores, as in other years.  The public schools are always a  large component when deciding where to purchase a home.  Real estate values are often tied to public school performance. Forest Hills Scho...
Earth Day Vow: Green Up Your Lawn Maintenance   Everyone likes to see a nice green lawn around their home.    The questionable part for us in the past has been the amount of   chemicals that we thought we had to add to get that thick green turf.   Not so, say the Green Experts.  In honor of Eart...
Our gorgeous new Medical College in Grand Rapids, on the Medical Mile, the Secchia Center in photos.  This is the first year of operation at the new facility.    We took photos on a recent open house visit so we could share.  Enjoy! Foto Friday: MSU College of Human Medicine Secchia Center Grand...
A clarion call for action from all in real estate today.  Eleanor tells it like it is. If we want to control our industry and our livelihoods, we have to start doing  something about it...NOW!I went to RE Tech South (RETSO) last week thinking I would come back from Atlanta and impress my friends ...

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