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Personal touch to Real Estate in the Greater Grand Rapids Area
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...
It's tough out there.  Especially today when the Grand Rapids, Michigan housing market is considered a Buyer's Market.  If you're not sure exactly what a buyer's market is - it is all about supply and demand.  Currently, there is a lot of supply of homes on the market meaning the buyers have a lo...
Some of you may be asking, "With so many homes on the market and it being a buyer's market, how can properties be moving quickly?"  Truth be told, the Michigan housing market does have a lot of homes for sale BUT there are a lot of buyers that are purchasing as well.  It seems to me that when win...
I'm always amazed by the transformation that is taking place in downtown Grand Rapids.  Not only do we have some remarkable downtown luxury condos and urban condos but the medical community changes are phenomenal.  Downtown Grand Rapids is growing and mainly due to the fact that the medical commu...
I'm sure most of you have seen those commercials where a female voice is coming from a male's body and is talking about all the things they just purchased.  The commercial is talking about stolen identities and of course is promoting getting insurance on your credit cards etc... to prevent your i...
17435 Thunder Bay Dr., Howard City, MI - $229,999 - SOLD IN 5 DAYS!!!A fantastic property that sits right on Indian Lake in Howard City.  Absolutely gorgeous inside - it had 2 competing offers from the first two visitors that entered the home.  Setting is beautiful as was the inside.  Lakefront h...
1652 30th Ave, Six Lakes, MI  - $49,000.00Gorgeous piece of property in Six Lakes with almost 15 acres to build on.  Sandy soil, plus wooded backdrop which would be great for hunting.  Those prospects that have hunted on the grounds say that the deer run wild back there!Seller is motivated - so m...

Tammy Stone

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Personal touch to Real Estate in the Greater Grand Rapids Area