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Real estate news and Homes for sale information for buyers and sellers. Ask Questions, Post Comments relating to Michigan, Big Rapids, (Home of Ferris State University), Reed City, Stanwood, Morley, Howard City, Tri-County, Grand Rapids, Sand Lake, Pierson, Cedar Springs, Newaygo. Waterfront including Croton & Hardy Dam areas, Muskegon River properties, lakefront, streams & creeks with acreage!
It will be very interesting to see what changes for credit score calculations are made in the near future, with the idea in mind to make more people eligible for home ownership by enabling them to qualify for mortgages.  Industry leaders are working with NAR toward making changes in how credit is...
Remember to Print Your Most Important Photos!   As technology changes, we lose the ability to print photographs that are on media no longer compatible with new formats.   Do you still have photos stored on floppy disks or cd's and now use a tablet with no access to these formats?   Many of us cha...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
(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....
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...
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 ...

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Above & Beyond the Expected! Welcome to Lynn's Blog where you will find Real estate related information, including homes for sale. Serving Big Rapids, Michigan, and the area counties of Mecosta, Newaygo, Osceola, Lake, Montcalm & Kent County