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 I was recently at our company wide meeting and one of the presenters brought up how we engage with people when they email/text us etc. How many times when people communicate with you and I and the first thing we want to do is reply. Sometimes we need to pause BEFORE we do anything. We get caught...
09/14/2017
We have not seen a slowdown of homes moving quickly here in the West Michigan marketplace. Be aware that not ALL properties are enjoying this rapid ascent in equity but for the most part sellers are enjoying the opportunity to make money to move to a bigger home because of the added equity. I’ve...
08/13/2017
  First and foremost Change the locks. So many people forget to do that and a small percentage of the time. You never know how many keys were given to friends and relatives during the course of the previous owner(s). And what about if the property was bank owned? How many keys floated around out ...
07/19/2017
  After being in the business for over 31 years theses 2 things (on many occasions) I have run into from buyers so many times. In fast paced markets (which we have in this area) buyer’s NEED to be preapproved alongside their offer to make themselves competitive. I encourage them to get 2 estimate...
06/29/2017
  As you think about selling your home a few things should come to mind as you make the decision to move forward. The area where your home is located is one of the most important in my opinion. People shop area and school(s) more than anything else. They want/need to get into the right schools fo...
06/27/2017
There are things that more likely than not will sway you to make the decision to buy OR to renovate/remodel your existing home. As the Spring market approaches the market will heat up and you will ask yourself what will I be doing this year. Will it be like last year during this same time frame??...
03/08/2017
If you like the idea of owning your own little piece of heaven but not interested in the outside maintenance that goes along with it than a condominium may be the way for you to go and along with that there is a body that oversees the day-to-day maintenance and upkeep and it’s called a Homeowner’...
03/04/2017
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The anticipation is high here in the West Michigan area concerning new home sales. With the inventory is at or near it’s lowest point (in some time) now is truly the time to get out there and find the home of your dreams. As you may or may not be aware home prices have skyrocketed and the demand...
03/04/2017
If you're in the market for a home you need to be aware of the trends of the pricing on a new and existing home here in the West Michigan market. As the Spring market approaches houses stay on the market for a minimal amount of days and sometimes hours. Sellers are getting anywhere from 97% to 10...
04/05/2016
  It's not everyday that you sell a home to someone you've known pretty much all thier lives. Well I've had the privilege and honor of serving these two folks through the entire transaction. What a joy to work with people who follow your lead. This can and does make the job so much easier. Good ...
07/18/2013
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Robert L. Brown

Grand Rapids Real Estate Bellabay Realty, West Mic
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