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Real Estate Sales Representative - Grand Rapids MI Coldwell Banker AJS-Schmidt
News about real estate in the Grand Rapids, MI and West Michigan area along with the random reflections of a wife, mom, daughter and more!
I've been thinking a great deal about the legacies which we are creating with our lives.  I know that much of that is prompted by the "sandwich" in which I find myself.  We have two married daughters, both of whom are expecting their first children (and our first grand-babies!).  My two parents a...
Understanding how to price a home is this market is, at best, challenging and difficult.  Because real estate is so local, totally local it becomes problematic for buyers, sellers and REALTORS to actually understand their market and translate the constant media attention given to real estate curr...
I have never been a REALTOR who would tell sellers that they couldn't sell their own home because with enough time and patience they certainly may be able to do so.  I have however noted often that sellers settled for less than they should have had they offered their home to a larger pool of buye...
Once again there is talk of football and all sorts of opinions about which team will be most competitive which signals that school is about to begin and summer is nearing its end!  Those of you who know me well know that I love football...high school, college or professional.  That being said it ...
The June 2008 issue of Money Magazine has an article which gives their projections of the what's in store for the next year in the 100 Biggest U.S. real estate markets.  The projection for Grand Rapids is an increase of 1.9% in the next year and 8.3% in the next 5 years.  I wonder, as I read thos...
One of the most frequent queries I get from my relocating clients is what there is to do in Grand Rapids and West Michigan.  It's one of my favorite questions because I love to share my enthusiam about this area.  Often it's hard to decide which direction to point because there is so much going o...

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News about real estate in the Greater Grand Rapids MI and West Michigan area along with random reflections of a wife, mom, daughter and more!