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Real Estate Agent - Family Home Inspections by Steve
We all know that expressing our appreciation to our clients is important, but how do you do so in a meaningful way. During the holidays my wife bakes traditional dutch cookies and pastries as gifts for our friends and family. Now we have included our clients in this tradition. It is labor intensi...
The great thing about the internet is that potential clients can find you via your web site. The bad thing is that often the only contact information that you are left with is an email address, which is not always even valid or complete. When you answer an email you really never get a good feel f...
Today our local board of realtors notified the membership that our December fees would be waived in recognition of the tough market we are dealing with in West Michigan. Recently a majority of new listings for that day on our MLS were bank owned. It is the harsh reality of this market that the ba...
In the market that we are in it is hard to keep up with the mortgage people moving in and out of the business. We had one closing where the person that our client started out with was gone before the inspections were done. The replacement came to closing just to show his face and left the room se...
Hi to every one out there. I am a Realtor in Holland Michigan and have been buying and selling real estate in west Michigan for all most 30 years. The market here for homes and vacant land is rough with the banks being in control of selling prices for quite some time. Let me know how you feel abo...

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