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RESPA/TILLA – What Regular Folks Need to Know About the Changes Affecting Selling and Buying Real Estate

Some important changes will be put into effect with regards to the process of completing a real estate transaction on October 3, 2015. The changes are part of the Dodd-Frank Bill and in the industry are referred to by what may seem like a curious set of initials to the average person – RESPA/TILLA.  The government […]

Japanese Garden at Frederik Meijer Gardens opens to the public today! June 13, 2015

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Inspiration for your Business – Transformation for your Life! New Classes now Offered!

The grind of daily life is something that every serious business person experiences and learns to cope with.  Successful entrepreneurs understand that it is important to refuel and recharge to avoid or at least mitigate some of the burnout that accompanies the relentless pace of industry today. For professionals involved in the real estate industry, […]

Short Sales – Why Closing this Deal is not for the Faint at Heart…

Twenty years ago during a weekly Broker tour, an agent pointed out a home that was in the process of foreclosure.  As a brand new agent, I didn’t really understand the significance.  For one thing, there were very few distress sales and most agents had never actually negotiated a transaction with anyone other than a […]