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What to do when your home closing is delayed

This is an UPDATE to a previous FAQ post. As the year 2016 reaches the half way point, another issue is emerging as a challenge for homeowners and home-buyers coordinating move out/in dates.  After many years of closings being largely an efficient process (especially when experienced REALTORS and Lenders worked together), the implications of the […]

Caution! Oversharing on Social Media Sites during the Sale or Closing of your Home Can be Dangerous.

Originally posted on Grand Rapids Real Estate Musings…:
Social media has become a common way to advertise and market homes for sale.  And when the sale is about to close or finally clears the rites of passage necessary to clear escrow, new home owners and former ones do the ‘Happy Dance’ and often social media is…

Certified International Property Specialist – West Michigan welcomes the world home!

Grand Rapids, Michigan is welcoming the world home as REALTORS expand their awareness about the world and global markets. The local association is currently hosting a national designation offered by the National Association of REALTORS to train local real estate agents about the benefits of becoming globally proficient and connected. Approximately 20 students are currently […]

5 Easy Tips for Quick Home Sales in 2016

Anyone who was in the real estate market in 2015 knows this already.  2015 was an incredible year to sell real estate!  Not only did homeowners in West Michigan recover pretty much all the losses of the economic crisis, home prices and home equity enjoyed substantial gains! From a low of $99,000 in the dark days […]