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Charming Alger Heights Home For Sale! 311 Aurora St. SE 49507

PRICE: $280,000 TO PREVIEW: Call Zoe at 949-813-1205 This beautiful Alger Heights home exudes character everywhere! It is present in the all-brick exterior, crown molding, french doors, hardwood floors, original chandeliers, tiled fireplace, updated kitchen with tiled counters,and white cabinetry. The tastefully decorated brand new master suite features artistic lighting fixtures, custom designed cabinetry, a […]

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Feel Like You Belong – Features Real Estate Broker, Lola Audu ‘A New Way to Sell Real Estate’

Lola Audu is used to creating firsts in her adopted U.S. home. As an international student in college, she had to teach white administrators about unintended racism. As a real estate professional, she became the first black president in the 117-year history of the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors. As a graduate of the Cultural […]

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Presenting 310 Phillips Dr. Trufant, MI 49347. GRAR MLS# 17022156

You must visit this adorably idyllic cottage, located on 310 Phillips Dr. Trufant, MI with spectacular full frontal views of 160+ acre Rainbow Lake. It’s about 45 minutes from Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Just enough time to leave the hustle and bustle of the city and reset with the rhythmic lull of gently lapping waves. A […]

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5 Tips For Winning a Home Sale Bidding War in 2017

Competition for the opportunity to buy a home in West Michigan has escalated dramatically within the past 24 months.  Bidding wars are now the new normal.  Potential home buyers may find themselves engaging what may feel like a Reality Show competition when they enter into the ring to bid on a fresh or particularly enticing […]

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So, how do you say ‘Hello’? The Peculiarities of Goodwill to all Men

Maybe it’s the sunshine, but foreign visitors to the West African coast often remark about how ‘friendly’ the people are.  The term ‘friendly’ can mean a lot of things depending on the viewpoint and experience of the giver and/or receiver. One day, I asked a friend from America why Nigerians were frequently referred to with […]

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Hearing another’s Story through a Different Lens…

One of the most important tools today for business and in many respects life in general, is the ability to be able to be flexible in adjusting to rapid change, much of which is difficult to predict.  Earlier in November, I had the opportunity to broaden the conversation within the real estate industry through a […]

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Audu Real Estate Nominated for Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce EPIC AWARDS 2016!

From the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce announcement of the finalists nominated  for the 2016 EPIC AWARDS: The EPIC Awards celebrates those businesses and people who are doing great things in the business community by being Entrepreneurial, Progressive, Innovative and Collaborative. Seven categories of awards recognize businesses and individuals supporting the community, demonstrating growth, finding […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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