Grand Rapids Real Estate News
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Saturday Jan 21 | via MLive.com
We have assembled a list of the 10 most expensive houses sold in Kent County during 2016 thanks to Redfin.com , which compiled data submitted to the Grand Rapids Association of Realtor's Multiple Listing Service. The list does not include pending sales or private sales that were not reported to GRAR or the listing service. Comment?
Jan 18, 2017 | via MLive.com
Josh Elledge is chief executive "Angel" of SavingsAngel.com , a website that teaches consumers how to save money through a free money savings video eCourse and podcast . SavingsAngel also provides hundreds of 50 percent off or better deals each week to members by matching local grocery and drug store sales with its free database of over 5,000 accessible coupons. Comment?
Jan 13, 2017 | via MLive.com
The West Michigan housing market ended 2016 on a high note as the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors reported home prices rose an average of 8.1 percent. The region's real estate market, ranked No. Comment?
Dec 13, 2016 | via Weekend
DECEMBER 9: President-elect Donald Trump looks on during a rally at the DeltaPlex Arena, December 9, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. President-elect Donald Trump is continuing his victory tour across the country. Comment?
Nov 30, 2016 | via MLive.com
So you're moving to Grand Rapids? Welcome! There are some things you should know during this process of making Michigan's second-largest city your home. No, we won't go over the real estate agents or moving companies you should use. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 8 | via State of Michigan
The Department of Insurance and Financial Services stands ready to assist Michigan consumers with their insurance and financial services questions. LANSING The Department of Insurance and Financial Services has created an online tool to assist Michigan consumers with the filing of electronic complaints. Comment?
Monday Feb 6 | via NWAonline
Struggling under the weight of pension and health care obligations, Michigan lawmakers appear ready to take another whack at public employee benefits -- a move that reflects renewed determination to shift workers to 401 -style retirement systems. Other states have made more modest changes, but the latest push shows that conservatives want to approve big changes 20 years after Michigan became the first state to close pensions to future state workers. Comment?
Jan 5, 2017 | via MLive.com
Overall, the state saw a 4.05 percent increase in home sales during 2016. That represents 136,177 units sold last year. Comment?
Jan 18, 2017 | via MLive.com
A recent study by Realtor.com looks at West Michigan's red-hot housing market from another angle -- the lack of available housing on the market. The Grand Rapids metro area ranks third in the nation -- behind Seattle, Wash. Comment?
Mar 20, 2014 | via Reuters
Applications for U.S. mortgages stabilized at the end of 2016 following a recent drop as borrowing costs on home loans eased from more than two-year highs, Mortgage Bankers Association data released on Wednesday showed. The Washington-based industry group said its measure on requests for mortgages edged up to 358.5 in the week ended Dec. 30, 0.1 percent higher than the prior week. Comment?
7 min ago | via The Motley Fool
There are lots of articles out there talking about how the smartest move you can make for your retirement is to start saving and investing today. And if you're young enough to enjoy the power of compound interest, that is absolutely the best advice out there. Comment?
9 min ago | via JustOneMinute
You see, when Trump blames Dodd-Frank regulations he is over-simplifying. The real issues are more complex. Comment?
16 min ago | via Falmouth Packet
Plans to turn a former shop on Penryn's main street into a private home have raised no objections from the town's planning committee. The owner of 70 Lower Market Street, formerly the Little Yellow House, wish to change the use from part residential, part commercial to residential as prospective buyers of the property were unable to get a mortgage due to its current designation. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Stuff.co.nz
She and her husband, aged 21 and 23 respectively, recently sold their first house in Whangarei and bought a piece of land in Kamo, north of the city, on which they will build a house. The couple were not actively looking for land but a block came on to the market near her family farm. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Real Deal
The affordable-housing crunch worsened last year. In the final quarter of last year, Americans spent the highest share of their incomes on mortgage payments since 2010, according Zillow. Comment?
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