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Top 10 Ways to Maintain (and find!) Your Balance While Moving

Top 10 Ways to Maintain (and find!) Your Balance While Moving

Let’s talk about moving. Not listing a house for sale… not buying a house… but the entire process of the move. It takes a lot of work – a lot of time – and a lot of energy. There’s something about the entire process that can completely wipe one out, both emotionally and physically. So, […]
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The True Cost of Not Owning Your Home

There are great advantages to owning a home, yet many people continue to rent. The financial benefits are just some of the reasons why homeownership has been a part of the long-standing American dream. Let’s explore some other reasons, too.  Aside from the fact that you can live inside your own property, you are free […]
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Get Your Home Ready for Spring (or Sale!)

Spring is just around the corner and that means it’s time to down-size, start clearing out the clutter and get your house in tip-top shape and ready to sell (see what we did there?) So, where do you begin? How do you know what’s worth keeping and what to donate or toss out?  To start, […]
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10 Easy Day Trips from Grand Rapids

Packing, unpacking, painting, breaking down boxes – it takes a toll. House hunting and selling your property can be both physically and mentally exhausting and sometimes, you just need to take a quick day trip or one-nighter away from home. Don’t know where to go? We’ve listed ten of the best trips from the Grand […]
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Foundations

A Complete Rundown on the Five Types of Home Foundations

Purchasing a home is exciting. There are a lot of decisions to be made and a lot of thought to be put into them. Perhaps one of the most important things you’ll be faced with is what type of foundation should be beneath your house. It’s important to be knowledgeable about all types of foundations […]
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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling a Home in 2020

The time has come. You’ve either outgrown your home or made the decision to downsize. Whichever it is, It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to start thinking about making new memories in new spaces. It’s those deep sentimental attachments to the homes we’re leaving behind that create growing emotions that can […]
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Have You Outgrown Your Home?

You found it – your dream home. You’ve unpacked all of the boxes, bought new couches and shelves, painted a few walls and even replaced windows and doors. Between all of the holiday gatherings, Easter egg hunts, birthday parties and BBQ’s… memories were created.  Time passes, kids grow, gardens bloom… you’ve accumulated more boxes, more […]
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COMPLETE LIST OF INDOOR FAMILY FUN IN WEST MICHIGAN-1

Complete List of Indoor Family Fun in West Michigan

Moving to a new area is exhausting, exciting and leaves many of us asking the question, “Ok, now what?” You’ve unpacked, painted walls, broken down boxes and your kids are ready to go have some fun. It’s too cold for an afternoon at the park so what do you do? Where do you take them? […]
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8 Things To Do To Your Home Before The Freeze Hits

Whether you’re ready for it or not, winter is here. Shorter days, less sun, snow and freezing temps can wreak havoc on your most important asset, your home. We’ve listed the Top 8 things to do to your home before things ice over.  Attic Insulation: The most effective use of insulation is in the attic. […]
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5 Reasons To Sell Your Home This Winter

5 Reasons to Sell Your Home This Winter

We know the weather right now – West Michigan is cold, windy and full of snow. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be thinking about listing your home for sale and looking for your next investment. Below are five compelling reasons to list your house this winter. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report […]
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