Michigan Leads Midwest in Home Value Appreciation

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their Quarterly Home Price Index, in which they compare home prices on a state-by-state basis compared to last year. Michigan experienced the largest increase (6.1%) of any Midwestern state, edging out runner-up Minnesota (5.9%).   Grand Rapids real estate is leading the way in the Mitten, which is why Forbes named the[…]

Homeownership Still Part of the American Dream

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just released the first edition of their Housing Opportunities and Market Experience Survey (H.O.M.E.). NAR explained that the report covers: “…core topics that will be tracked on a monthly basis such as views on housing as a good financial investment, whether homeownership is part of the American Dream…” The[…]

Thinking of Buying a Home? 3 Questions Every Buyer Should Answer First

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interest at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Answering the following 3 questions will help[…]

Real Estate Agent in Grand Rapids, MI

  You can turn to me when you need a real estate agent in Grand Rapids, MI or the surrounding areas. I am highly experienced at connecting buyers and sellers. You’ll have my knowledge on your side as you navigate listings, negotiations, and the closing of a sale. I’ll explain real estate terms and schedule property[…]

Two Reasons I Like Real Estate

People often ask me, “Why real estate?” (especially after people discover that I used to be a professor). There are two things that stand out most: First, it’s a long term relational business. The hours we spend together selling your current home or buying your next home provide a great time to get to know each other.[…]