*Open House Sunday 2/18/18 1PM-3PM* New Listing!

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Charming 4 BR 1.5 BA farm home in Allendale. Welcoming wrap around front porch, mature trees, extra large lot, & convenient location are just some of the perks! Great mudroom with custom built locker system & adjacent laundry! Main floor also has a large kitchen with tons of cabinets, walk in pantry & snack bar, large dining area, full bath with dual sinks, living room, master BR w/ 2 closets (1 with built in organizer) & pvt 1/2 BA, & huge office/bedroom. Upstairs are 2 additional bedrooms & a nice size attic storage(access through a closet). Whole house attic fan. 3 Zone Hot Water Heat for comfort. 2 stall garage currently has man doors in one of the stalls.   … [Read more...]

*SOLD!* Price Reduced! Outstanding, Nearly New Home in Hudsonville!

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Gorgeous 3 bedroom 2 bath newer home with 3 stall garage. This home was completed Spring 2017 (Brent DeYoung Builder). Enjoy many custom details & built-ins. The open concept  features a living room with a custom built fireplace (gas) & mantle. Stunning kitchen boasts all granite counters, a center island snack bar, & large walk in pantry. The nicely appointed dining area leads to the deck. Off the garage is a mud room with custom lockers and utility room access.  Wonderful master Suite features double sink vanity & tile walk in shower. Sprawling lower daylight level with potential for 3 additional bedrooms, family room & bath. New extensive landscaping & underground sprinkling . Nice tree-lined backyard. No showings until November 4, 2017           … [Read more...]

*SOLD!*New Listing in Grand Rapids!

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Great home for owner residence or as an income property. Move in ready! Includes; original hardwood floor throughout. The kitchen has been completely remodeled with new cabinetry and counters. There is a good size convenient mudroom off the back entry. Large living room, formal dining room, bedroom and 1/2 bath on the main level. 2 bedrooms and a remodeled bath upstairs. Windows have been replaced. Some are Pella. The yard is of good size and there is a generous 2 stall garage included as well. This is a great find. Affordable living on a quiet NE GR street.   … [Read more...]

Finding the Right Home in a Buyer’s Market

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In Real Estate there are a variety of needs to be met. Whether we are working with an entrepreneurial investor, empty nesters looking to downsize, or completing a short sale, as real estate agents, we need to be conscious of all options for and motivations of our clients.  First time buyers fall into their own category and bring with them their own unique needs when it comes to real estate. Recently I had the pleasure of working with a young engaged couple on finding their first new home.  The phrase came to mind, "Home is where your story begins"....  and with the abundance of homes available in this buyer's market, this couple could choose any number of settings to host their fairytale. Choice is a good thing, but can be overwhelming. Offering a very personal approach and paying close attention to detail allows me to put things into perspective for each individual buyer.  In this case  I proposed the mindset of choosing a new home in much the way they chose each other..... … [Read more...]

Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent for You.

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Seller's! Start your engines! Making the decision to sell your home is a bit like waving that checkered flag at the beginning of a race, especially today in this "buyer's market". The laid back approach to simply list your home for sale and stick a sign in the front yard will put you in last place. As a seller, your participation and involvement is crucial to the sale of your home beginning with your choice in a real estate agent. When looking for a real estate agent, go beyond a referral or the number of times you've seen their name on a "for sale" sign... You want someone that will work with you as a team. Someone that will listen to you, your concerns, your ideas, your goals. You want experience, not only in years, but more importantly how has their experience sustained through those years and have they managed success in this challenging market. It is a shame how property value has declined and it can be very disheartening to hear the current dollar value of your beloved home. … [Read more...]