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    What does it mean a house has good bones?

    By Michelle Gordon | April 29, 2018

    1. It Has a Solid Floor Plan A streamlined layout has everything to do with good bones “The existing structure has to have a good floor plan.  The floor plan may not work for you as it, however, if it can be changed without great expense then we have a great home!  Older homes you... Read More


    By Michelle Gordon | April 29, 2018

    For most people, buying a home doesn’t happen very often. By definition, first-time buyers don’t have ANY experience! Even seasoned homeowners easily forget the details, many of which may have changed since they last purchased a home. Buyer’s agents get it. They completely understand that buyers have lots of questions and need lots of assistance.... Read More

    3 of the Best DIY Projects You Really Can Do Without the Help of a Pro

    By Michelle Gordon | April 23, 2018

    Homeowners love making their homes their own. The sense of pride and accomplishment you take in improving your home is second to none. The key is knowing which DIY projects you can handle and which are best left to the professionals.   1. Wallpaper One Wall Wallpaper is making a strong comeback. And, today’s wallpaper... Read More

    Why we love to call Ada, Michigan our home

    By Michelle Gordon | July 14, 2016

    Watch this video about Ada, and then after you fall in love, call us – we love to show you around! Read More

    Building Vs. Buying Luxury Homes In Grand Rapids Michigan

    By John Doorn | May 3, 2016

    For luxury homes, you can either build a new property or purchase an existing one. There are advantages and disadvantages to each. Below are some thoughts that can help you compare building vs. buying luxury homes in Grand Rapids Michigan. Finding an Existing Luxury Home Purchasing an existing property is a less complicated process than... Read More

    Gun Lake – Staycation or Home away from Home

    By Michelle Gordon | May 1, 2016

    Gun Lake is an All Sports Lake with 2680 acres offering activities such as boating, water skiing, tubing, sailing, swimming, kayaking, jet skiing, and great fishing. If you like to fish here are some great features about the fishing opportunities at Gun Lake- An abundant bass fishery, both smallmouth and largemouth. Numerous perch provide steady... Read More

    The Art of Offer Writing

    By Michelle Gordon | April 29, 2016

    In this market, where there are multiple offers on a home, the way the offer is written is essential to the process. Not just what is written but how it is written.   We consider this an art form. Writing and offer that a homeowner will fall in love with is key to the winning,... Read More

    Why a FHA offer could be the better option for the seller

    By Michelle Gordon | April 17, 2016

    It seems there are many misconceptions of the FHA loan.  Let’s review:     1st let’s talk quality of pre-approval –     You could be looking at an FHA offer with a solid pre-approval VS a conventional offer with a lender who has not done all of their homework.  So therefore the FHA offer... Read More

    Buyer Agent – more important than ever before

    By Michelle Gordon | April 12, 2016

    In today’s market where multiple bids are commonplace, strategic offers are winning the bids.  Not just price. Until there is a buyer agency contract in place ALL Realtors are working for seller. This is the law.   Let’s review the duties of a buyer agent:   Be an adviser and advocate during the entire home... Read More

    Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC)

    By Michelle Gordon | April 8, 2016

    A Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) entitles qualified home buyers to reduce the amount of their federal income tax liability by an amount equal to a portion of the interest paid during the year on a home mortgage. This tax credit allows the buyer to qualify more easily for a loan by increasing the effective income... Read More