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Welcome to GR, ArtPrize!

Or, Welcome Back, I should say! I’m absolutely in love with our city. I love playing tourist and checking out new places, so naturally I tend to geek out over ArtPrize every single year.   This year, ArtPrize is taking over Grand Rapids from September 19 – October 7 and will have over 1,000 artists…

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In The Market: Knowledge Is Power

The real estate market in Grand Rapids is fast paced, ever-changing and difficult to navigate. We feel that one of the best ways to stay on top of the game is to go with a reputable and knowledgeable real estate agent. As we go through the process, it’s important for you to be informed of…

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Exploring Michigan: Mackinac Island

And for our next adventure: Mackinac Island. Being from an ocean town, I’m no stranger to ferries and bridges. In fact, they’re one of my favorite things. So, when we planned our trip to Mackinaw City, I couldn’t wait to take the ferry to the island and the bridge to the UP. Both adventures far…

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How-To: Keep the home buying process simple

I’m a big believer in transparency. I always tell my clients, I may go into the weeds a bit, but I want you to know all of the risks and all of the details. One thing that I never, ever want to hear from a client is: “You never told us this could happen!”  …

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Welcome to GR from our Resident CTA

By the way, what is a CTA? I get this question a lot so I thought I’d explain what it is.   CTA means Certified Tourism Ambassador and it’s a professional nationwide designation that you can earn by taking an initial class to learn the ins and outs of Grand Rapids! To renew each year,…

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How-to: Do Your Due Diligence When It Comes To Condo Associations

By now, I feel like it’s pretty common knowledge among condo buyers that they will have to pay association dues. But, what isn’t common knowledge are the ins and outs of the right questions to ask the association during your investigation period. Remember, the MLS isn’t always correct. It falls on the buyer, and buyers…

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In The Market: Service with a Smile

The real estate market is a competitive industry where it seems like everyone knows a Realtor. So, how do we make our team stand out? Steve Volkers Group believes that outstanding client communication and services is the true ‘it factor’. We Care We pride ourselves on a culture of service. It’s about providing the same…

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Cool City or Taco City?

I mean who doesn’t love tacos?! Not only are tacos a way of life but also a very controversial subject around here. Because who, in Grand Rapids, has the best tacos? Let’s start with the ever popular choice: Donkey Taqueria on Wealthy St. Housed in a renovated gas station from the 1920s, Donkey offers authentic…

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Exploring Michigan: Traverse City

When someone finds out that I’m from the south (North Carolina, to be exact) they usually ask me two things: 1. How do you feel about the winter? 2. Have you been to Traverse City? I can finally say, “YES!” to question 2. (I plead the fifth on question 1…) Recently, my fiancé and I…

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