In The Market

Market Update – What’s Your “Make Me Move” Price

By Steve Volkers Group / February 14, 2019 / Comments Off on Market Update – What’s Your “Make Me Move” Price

  This week’s update features Steve along with agent Paul Marantette talking about the current inventory in the market (or lack thereof). We’ve got buyers looking for homes and there are not enough on the market. So we need your help…if you’ve been considering selling your home now may be a great time to make…

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February 2019 Market Update

By Steve Volkers Group / February 6, 2019 / Comments Off on February 2019 Market Update

  Steve and Maria discuss whether we are seeing an early spring market. The spring market is considered the time when buyers and sellers start to become active once spring is on the horizon. Typically the spring market starts heating up in mid-February but this year it seems to be starting early. Trulia has ranked…

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Monday Market Update for December 10th-16th 2018

By Steve Volkers Group / December 13, 2018 / Comments Off on Monday Market Update for December 10th-16th 2018

  In this update find out if contingent offers are making a come-back. If you can really buy a brand new home for less than $200k (Thanks Trevor Duffy at Allen Edwin Homes). Be sure to stay tuned to the end for a special thanks to Ryan Gardner and Katie Gardner at Northpointe Bank.

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2019 Economic Forecast – Associated Builders and Contrators

By Steve Volkers Group / December 13, 2018 / Comments Off on 2019 Economic Forecast – Associated Builders and Contrators

  Steve attended the ABC of Western Michigan 2019 Economic Forecast where Mr. Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, spoke about the economic outlook for contractors and builders in the coming year. Steve reviews some key points of the forecast and…

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In The Market: Knowledge Is Power

By Steve Volkers Group / September 11, 2018 / Comments Off on 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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In The Market: Service with a Smile

By Steve Volkers Group / July 31, 2018 / Comments Off on 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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Ten Reasons Why Grand Rapids Has Made it to ‘TOP TEN’ National List Placements

By Steve Volkers Group / March 27, 2014 / Comments Off on Ten Reasons Why Grand Rapids Has Made it to ‘TOP TEN’ National List Placements

If you’re a resident of Grand Rapids, you know you’ve got plenty of reasons to smile. Our city has been the subject of a lot of media buzz over the years after all – seems like every time we turn around, we’ve  made it into another national Top Ten list of awesomeness. There have been…

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East Grand Rapids Market Stats: The Numbers Are In

By Steve Volkers Group / January 29, 2014 / Comments Off on East Grand Rapids Market Stats: The Numbers Are In

EGR residents, if you’re wondering how your neighborhood housing market fared last year,  we’ve got good news for you! Annual market numbers show positive growth with upward trends continuing into 2014. In 2013, the total number of homes sold in East Grand Rapids was 256, with an average sale price of $340,802. Homes that remained…

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Grand Rapids Emerging Market? Blowin’ Up is More Like It

By Steve Volkers Group / January 2, 2014 / Comments Off on Grand Rapids Emerging Market? Blowin’ Up is More Like It

Have you heard? Grand Rapids has just made Forbes’ list of 15 U.S. cities with “emerging downtowns“! Forbes, a leading source for business news and financial information, referenced the city of Grand Rapids’ many major recent public-private funding projects in downtown such as the Van Andel Arena, DeVos Place and the Medical Mile along with numerous…

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