Feb 1, 2017 | 3 by 3
Learn all about the events in Grand Rapids for February 2017 in this month's edition of 3x3.
February is a great month for music lovers in Grand Rapids as Trombone Shorty christens 20 Monroe Live on the first of the month. As if a month full of music isn't exciting enough, on February 11th the Professional Bull Riders Association is bring a show to Van Andel Arena. Lastly, from February 10-14 Grand Rapids is going to be celebrating its first annual snow days with an array of ice scupltures and...
Jan 1, 2017 | 3 by 3
Learn all about the events in Grand Rapids for January 2017 in this month's edition of 3x3.
Van Andel Arena is going to be seeing a lot of action in the first month of the new year. On January 20th, the Grand Rapids Griffins are taking on the Chicago Wolves at Van Andel Arena, and on January 22nd hardwood will be replacing the ice for when the Harlem Globetrotters come to Van Andel. On the north end of town, the Deltaplex will be hosting the 9th annual Brew Ha Ha featuring over 100 craft brews...
Jul 7, 2016 |
Grand Rapids Parks

It's summer time and those with kids or just looking for a change of scenery will find themselves taking advantage of the many parks and recreation areas that Grand Rapids has to offer. In the last few years, a lot of focus and money have been dedicated to revamping the Grand Rapids parks in the area. Venture out and check out the different parks in the area! Here is a list of some of the most popular parks in each area of Grand Rapids and what you can look forward to by...
Jun 28, 2016 |
This year, the West Michigan housing market has been red hot, and summer shows no signs of the real estate rollercoaster slowing down.  So, instead of resigning to that sinking feeling that your forever home just became someone else’s “for now,” listen in to these 2 simple tips for making your offer stand out among a sea of others – no matter how chaotic or competitive the market:
Tip #1: Know Your Seller.
While it may not always be possible (or pertinent) to find out a seller’s complete life...
May 18, 2016 |
 
Summer is coming! Grand Rapids is a fantastic place to be during the summer with so many events and things to do. Here are 5 of some of the most popular things to do in the summer of 2016 in Grand Rapids.
 
1. Ah-Nab-Awen park is host to “movies in the park.” Every other Friday during the months of June-August the movies are presented on a 50 ft screen starting at dusk. Pre-movie events begin at 7p. This event attracted more than 31,000 guests last year so be sure to arrive early to obtain a...
May 4, 2016 |
You have already moved into your new home and are ready to sell your other home currently sitting empty in Grand Rapids. The question comes should you stage your home or not? When listing a vacant home we recommend staging. There are so many benefits to staging and the cost is minimal compared to the return on investment.
 
Here are the TOP 5 reasons you should consider staging:
 

Staging helps buyers visual the property as a future home.


Buyers will more easily see the value in a home when...
Apr 5, 2016 |
Romence Gardens is nestled right in what is now considered the popular neighborhoods of Fulton Heights/Michigan Oaks and has been serving the Grand Rapids area for over 80 plus years. A fun fact—Romence Gardens was established before the neighborhoods were even developed and was all farmland.
Another fun fact about Fulton Heights is that it has a community garden for all to enjoy.  It's no surprise that Romence Gardens is among one of many favorite businesses that services the area.
We took the...
If you’re looking for a great place to live where you can get the most for your dollar, Grand Rapids, Michigan is it. Yes, we are one of the top realtors in Grand Rapids so we are a little biased, but the numbers can speak for themselves. The city of Grand Rapids is ranked 21st in the U.S according to the “2015 Best-Performing Cities” index. Since 2009, Grand Rapids has ranked 9th for job growth, which will only improve with the city’s continuing investment in hotels, retail, and housing market...
Feb 29, 2016 |
The real estate market is as hot as ever in Grand Rapids, Michigan and one thing we’ve noticed is that buyers and sellers are all over the web looking for DIY projects to improve their homes or increase their value. If you’ve ever wondered what the most popular DIY “how to” projects are, we’re here to help. Using some tools from Google we have been able to build a list of the most popular DIY projects on the web in order of how often they get searched on Google. If you’re curious how your home...
Established in 1833, Grandville is one of the oldest suburbs of Grand Rapids located just 8 miles southwest of the city. It is a wonderful small town, with a population of approximately 15,000 at the time of the 2010 census. If you or your family is considering a life on the west side of the state, I’ve provided a list of just a few reasons why Grandville is the place for you.
 
Grandville has numerous parks that are great for camping, hiking, playing sand volleyball, tennis, disc golf, or...

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