Apr 25, 2014 | General
Grand Rapids, Michigan will host the annual Relay For Life June 13th and 14th at Ah-Nab-Awen Park downtown Grand Rapids. The event will kick things off beginning 1pm until 1pm the following day. RE/MAX Of Grand Rapids will be a sponsor for the event with some big things planned. Participants can expect a fly over of the RE/MAX balloon and our logo showing all over the grounds. The Relay For Life event is a great opportunity to get involved and help raise money for the American Cancer Society....
Jan 16, 2014 | Communities, Restaurants
There’s a new Mexican restaurant in the East Hills part of Grand Rapids. The name is simply Donkey, which the owner says has no specific meaning, stating, “It was an off-the-cuff thing.” Located in an old, renovated gas station, Donkey is located at 665 Wealthy St. SE. As of this writing, there is no signage, so stop when you see the beautifully restored white gas station with a Mexican flair.
An old neon sign that says “Open” greets you when you enter Donkey, and you will be impressed with the...
Jan 8, 2014 |
Painting your home will improve its real estate curb appeal, but if you don’t know what color to paint, or what finish to look for, choosing the right paint and color scheme for your home painting project is not necessarily an easy job, but if you follow a few key points, you can be on your way to rolling on the paint in no time.
Using a Color Wheel
If you look at a color wheel, any color that is directly across from one color is its complementary color. Using complementary colors adds drama...
Jan 6, 2014 |
The Grand Rapids Art Museum, should be first on your SUMMER TO-DO list, as the exhibit: “Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America” will remain on display now until August 24. The modernistic display showcases works from fifty notable designers and architects that are represented by twenty Michigan-based businesses, schools, and other institutions. The exhibit features many examples of watercraft designs, automobiles, furniture, and office designs, from the turn of the twentieth century....
Dec 30, 2013 | General
Are you tired of paying rent? Have you been dreaming of owning your own home? Owning your own home is very possible for first time buyers in the Grand Rapids area and it’s not as difficult as you may think. It’s a distinct possibility that you may be able to buy a home in the Grand Rapids area and make a monthly mortgage payment as the same amount as your rent. Why pay rent on someone else’s home when you can make payments on your very own home and make an investment in your future? With the...
Dec 22, 2013 | General
It’s a frustrating time for anyone looking to buy a home in the Grand Rapids housing market. Real Estate for sale in the Grand Rapids and surrounding areas have hit an all time low. All over Michigan, Agents and buyers are struggling to find that perfect home. Grand Rapids real estate remains a hot commodity considering the growing population, jobs and interest rates remaining low. The only problem is that there aren’t enough homes for sale to meet the demand of buyers. This is great news for...
Dec 21, 2013 | General
When moving to a new city such as Cascade Township, MI there are a few things to keep in mind. For newer families with children, a good daycare facility is most likely high up on that list. Choosing the right day care isn’t always easy when you are moving to an unfamiliar city and not really sure what area you want to call home. The Goddard School located in Cascade Township is the perfect spot when it comes comes to early child development. One of the top ranked child development centers in...
Nov 14, 2013 | General
Forest Hills is a small, unincorporated area of Kent County. The school district is ranked among the top in the state! Almost half of Forest Hill homes have children, making this community a great environment for families.
Forest Hills Northern High School ranked 36 out of Michigan’s 814 high schools for the 2012–2013 school year! Last year, students at Northern achieved a combined score of 129 on the Michigan Merit Exam. Northern has great opportunities for students in sports, the arts, and...
Nov 8, 2013 | Communities
If you are looking at to move to Forest Hills, Central High School is a great school to consider before signing on a property. Ranked at the 92nd percentile for academic achievement, Forest Hills Central High School ranked 24 out of Michigan’s 814 high schools in the 2012–2013 school year! Last year, students at Central reached a combined score of 135 on the Michigan Merit Exam. Central has great opportunities for students in sports, the arts, and technology.
Originally built in 1958 with an...
Nov 8, 2013 | Communities
If you are looking at Forest Hills, Eastern High School is one worth looking at. Ranked at the 97th percentile for academic achievement, Forest Hills Eastern High School ranked 27 out of Michigan’s 814 high schools in the 2012–2013 school year! Eastern offers students great opportunities in sports, the arts, and technology.
With less than 1,000 students enrolled in grades 9–12, Forest Hills Eastern High School boasts a student to teacher ratio of 19.4. Forest Hills Eastern High School also...

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