Real estate

Ten least expensive houses sold in 2015 in Kent County

by (pete)

Submitted 01-13-2016 under OPINION

In response to Mlive's Ten Most Expensive Homes in 2015 Sold in Kent County, which was called "Disgusting Wealth Porn" among other things in the comments section, we've come to the table with a list of the Ten Least Expensive Homes...

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West Side home prices: Blowing up or recovering?

by (pete)

Submitted 12-16-2015 under OPINION

Everyone agrees, 2015 was a crazy year for real estate in West Michigan. Why, to what extent, and how that affects our market are questions that are less processed and understood. Here, I’ll share some analysis and interpretation, to add...

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Five Star Real Estate Recruitment Event

by (834design)

Submitted 01-28-2015 under

In 2014, you welcomed us to your neighborhood. This year we'd like to invite you to ours. Come, meet and greet the realtors at Five Star and learn more about getting into the real estate business. Let's shake hands and get to know each other...

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Seeing red

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 12-02-2014 under NEWS

The United States has a race issue. Rapidians who feel the racial tension is limited to Ferguson, Missouri need look no further than the recent Urban Institute report that named Grand Rapids the Most Racially Uneven Housing Market Recovery in the...

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Harmony's head brewer excited for expansion, new challenges on West Side

by (andreemi)

Submitted 08-05-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Benjamin Isbell, head brewer at Harmony Brewing in Eastown, is excited to expand the space he has to brew in with the new brewery on the West Side, tentatively named "Harmony Hall." The seating available at Harmony Brewing in Eastown is...

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Story Matters: Ruth Funderburk's home search in Grand Rapids 30 years ago

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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OGR 2012: Jewly Seeking Justice

by (TDeborahTosh)

Submitted 03-21-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“It’s about time!” This was Jewly Warren’s reaction to the formation of Occupy Grand Rapids, an activist organization seeking to return political power to the people of America. The 39-year-old grandmother with a history of...

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