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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

Part of living is such a great city like Grand Rapids has to do with great hospitals with great reputations. The Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is one of the best around! Offering more than 40 uniques pediatric specialties, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital is one of the leading children’s hospitals in the United States. Operated by […]

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Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids

Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids

Written by Ryan Ogle Located in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, the Van Andel Arena forever changed the entertainment options for West Michigan and has helped make Grand Rapids the city it is today. Opened in 1996, this highly-anticipated arena has hosted presidential campaigns, basketball games, arena football games, hockey games, wrestling matches, musical […]

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March 2017 Market Stats

The market stats are in and they are looking very good for people wanting the most out of their homes. Inventory is down below one month (29 days) in Kent County. Interest rates are still at an all time low and the surplus of buyers is creating a market that demands skills to navigate. >> […]

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Freyling Mendels | Wealthy Street Apartments

There has been a lot of buzz going around the new development being built in the Wealthy Street Business District, and rightly so. Freyling Mendels is a mixed use apartment complex with a commercial retail and space for a restaurant. Coming from a rich historic background, the name Freyling Mendels gives homage to the past […]

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Weekend Events: March 3rd to 5th

Looks like some decent weather this weekend! Lots of things happening in Grand Rapids this weekend. One of the biggest events is the Bid for Bachelors and Bachelorettes that goes to help the local Friends and Families of Cystic Fibrosis at the JW Marriot. We are proud that two of our agents have stepped up and […]

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Jan 2017 Market Updates

The real estate market in West Michigan is an extremely strong sellers market. The number of closed sales in January is up by 3% and increased volume by 12%. We are still experiencing a significant shortage of homes for sale on the market. Currently, there is 1.6 months of available properties. The preferred number is […]

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Weekend Events: Feb 18th and 19th, 2017

Lots of great things going on this weekend! They are predicting warmer weather this weekend. We think the people that have been suffering from cabin fever will be out, stretching their legs and donning their sunglasses. If you’re looking for things to do, we’ve narrowed it down to 3 fun events that you could get […]

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Want to see what happens Behind the Scenes? Follow us on Instagram!

We’re excited to introduce Blu House Properties new Instagram account! @bluhouseproperties features behind the scenes looks from the office, unique spaces, Blu House Events, and more! Stay up to date with us in a fun new way and tag us in your Blu House-related photos, and also use the hashtag #bluhouseproperties. http://instagram.com/bluhouseproperties/

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Congratulations Rachael, GRARLA Class of 2015!

We are excited to congratulate our very own Associate Broker at Blu House Properties, Rachael Veldkamp, for being invited to participate in the Grand Rapids Association of REALTORS Leadership Academy (GRARLA). Rachael is one of the 20 GRAR members invited to participate in 2015. GRARLA is a dynamic program of experiences, education, and opportunities that […]

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10 Stereotypes About Grand Rapids That Are Actually True

10 Stereotypes About Grand Rapids That Are Actually True

MOVOTO.com has a great article out that talks about some stereotypes associated with Grand Rapids, MI. The best part is they’re totally true. Below are a few of our favorites. 1. It Has Grand Rapids 4. Beers Lurk Around Every Corner 5. It’s God’s Country Click here for the full list.

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