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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.

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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 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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Did You Know These 29 Things About Grand Rapids?

Grand Rapids, MI has so much to offer it’s amazing. Luckily for us put together a list of 29 things people should know about Grand Rapids before you move here. Below is a list of a few of our favorites. You can check out the full list here. 6. It’s The Hot Dog Place […]

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Welcome to 2014!

We can’t believe 2014 is here already! It’s going to be a great year for Grand Rapids real estate. Forbes just listed Grand Rapids / Wyoming in the number 11th position for “best buy cities”. Get in touch with us early this year! Now is the time to start getting your home ready to sell […]

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2013 West Michigan Real Estate Recap

Every year seems to go faster and faster and 2013 was no exception. Here’s a quick recap and thank you from Blu House Properties owner Ryan Ogle.

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Historical Promotional Video of Grand Rapids

Check out this cool historical promotional video that Dan Steffee found.

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Grand Rapids Beer City USA

Grand Rapids, MI Voted Beer City USA 2013

Grand Rapids did it again and was voted Beer City USA 2013! This time there’s no splitting the number one spot with Asheville this year however. With just over 27,000 votes Grand Rapids absolutely crushed even the next closed city (Kalamazoo, MI) which had a little over 11,000 votes. Here are the top 5 cities […]

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Grand Rapids Flood 2013

20 Dramatic Photos From The Grand Rapids Flood

The Grand Rapids Press has a great gallery of 20 of the most dramatic photos from the Grand Rapids flood. Definitely worth a look.

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Fredrick Meijer Gardens

7 Great Reasons To Live In West Michigan

Amazing Art / Culture – West Michigan is home to Art Prize, the world’s largest art competition as well as the Grand Rapids Art Museum, one of the most visited in the nation. Fantastic Food / Restaurants – Whether you’re looking for a greasy spoon breakfast joint, dinner on the river, or a fine dining experience with […]

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