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Grand Rapids, Michigan real estate information including houses for sale, rent and home buyer/seller tips. Also includes wisdom and insights from Lola Audu, CRS Associate Broker. The information provided on this blog belong to Audu Real Estate. Audu Real Estate is not responsible for the opinions, thoughts or ideas expressed by visitors.
I read with interest the announcement from Bank of America today regarding the new Pilot Program through which homeowners who were in danger of foreclosure/default proceedings would turn over their deeds to their homes and become renters.   The aim of this Foreclosure to Rental Program is to work...
One can hardly turn on any form of media today and not hear about Pinterest.  The latest 'HOT' social media portal has garnered incredible media attention.  Many gurus of the real estate industry and business in general are urging folks to get around to 'Pinning Stuff' as a means of enhancing onl...
Traditionally, when many folks in West Michigan think about furniture, it's likely that one of places that they will be visiting in the search for the perfect dinette, bedroom set or sofa is an Art Van Store.  This is because, Art Van, a Michigan based company head quartered in Warren, MI has 34 ...
One of the more popular forums on Facebook for REALTORS in West Michigan is a group that allows agents and other interested parties to trade information about clients who need to rent their homes or would prefer to rent a home rather than an apartment in the greater Grand Rapids, Mi area.  There ...
The first month of 2012 is already over.  Wow, it's hard to believe.  Time flew by!  For some agents in West Michigan, the year roared into focus with sales and business.  For others, the past 40 days have been fraught with worry about the future and if they will survive another year.  Many agent...
This post was written in May of 2010.  A few things have changed since I first addressed the issue of Strategic Defaulting, a crisis precipited by huge losses in equity for many homeowners across the country.  What has not changed is the fact that millions of homes across the country are still in...
Have you ever been in a class where the instructor asked the real estate agents to name what the public thinks of real estate agents?  Inevitably, someone will raise their hands and say...they think we're like used car salespersons?  The tone & subsequent commentary indicate that this is NOT a go...
With all this wonderful unseasonably warm weather, it seems that Spring has come early to West Michigan in more ways than one.  The Grand Rapids Association of REALTORS indicated that over the past 65 day, over 12,000 requests have been received for home showings! The year end stats also showed p...
I've always told my clients that if they want to know what will be happening in the real estate industry, they need to be talking to a trusted real estate professional.  If they want to know what has HAPPENED in the real estate industry, they can turn on the evening news.   The truth is that real...
Lately, I've been thinking about Focus.  And the way our focus impacts our lives.  Focus is a magnifier.  It enlarges whatever it is directed towards.  Focus also is an attractor.  It brings to us whatever we pay attention to.   Focus is not just a mental activity.  It incorporates just about eve...

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