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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Jeff Thornton ABR CRB CRS CSP e-Pro GRI
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What an interesting week it's been for me. On one side my sales have been up and fairly strong for what seems to be the first time in a while.  But on the other side I am still being reminded about how difficult the market has been as it was announced that my branch of the company was going to be...
  16982 Broadview, East Lansing, Mi Haslett Schools Over 2200 Square Feet 3 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths Walkout Lower Level Private Rear Yard   Oak Floors, Solid Surface Counter Tops and Stainless Steel Appliances   Only 339,900 Here is a Video for your enjoyment More Information My Other Properties Ho...
Gorgeous 4/5 Bedroom Ranch on 1.18 acres lot.  Located in Fowlerville School district with a Webberville address this 2005 built ranch offers easy access to I-96.  This home is located I a quiet rural area with an easy commute to work in either Lansing or Metro Detroit.  The walk-out lower level ...
  I joined because I thought it might help my natural positioning in the search engines so that I could reduce my costs with pay per clicks.  Since joining I have found a tremendous amount of other benefits see Brad Andersohn's 10 Top Excuses to Be On ActiveRain.  It sums it up quite well.   I wo...
   Summer always brings lots of fun to the Greater Lansing Area.  With many events in and around the surrounding areas   The class A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, The Lansing Lugnuts, has a full schedule.  They provide great entertainment beyond baseball, from the Friday Night Fireworks to ...
Selling homes for small local banks and credit unions is another more profitable enterprise.  Usually these properties are going to sell quickly as well, if maybe not quicker than a relo.  I never enjoyed working for the large nationwide Asset managers and their clients.  The pay is usually less,...
I know that sports are not what schools are all about but I still enjoy watching the games and the kid's accomplishments.  Williamston Schools have enjoyed a phenomenal success this past school year.  This small town in the East suburbs of Lansing has won 5 state titles with 1 still to be decided...
In today's market you are bound to sell a foreclosure.  I understand the selling of a foreclosure is going to be more work and take longer.  I've become accustomed to that.  what I am struggling with is the lack of professional courtesy some of the foreclosure specialists exhibit.  It's a common ...
NAR has a "Call For Action" out and we are trying to get everybody involved.   NAR's "Call For Action"  ia a way with 2 clicks you can have an e-mail sent to your Senator or Congress Person outlining  a position we might have as a group regarding Real Estate related issues.  Please go to Realtor....
The Red wings are going to take home the cup tonight in Pittsburgh.  The Penguins showed a lot of grit but the better team was obvious and the wings experience will come through in a big way.  They will take home their 4th cup in 10 years.  They are the Hockey Franchise and Detroit is Hockey Town.

Jeff Thornton

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