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Forest Hills Michigan Waterfront Homes June 2010

Current market conditions have brought home prices down

to levels we haven’t seen in many years. All price levels

and market sectors have been affected.

Now is a great time to purchase a Waterfront Home.

We have a list of 38 homes with private water frontage,

and over 25% of them are under $300,000.

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Grand River Ada Michigan Address Price

2201 Shady Dr NE                $   85,000

2733 Thornapple River Dr   $ 159,900

8210 Cascade Rd SE             $  159,900

2286 Dean Lake Ave NE       $ 164,900

2693 Thornapple River Dr   $ 184,900

2780 Thornapple River Dr     $ 189,900

920 Paradise Lake Dr SE      $ 215,000

3557 Tricklewood Dr            $ 280,000

7249 Dennison Dr SE           $ 290,000

274 Pettis Ave SE                $ 295,000

7180 Cascade Rd SE               $ 324,900

7474 Alaska Rdg SE                $ 335,000

8585 Lilly Ridge Dr SE            $ 349,500

6727 Burger Dr SE                  $ 399,000

3468 Goodwood Dr SE            $ 412,800

4061 Maracaibo Shores Dr       $ 425,000

3010 Thornapple River Dr       $ 425,900

1875 Forest Shores Dr SE        $ 475,000

2561 Cascade Springs Dr SE     $ 488,000

2850 Foxfire Ln SE                  $ 499,900


2278 Thornapple River Dr        $ 535,000

7436 Ventura Dr SE                  $ 575,000

2515 Cascade Springs Dr SE      $ 585,000

1041 Thornapple River Dr SE    $ 594,500

3402 Goodwood Dr SE               $ 698,000

7369 Thornapple River Dr SE    $ 739,900

7400 Ventura Dr SE                   $ 749,900

7486 Alaska Rdg SE                    $ 799,000

4970 Whitneyville Ave SE          $ 799,000

8158 Wilderness Trail NE          $ 849,000

4095 Reeds Lake Blvd SE          $ 999,900

2465 Cascade Springs Dr SE      $1,175,000

7303  Grachen Dr SE                 $1,385,000

7421 Kenrob Dr SE                   $1,440,000

1960 Steketee Woods Ln SE    $1,599,000

7101 Gladys Dr SE                    $1,695,000

5470 Egypt Valley Blvd            $1,750,000

4069 Reeds Lake Blvd             $1,790,000

If a leisure lifestyle appeals to you, this may be the perfect time

to make your move.  I am always available for questions or details

concerning Michigan waterfront real estate.

1-888-240-1968 X 6   Ask for Terry

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Grand River photo by Bonnie Westbrook

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Forest Hills Michigan Top Best Buy Forest Hills Homes

(Ada-Cascade) to buy, based on price per square foot

for June 2010.

The homes listed below would probably need updating

with new carpeting, paint, and kitchen–bath redos

at a minimum to bring them to current market standards.

They might need major repair work done, such as new roofs,

new plumbing, electrical & other major mechanicals.

Check back often or just subscribe to our blog to get

up-to-date local real estate information that you want to know.

The total square footage is noted here, although only the

main floors are used to figure price per square foot, not the

basement, even if finished.

Please note: This list can change daily as some homes sell,

prices are adjusted and other homes come on the market.

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Top Best Buy Homes – Forest Hills Michigan June 2010

25 properties

The lowest price/Sq Ft for homes range from $34.78 to $79.58

Lowest list price is $59,000

Highest list price is $249,900

June 2010 homes  Forest Hills School District:

This list could include properties in Ada Township, Cascade

Township, Grand Rapids Township, Lowell Township, and the

city of Kentwood.

WARNING: Some of these homes may be bank owned foreclosures,

short sales and not habitable as is or available for a mortgage

in present condition.

The Top Forest Hills Homes to Buy by Price per Square Foot:

2674 Chatham Woods Dr  $ 54,900    926 SqFt      $59.29/SqFt

2629 Chatham Woods Dr  $ 67,500    1363 Sq Ft    $73.93/SqFt

4477 Knapp Ct NE          $74,900     1769 Sq Ft    $66.93/SqFt

1417 Grand River Dr NE   $ 75,000    1248 Sq Ft     $60.10/SqFt

6351 Wainscot Dr SE       $ 75,000      1116 Sq Ft     $67.20/SqFt

3914 Cascade Rd Dr        $77,900      1240 Sq Ft     $62.82/SqFt

6372 Wainscot Dr SE      $ 84,900     1224 Sq Ft     $69.36/SqFt

6248 Lincolnshire Ct SE  $ 84,900    1744 Sq Ft     $66.17/SqFt

2201 Shady Dr NE           $ 85,000     2444 Sq Ft     $34.78/SqFt

3181 Charlevoix Dr         $ 89,900    1338 Sq Ft     $67.19/SqFt

2049 Rowland Ave          $ 94,900    1280 Sq Ft    $74.14/SqFt

3005 Chapshire Dr          $ 95,000      1224 Sq Ft    $77.61/SqFt

3747 Bradford St NE       $100,000    1640 Sq Ft    $60.98/SqFt

1791 Grand Ct NE           $117,900     1600 Sq Ft   $73.69/SqFt

1787 Park Trail NE           $117,900     1600 Sq Ft   $73.69/SqFt

3333 Park Ridge Ln NE   $124,300    1600 Sq Ft   $77.69/SqFt

1789 Grand Ct NE           $124,900    1600 SqFt    $78.06/SqFt

43 Robinhood Dr NE      $139,900     2328 SqFt     $69.39/SqFt

6948 Maplecrest Dr SE   $159,000     2692 SqFt     $59.06/SqFt

5015 Ada Dr SE              $199,900     3000 Sq Ft    $74.04/SqFt

205 Shore Haven Dr        $199,900    2652 SqFt    $75.38/Sq Ft

5739 Fulton St E             $ 224,900   4557 Sq Ft    $62.79/SqFt

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Home, please contact us at 1-888-240-1968 ext 0 or email us at:

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to live in West Michigan. Grand Rapids Michigan is a vibrant,

growing metropolitan area with a diverse business community,

great medical research & services, numerous universities,

plus lively arts and entertainment of all kinds.

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Grand Rapids Michigan July 4th 2010 Celebration

Grand Rapids July 4th Fireworks and Celebration will be held at

Ah Nab Awen Park along the Grand River in downtown Grand

Rapids.  The evenings entertainment will start at 6 pm and

conclude with the fireworks display at 10:30 pm.

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Schedule of Free Events:

6:00 pm – Octaglee Vocal Octet sing patriotic selections

6:15-6:45 pm – Spittin’ Image – 8th & 9th grade students  play

contemporary and classic rock

7:00 –7:30 pm – Gabriel James – Alternative style

7:45 – 8:30 pm – Silversmith – Group plays original music from

blues to classic  rock

8:30 – 9:15 pm – Four Finger Five – Band plays a unique mix of rock and blues

9:15 – 9:30 pm – Ralston Bowles – Popular West Michigan entertainer

9:30 – 10:30 pm – Natchez Trace – One of Michigan’s favorite Vocal Bands

10:30 pm – FIREWORKS!!!!

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Caledonia Michigan July 4th 2010 Celebration

Caledonia’s July 4th 2010 celebration will be held on Saturday,

July 3rd, 2010 at Caledonia Lakeside Park.

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List of Caledonia July 3rd 2010 Events:

8:00 AM – The Kilt Klassic 5K Run

10:30 AM  The Parade

12:00 Noon    Stage Entertainment

Throughout the day there will be games, food, Antique Tractor Pull,

and fun for the whole family.

10:00 pm – Fireworks at dusk

Village of Caledonia Info

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Ada/Cascade Michigan July 4th 2010 Celebrations

Ada MI July 4th Celebration

Friday July 2, 2010 Ada Park – Bike Decorating Day

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

$4  kids 4-12 yrs who show up with parent or guardian

[fee includes supplies and helpers]

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Saturday July 3rd, 2010:

Parade Line up 9:30 AM   Parking Lot near McDonalds

4th of July Parade 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Entertainment/Activities 11:00 AM- 6:00  PM  Ada Village Green

“On the Green Activities”

New Classic Car Show  Thornapple River Drive

Fireworks Dusk    7590 E Fulton @ Ada Drive  In the Village

Cascade Library

Cascade Township July 4th Celebration

Saturday July 3rd 2010:

8:30 AM – 3:30 PM          Friends of the Library Book Sale

Cascade Public Library

9:45 – 10 AM                            Bicycle Parade Staging

Cascade Fellowship Christian Reformed Church

**Parade Participants must wear a bike helmet

10:30 AM                   Main Parade Cascade Rd SE to 28th St, west

up 28th St to Jacksmith

11:30 AM – 3:30 PM    Street Fair Begins Free Games , Rides for kids

& adults, elephant rides, train rides, animal

petting zoo, Food Booths, Clowns & more…..

Cascade Library Grounds

12:-12:45 PM           Live Music by Flashback Stage at Library Grounds

12:55 – 1:15 PM        Ronald McDonald Stage at Library Grounds

1:15PM-2:00PM      Music by Flashback Stage at Library Grounds

2:10 PM – 2:30 PM   F.H.Y. Cheer Pomms Stage at Library Grounds

2:30 –3:15 PM         Music by Flashback Stage at Library Grounds

3:30 PM                  Closing of the Celebration

Fireworks Dusk    7590 East Fulton @ Ada Drive ( Downtown Ada Village

Green across from Amway)

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of all kinds.

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East Grand Rapids July 4th 2010 Celebration

Sunday  July 4th:

Parade 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Starts at Woodcliff Admin.Bldg,

travels along  Lake Dr, Lakeside and Wealthy, ending at Croswell

Concessions open –  Noon to Late Evening

Activities open at John Collins Park 12:30 – 5 pm

Soft Play, Bungee Run, Dragon Hide n Slide, Clown & Airbrush tattos

1:00 – 1:30 pm  – Performance by Firecracker Cheer Camp

Water Ski Show 1:30-2:30 pm  by Grand City Show Skiers

3:00 – 4:00 pm  – Performance by Zumba

5:00 – 6:30 pm  – Performance by The Ardvark Stew

8:30 – Dusk    Grand Rapids Federation of Musicians

Fireworks – Dusk over Reeds Lake ( approx 10:15 pm)

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East Grand Rapids 4th of July Information

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Kentwood Michigan July 4th 2010 Celebration

All Events To be held on Saturday July 3rd, 2010

Most of the events will take place at Kentwood City Hall

4900 Breton Rd, unless noted.

Join the fun in Kentwood to celebrate our Independence Day !

The theme for this year’s parade – Proud to be American!

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July 3rd 2010 Kentwood Events Schedule:

Pancake Breakfast 7:00-9:00 AM Kentwood Activities Center 355 48th St SE

Indy 5 K Race 8:50 – 10:00 AM  Registration Form Required Begins at

Kellogswood Park

Parade 10:00 AM  – Starts at the Family Fare Parking Lot ( 52nd & Eastern)

Registration Form Required

Carnival 6:00 – 10:00 pm   4900 Breton at Kentwood City Center

Games, Carnival Rides, Food Vendors

Fireworks Display – 10:15 pm

Kentwood City 4th of July Information – Please check their site for more details.

Volunteers Needed!!

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It doesn’t get much better than this.  A perfect day on Glen Lake in northern Michigan. Just over the dune in the distance is Lake Michigan, which provided our fresh grilled whitefish for supper.

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Grand Rapids Michigan NE Two Story home just listed for sale

1013 Worcester Dr NE has been updated to look like a much newer home.

 

Front Exterior best

 

 

A new kitchen, updated bathrooms, new laminate floors and new

carpeting make this home look like a magazine layout.  New white

6 panel doors  have been installed through out the house, fresh

paint, and replacement windows round out the improvements.

 

Kitchen

 

 

The lot is large and the back yard is completely fenced and deep.

Privacy in the back with mature woods and a leafy tree lined street.

Located in a quiet Northeast neighborhood, don’t let this one get away!

 

 

Back Deck

 

Rear Exterior

 

For more information and a walk through video, visit our web site:

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entertainment of all kinds.

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