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We have listed the TOP Best Buy Kentwood Michigan

Houses to buy, based on price per square foot.   Price per

square foot is a great leveler.  If two similar homes are listed

at similar prices, their price per square foot should be similar.

The price should reflect the interior finish of the  home.

For example, if it has crystal chandeliers, marble tile, & a new

kitchen, this would be more per square foot than a home that

still has the 1970’s decor and/or is in derelict condition.

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The total square footage is noted here, although only the

main floors are used to figure price per square foot.

Lowest prices/Sq Ft range from $33.36 to $64.97 in Kentwood

this month.

May 2010  28  TOP BEST BUYS in  Kentwood MI Homes

The lowest list price is $ 38,000

the highest list price is $165,000

Top Kentwood MI Homes to Buy by Price per Square Foot:

244 58th St SE          $38,000    1248 Sq Ft    $47.98/SqFt

344 Majestic St SE   $40,000     640 Sq Ft    $62.50/SqFt

4950 Mildred Ave     $44,876     700 SqFt     $64.11/SqFt

315 60th St SE         $46,900      864 SqFt     $54.28/SqFt

337 60th St SE         48,600       1457 SqFt    $33.36/SqFt

88 Violet St SW        $49,900     768 SqFt     $64.97/SqFt

911 60th St SE          $49,900    1010 SqFt    $49.41/SqFt

423 Pine Place St     $49,900    1248 SqFt    $39.98/SqFt

32 Dunkirk St SE      $57,000     912 SqFt     $62.50/SqFt

155 Wavell St SE       $58,000     1350 Sq Ft  $42.96/SqFt

97 Roth St SE          $59,500     1100 SqFt     $54.09/SqFt

5444 Eastern Ave     $59,900    976 SqFt      $61.37/SqFt

6829 Linden Ave      $61,900    1042 SqFt     $59.40/SqFt

2973 32nd St SE       $62,475     1530 Sq Ft    $40.83/SqFt

2850  32nd St SE       $64,800     1363 Sq Ft    $47.54/SqFt

2097 60th St SE         $70,000    1300 Sq Ft    $53.85/SqFt

4631 Eastern Ave     $78,900     1500 SqFt     $60.69/SqFt

114 Peony St SW      $79,900     1907 SqFt     $53.66/SqFt

4545 Grantwood      $84,900    1396 SqFt    $60.82/SqFt

1387 Marwood Dr     $96,900    2400 SqFt    $59.70/SqFt

4361 Plymouth Ave  $109,900  2800 SqFt    $61.40/SqFt

876 Bellewood Dr     $109,900  2282 Sq Ft   $48.16/SqFt

3615 Kalamazoo Ave $114,900  2725 Sq Ft  $42.17/SqFt

5759 Burgis Ave        $120,000   2800 SqFt   $54.55/SqFt

1456 54th St SE        $122,000   2125 Sq Ft  $57.41/SqFt

5677 Gentian Ct       $124,900   2168 SqFt   $57.61/SqFt

1717 Lockmere Dr     $128,000  2050 SqFt    $62.44/SqFt

1160 Edsel St SE      $165,000    3318 SqFt   $57.33/SqFt

Kentwood &  Wyoming have been hit hard by unemployment,

which propels foreclosures and short sales.  Short Sales are

extremely difficult for most home buyers to consider as a

purchase due to timing.  Please keep in mind the time alone

[3-9 months] of negotiating with the banks makes it difficult

for some buyers to consider.

Foreclosures are somewhat easier to purchase but many are sold

as-is.  The Tax Credit for home buyers has expired, except for

military serving overseas.  If you have been thinking of buying

a Kentwood home, NOW IS THE TIME!!  Interest rates are still

at record lows and inventory is still high.

Please note that this list can change daily as some

homes sell, prices are adjusted and other homes come on

the market. Check back often or just subscribe to our blog

to get up-to-date local real estate information that you want

to know.

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*Some of these homes may be bank owned foreclosures and

not habitable as is or available for a mortgage in present condition.*

If you would like to view a Kentwood Top Best Buys Home,

please call 1-888-240-1968 ext 0 or email us at:

terry@terrywestbrook.com

All information is subject to verification & no liability for

omission or error is assumed.

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We have gathered a list of the Top Best Buy Caledonia Michigan

Houses to buy based on price per square foot.   Price per square

foot is a great leveler.  If two similar homes are listed at similar prices,

their price per square foot should be similar.  The price should

reflect the interior finish of the  home.

For example, if it has crystal chandeliers,marble tile, & a new

kitchen, this would be more per square foot than a home that

still has the 1970’s decor and/or is in derelict condition.

Please note that this list can change daily as some homes

sell, prices are adjusted and other homes come on the market.

Check back often or just subscribe to our blog to get

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

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The total square footage is noted here, although only the

main floors are used to figure price per square foot.

Lowest price/Sq Ft range from $38.68 to $89.29 in Caledonia.

May 2010   TOP BEST BUY Caledonia MI Homes

Highest list price is $320,000 Lowest list price is $62,000

The Top 25 Caledonia Homes to Buy by Price/Square Foot:

6919 Hammond Ave    $ 62,000     1603 Sq Ft   $38.68/SqFt

6658 Hanna Lake Ave  $ 75,000     1612 Sq Ft   $67.45/SqFt

8935 Croniger St SE     $80,000      1325 Sq Ft   $83.33/SqFt

8601 Acorn St             $ 84,900      998 Sq Ft    $85.07/SqFt

3526 68th St SE           $ 89,900     1140 Sq Ft   $78.86/SqFt

513 Kinsey Ave SE       $104,900    1242 SqFt    $84.46/SqFt

2100 92nd St SE          $109,500    1300 Sq Ft   $84.23/SqFt

401 Emmons St SE      $119,900    1578 Sq Ft   $75.98/SqFt

7050 84th St SE           $125,000    1400 Sq Ft   $89.29/SqFt

213 Johnson St SE       $129,900    1942 SqFt   $66.89/SqFt

8956 Braden St SE       $129,900    1619 Sq Ft   $80.23/SqFt

3009 76th St SE           $129,900   1650 Sq Ft    $78.73/SqFt

328 E Main St SE          $132,000    1680 SqFt   $78.57/SqFt

1648 Crescent Pointe   $144,900     2047 Sq Ft  $70.79/SqFt

4508 Rolling Ridge Dr    $148,326    2070 Sq Ft   $71.66/SqFt

308 Elm St SE               $149,500     2907 Sq Ft   $83.19/SqFt

429 Emmons St SE        $149,500    2370 Sq Ft   $74.82/SqFt

6101 N Costner Ct SE    $159,900    1926 Sq Ft   $83.02/SqFt

444 Green Ridge Dr      $160,000     2140 Sq Ft   $74.77/SqFt

9615 Scotsmoor Dr SE  $164,900     2140 SqFt    $77.06/SqFt

8706 Alaska Ave SE      $169,900     3121 Sq Ft   $54.44/SqFt

327 Johnson St            $178,500     3000 Sq Ft   $59.50/SqFt

9585 Kalamazoo Ave     $198,500    2500 Sq Ft   $79.40/SqFt

323 Johnson St SE        $212,900   3800 Sq Ft    $73.59/SqFt

8909 Kraft Ave SE        $320,000    4617 Sq Ft    $69.31/SqFt

With only 5 homes priced under $100K, we are starting

to see prices on the way up, so if you have been waiting

for the best time to buy  in Caledonia, don’t wait much longer.

The Buyers Tax Credit has expired for First Time Buyers &

homeowners who have lived in their homes for the past 5 of

8 years. This tax credit is still available for military who have

been serving overseas and unable to take advantage of the

tax credit.

NOW is the best time to buy a Caledonia home, interest rates

are low and inventory is still high.

*Some of these homes may be bank owned foreclosures and

not habitable as is or available for a mortgage in present condition.*

Caledonia Michigan Real Estate Articles

If you would like to see a Caledonia Top Best Buys Home, please

contact me: 1-888-240-1968 ext 0

or email me at terry@terrywestbrook.com

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We have  a list of the Top Best Forest Hills Houses

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

The homes listed below are probably dated and would 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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The list of Top Best Buy Homes for Forest Hills Michigan

May 2010 – 25 properties.

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

Forest Hills.

Lowest list price is $59,000

Highest list price is $249,900

May 2010 homes in 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:

6230 Lincolnshire Ct SE   $ 59,000    1296 Sq Ft     $45.52/SqFt

2674 Chatham Woods Dr  $ 59,900    926 SqFt      $63.71/SqFt

2629 Chatham Woods Dr  $ 67,500    1363 Sq Ft    $73.93/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        $84,000      1240 Sq Ft     $67.74/SqFt

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

3949 Reeds Lake Blvd    $ 85,000     2188 Sq Ft     $38.85/SqFt

3181 Charlevoix Dr         $ 94,900    1338 Sq Ft     $70.93/SqFt

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

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

4485 Whitneyville Ave    $ 95,000      2600 Sq Ft    $72.41/SqFt

6650 Cascade Rd SE        $ 95,000      2000 Sq Ft    $65.70/SqFt

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

970 Ada Place Dr Se       114,900      1667 SqFt     $78.22/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

3346 Dean Lake Ave         $139,900    2520 Sq Ft    $79.58/SqFt

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

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

201 Shorehaven Dr SE    $199,000    2600 Sq Ft     $76.54/SqFt

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

5739 Fulton St E             $ 249,900   4557 Sq Ft    $69.77/SqFt

More Forest Hills Michigan Real Estate Articles 2010

If you would like to see a particular Top Best Buys Forest Hills

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

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Estate, the Greater Grand Rapids MI area, and what it is like

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.

We believe: Grand Rapids is a Great Place to Live!

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East Grand Rapids Michigan has a beautiful park at 650 Lakeside

Drive SE where United Bank is hosting the 2010 Summer Concert

Series.  Relax lakeside for an evening to hear these free

concerts  at beautiful Reeds Lake’s John Collins Park.

Concerts start at 7:00 PM. So bring your lawn chairs, blanket,

& sun glasses for an evening of family fun.

Concerts may be canceled in case of severe weather.

Concert Hotline – 940-4800 ext 300

Reeds Lake Park

2010 Summer Concert Schedule

Tuesday June 15th  7:00 pm – The Effort Alternative Pop

Tuesday June 29th  7:00 pm – The Adams Family

Acoustic, Classic Rock, Classical

Tuesday July 13th  7:00 pm  – Silent Bark – All rock band

Tuesday July 27th  7:00 pm  – Rising Tide w/ Kelsey Rottiers

Folk, Pop, Americana

Tuesday August 10th  7:00 pm  –  How To Band

Tuesday August 24th  7:00 pm – Group Therapy

No barbecues, grilling, open fires or alcohol are allowed in John

Collins Park. All dogs must be on a leash.

Grand Rapids  Real Estate ~ Westbrook Realty

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Squirrel at our feeder

Caught me

Posing for his close-up

Sideways Warrior Position is best for eating

What? Like you will miss a few seeds here or there.

Lunch is Over - See ya Soon!

Presented by WLAV  FREE Summer Outdoor Blues Concerts

on the Mall in downtown Grand Rapids at Rosa Parks Circle.

Some of the best blues bands performing today will be getting

on the stage here in Grand Rapids .

Get yourself over hump day this summer by listening to the

Blues on Wednesdays and enjoying the music “plein aire”

First of 2  70 minute sets starts at 6:30 pm

June 9, 2010 – Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials

June 16, 2010 – Duke Robillard

June 23, 2010 – Janiva Magness

June 30, 2010 – Vasti Jackson

July 7, 2010 – Jimmy Thackeray

July 14, 2010 – Tommy Castro

July 21, 2009 – Homemade Jamz’

July 28, 2009  – Sonny Moorman

August 4, 2009 – Carl Weathersby

August 11, 2009 – John Lee Hooker, Jr

Food & Merchandise Available

Westbrook Realty ~ Grand Rapids Real Estate

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From 9 AM to 5 PM, East Grand Rapids Michigan will transform its

Lakeside Park into a feast for the art lover.  The annual Reeds Lake

Clothesline Art Festival will be held at John Collins Park in East

Grand Rapids, Saturday, June 19th, 2010.

 

This juried art fair, put on by and for Grand Valley Artists is a

local favorite because of the picturesque lakeside venue and the

wonderful selection of jewelry, photography, glass, pottery,

painting, watercolors, sculpture  and more.

This year the festival is celebrating their 45th anniversary.

 

East Grand Rapids MI Collins Park

 

There is public parking in the ramp near the Regatta Plaza,

which is a short walk from the site and in the middle of the

Wealthy Street merchants and restaurants in Gaslight Village.

 

                        Held rain or shine.

Over 140 artists from all over the country. Some will be old favorites,

others will be new to  West Michigan.  If art tickles your interests, or

you have a blank spot looking for that special piece….come out on

Saturday, June 29th, 2010 to East Grand Rapids Clothesline Art Fair.

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We believe: Grand Rapids is a Great Place to Live!

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Michigan is an agricultural state. In fact, in agricultural products,

Michigan is second only to California among the diversity of its

products.  Agriculture and farming is a large segment of our local

West Michigan economy.

West Michigan is nationally known for its fruit production, including

blueberries, cherries, apples, grapes and peaches.  Add to this local

organic farmers that sell to local restaurants and grocery stores and

you can see how important growing food is to our local economy.

We like to support local businesses and farmers. Local produce is

the best!  So visit your local farmers’ Market in Kent County and

see what you have been missing.  Fresh produce is here in Michigan

and available in most areas near you.

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Ada MI Farmers’ Market – Community Church Parking Lot

Tuesdays June 22 – Sept. 28, 2010  2:00 – 7 pm

Project FRESH accepted

“Chef in the Market” cooking demonstration program, also accepting

food basket donations for delivery to food pantry

Allendale Famers’ Market6101 Lake Michigan Dr – Heritage Town

Square Parking Lot ( North side of Lake Michigan Dr)  June – October

Tuesdays and Fridays  11:00 am – 4 pm  Project FRESH accepted

Byron Center Farmers’ Market – Pathway Church Parking Lot or

grassy area north of the Post Office – 8350 Byron Center Av.

May – October Saturday 8am-1 pm Project FRESH accepted.

Caledonia Michigan Farmers’ Market – M 37 & 100th St Intersection

Saturday  8am –  12 pm until Oct 30th 2010

Coopersville Farmers’ Market – North Main St parking lot pavilion

May 7- Oct 29  Wednesday 8 am – 1 pm  Project FRESH accepted

Fulton Street Farmer’s Market – 1147 E. Fulton St Grand Rapids MI

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday  8:00 am – 3:00 pm

May to Christmas

Grand Rapids South East Area Farmers’ Market

Corner of Franklin & Fuller   Grand Rapids Michigan

June – October Thursday  10am – 4 pm

Project FRESH & Food Stamps accepted

Grand Rapids West Side Farmer’ Market

Alpine at 11th St ( City View Church) Grand Rapids Michigan

Thursday May 6 – October 7  Thursday  10am – 6:30 pm

Project FRESH accepted

Ada MI farmers market

Grandville Farmers’ Market – 4055 Maple St SW Grandville, MI

North of the Grandville Library

May 4 – Oct 19 Tuesday  8 am – 1 pm

Howard City Famers’ Market – 120 W. Edgerton at the White Pine Trail

staging area near the depot at Ensley and Edgerton St. Intersection

May 8 – October  Saturday 9 am – 1 pm

Hudsonville Farmers’ Market & Crafts – 3302 Prospect St  corner of

Prospect and School just off Chicago Dr.

June 2 – October 6, 2010   Wednesdays 8 am – 2 pm

Project FRESH accepted

Lowell MI Farmers’ Market – 225 S Hudson Lowell Fairgrounds

Thursdays May 13- Oct 7 2010   2 pm – 7 pm  Handicap Parking Avail.

Metro Health Hospital Farmers’ Market– Metro Health Village

5900 Byron Center Ave Wyoming MI – easy access off M-6

May 6 – late Sept. 2010  Thursday 9am – 1 pm

Project FRESH accepted; free health screenings; live entertainment

Plainfield Township Farmers’ Market – 4411 Plainfield Ave NE

(corner of 5 Mile Rd and Plainfield Ave) adjacent to Fire Station # 3.

June 15 – Oct 14, 2010 Tuesday & Thursday   2 pm – 7 pm

Rockford MI Farmers’ Market – South Squires St Parking Lot off Main St

June 5 – Oct 30, 2010  Saturday 8 am – 1 pm

Walker Farmers’ Market – 4300 Remembrance Rd at Rylee’s Ace Hardware

Saturday June – Sept    8am – 2 pm

Link to Michigan Farmer’s Markets

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Cascade Woods is an established neighborhood of large, executive

style homes in Cascade Township, MI. Most of these homes were

built in the 1960’s and 1970’s, although there are a few newer

homes that were built recently in the area. Close to the village of

Cascade and the Thornapple  River, this heavily wooded area has

been a Grand Rapids desired suburban place to live for  decades.

Part of the Forest Hills Public School District, which draws many

families, there is also the river and it’s picturesque appeal.  The

drive down Thornapple River Drive between Ada and Cascade in

the fall is one of the prettiest drives in the greater Grand Rapids area.

Cascade Woods Home for Sale

More information about this Cascade Woods Home on our web site.

Cascade Woods Market Report Jan – April 2010

10 Homes For Sale,  0 Pending,  1 SOLD, 5 Expired

Cascade Woods Active Listings: 10

Cascade Woods Average price – $386,260

Cascade Woods Average $/SqFt – $141.29

Cascade Woods Average days on market – 116

Cascade Woods Sold Listings: 1

Cascade Woods average price – $211,000

Cascade Woods average $/SqFt – $ 81.40

Cascade Woods average days on market – 135 days

Cascade Woods Expired Listings: 5

The Absorption Rate for Cascade Woods Homes is 40 months,

Which means if no new listings come on the market, it will take

3.3 years to sell the existing inventory.   The average sold price

has actually risen but one sale doesn’t make a trend.

This could reflect foreclosures, short sales, and homes in dated

condition  that have sold over the last 12 months. The average list

price  has decreased by over 9% since 2009.   Only 1 Cascade Woods

home has sold since this year, so far.

Today’s buyers do not want to do ANY updates, which includes

painting, new kitchens & baths, and new flooring. If your Cascade

Woods home hasn’t sold, it is probably condition,  which gets

us back to price.  If you don’t want to improve your home, you

won’t get the same price as people who have updated and kept

their home current according to recent trends.

Forest Hills Michigan Real Estate Reports ~  2010

If you would like further information about Grand Rapids or

Cascade Homes, please contact me directly.

photo  by Bonnie Westbrook

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Crystal Springs ~ Kentwood Absorption Report August 2009

Crystal Springs Development in Caledonia, Michigan is a large, residential

suburban housing development that was started in the late 1980’s and

most construction was finished in the 1990’s although some newer homes

have been built since 2000. There are also a few vacant lots left to develop.

This development covers a large area around the Stonewater Golf Course

at Crystal Springs south of 68th Street to 72nd Street and encompassing

Kalamazoo Avenue on the east and west.  This development has single

family homes and condos, many located right on the Stonewater Golf Course.

The public school system is Kentwood, even though the address is Caledonia.

Crystal Springs is close to the shopping plaza at 68th and Kalamazoo,

Kentwood High School, and a short hop to M-6, which is the south beltline for

the Greater Grand Rapids area connecting US 131 on the west and I96 on the

east side of the city.

Kentwood High School

Jan-April 2010 Real Estate

Residential Market Report

Crystal Springs Neighborhood

Active Listings: 17 Active Listings

Average Price: $261,665

Price per Sq Ft: $118.55 (Main Floors only)

Average days on the Market: 107

PENDING: 6 homes

SOLD: 9 Sold Homes

Average Price: $ 195,032

Average Price Per Sq Ft: $ 94.53 (Main floors only)

Average Days on the Market: 164

Absorption Rate for Crystal Springs Listings is 4.5 months for the

current housing inventory. If no other homes enter the market,

it will take 4.5 months for the current homes to sell at the current

rate of sales.

Crystal Springs Homes that are priced competitively are selling.

As you can see by the statistics, most of the homes that have their

price under $100/square foot are selling. Sales have started to

rebound in this neighborhood from the last few years abysmal rates.

Although on the downside, the average sold price has fallen another

8 % since 2009.

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Caledonia Michigan Real Estate Reports

Kentwood Michigan Real Estate Reports

If you would like additional information about Caledonia

or Kentwood Homes, please contact me directly at

1-888-240-1968 ext 6

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