You are currently browsing the category archive for the ‘Home Improvements & Energy Savings’ category.

Front doors are the first impression that visitors and passersby

get of your home.  We all make instant judgments about a home’s

interior when we see the front door, just like we do about a person

we first meet.  If you want to make a good first impression, you

should make sure your front door is attractive and welcoming.

autumn wreath on front door

I have a fascination with front doors.  I  drive by homes and

look at the front door or front entry.  I love to see a home with

a touch of personality or a piece of artwork displayed by the front


Cat face entrance decoration

GR doorway w trees

This front door reminds me of castle. I saw several doorways similar to

this in England inside the castle walls.

gr arched door w wreath

Door with well dressed scarecrows

Holidays and seasonal decorating are especially fruitful for my

voyeuristic entertainment.  I especially like the his and hers

well-dressed scarecrows guarding this front door.

search for Grand Rapids homes Find Grand Rapids Home Value Grand Rapids Relocation Guide

Westbrook Realty Grand Rapids MI Real Estate

                          Contact Terry   616-292-7263

For all of you that are not attending the NAR Convention in San Diego a little

peak at one of the Hot Topics. NAR has announced a new web site to

assist home Owners. It is still in Beta but you might like to check it out:



You care about your home. The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

cares about home ownership. To help you become the best, most responsible

homeowner  you aspire to be, we want to provide you with free information

and tools you can use to make smart and timely decisions about your home.       


Terry Westbrook is the broker-owner of Westbrook Realty in Grand Rapids Michigan. We offer time tested benefits and marketing results for buyers and sellers. Call 1-616-292-7263 to talk with Terry or email him at:

 For MLS access to the homes for sale in the West Michigan Area,visit: Westbrook Realty ~ Grand Rapids Real Estate for a free search.  Your search can be saved and modified as you view homes, with no obligation. 

Subscribe to our Grand Rapids Michigan Real Estate Blog

Grand Rapids Photos


August 2020