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What’s the Latest From Our Grand Rapids Market?

What’s the Latest From Our Grand Rapids Market? https://youtu.be/t85vBkknzx0 Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation What do the latest numbers say about our Grand Rapids market as we enter August?   First, mortgage interest rates stayed steady at 4.6%. Remember—this is 3.5% lower than the 30-year average. This makes homes way more affordable for buyers. If interest rates rise by just 1%, that can impact your

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It’s a Seller’s Market, So Where Are All the Listings?

It’s a Seller’s Market, so Where Are All the Listings? https://youtu.be/T74p5bb7870 Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation It’s a seller’s market and people are aware that now is a great time to sell their homes, so why aren’t we seeing more listings? There are three distinct reasons.  Lack of inventory. Sellers are wanting to sell their homes, so they go out and look on the

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Why Waiting to List Your Home Could Be a Big Mistake

Why Waiting to List Your Home Could Be a Big Mistake https://youtu.be/gwIRqH3cuno Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation If you’re a home seller in our market, should you list your home now or wait? This is a tough question because real estate values are at an all-time high and demand is also high, so that could make for an awesome sales experience as far as

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The 4.5 Things That Will Get Your Offer Accepted

The 4.5 Things That Will Get Your Offer Accepted https://youtu.be/QkHe5soAJbQ Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation How, in today’s hot, competitive market, can buyers get their offers noticed? Well today, I want to share with you 4.5 tips that can help you get noticed and accepted even in multiple offer situations.   Our market is ultimately defined by low inventory and massive demand. Right now, every

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Using Affirmations to Sell Your Home

Using Affirmations to Sell Your Home https://youtu.be/4RZ5VeDp0Bg Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation The traditional methods for selling your home are plentiful – signs in the yard, marketing, video, photography, staging, negotiations – the list goes on and on. Even with all the tools at your disposal, these methods may not be enough. What if you’re on the market and you have a lot of

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Should You Ignore FHA Homebuyers?

Should You Ignore FHA Homebuyers? https://youtu.be/Y2GUhTt3FQA Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation The Grand Rapids real estate market has the third-lowest housing inventory in the United States, which definitely makes our market more challenging. Today, I’ll go over FHA loans and how buyers and sellers can use them to navigate this difficult market.  An FHA loan is a loan that is insured by the Federal

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2 Factors That Affect Our Market the Most

2 Factors That Affect Our Market the Most https://youtu.be/IrH4S5zEZIU Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation Our market right now is defined by two factors: housing supply and interest rates. I’ve got two charts to share with you that demonstrate exactly where our market is when it comes to affordability. The first chart shows historical rates from Freddie Mac for 30-year fixed rate mortgages. The big takeaway

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How to Wow Buyers With Your Landscaping

How to Wow Buyers With Your Landscaping https://youtu.be/L_fZiUya9Rg Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation There are many things you can do to get your home ready for sale, but curb appeal has the greatest impact on how buyers feel. With that in mind, here are the top four things you can do to wow a buyer through landscaping: These tips will help your home appeal

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Grand Rapids Ranks #3 in the U.S. for Biggest Housing Shortage

Grand Rapids Ranks #3 in the U.S. for Biggest Housing Shortage https://youtu.be/qY0WiTy3fFU Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation The housing shortage in Grand Rapids is making headlines! A recent article in Grand Rapids Business Journal says Grand Rapids is number three in its list of the 10 U.S. cities with the biggest housing shortages. Today I want to talk a little bit about what that means for

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The Value of Working With a Veteran Real Estate Agent

The Value of Working With a Veteran Real Estate Agent https://youtu.be/5qf7www3pSE Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation I recently came across an article in The Wall Street Journal from a couple years ago that I wanted to address today called “The Price of Real Estate Experience: $25,000.” A professor of finance was intrigued by this topic, so he took a 10,000-home sampling over a 10-year

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3 Reasons Why Homes Fail to Sell

3 Reasons Why Homes Fail to Sell https://youtu.be/91l4M7R_Duc Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation Why do homes not sell? There are three main reasons why, and one of those will likely shock you.  Many listings are expiring. An expired listing is a listing that an agent put on the market but failed to sell. Many home sellers blame the agent and believe getting a new

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Do You Need a Buyer’s Agent or a Listing Agent?

Do You Need a Buyer’s Agent or a Listing Agent? https://youtu.be/oLOpe6T7sFM Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation What’s the difference between a listing agent and a buyer’s agent?  They each have unique roles in how they help their respective clients. For the full legal explanation, I’ll quote the definition of each position from the Disclosure Regarding Real Estate Agency Relationships.  The listing agent: “A seller’s agent, under

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What to Expect from Real Estate in the Aftermath of the Election

What to Expect from Real Estate in the Aftermath of the Election https://youtu.be/sil631JtF40 Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation The dust has settled, and we finally have a new President of the United States. With the craziness of this election season, many people have asked me what we can expect from the housing market in the coming months and years, so I’m excited to

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5.5 Reasons To Sell Your Home This Fall

5.5 Reasons To Sell Your Home This Fall https://youtu.be/9NhmoIohbSU Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation When you’re thinking about selling your home, timing is a very important component. Should you sell your home in the fall or wait until spring to list it on the market? Today I’d like to break down the pros and cons of each option. The only reason that you

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Home Improvements That Net the Highest Return on Investment

Home Improvements That Net the Highest Return on Investment https://youtu.be/rkQm5DRRqVg Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation If you’re a seller thinking about listing your home this fall or are thinking about a spring listing strategy, you might want to listen up. Here are the top three home improvements you can make in terms of percentage of cost allocated for that improvement, according to the

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Which Offer Is the Best for You?

Which Offer Is the Best for You? https://youtu.be/a8poPqHQktk Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation We had a question come in from a viewer who is wondering how to choose the right offer when selling a home. It’s a great question for sellers. You want to start with price, but don’t end there. The offer with the highest price will certainly get your attention because it’s

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Should You Get a Pre-Listing Inspection?

Should You Get a Pre-Listing Inspection? https://youtu.be/PNEjJGeJwAo Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation The number one thing a seller can do to prepare their home before listing is to get a pre-listing inspection. We all know about home inspections during the buying process. They usually happen during the due diligence period after you’ve already accepted an offer. Most of the time, it’s the buyers

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Don’t Lose $70,000 By Waiting to Sell or Buy

Don’t Lose $70,000 By Waiting to Sell or Buy https://youtu.be/u7ZIYV3FC0U Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation If you’re “waiting to sell” your home, you’re not alone. I’m constantly hearing that inventory is low because sellers are reluctant to list their homes on the market. There are a few reasons why potential sellers are not listing homes right now. The most prevalent is that there are

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Words of Advice from a Former FSBO Seller

Words of Advice from a Former FSBO Seller https://youtu.be/T_QwICv6sSA Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation A recent client of ours named Mary Dykstra just sold her home with us about six months ago. We’ve invited her to join us today to give us some perspective on her home sale. Mary owns a personal organizing business and she’s one of the most detail-oriented clients we’ve

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Why You Should Consider a Professional Organizer

Why You Should Consider a Professional Organizer https://youtu.be/jWNhipsy1bY Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation The local market is experiencing low inventory right now. That’s bringing some challenges in for buyers and sellers alike. With that in mind, I’m here with Mary Dykstra from Within Reach. At her company, she offers organizing services.  For 16 years, she has helped people reduce clutter from their minds

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How to Avoid Costly Lender Delays in Grand Rapids

How to Avoid Costly Lender Delays in Grand Rapids https://youtu.be/FwBwjzvc474 Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation I’ve been having some of my clients complain about lender delays that are costing them quite a bit of money. I just sold a home for a family that’s relocating to Ohio. We managed to sell it in five days and the buyer had all the credentials in

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5 Ways to Find Out What Your Grand Rapids Home Is Worth

5 Ways to Find Out What Your Grand Rapids Home Is Worth https://youtu.be/9yQaTw0j5vY Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation As we head into the spring market, a lot of people are asking, “What’s my home worth?” We are definitely in a seller’s market, and now is a great time to sell. Today, we’ll go over five ways to find your home’s value. Adding square

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Help the Kids’ Food Basket End Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Help the Kids’ Food Basket End Childhood Hunger in West Michigan https://youtu.be/8R5LYL6LZrY Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation Today I’m with Ashley Diersch, the Senior Manager of Corporate & Foundation Relations. She runs the show here at Kids’ Food Basket. This is a wonderful organization, and they’re having a massive impact on the community.  This organization is present at 39 schools in West Michigan

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What Trends Are Coming to Grand Rapids Real Estate in 2016?

What Trends Are Coming to Grand Rapids Real Estate in 2016? https://youtu.be/RHes7AQY9ls Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation Welcome to 2016! Today we are excited to cover the real estate forecast for 2016 and discuss some recent numbers in the Grand Rapids market. We also have a few trends to talk about that you should be aware of. Let’s start off with some numbers from last

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West Michigan Real Estate Market Update

West Michigan Real Estate Market Update https://youtu.be/MNRqJ9qTkLQ Buying a home? Click here to perform a full home searchAsking yourself “what is the value of my home” in today’s market?Check out our Free Online Home Price Estimation Tool.Call me at (616) 942-2449 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation Today, I’m here with your November 2015 West Michigan real estate market update! We’ll discuss how this market compares to the 2014 November market by looking at the current data from Realtor.com. First off, mortgage interest rates remain historically low. A 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has a 3.76% interest rate. If you are a

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Do you need to sell your home? Yoder Real Estate is in the top 1% of all Grand Rapids real estate agents because – with our systems – we list or sell a Grand Rapids home every 48 hours. In fact, we GUARANTEE your home will sell in 59 days or we’ll buy it. Your home will be syndicated to over 383 partner sites, with relentless radio promotion on 106.9FM & 1300AM WOOD to sell it for the most money possible. On average, our listings sell for 98.6% of listing price – much higher than your traditional real estate agent – because we attract more home buyers to your listing than any other Grand Rapids real estate agent, outperforming 99% of all other Grand Rapids real estate agents.


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Buying Or Selling A Grand Rapids Home?

Brandy – “After my previous experience with my other Realtor, I liked that I could do away with the contract and just work day to day. Kevin always followed up and he always let us know what was happening with the house. He actually does what he says he’ll do and the communication was wonderful. I would highly recommend him and we would definitely use him again!”

Angel – “We had a pretty awesome experience. The stager came out and told us what to do to the house from putting an extra coat of paint on to suggesting we store some of our stuff offsite to make it look presentable. I think that really helped out a lot especially since the first day it was on the market, someone came through the house.”

Deb – “They were responsive and on top of things throughout the entire process. They are an extremely professional organization, and we were very pleased in working with them.”


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