Open House 7/21/2014 (6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.)

12044 Myers Lake Ave NE, Cedar Springs, MI 493192014-06-11 001

Cedar Springs Prime Location – 4 Bed 1 Bath Ranch on Over an Acre of Land. Great Open Living Room with New Carpet. Fresh Paint Throughout. Plenty of Kitchen and Cabinet Space. Refrigerator and Stove to Stay. Dining Room is Nice Sized with Sliders to Oversized Deck. Newer Master Bedroom with Walk-in Closet. 2 Outdoor Sheds. Private Setting. Oversized 2 Stall Garage. Fenced Backyard. Close to Grand Rapids with a Country Feel. NEW ROOF 2014!

 

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Check Out What People Are Saying About Sarah!

Highly likely to recommend
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $125K in Wyoming, MI.

My husband and I had a hard time settling in on where we wanted to live and what kind of house and land to purchase. Sarah identified a few key homes for us to look at to “try on” the different ways we could go. She helped us zero in on the perfect home with just a few tries! And we just purchased a home that is super! Her many years of expertise came through with her wise counsel. The contract, inspection, and closing when smoothly, and any surprises were handled with aplomb. Sarah is delightful to work with and I enthusiastically recommend her to all of my colleagues. You are in good hands with Sarah.

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Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $300K in Grand Rapids, MI.

We loved our experience with Sarah. She guided us right through, and made a complex undertaking simple and straightforward. It was actually east! We will absolutely use Sarah again, and would unconditionally recommend Sarah to anyone.

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Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $125K in Alger Heights, Grand Rapids, MI.

We used Sarah for both buying and selling our house in a span of 2 years, so we saw both sides of the process. For both experiences, Sarah went out of her way to make sure your questions are answered and communication is immediate. Our house was listed and sold in less then 30 days on the market for $5,000 over asking price. When we bought it 2 years earlier we got a great price with help from Sarah. Would definitely recommend or hire again.

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Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $125K in Alger Heights, Grand Rapids, MI.

We used Sarah to purchase our house, and then later to sell it when we moved out of state. When we were home searching Sarah proved herself to be a reliable person to turn to with all of our questions. She was quick to answer or return any phone calls, even when our move out of state put us in a different time zone, making our calls to her come late at night.

Sarah handled the entire selling process for us when we moved, from faxing us papers to being the middleman for the closing. She handled it smoothly, sold out home for more than we had listed it for, and made it so we had to do almost no work.

We highly recommend Sarah Cain, and think you can’t find a better, more friendly Realtor!

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Bought a home in 2013.

My wife and I worked with Sarah while purchasing our home in the Summer/Fall of 2013. She truly was a pleasure to work with. She was responsive to our questions and worked aggressively to get us into properties we wanted to see. We also valued her advice while negotiating with sellers in a seller’s-market. I would have no issue referring my friends and family to her.

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Bought a Condo home in 2014 in Kentwood, MI.

Enthusiastic, friendly, expert and excellent service in handling the buying of our condo in Grand Rapids. Very prompt response to any questions I had and was very well prepared to the issues that came up. Uses technology to complete the transaction, made it very easy and convenient to get the paperwork done. From start to finish, she was extremely professional and competent, I would use her again in a heartbeat.

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HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

Red, White, & Blue Strawberry Shortcake

Ingredients:
1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix
1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped
topping, thawed

1 pint blueberries, rinsed and drained
2 pints fresh strawberries, rinsed and
sliced
Directions:
1. Prepare cake according to package directions and bake in a 9×13 inch pan. Cool completely.
2. Frost cake with whipped topping. Place blueberries in a square in the corner, and arrange sliced strawberries as stripes to make an American flag. Chill until serving.

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Open House 6/29/14 1:00 – 2:30

Open House 6/29/14 1:00 - 2:30

9656 Rentsman NE
Cedar Springs, MI 49319

Superior Cedar Springs Location – 4bed / 2bath – Updated Kitchen w New Appliances to Stay. Plenty of Counter & Cabinet Space. Great Room Concept w Open Floor Plan. Vaulted Ceilings. Sliders to Private 10×20 Deck. Fresh Paint, New Trim & New Fixtures throughout. Main Floor Laundry. Master Suite w Garden Tub and Shower. 2 Additional Nice Sized Main Floor Bedrooms. Walkout Lower Level has Additional Large Bedroom, Rec Room, and Family Room. Family Room Complete with Wood Burning Fireplace. Beautifully Renovated Garden Area. Nice-Sized Backyard. Private Peaceful Country Setting. Attached Oversize 2 Stall Garage. Plenty of Parking for Guests!

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RD will allow Barns and Other ‘Functional Farm Buildings!”

RD will allow Barns and Other ‘Functional Farm Buildings!”

It’s in writing finally. RD will allow barns and other ‘functional farm buildings” as long as the land is not income producing and the size of the land is typical for the area (as evidenced by the appraisal). About time. Appraisers will have to specifically comment that the acreage is not income producing and should provide photos of the interior of the functional farm service structure as proof. The exact wording is below.

“Functional Farm Service Structures

A farm service structure is considered to be functional when it can be used for its intended design purpose without significant repair. For example, a barn structure is typically designed to house livestock and feed. If a barn can be used for this purpose without significant repair, regardless of the applicant’s intended use for the structure, then it is considered a functional farm service structure for rural housing purposes. This type of farm service structure typically adds value to the subject property, as evidenced by an appraisal report.

Rural non-farm acreage tracts often contain farm service structure outbuildings such as barns, and machine sheds that may have some functionality; however the tract of land is not income-producing and is typical for residential properties in the area. State Directors or their designees, may approve the purchase of a site with a functional farm service building if the site is not income producing. A formal waiver issued by the State Director or their designee to allow this type of property is not required. This flexibility will allow financing through a guarantee on smaller tracts of land that, as one example, may have a structure designed for a horse, a calf, or a goat. Properties primarily utilized for agricultural, farm operation or commercial enterprises continue to be ineligible. Under the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), licensed or certified appraisers will address the contributory value of all structures on the site. The value of a functional farm service structure must be deducted from the appraised value before computing the maximum loan amount.”

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Cedar Springs – 4bed / 2bath Ranch

Cedar Springs - 4bed / 2bath Ranch

9656 Rentsman NE
Cedar Springs, MI 49319

Superior Cedar Springs Location – 4bed / 2bath – Updated Kitchen w New Appliances to Stay. Plenty of Counter & Cabinet Space. Great Room Concept w Open Floor Plan. Vaulted Ceilings. Sliders to Private 10×20 Deck. Fresh Paint, New Trim & New Fixtures throughout. Main Floor Laundry. Master Suite w Garden Tub and Shower. 2 Additional Nice Sized Main Floor Bedrooms. Walkout Lower Level has Additional Large Bedroom, Rec Room, and Family Room. Family Room Complete with Wood Burning Fireplace. Beautifully Renovated Garden Area. Nice-Sized Backyard. Private Peaceful Country Setting. Attached Oversize 2 Stall Garage. Plenty of Parking for Guests!

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Open House 6/21/14 1:00 – 2:30

Open House 6/21/14 1:00 - 2:30

12044 Myers Lake Ave NE
Cedar Springs, MI 49319

Cedar Springs Prime Location – 4 Bed 1 Bath Ranch on Over an Acre of Land. Great Open Living Room with New Carpet. Fresh Paint Throughout. Plenty of Kitchen and Cabinet Space. Refrigerator and Stove to Stay. Dining Room is Nice Sized with Sliders to Oversized Deck. Newer Master Bedroom with Walkin Closet. 2 Outdoor Sheds. Private Setting. Oversized 2 Stall Garage. Fenced Backyard. Close to Grand Rapids with a Country Feel.

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