What do you think about my fancy new desk? Hoping to upgrade soon.


Market Update for Grand Rapids Metropolitan Area

We’ve analyzed listings and sales for the month of MAY and discovered the following for the Greater
Grand Rapids Metropolitan Area:
· Months of available inventory: 1.2
· Average days on market for single family homes (pending sales): 22
· Average days on market for multi-family homes (pending sales): 44
· Average days on market for vacant land (pending sales): 143
· Average sale price (single family homes, closed sales): $217,175 – This is a 7% increase over the
same period last year.
· For purposes of these stats, the Greater Grand Rapids Metropolitan Area represents Kent County,
Georgetown and Jamestown Townships in SE Ottawa County, Ionia County, the 6 Townships in NE
Allegan County, and the N half of Barry County (including all of Gun Lake).

My second cousin…Nathan Wilkie came to visit me today. What a pleasure it was to spend the afternoon with this fine young man. His dad would have been so proud and did I mention he looks just like I remember his dad. He’s interested in real estate… check out my new desk. Progress #1837 farmhouse…