Category: Sable in the News

FOX 17 speaks with Sable Homes about how they are adjusting house plans for buyers to better accommodate those working from home

SPARTA, Mich. — Sable Homes General Manager Bryan Burnham told FOX 17 they were just entering their busiest time of year when the governor’s executive orders forced them to shut down for seven weeks last spring. And when they started back up, they found material was very low. “While residential construction was shut down, remodeling […]

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Sable Homes listed a national ‘housing giant’ by Pro Builder

West Michigan’s Sable Homes has been named a 2020 “housing giant” by Pro Builder, a national housing industry publication that serves more than 120,000 home builders, design professionals, and other industry stakeholders. With 90 single-family home closings in 2019, Pro Builder ranked Rockford-based Sable Homes No. 244 in its annual Housing Giants list. The listing […]

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Karin Kay Talks with WZZM about West Michigan’s healthy housing market despite the COVID-19 shutdown.

As national home sales increased during the month of May by 44% according to the National Association of Realtors®, WZZM 13 On Your Side spoke with Sable Homes Sales Manager Karin Kay about West Michigan’s current housing inventory and changes in buyer behavior. Kay told WZZM that many buyers are turning toward building a home […]

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Sable Homes’ Karin Kay Sought by Fox17 on West Michigan’s Suburban Millennial Housing Boom

Karin Kay, sales manager at Sable Homes, talked with Fox17 about the suburban millennial housing boom in Grand Rapids during a live video conference interview on Saturday, June 6. Data from the National Association of Home Builders shows sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 0.6 percent nationwide in April 2020, and National Association of […]

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Sable Homes’ John Bitely remains optimistic as national builder confidence drops amid COVID-19 pandemic

While residential builder confidence has dropped nationwide amid the COVID-19 pandemic, West Michigan home builder John Bitely told The Grand Rapids Business Journal that he remains optimistic. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index released last week reflects the growing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on builder confidence for newly-built single-family homes. […]

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WZZM 13 talks with Sable Homes’ Karin Kay about record low mortgage rates

While coronavirus draws growing economic fears, there is a silver lining: a record-level drop in mortgage rates. Earlier this week, the stock market slumped due to coronavirus fears, but that’s great news for interest rates. “I know we always say it’s a great time to buy,” Kevin Wildman, a branch manager with Lake State Mortgage, […]

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