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Tour Sable Homes’ Newest Model at the Grand Rapids 2019 Spring Parade of Homes

Get an inside look at Sable Homes newest home style, the Karolynn model, during the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids 2019 Spring Parade of Homes. This is Sable’s newest top-of-the-line home nestled on 3.4 acres in Rockford’s coveted Crowning Acres neighborhood. The 5-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom Parade home features over 3,000 square feet of living […]

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Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids Provides Tech Center Construction Graduates with Cat Footwear boots

Grand Rapids, Mich., May 9, 2019 – The Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids Foundation, in partnership with Cat Footwear, presented each of the 2019 Kent Career Tech Center construction program graduates with a free pair of Cat footwear work boots during a ceremony on Thursday, May 9. HBA’s Next Generation committee John Bitely […]

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Sable Homes President John Bitely talks with GRBJ about ‘Missing middle’ concerns

As the rising cost of single-family homes continues to price out middle-income buyers, West Michigan homebuilders are working to meet the demand for more affordable, quality homes. According to data from the National Association of Home Builders, more developers nationwide are beginning to build for the “missing middle,” or moderate-income homebuyers, rather than building the […]

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How developers and municipalities can mitigate “Missing Middle” and scarce new housing inventory issues

Grand Rapids, Michigan, and surrounding areas have been named among the nation’s hottest real estate markets and best places to live by U.S. News and World Report, WalletHub and Trulia.com. But our local communities are facing housing issues similar to those in larger metropolitan areas, like Manhattan, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Two issues that […]

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John Bitely discusses ‘Middle America’ in guest column featured in Grand Rapids Business Journal

The Grand Rapids Business Journal recently featured a guest column written by Sable Homes President John Bitely. In his column published online on Jan. 4 and in print on Jan. 7, Bitely highlights Sable Homes’ housing initiatives in the Newaygo and Sparta communities in 2018. The Rockford-based developer worked with The Newaygo County Area Promise Zone […]

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Sable Homes’ Freedom home floor plan is built for “aging in place” citizens interested in a barrier-free home

Many aging citizens these days prefer to spend their remaining years in the comfort of their own home rather than move into an assisted living facility or community. At Sable Homes, our Freedom home floor plan is built for “aging in place” citizens who are looking for a barrier-free home – either now or several […]

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Sable Homes presents award-winning model near Green Lake in the Grand Rapids 2018 Fall Parade of Homes

Sable Homes welcomes the public to tour its award-winning home style, the Karolynn model, during the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids 2018 Fall Parade of Homes. Sable’s newest top-of-the-line home resides in the Paris Ridge community within Caledonia, and is close to Green Lake and Paris Ridge Elementary School. The 5-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom Parade […]

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GRBJ: Firm building 43-home development in suburb

A homebuilder is progressing on a 43-lot development in a Grand Rapids suburb. Representatives from Rockford-based Sable Homes and officials from the Village of Sparta and the Sparta Chamber of Commerce celebrated last week the formal “opening” of lots in the sixth and final phase of the 50-year-old Country Meadows development in Sparta. The 43-lot […]

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