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Sable Homes: COVID-19 Response

For the safety of our employees, and the communities that we serve, Sable Homes has shut down all in-person operations at this time. For current projects, we are working to put in place safety and protection measures. Meanwhile, www.SableHomes.com is available for the virtual home buying experience. Watch WZZM 13 interview with Sable Homes regarding […]

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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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How the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. is impacting the local and national housing market

Recent fears over the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. has now begun to impact the country’s economic climate. At the end of February, coronavirus concerns sparked the most dramatic stock market sell-off since the 2008 financial crisis, according to NPR. Stocks rallied back on Monday, March 2, on expectations that the Federal Reserve would cut […]

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Sable Homes expects to see growth in 2020, despite regulatory restrictions

As demand for housing continues to grow in West Michigan, Sable Homes, which is ranked as one of the region’s top-three home builders and top 250 nationally, expects inventory shortages to continue through 2020 for homes in the $200,000 -$300,000 range. Additionally, the Rockford, Michigan-based home builder plans to broaden its territory, despite regulatory restrictions […]

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Sable Homes listed among the top production home builders in the nation

Rockford-based Sable Homes was honored as one of the top 250 production home builders in the nation during the National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show. The show, held in January in Las Vegas, Nevada, garnered the attraction of more than 80,000 home-construction professionals, manufacturers and suppliers from around the world. “We’re proud to […]

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NAHB housing trend report: Millennials most likely generation to consider buying a home in 2020

A new housing trend analysis revealed 12 percent of adults are expected to consider a house purchase in 2020. The National Association of Home Builders Housing Trends Report for the third quarter of 2019 reports the percentage of prospective home buyers for the upcoming year is comparable to last year’s projections of 13 percent. Sixty […]

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Sable Homes President John Bitely named GRBJ’s 200 Most Powerful Business Leaders in West Michigan

Sable Homes President John Bitely has been named one of Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 200 Most Powerful Business Leaders in West Michigan for 2019. Bitely, a fourth-generation Algoma Township resident, founded Sable Developing Inc. in 1996. At that time, the company’s focus was on residential development. The company has since evolved into Sable Homes and […]

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Sable Homes’ Karin Kay talks HBA Foundation’s Clay Shoot on Wood Radio’s West Michigan Live with Justin Barclay

Sable Homes Sales Manager Karin Kay talked with WOOD Radio’s Justin Barclay on West Michigan Live about the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids Foundation’s Clay Shoot event on Thursday, Oct. 24. As part of its mission to give back and support West Michigan’s home construction industry, HBAF, in partnership with Professional Women in […]

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