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Fall Home Maintenance Tips

By Karin Kay, Sable Homes General Manager Gearing up for fall means jeans, flannel, changing of colors and football! It can also mean home maintenance, which is just as fun! Okay, maybe not, but seasonal home check-ups can save you a lot of time and money down the road, and that is fun! With fall […]

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Interior Design Trends #ontrend

What’s trending? #interiordesigntrends Geometric and abstract shapes are popping up everywhere both in graphic design and interior design. “Gem shaped accents make for an easily up-gradable accessible moment in any room” said Nate Berkus (Huffington Post).  A great way to play up this trend and add some dimension to your room is to use geometrical […]

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Renting vs. Buying

By Ron Austin, Sable Homes General Manager Renting versus buying is a hot debate right now! This is especially true for young professionals who are caught between rising rental rates and the upfront costs of buying a home compounded with changes in  mortgage rates. How does one make the decision between renting or buying? When […]

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Demand is High, Supply is Lagging

By: Ron Austin, Sable Homes General Manager The demand for homes is expanding in Michigan, however the construction of new homes has been lagging behind. Why is this? City officials note, “construction is about to come to an abrupt halt not for lack of demand –but lack of vacant lots” (Mlive). So then, the demand […]

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Home Maintenance Tips

By Ron Austin, Sable Homes General Manager Great, you have purchased your first home! Congratulations! Now is the time to keep up on your home maintenance on a routine schedule. This way your home stays up to date, up to code, and well maintained for future use.  Homes that lack proper up keeping end up […]

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5 Interior Design Trends in 2015

By Karin Kay Gone are the days of beige and cream walls, fake plants, gaudy wallpapers, heavy fabrics in burgundy floral designs, and tiled counter tops. The trends of 2015 are timely, easily customized, and they create a space that is both bright and bold, industrial yet cozy, and trendy yet timeless. 1. Gray is […]

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New Home Sales Trends in 2015

By Ron Austin, Sable Homes General Manager GRAND RAPIDS, MI, 2015 is a great year for buyers ! There is more inventory on the market and the economy is working its way up. According to the market trends, now is the time for sellers to sell and buyers to buy! Both the new listings and […]

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