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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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Fed won't raise rates yet, but hike could come later this year

Fed won’t raise rates yet, but hike could come later this year by Ryan Smith | Apr 29, 2015 The Federal Reserve’s soft outlook on rate hikes today means business as usual in the mortgage bond market, according to Bryan McNee, vice president and senior bond analyst for MBSAuthority.com. The Fed today said that with the housing recovery […]

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Sable Homes new technology opens the doors to affordable and accessible home ownership

Sable Homes new technology opens the doors to affordable and accessible home ownership JOHN RUMERY THURSDAY, APRIL 02, 2015 Rockford-based Sable Homes is producing a new type of home in Michigan that provides barrier-free living for individuals who are physically handicapped or seniors at a more economical price. The homes feature a new technology which allows […]

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