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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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Technology erases some mobility barriers

Technology erases some mobility barriers Sable Homes’ process benefits those with physical impairments. March 27, 2015 By Mike Nichols The secret to creating hundreds of easily accessible homes for those with mobility impairments was right under John Bitely’s nose all along. For years, Bitely, president and owner of Rockford-based residential development firm Sable Homes, had been […]

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Builders discuss lack of skilled workers before House committee

Builders discuss lack of skilled workers before House committee Youth Employment Standards Act hinders minors from working construction jobs. By Mike Nichols Could the lack of available skilled labor currently facing West Michigan’s construction industry be partially solved with a legislation change? Members of the Home Builders Association of Michigan testified earlier this month before the […]

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How Lower Mortgage Insurance Premiums will Affect West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) — The housing industry has been steadily improving in West Michigan, and on Thursday, President Obama announced plans that could boost it even more by shaving the FHA mortgage insurance premium. The President announced Federal Housing Administration mortgage insurance premiums will be lowered by half a percentage point, from 1.35 percent […]

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Sable Homes Exceptional in Customer Service & Quality Builds

We pride ourselves on our quality customer service along with quality homes. It’s great to hear others are happy with the work we do! This is from our friend, Ryan Gardner of SVG Real Estate Firm: Sable Homes Exceptional in Customer Service & Quality Builds Affordable. Energy efficient. Trend-right. These are just a few benefits of […]

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Thank you for the great review Ruth!

“Chris Anderson was wonderful to work with.  She was always available when we needed to ask a question.  I picked Sable on how the model looked and how Chris described the construction to me and how energy efficient the home was.  The siding color and the stone made the home so wonderful.  The granite on […]

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