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Sable Homes to receive brownfield incentives for River Hills Estates development in Newaygo

Sable Homes, in cooperation with the City of Newaygo, Newaygo County and the Michigan Land Bank Authority has earned exclusive brownfield incentives allowing construction for a new home development in the City of Newaygo. The River Hills Estates brownfield incentives, approved by the Michigan Land Bank Authority on Nov. 10, can be used to pay […]

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National Association of Home Builders Housing Index sees record increase in builder confidence

The latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, released Monday, Oct. 19, shows builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased two points to 85 in October, surpassing the previous all-time high of 83 recorded in September. According to the report, this is the first time that for two consecutive […]

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FOX 17 speaks with Sable Homes about how they are adjusting house plans for buyers to better accommodate those working from home

SPARTA, Mich. — Sable Homes General Manager Bryan Burnham told FOX 17 they were just entering their busiest time of year when the governor’s executive orders forced them to shut down for seven weeks last spring. And when they started back up, they found material was very low. “While residential construction was shut down, remodeling […]

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How Sable Homes has been adapting amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic spurred a seven-week shutdown for home builders in Michigan last spring. Now, nearly four months after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer gave the green light for builders to pick up where they left off, Sable Homes’ General Manager Bryan Burnham shares how the company has adapted during this pandemic. In early March, Sables Homes […]

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Sable Homes listed a national ‘housing giant’ by Pro Builder

West Michigan’s Sable Homes has been named a 2020 “housing giant” by Pro Builder, a national housing industry publication that serves more than 120,000 home builders, design professionals, and other industry stakeholders. With 90 single-family home closings in 2019, Pro Builder ranked Rockford-based Sable Homes No. 244 in its annual Housing Giants list. The listing […]

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Karin Kay Talks with WZZM about West Michigan’s healthy housing market despite the COVID-19 shutdown.

As national home sales increased during the month of May by 44% according to the National Association of Realtors®, WZZM 13 On Your Side spoke with Sable Homes Sales Manager Karin Kay about West Michigan’s current housing inventory and changes in buyer behavior. Kay told WZZM that many buyers are turning toward building a home […]

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Sable Homes’ Karin Kay Sought by Fox17 on West Michigan’s Suburban Millennial Housing Boom

Karin Kay, sales manager at Sable Homes, talked with Fox17 about the suburban millennial housing boom in Grand Rapids during a live video conference interview on Saturday, June 6. Data from the National Association of Home Builders shows sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 0.6 percent nationwide in April 2020, and National Association of […]

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West Michigan’s Post COVID-19 Housing Market Changes, Millennials Top Buyers

In the wake of COVID-19,newly-released data shows an increase in new single-family homes, suburban development and millennial home buyers in West Michigan – a sign that the local economy is on the rebound. Data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau shows nationwide sales of newly built, single-family […]

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