03 Mar Good news for Grand Rapids, Michigan
According to GRAR (Grand Rapids Association of Realtors) Existing Home Sales Rebound!
This includes single family homes, vacation homes, and condominiums. Home sales rose to record levels in January 2008. The association reported 996 sales in January of 2008 – an 18.9 % increase over this same time period last year and it strongest sales report since 2002!
This comes on the heels of the Association’s report that sales of existing homes in each month of the 4th quarter of 2007 also rose to record levels when compared to 2006!<br>
Quote from Jim Fase, President of GRAR:
“This notable rise in homes sales means we will likely see a faster and more meaningful recovery of the local housing industry, which will help to stimulate overall economic activity.”
“The steady increase in the number of home sales in this area gives us confidence that we may have turned the corner” concluded.
This is very good news for residents of Grand Rapids Michigan!
This good news put together with the report form the today show, http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20874580/
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