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PPR Hits $1 Billion Mark

November 1st, 2013 No comments

Prudential Preferred REALTORS™ is excited to announce that we have reached a historic level of attaining $1 Billion in real estate sales for 2013!  This makes PPR only the third brokerage in Michigan’s history to hit the billion dollar mark!  We are proud of our agents and staff on accomplishing this success, along with also celebrating our 60 years in business this year.

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Southern Michigan Winter Festival This Weekend

March 6th, 2013 No comments

The third annual Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival takes place this Saturday featuring more than 150 selections.  The event is from noon to 5pm on March 9 at Jackson County Fairgrounds and includes selections from regional, national and international companies.   To read more about this event visit:  http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/jackson/index.ssf/2013/03/southern_michigan_winter_beer_2.html#incart_flyout_entertainment

West Michigan Shows Strong Economic Outlook

February 6th, 2013 No comments

Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business and Colliers International recently reported that West Michigan’s economic outlook is looking strong for 2013.  The economic forecast shows West Michigan seeing modest yet continuing growth this year.  Grand Rapids, Holland and Kalamazoo are a few of several Michigan cities appearing on the national lists of improving housing markets adding to this economic growth.  To read more visit:  http://www.grbj.com/articles/76034-west-michigan-economic-forecast-shows-continuing-growth

Michigan Realtors Report Best Year Since 2005

February 5th, 2013 No comments

Home sales in Michigan reached the highest volume since 2005 along with prices of homes rising to levels that the housing market in Michigan has not seen in years.  The record low mortgage rates have played a huge part in the increase of home sales in Michigan and the decline in foreclosure activity statewide.  To read more visit:  http://www.mlive.com/business/index.ssf/2013/02/michigan_realtors_report_best.html

New Agent Announcement – Battle Creek office!

December 28th, 2012 No comments

Please join us in welcoming Jim Szlaga to the Prudential Preferred REALTORS Battle Creek office!


To learn more about Jim, visit his profile page on PPRMI.com.

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SW Michigan Ski Slopes Now Open

December 27th, 2012 No comments

For all you snow bunnies the ski slopes are now open in Southwest Michigan just in time for the kids to enjoy while on their holiday break.  The recent drop in temperatures and increase in snowfall has helped for local ski slopes to open their businesses for the winter season.  For more details on ski information in your area visit:  http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2012/12/ski_slopes_open_in_southwest_m.html#incart_river_default

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West Michigan Sees Growth in Home Sales Even with Low Inventory

December 18th, 2012 No comments

According to Grand Rapids Association of Realtors, West Michigan home sales increased in November despite the shortage of inventory of new listings.  The average home sold was on the market only 70 days compared to 91 days in November 2011.  To read more visit:  http://www.mlive.com/business/west-michigan/index.ssf/2012/12/west_michigan_home_sales_grew_1.html

Unemployment Rate in Kalamazoo County Drops 6%

December 17th, 2012 No comments

For the first time since April 2008, Kalamazoo County saw its unemployment rate drop below 6% according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget.  Over 3,000 jobs have been added this year in Kalamazoo County and there are 2,300 jobs in the county than last year.  To read more visit:  http://www.mlive.com/business/west-michigan/index.ssf/2012/11/kalamazoos_october_unemploymen.html

MSHDA Offers $3K-$5K Grant to First-Time Homebuyers

December 14th, 2012 No comments

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority created a fund to benefit first-time home buyers out of a $1.5 billion settlement of a class action lawsuit.  First-time homebuyers will qualify for a $3,000 grant and first-time homebuyers that are veterans will qualify for a $5,000 grant until the fund is depleted.  To learn more visit:  http://www.mlive.com/business/west-michigan/index.ssf/2012/12/first-time_homebuyers_start_li.html#incart_river_default

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New Agent Announcement – Plainwell office!

November 12th, 2012 No comments

Please join us in welcoming Brandy Blanchard to the Prudential Preferred REALTORS Plainwell office!


To learn more about Brandy, visit her profile page on PPRMI.com.

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