Real Estate Round Up 3/27/18

11 Red Flags To Avoid When Buying Your Home
Forbes Real Estate Coucil,

Check for any previous or pending lawsuits on a property as a way to gain leverage in negotiation, or avoid the property altogether.

Buying their first home, millennials put down roots in Grand Rapids
Jim Harger,

Like a growing number of millennials, buying a house has become a big part of their plans to establish roots in West Michigan.

New codes add to construction cost, could offer returns
Nick Manes,

In an era of increasing labor and material costs, Michigan contractors and building owners now face another issue that is sending construction costs higher.