Real Estate Roundup - 11/9/2015

"'Micro-Unit Apartments Sought by Grand Rapids to Lower Housing Costs"

Matt Vande Bunte, MLive

“Grand Rapids is planning to add the term "micro-unit" to its zoning ordinance and to offer a parking incentive to housing developers that build such apartments. The definition of micro-unit is a residence 475 square feet or smaller in a mixed-use commercial building.”

"Star of 'Million Dollar Listing' Says Anyone Can Make Money in Real Estate"

Tim Burd, Entrepreneur

“is real estate investing a strategy that only the top 1 percent can take advantage of?”

"Michigan Home Price Rise Among the Fastest in the Nation"

Tom Gantert, Michigan Capitol Confidential

“Michigan is in the midst of a real estate market rebound, with only six other states and Washington D.C. seeing larger increases in home prices over the past five years, according to a report from the Federal Housing Finance Agency.”

"8 Ways Real Estate is Your Smartest Investment"

Grand Cardone, Entrepreneur

“You must invest with income streams that give you positive cash flow, learn to leverage your debt, learn to handle inflation and take control of your physical assets.”