Real Estate Roundup 1/31/2016

Report credits Grand Rapids with a ‘great turnaround’
Pat Evans, grbj.com

The Grand Rapids real estate market has had a better turnaround than most second-tier Rust Belt communities, according to a recent report.

America’s 8 Most Overlooked Small Cities
Gianni Jaccoma, thrillist.com

Cities like Portland and Milwaukee get all the glory when the subject of beer comes up, but with hometown heavy hitters like Founders, Brewery Vivant, and Hideout Brewing Co., Grand Rapids punches well above its weight on the suds tourism circuit.

7 Ways Buyers Can Compete With Real Estate Investors
Trulia Contributer, forbes.com

Competing with real estate investors can be tough, but you can do it — and you can even win.