Real Estate Roundup 2/20/2016

Demolition eyed for Heartside landmark
Jim Harger,

The Purple East building was one of the first to go up 15 years ago when developers started paying renewed attention to the Heartside neighborhood south of downtown Grand Rapids.

Metropolitan Median Area Prices and Affordability
National Assocation of Realtors,

Moderating pace of sales had little impact on the trajectory of home prices during the final three months of 2015.

Michigan's blight fight to go another round with up to $324 million in new funds
Mark Tower,

The fight against blight is about to go another round in Michigan.