Real Estate Roundup 7/24/2016

Forbes rates West Michigan colleges for 'ROI'
Jesse O’Brien, grbj.com

Stanford University ranks No. 1 in the nation, and the University of Michigan is the state's top-ranked college, at No. 44.

Lakeshore housing starts level off, but Muskegon County shows growth
Jim Harger, Mlive.com

Thanks to a fast start in the first three months of 2016, single family home starts are still up 7 percent for the year, according to Builder Track Reports

Grand Rapids suburb ranks as 'best' in Michigan
Pat Evans, grbj.com

Nationally, East Grand Rapids ranks No. 62 in the site's ranking of the “Best Suburbs to Live in America.”