Real Estate Roundup 8/31/17

West Michigan home builders don't have enough workers 
Noah Fromson wzzm13.com

"The business is just unbelievable right now," said subcontractor Rob Leslie. "Houses are just going up faster than we can even get people to work on them and finish them."

Home Prices Rose To A New High In June With Seattle Leading The Pack
Samantha Sharf Forbes.com

"Home prices were 5.8% higher in June 2017 than in June 2016, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index ..."

Arts and tech center to move a year early to Grand Rapids' West Side
Kate Carlson mlive.com

"WMCAT Executive Director Daniel Williams announced ... the nonprofit would relocate into the top floor of a new three-story space ... Programming in the new 22,000-square-foot space is anticipated to begin in September 2018..."