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Rockford-based Sable Homes donates $500 to Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids

Rockford-based Sable Homes donates $500 to Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – On Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, Sable Homes marketing manager and new home consultant, Karin Kay, paid a visit to Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids to deliver a $500 donation to the cancer and grief support organization.

The donation came in response to Sable Homes’ Facebook campaign, which pledged to donate $1 for every new "like" Sable Homes received during the month of November. On Dec. 3, #GivingTuesday, Sable announced $500 would be donated to Gilda’s Club. Daryl Vogel, vice president of development at Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids, accepted the check at the Gilda’s Club’s Grand Rapids clubhouse and took Kay on a tour of the facility.

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Former school site to be transformed into new neighborhood

Former school site to be transformed into new neighborhood

SPARTA, Mich.—  What was once home to Sparta’s Central School will soon be transformed into a new neighborhood.

Rockford-based Sable Homes will break ground on “Central Town Square” at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 2. The development’s name is derived from the former Central School.  The 20-home neighborhood will be located along North Union, between Grove and Alma. 

Construction on Central Town Square is expected to create more than 60 temporary jobs.  Crews will begin by building three new homes immediately.

Sable Homes to build 20 new homes to help spur Sparta's economy

Sable Homes to build 20 new homes to help spur Sparta's economy

SPARTA, Mich. Rockford-based Sable Homes announced Thursday that construction on their newest development will begin in late September.

The land, located in the Village of Sparta near the intersection of North State and East Division, will feature 20 homes, along with a new model and housing design center which will help continue the economic growth in downtown Sparta. 

“Recently, Sparta has seen substantial growth in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors,” said John Bitely, president of Sable Homes. “We want to help stimulate this growth by bringing families downtown and boosting the village economy.”

Sable Homes reached out to the community via Facebook and Twitter to solicit help naming its new development opening in downtown Sparta.

Thirty homes planned for development that fell into foreclosure

Thirty homes planned for development that fell into foreclosure

COURTLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich.--  A Rockford developer plans to build 30 new homes in a Courtland Township development that fell into foreclosure.

Sable Homes President John Bitely joined Courtland Township officials Thursday to cut the ribbon on a new model and housing design center in Stone Crest, located at 9309 Stone View Dr. Sable Homes recently purchased the foreclosed development and began constructing new homes last month. 

As part of Thursday’s ceremony, Sable homes donated $10,000 to the Stone Crest Homeowners Association to help complete a green space project within the neighborhood.

“We’re very thankful that Sable Homes is helping us finish this project,” said Matt Wilson, vice president of the Stone Crest Homeowners Association. “It’s a great contribution in our efforts to promote a healthy environment and a beautiful place to live here in Courtland Township.”

Rockford development out of foreclosure and back on track

Rockford development out of foreclosure and back on track

COURTLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich.— A  housing development is out of foreclosure and now open.

Sable Homes recently purchased the Stone Crest development in Courtland Township.  The development is one of the only new neighborhoods being built within the Rockford school district.

On July 25, Sable Homes will cut the ribbon on its new model and housing design center at Stone Crest. As part of the ceremony, the developer will donate $10,000 to the Stone Crest Homeowners Association to finish a green space project within the development.

The ribbon cutting ceremony begins at 10 a.m. at 9309 Stone View in Rockford.

Spring Parade of Homes sees record traffic

Spring Parade of Homes sees record traffic

The Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids says the 2013 Spring Parade of Homes is seeing record traffic.

The organization says more than 50,000 people have toured homes so far.  The Spring Parade of Homes runs through June 8.  Remodeled homes will be open for touring June 7 and June 8 from 1 p.m.

Free Legal Advice For Kent County Renters

Free Legal Advice For Kent County Renters

If you're renting a house or an apartment and have an issue with your landlord, what happens if you can't afford to move or hire an attorney?

While most landlords respect their tenants' privacy and maintain the homes they own, unfortunately not all do. And when there is little money to move or pay for legal advice, sometimes renters feel stuck and are unsure what to do.
 

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