Tough real-estate market leads owners to try home swapping

ORTONVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A tough real estate market that has seen homes languish with for-sale signs in their yards has pushed some Michigan...

Three real-estate firms join in expansion effort

GRAND RAPIDS -- A commercial real-estate leader in West Michigan is aligning with two other firms in an effort to expand out of state...


New shorelands program helps waterfront homeowners improve shorelines, inland lakes

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland lake and offer tips to improve the shoreline further.


Recovery housing, a safe place for homeless youth and a plan...

Eighteen projects across the lower peninsula will improve and grow quality affordable housing options for low- to moderate-income Michiganders. In the latest round of federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) awards, MSHDA will allocate $15,017,379 to fund major renovation and construction projects to build or rehabilitate 977 apartment units, Executive Director Earl Poleski announced today