Items Tagged with 'Foreclosure'


Study finds link between neglected foreclosed homes and race

September 12, 2014
Most people in Grand Rapids would probably tell you that race shouldn’t matter when it comes to banks and property management companies taking care of foreclosed homes. Read More

Grand Rapids considers transferring 163 tax-foreclosed properties to land bank

June 14, 2013
When Kent County commissioners agreed in March not to sell any tax-foreclosed properties to the Kent County Land Bank Authority — after selling 44 for $422,000 last July — they did so believing that decision should fall into the hands of city and township officials. Read More

Grand Rapids develops app for entrepreneurs

February 21, 2013
Jonathan Klooster of Grand Rapids' Economic Development Corp. told city commissioners the office is developing an economic gardening app that will connect entrepreneurs with the appropriate resources to help move their business ideas forward. Read More

'First-time' homebuyers see money from mortgage-industry settlements

December 17, 2012
Mortgage 1 closed on two new mortgages Monday in which the buyers received the new first-time homebuyers grant, according to Daniel Grzywacz of the Kentwood branch. Read More

Kent to review process of selling properties

August 19, 2012

County Commission Chairwoman Sandi Frost Parrish announced she is creating a subcommittee that will look into the role the county plays in the tax-foreclosure process, and she named four commissioners to that panel last week.

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