Many of the Grand Rapids area Member Agents have joined HungryAgents.com® as Member Agents so that they can bid for your real estate business.
They compete by bidding for your business. If you are a seller, they bid the total commission rate they will charge for selling your home and what rate they will pay the buyer's agent. If you are a buyer, they bid what amount of the buyer's agent commission they earn they will give to you at closing. These bids are for full service so you can really compare them.
In the Grand Rapids area the average of commission rate bids to sellers is currently 4.87% while the average percentage of the buyer's agent commission earned they will give to the buyer is 24.80%. These are averages, not the lowest bids. And, on average, each buyer and seller receives six bids.
The Grand Rapids-Wyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area is an area consisting of four counties in western Michigan, anchored by the cities of Grand Rapids and Wyoming. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 740,482, and a 2008 estimate of 776,833. while the Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland Combined Statistical Area (CSA) had a population of 1,323,095.
Nicknamed the "Furniture City", the major industry in Grand Rapids once was furniture production. However, the city and surrounding communities are more economically diverse today, and contribute heavily to the health care, automotive, and consumer goods manufacturing industries, among others. The surrounding area is noted for its fruit production. Due to its close proximity to Lake Michigan the climate is considered prime for apple, peach, and blueberry farming.
Grand Rapids was a home to one of the first regularly scheduled passenger airlines in the United States when Stout Air Services began flights from Grand Rapids to Detroit (actually Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan) on July 31, 1926.
Area demographic facts from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
In the Grand Rapids area the average of commission rate bids to sellers is currently 4.87% while the average percentage of the buyer's agent commission earned they will give to the buyer is 24.80%. And, on average, each buyer and seller receives six bids.