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New Model Grand Opening Hudsonville

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Allen Edwin Homes, one of Michigan’s largest home builders, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest model home in the community of Creekside Shores in Hudsonville.

Housing Market Update: New Construction and the Overall Market

PORTAGE, Mich, November 1, 2019- Beginning in 2018 and continuing through September 2019, the housing market has continued to face an inventory strain and rising prices. Overall, home sales and new housing starts (permits) were down in 2018 locally. Despite a strong economy, housing continues to face a new challenge with affordability concerns keeping buyers on the sidelines and slowing the rate of home sales. That trend has continued through 2019, as existing homes sales (both new and used) are down year over year and prices continue to increase.

New Ranch Homes Released

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Allen Edwin Homes has released three new ranch floorplans to meet the high demand for single story homes. Allen Edwin Homes has announced the anticipated arrival of three new floorplans within this Collection. These three new floorplans are all ranches and feature a main floor master bedroom. The plans range from just over 1,200-1,600 square feet of living space and have the option of 2-4 bedrooms and 1-3 bathrooms.

New Phase in Southeast Michigan Community Gives Buyers Housing Options

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HOWELL, Mich, July 16, 2019- Allen Edwin Homes, has broken ground on a new phase in Marion Creek in Howell. Marion Creek is located in the Howell School District on Weatherstone Lane, off of Peavy Road south of I-96. The neighborhood offers homebuyers 27 different floorplans ranging from ranches to two story homes with pricing starting from $225,495.

Michigan Home Builder Ranked among Top Builders in the Nation

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PORTAGE, Mich, May 14, 2019- Michigan-based homebuilder Allen Edwin Homes is among the nation’s top 100 home building companies according to BUILDER Magazine. Compiled of public and private builders, the BUILDER 100 List takes into account the number of closings reported for the previous calendar year along with gross revenue. Allen Edwin Homes had 692 closings in 2018, placing them at No. 69 on the BUILDER’s list.

Allen Edwin Homes Launches a Collection of Homes Starting from the $150’s

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As home prices across the country have risen, Allen Edwin Homes has introduced a new collection of homes focused on the first time buyer. The Integrity Collection, launched in November, 2018 will offer homebuyers seven (7) different floorplans that consist of raised ranches and two story homes.

New West Michigan Community Gives Buyers Housing Options

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, August 30, 2018- Allen Edwin Homes, one of the largest home builders in the state has broken ground on a new community in Kentwood called Bretonfield Preserve. Bretonfield Preseve is located in the Kentwood School District on 60th Street, between Kalamazoo Avenue and Wing Avenue.


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NEW COMMUNITY TO BE BUILT IN HOWELL ALLEN EDWIN HOMES TO BRING NEW HOMES TO MARION TOWNSHIP PORTAGE, Mich, January 17, 2017- Allen Edwin Homes has announced plans for a new community that will bring over 90 new homes to the Howell school district in 2018. The community, Marion Creek, is in Marion Township, located off of Peavey Road, south of I-96. Ground breaking is scheduled to begin in January, with a Grand Opening on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 12-2 p.m. Marion Creek will offer a variety of floorplans including options from the popular Elements and Traditions portfolio from Allen Edwin. Floor plans from 2,000 to over 3,300 square feet of living space. Pricing starts from the $280’s for Marion Creek.

Allen Edwin Homes Petsmas

At Allen Edwin Homes, we build homes exclusively for friends and family. Any pet owner knows that their pets are a part of their family and it is no different here at AEH. We know that everyone needs a home for the holiday, especially our furry friends. That’s why Allen Edwin Homes has teamed up with the Humane Society of West Michigan to help support animals in need.

Allen Edwin Homes Gives Employees a 3-Day Weekend

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One of our company values is Life and we believe our values become real to our team when we make room to experience them. We have a short summer season in Michigan and it’s important that we take advantage of the opportunities we have in life to spend with friends and family. Therefore, Allen Edwin Homes has decided to give all employees a 3-day weekend. All employees will have this Friday, August 4th off to spend anyway that they please. Allen Edwin is encouraging not only their employees, but Allen Edwin Homeowners, Realtors and fans to share what they will or would do with their Friday off. Everyone is invited to share their ideas, plans, photos or pictures of what they did over the weekend on social media by posting on Allen Edwin Homes’ wall, tagging Allen Edwin in their post or using the hashtag #AEH3dayweekend. Two people who post will be randomly chosen to win a GoPro Action Camera so that they can capture all their precious memories with friends and family. One winner will be an AEH employee and the other will be someone outside of the company chosen at random. This contest will go from Wednesday August 2nd until Tuesday, August 8th. The winner will be announced on Monday, August 14th.

6 Ways to Spend Family Night without Leaving the House

Backyard Camp Out: Grab the marshmallows, pillows, and blankets for this fun night in the “wilderness”! Lay down a tarp in the grass and cover it with pillows and blankets for a cozy night outside with the kids. Spend the evening roasting marshmallows over candles, taking turns telling ghost stories, making shadow animals on the side of the house with a flashlight, and stargazing while cuddled in your mountain of pillows.

Community of the Month: Rolling Hills Estates

This privately situated community with over-sized lots and good schools offers a natural backdrop for suburban living. Rolling Hills is in Georgetown Township, one of Michigan’s fastest-growing communities, near Jennison and Hudsonville and a short commute to Grand Rapids. Shopping, restaurants, banks, and retail are a few miles away in Jenison. Rolling Hills features convenient access to I-196 and is 15 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids. Metropolitan proximity gives residents the benefits of big-city attractions and amenities while still able to retreat to the peace and quiet of home. The community is 10 minutes from RiverTown Crossings Mall, whose anchor stores include Macy’s, Younkers and Kohls. Dining options abound near the mall, from popular picks such as Olive Garden, On the Border and T.G.I. Friday’s, to an assortment of family-friendly restaurants

Community of the Month: Harbor Club

Harbor Club is South Haven’s newest destination for those seeking an active outdoor lifestyle. Tucked among 40 acres of preserved woodlands and wetlands and within blocks from Lake Michigan, homes in this community evoke cottage living all year round. Homeowners have access to the community clubhouse and pool at the Woodland Harbor Marina, which is situated on the Black River and empties into Lake Michigan.

Community of the Month: Misty Creek

This quiet community, cradled by mature trees, provides easy access to virtually every amenity in the greater Kalamazoo area. Misty Creek, with oversized lots, offers a coveted blend of peaceful escape and nearby city bustle. Flanking the community are Al Sabo and Asylum Lake Preserves, natural retreats with extensive biking and walking trails through the woods and wetlands. Nearby Stadium Drive features a wide variety of options for dining with everything from local favorites to well know chain-restaurants. There are several banks, coffee shops, gas stations and everyday amenities just minutes from Misty Creek. The University Commons shopping center features a fitness center, rock n’ roll bowling alley and spa, and is located across the street from the new Costco.

Community of the Month: Sky King Meadows

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This peaceful community setting is cradled by a surrounding forest, and tucked between two of Kalamazoo’s commercial arteries for shopping, dining and accessibility. This quaint community sits at the edge, but within the boundaries of the Kalamazoo Public Schools district, meaning residents qualify for the Kalamazoo Promise which pays college tuition for KPS students at any in-state university. Kalamazoo Public Schools are ranked 157th out of 507 districts by bridgemi.com, and is home to a well-known math and science center for high school students. Sky King’s Oshtemo Township location equates to lower taxes and a more suburban lifestyle. Residents enjoy a 10-minute straight shot to downtown Kalamazoo and are within minutes of regular conveniences including Meijer and Wal-Mart.

Community of the Month: Meadow Woods East

This small community on the banks of the Grand River blends rural, small town and suburban living with easy access to the state capital. Meadow Woods East sits on the edge of Grand Ledge, a small town that comes by its name honestly, with nearby sandstone and quartz ledges that provide some of the best – in fact, some of the only – rock climbing in Michigan. Mature trees line the Grand River in this central Michigan community that provides plenty of outdoor recreation. Activities are available just across the river at Fitzgerald Park, which has a disc golf course and nature trails. The Ledge Meadow Golf Course is 10 minutes away across the river.