Gary Hall

Banker for 20 years, graduate of Aquinas college, former 4-year member of the AQ Men’s Varsity Soccer Team, but most importantly I enjoy being with family and watching my boys participate in youth sporting activities.
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What to Look for in a REALTOR® When Buying Your First Home

Posted by Gary Hall on May 1, 2018 10:51:27 AM

Looking to buy your first home; how do you start? Your best first step is to contact ChoiceOne Bank and get preapproved for your home loan. You’ll need to know how much house you can afford to begin your house hunting.  Once you know what price range you are in, then you’ll need to find a REALTOR®. Especially for first-time buyers, a REALTOR® makes for a better experience because they will know the housing market. In a competitive market, this will be your next best step as your REALTOR® will keep you informed about the homes for sale and negotiate your desires.

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Topics: Mortgage

The Ultimate Moving Checklist: Make Any Move Easy

Posted by Gary Hall on May 1, 2018 10:39:06 AM

The Ultimate Moving Checklist: Make Any Move Easy

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Topics: Mortgage

Time to Upgrade: Using a HELOC for Home Improvement

Posted by Gary Hall on May 1, 2018 10:34:34 AM

Time to Upgrade: Using a HELOC for Home Improvement

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) is a great way to finance your home improvement projects. If you have equity built up in your home, consider tapping it with a home equity line of credit for home improvement.

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Topics: Mortgage

Landmarks to Look for When Buying a New Home

Posted by Gary Hall on Apr 30, 2018 4:22:54 PM

Nearby Shopping Centers and Hospitals Impact Property Values
As do coffee shops!

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Topics: Mortgage

To Build or To Buy...

Posted by Gary Hall on Apr 30, 2018 4:17:16 PM

What to look for when considering building or buying an existing new home

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Topics: Mortgage

Knowing the Language of Home Buying

Posted by Gary Hall on Apr 30, 2018 4:09:26 PM

Buying a house, especially your first one, can be very confusing, even intimidating.  At ChoiceOne Bank we strive to do our best to make the process clear and understandable.  We recognize that the language used and terms included in your purchase agreement can be a challenge.

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What to Know Before You Sell Your House

Posted by Gary Hall on Apr 30, 2018 4:01:24 PM

 What to Know Before You Sell Your House

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Choose ChoiceOne Bank for Your First Home Mortgage

Posted by Gary Hall on Apr 30, 2018 3:57:23 PM

Choose ChoiceOne Bank for Your First Home Mortgage

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Topics: Mortgage

Looking For a Home in Grand Rapids?

Posted by Gary Hall on Apr 30, 2018 3:51:03 PM

Finding Houses for Sale in Grand Rapids is a Challenge

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Topics: Mortgage

Choosing Between a HELOC & a HEL

Posted by Gary Hall on Jan 3, 2018 11:31:00 AM

A major difference between home equity line of credit and home equity loan is how the money is distributed. They are both secured loans because your home is used as the collateral to back the loan. 

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Topics: Living in Grand Rapids, HELOC