The Allure of Tulip Time and New Houses

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A million tourists cannot be wrong about the attraction of the Holland, Michigan area. Readers Digest has named its festival as the best small city festival in the U.S. For those wanting to live there year round, the potential of buying a house can be tremendous.

Selecting from the various Holland mi homes for sale can be a little daunting without the assistance of a good real estate agent. The area is also close to Spring Lake, a very small community of 2000 people. The various bodies of water and scenery together add to the simple charm from the Dutch immigrants. The pedestrian friendly community is also home to the church that started the WWJD, What Would Jesus Do, bracelets in 1989.

Since May 1940, when the Netherlands were invaded by Nazis, Dutch immigration to Holland halted for the first time since 1847. As it stands, the demand for Holland and Grand Rapids homes can be fairly extensive. Because of the proximity to the lake, luxury homes are mixed with more reasonable family homes throughout the region.

As with a lot of the communities in the area, there are both year round residents and vacation home owners that call it home. While the two groups may seem different based on their schedules, they are both drawn to some of the same features. For the flower lovers, they can get their fill each year at the Tulip Festival where thousands upon thousands of tulips are on display. The waterfront boasts family beaches, boating activities and fishing among other attractions.For those not as close to Lake Michigan, there is also a smaller regional lake, Lake Macatawa.

If you are tired of visiting Tulip Time and want to make the region your home base, you can select among the various communities like Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Zeeland and all of the other towns in the area. Take time to smell the tulips, but keep working on buying a houses until you find the right one.
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