Monday, November 3, 2008

City of Hudsonville

The City of Hudsonville is called “Michigan’s Salad Bowl” due to its early trucking and farming activities.

It was named after Homer E. Hudson, who moved here in 1848. The Hughes family owned the land where Hughes Park is now located.

Hudsonville is the 3rd Largest City in Ottawa County.

The 2000 census showed a population of 7160.

It is located 168 miles from Chicago.

Gary Byker Memorial Library sponsors many activities including Adult Book Discussion and Child Storytime.

Hudsonville Nature Center has 76 acres of nature preserve.

Hudsonville has Hughes Park, Sunrise Park, Hillside Park, and Veterans Park. Hughes Park has basketball court, tennis courts, horse shoe pit, softball fields, kids play area, Frisbee golf, and sand volleyball court.

Hudsonville has a extensive school system as well as private schools.

Hudsonville is the home of Hudsonville Fairgrounds, a weeklong fair with far ranging activities for kids and adults.

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Places to Stay: Baldwin Oaks Campground
Amerihost Inn
Super 8 Motel

Click here for Property and Land Search and Current Tax Search for the City of Hudsonville

Hudsonville has its own Fire Department and is provided with police services by Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.

Attractions: Hudsonville Lanes

Resturants: Noel Resturant and Gifts
Hudsonville Grille
Rainbow Grille
Pizza Ranch

Curb Appeal 101:

+ Grass weeded and trimmed
+ Flowers, Flowers, Flowers
+ Driveway Clean
+ Mailbox Straight
+ Porch Clean
+ Pots of blooming flowers on porch
+ Front path cleaned and clear
+ New doormat, preferably black, semi-circle or oval is best
+ Front door immaculate
+ Remove all signs (no solicitation, do not disturb) except for WELCOME
+ Address numbers visible from across the street
+ Doorbell gentle not jarring
+ Shiny firm doorknob, lock and key work easily

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Client Testimonials

Better than expected

"Since the family lives out of town, we are grateful to John for making the sale of our mother's house very managable for us. John listened to our needs and met them all. He was considerate, knowledable, coordinated all the details , and , communicated with us throughout the whole process. Having you take care of the house went better than expected from out of town."

- Anne Baker 2517 Borglum


Great Selling Experience

"After trying to sell our house on our own, it was a relief to list it under an experienced realtor. John sold our house much quicker than we could have imagined."

- 3009 Barry St


Experienced and Helpful

"The experience of buying a home was very good, the help was very much appreciated."

- David and Michelle 2088 Jaclyn


Trustworthy and Professional

"John is a great realtor. He is knowledgable, trustworthy, and professional. We look forward to doing business with him again."

- Investors


Realistic Goals

"My unreal optimism mixed with John's realism make us a good pair."

- Investor


Helping Hand

"John was the best, he worked hard and we appreciate him for everything he did for us."

- Cathy Claflin Melvin Ct.


Love my new home

"I worked with RE/MAX to buy a house. They were very professional and unbelievably helpful. John DeVries helped me find my house and it's amazing how much he helped me. It didn't matter what my schedule was, he kept working hard and showing me houses until we found the right home. I am so happy with it and love it already. Thanks RE/MAX and John"

- Caleb Byron Rd.