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Home Renovation Loan Process

Since COVID hit, the housing market has been crazy!  With housing in high demand, the competition is getting tough out there.  Buyers are looking for alternative ways to buy a home and many have turned to renovation financing.  In fact, our renovation volume has tripled so far in 2021.  There are a number of reasons... Read More

Renovation Lending Event For Realtors: 10/13/2021

Having Trouble Getting FHA, RD, and VA Offers Accepted? Your Clients Have Options! Do you have Sellers not willing or unable to do repairs? Are your Buyers frustrated with Cash/Conventional only listings? Unsure about accepting renovation financing offers in this sensitive market? Did you know there are Renovation Loans available with FHA, USDA/RD, VA, and... Read More

Waiting To Buy A Home Could Cost You

It's a crazy market out there!  With the surge in demand and lack of inventory finding the right home can be frustrating and take a lot of patients.  It can be easy for home buyers to throw in the towel and put off buying a home with the hopes things will get easier.  Don't assume... Read More

Understanding Property Tax Increases

Many home buyers have been facing a very challenging market over the past few years. The current supply of homes on the market just can’t keep up with the huge demand out there. It’s not uncommon for a home to come on the market and be sold in a matter of days after receiving multiple... Read More

Shop Talk – Webinar Series For Realtors

WOOOHOOO!  I'm so happy to hear Realtors are back to work!!!   Do you miss our Lunch & Learn events? Well, so do we and with the current situation, communication with you, our business associate, has never been more important. That is why we would like to introduce you to SHOP TALK! Please join us on Wednesday... Read More

Your Buyers Are Our Priority

Hey Realtors!!! If you haven’t heard rates are down, way down. . .   Refinance transactions are going crazy and lenders are getting back logged.  In light of the recent market and the surge in refinance business we have made some changes. Purchase have been and always will be our priority.   I've tweaked my systems and changed... Read More

Lunch & Learn : Financing Investment Properties

Date: March 18, 2020 Time: 12:30pm to 2pm Location: GKAR - Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors 5830 Venture Park Drive Kalamazoo, MI 49009 Do you have clients interested in purchasing rental or investment properties? Would you like to have more information for them? Please join us for an informative look at the options available for... Read More

Lunch & Learn : Appraisals – Understanding the Residential Appraisal

We have an event coming up on July 16th 2019 at 12:30 at the Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors.    Join us for an informative look to better understand the analysis of real property and the residential appraisal process.  We will cover things like property condition, required repairs, how to comp properties, and the appraisal... Read More

Financing Bank Owned Properties – foreclosure

Join us on April 16th @ 12:30 for our next Lunch & Learn event at the Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS. Our guest speaker, Jeremy Drobeck, Mortgage Consultant, will show you the financing options available to your buyers to purchase HUD and bank-owned properties, the steps involved and understanding the process. Here are a few... Read More

How To Calculate Accurate Property Taxes

For those of you that attended our January 2019 Lunch and Learn you got a bunch of information about property taxes.  How they are calculated, what the assessor looks at, how to dispute them, and so much more.  I realized after the event we needed a little property tax math 101, so I made this... Read More

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Home Renovation Loan Process

Since COVID hit, the housing market has been crazy!  With housing in high demand, the competition is getting tough out there.  Buyers are looking for alternative ways to buy a home and many have turned to renovation financing.  In fact, our renovation volume has tripled so far in 2021.  There are a number of reasons for this, but essentially, home renovation loans offer a number of advantages for want-to-be home buyers.

Here are some of the reasons more and more buyers are utilizing these loan programs:

Renovation Loan Advantages
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