Great News! Home buyers looking to purchase a manufactured home can now do so using the USDA Rural Development program. That means buyers can take advantage of zero down financing and low mortgage insurance rates when the purchase a manufactured home. This is huge for the more rural communities in Michigan were there are many... Read More
This is a story of a home owner who purchased a home with extensive fire damage. They brought this 1870's historic home back to life using a FHA 203k Renovation mortgage to complete all the needed repairs and more. A piece of Kalamazoo, Michigan's history has been restored!... Read More
Great News! Effective Oct. 1, 2016 HUD homes financed with FHA-insured financing are eligible to be purchased with only $100 down. This sales incentive is for properties in Michigan and Ohio. You can get a list of HUD homes for sale in your area at HudHomeStore.com or give me a jingle and I will hook... Read More
I was recently interviewed by the Allegan County News for an article entitled "FEMA Flood Map Work Might Hit Your Wallet" the article was spot on and went into some great points about home potential changes could affect home owners if there properties were moved into the "Flood Plain". If you a curious how close your property... Read More
The FHA 203k home improvement loan is one option for today's home buyer. It allows all sorts or repairs and upgrades to be financed into the mortgage. Best of all it keeps the down payment low. Many Kalamazoo area home buyers have taken advantage of this program and used it to fix up outdated properties. We also... Read More
With the USDA Rural Development option, you can borrow 100% of the appraised value. This means you don't need to come up with the down payment. In fact, you can actually borrow 2% more than the appraised value, and use the extra to make some light repairs or home improvements. The main requirement for a... Read More
Great News! I love saying that because it seems over the last five or six years everything's been, heads up this bad thing is happening. Not this time, there are two changes that are great news for the housing market. Conventional 3% down is back & FHA has reduced there monthly mortgage insurance! Let me... Read More
YTD Dollar Amount Of Repairs Completed: $167,481.10 It seems that now days appraiser required repairs are almost the norm. Looking back at the loans my team closed so far in 2014 over 40% had one repair or another required by the appraiser. There is a misnomer out that that conventional financing is some how shielded... Read More
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