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

Restoring History with an FHA 203k Renovation Mortgage

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

Manufactured Home Loan Programs

Generally looking for a 630 score or higher, a small savings, good rental history, etc... Follow This Link For A Flyer... Read More

We Are Number One !!!!

In celebration of National Homeownership Month the USDA's Acting State Director for Michigan announced the top 10 rural development lenders in Michigan. We are proud to say that again for 2016 Amerifirst Home Mortgage is number one! In fact Amerifirst had a 16% market share for the program in 2016. The second lender on the... Read More

HUD Homes Lunch n’ Learn

We will be putting on a lunch n' learn event at the Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors! If you are interested in learning more about HUD Homes and all the unique things that come with them this is a must attend event.  Some of the items covered will be: Loan program options Special $100 down... Read More

2016 USDA / Rural Development Changes!

HUGE Announcement!!!! The USDA made some major improvements to the Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program also know as a Rural Development loan.  The upfront guarantee fee changed from 2.75% to 1% of the loan amount and the annual fee changed from .5% to .35% of the average scheduled unpaid principal balance for the life... Read More

Kalamazoo Community Coming Together

This is a heart touching story of a number of local businesses including Amerifirst Home Mortgage coming together to help some of my buyers. It was wonderful to be involved with this project and the family certainly deserved everything that was given to them.... Read More

Allegan County News Interview

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

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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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