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
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
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
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
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
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
Jeremy recently did a short interview with MichiganHomes.com who was looking for some expert advice on borrowers mortgage options. Read the full interview here Some of the questions he answered were: What would you recommend as the first steps that someone who wants to buy a house should take to secure a mortgage? What is one... Read More
Looking to buy a HUD home? FHA recently changed the program around to make it easier for buyers to purchase properties and renovate them. Now buyers can overbid on HUD homes, obtain FHA renovation financing (203K), and they don't have to bring in the difference! Heres the deal. For properties that are FHA foreclosures (you... Read More
So how exactly does the repair escrow work? Well that's a great question! Let's go thru this step by step. We offer repair escrows with any loan program: FHA, VA, RD, & Conventional. Repair escrows give the buyer the ability to have the work done after closing. Here’s how it works: Appraisal is completed and... Read More
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!Visit Jeremy's Blog