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How To Buy A HUD Home With $100 Down

Buying a HUD Home: Step-By-Step Guide Purchasing a home is a dream for many, but the financial requirements often act as a significant barrier. However, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers a unique opportunity for buyers with limited funds through its "$100 down payment program." In this blog article, we will... Read More

Treadstone Mortgage of Kalamazoo

Jeremy Drobeck As a former Marine, Jeremy lives his life by an important code of ethics: lead by example, abide by an uncompromising code of integrity, and respect others. These principles have defined his professional career as a Mortgage Loan Officer and they are the reason he is highly respected by clients and agents alike.... Read More

What Is A Bridge Loan?

Buying a new home is an exciting prospect, but it can also be a stressful experience, particularly if you have to sell your current home first. If you are looking to buy a new house but don't want to wait for the sale of your current property, a bridge loan could be the solution you... 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

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

USDA Rural Development Expands Loan Eligibility to Existing Manufactured Homes

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

2018 Real Life Property Tax Appeal – Michigan

Its that time of year!  Property tax assessment notices are arriving in homeowners mailboxes all over Michigan.  This is your once a year opportunity to appeal your property taxes and potentially save a lot of money.  The appeal process can be overwhelming for homeowners so I wanted to break it down and give a real... Read More

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October Lunch and Learn: Unconventional Lending In An Unconventional Market

1 Hour Con Ed Credit Available!

The real estate market is constantly changing, leading to many challenges for buyers and sellers alike.  Never has there been a greater opportunity to leverage innovative lending solutions to better serve your clients.  As you know we think outside of the box.  Yes we do lots of loans that fit in the box, but getting the deals done that don’t fit in the box can make all the difference in this market.  During this class we will cover some more unique loan programs and ways to structure transactions to help get offers accepted in an unconventional world.  This class is approved for 1 hour of continuing education thank you Devon Title for sponsoring the continuing education portion of this event!

Hot Topics We Will Cover

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