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! It keeps getting easier and easier to finance manufactured homes. Here are four possible ways to finance manufactured homes! The basic programs that will work for manufactured homes are: FHA - 3.5% down FHA 203k Renovation - 3.5% down VA - 0 Down Conventional - 5% down Rural Development - 0 Down MSHDA... Read More
Amerifirst Home Mortgage is hosting an event Tuesday August 15th 2017 at the Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors. Nancy baker from MSHDA will be presenting information on MSHDA loan limits, down payment assistants, home buyer education, and so much more. Hope to see all the Kalamazoo Area Realtors there! View PDF for more info!... 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
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
January 21st at the Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors, come check out our lender panel discussion. This is a great opportunity for real estate agents to learn more about TRID, recent FHA changes, and more. Breakfast is at 8:30 am followed by a 9:00 am program.... 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
This event was held at The Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors on May 21st, 2015 Moderator: Jeremy Drobeck, Amerifirst Home Mortgage Panelists: John Denny, Northpointe Bank Scott Cowherd, Kalamazoo Mortgage Steven Woloszyk, PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company Attendees learned about underwriting concerns, tools & tips for credit integrated disclosures coming Aug. 1st, red flag items, and... Read More
Big scary changes coming in August 2015 to the real estate industry - NOT! - What is TRID? Did you hear? TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule or TRID will be here August 2015. There are some different in's and outs to the rule but the jist of it is that disclosure of figures has to... Read More
This event is going to be a ton of fun and great opportunity for real estate agents to bombard lenders with questions. Location Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors When: May 21st, 2015 Time: 8:30 - 10:00 Catered made to order omelets @ 8:30 - - Presentation @ 9:00 am Moderator: Jeremy Drobeck, Amerifirst Home Mortgage... Read More
Each year we try and bring relevant education topics to real estate professions. These topics are designed for agents at any level. Regardless if you are a rookie agent or seasoned veteran there is always more to learn. In this forever shifting real estate market we are here to help you level up your game! Below you will find a list of the topics we plan to cover and dates for each. For each topic we are offering a Live event and a Zoom Webinar on the same topic the following week. As the events get close we will have more details just follow the links to learn more and register for the events.
For those agents that would rather just hang out, network, & talk business we are holding a 5:01 Happy Hour called Pizza & Beer with Jeremy the third Wednesday every month.