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Entries from January 2009

What a difference a year makes – or does it?

January 25th, 2009 · No Comments · chesterfield township, macomb county mi real estate market

Around this time last year (I remember because it was cold and snowy – again!) I wrote an article about a home seller in our area (Chesterfield Township) who had success because of the things that they did correctly: They priced their home to compete with the bank owned homes that were cropping up in […]

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Tips to get through an FHA appraisal on a bank owned (foreclosure) purchase

January 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment · fha mortgages and first time home buyers, tips for home buyers, tips for purchasing a foreclosure

Wednesday of this week I had time to sit down and have a leisurely lunch with a mortgage represensative, Mike Caira of Great Lakes Mortgage Funding in Sterling Heights, that I think highly of and trust to give me the most accurate information. One of the things that I wanted to know was if he […]

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Privately owned homes are selling in Macomb County

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments · chesterfield township, macomb county mi real estate market, Real estate market reports - Macomb County

Contrary to all the doomsday talk about home sales in Macomb County and across the state of Michigan, homes that are owned privately are selling. Let me state this clearly:  Not all home sales in our area are foreclosure sales. During the last month (December 2008) 208 homes that were privately owned sold.    Out of […]

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Something to be excited about…

January 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

For those who are Detroit Tiger fans (ok, I’m a fanatic, not your average fan ) Spring training is almost upon us and word through the media grapevine is that injured pitchers Jeremy Bonderman and Joel Zumaya are already at Lakeland. The countdown to the first exhibition game is just 50 days today! I miss […]

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HUD and its $100 down program

January 6th, 2009 · No Comments · fha mortgages and first time home buyers, first time home buyers, macomb county mi real estate market, tips for purchasing a foreclosure

As it is with most mortgage programs and down payment assistance, there is much misinformation out there when it comes to the program details. HUD has a program for Michigan home buyers that allows for a $100 down payment when used with a FHA mortgage. A couple of important details with this program: You must […]

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