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Entries from June 2011

An increase in calls about “tagged” homes after purchase – what Macomb County buyers should know BEFORE they buy!

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Appraisals in Macomb County MI, Buyers agency, macomb county mi real estate market, tips for purchasing a foreclosure

In the last month or so I have received more phone calls about an article I wrote last year that warned Macomb County MI home buyers about “tagged” homes and the certificate of occupancy that is needed before they can move in. There are 2 things I have learned from these calls:    1) Some buyers […]

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Buying a foreclosure or bank owned home using FHA? What you need to know about FHA (or VA) repairs

June 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Appraisals in Macomb County MI, fha mortgages and first time home buyers, tips for home buyers, tips for purchasing a foreclosure

One of the most frequent issues that I run in to while representing a home buyer in my area (Macomb County, St. Clair County, Oakland County) is the fact that so many homes are foreclosures (bank owned) and my buyer clients are using an FHA or VA mortgage. FHA has what I term “health and […]

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Here we go again..proposed changes to FHA and what it could mean to our Macomb County MI real estate market

June 1st, 2011 · No Comments · fha mortgages and first time home buyers, macomb county mi real estate market, mortgages in michigan

I will probably sound like a broken record   (if you are old enough to remember vinyl records): Once again there is chatter and some serious talk about the government raising FHA down payments to 5%. (Currently the down payment for an FHA mortgage is 3 1/2 percent.)  This is just one of the changes being […]

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