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cindycel33, Home Seller in Ludington, MI
cindycel33 answered:
Hello. I am looking for a house to rent in or near Ludington, Mi. Begin new job on Saturday. Short notice.
I have a partly furnished three bedroom two bath two-story home with a garage on a nice corner lot in the City of Ludington that I am going to need renters for. It won't be available un ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 7, 2014 For Rent in Ludington
James M Foley, Real Estate Pro in 49431
James M Foley answered:
How much lower can a buyer typically offer the seller on the price of a short sale property? Is there a good rule of thumb?
A "good rule of thumb" is to talk to an experienced broker/agent and discuss with them. It often depends on many variables they can help you with and may include such things as how man ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 4, 2014 Home Buying in Free Soil
Derek Tunison, Real Estate Pro in Clinton Township, MI
Derek Tunison answered:
can a college graduate get a house?
Debra is right, you need good credit, a down payment (can be borrowed), and income. I am a mortgage specialist in Michigan. I would be happy to help you obtain a pre-approval to start ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 20, 2014 Home Buying in 49431
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
how easy is it to get a home?
Depends on your overall financials, therefore visit with any licensed loan officer, all else would really be speculation; be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in o ... more
2 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 18, 2014 Home Buying in 49431
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
I found a great home on a street with really bad homes. The house value remains high, purchase price well below value. My conundrum - what to do?
Buy it!

Home value high.
Neighbothood of great homes.
Price well below value.

If you are correct in your assessment, you can sell it tomorrow for a profit.
Buy it!

What is c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 10, 2014 Home Buying in 49431
Cherylbrente…, Home Buyer in Southfield, MI
Cherylbrenterickson answered:
I signed a Exclusive Buyer Agency Contract 2 days ago. Can I get out of it now?
legally you can get out of any contract within 3 days of signing, claiming buyers remorse. Good luck
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 3, 2014 Home Buying in 49431
Ben Korendyke, Real Estate Pro in 49431
Ben Korendyke answered:
If one can be found,how lengthy is the land contract purchase process? I'm one of those who'd like to go this way also,if possible.
Ms P,
Hi Land Contracts can go very quick, as quick as a cash sale. typically sellers want at least 10-30 percent down if they sell that way.
Let me know if I can help and Thanks for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 30, 2013 Home Buying in 49431
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
My husband and I are going to move to Ludington, MI in the Spring (or before ) and need a good buyer's agent to work with us now.
When you want to buy a home without getting ripped off, hire an Exclusive Buyer Agent. EBAs only work with homebuyers and there is never a conflict of interest that will jeopardize your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 13, 2013 Home Buying in 49431
Shannon Hami…, Home Buyer in Charlotte, MI
Shannon Hamilton created a review:
Lovely lakeside town Ludington might just be the best city in Michigan! There are wonderful places to eat, quaint shops, endless fish to catch, the best State Park around & of course…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 13, 2013 In My Neighborhood
Linda Grey,…, Real Estate Pro in 32128
Linda Grey, Realtor, e-Pro,SFR answered:
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 12, 2013 Home Buying in Branch
Steve Parsons, Real Estate Pro in Salisbury, MD
Steve Parsons answered:
Is internet available for this location?
According to my research on this property, there is no cable or DSL in this area. You'd have to go with a dish and use DISHnet or HUGHESNET (DirecTV).
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 15, 2013 Home Buying in Branch
Kim Glass, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Kim Glass answered:
i am looking for home to rent in the coutry a three or four bedroom house rent around 500 to 600 thank you sandy
Hi bucknersandra588,

While it doesn't look like there are currently any listings fitting the criteria you described, I recommend that you continually check out what is listed here fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 For Rent in Scottville
Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
I am looking for a home to buy on a land contract. I am looking for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath. It must be in the Ludington area. Thank You
What happens if the seller’s wife catches him with another woman and kills them both?

Or the seller goes bankrupt? Or gets sued for divorce?

Anytime you try to work aro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 27, 2012 Home Buying in 49431
Mike.lafleur, Renter in Oscoda, MI
Mike.lafleur answered:
Has Ludington recently raised their non homestead tax rate? Are they the highest rate in Michigan for non homestead rates?
They are far from the highest in Michigan. That title goes to Royal Oak with a non-homestead rate of 94 mills. It looks like the City of Ludington is what, 56 mills? (Still lower than m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 27, 2012 Home Buying in Ludington
Kristy Wagner, Real Estate Pro in Ludington, MI
Kristy Wagner answered:
I am looking for a home to flip
Hi Judyperski!
There's lots of homes to choose from in the market. Your decision has to be how much work are you willing to do? How much money are you willing to invest in the home and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Buying in 49431
Michael Emery, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Michael Emery answered:
What does "subject to third party approval of short sale mean"?
The bank has to approve the sale as they're the one losing money on the deal. It's considered a contingency in most contracts, much like an inspection contingency. All short sales will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 2, 2012 Home Buying in Free Soil
Martin Popp, Real Estate Pro in Farmington Hills, MI
Martin Popp answered:
Is seller required to repair failing septic after 14 months of sale?
Hi Cablegirl163

When purchasing a home you should have had an inspection clause in the PA for the home and the septic field. It is best to always have the home inspections done no m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 22, 2012 Home Buying in Free Soil
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
Long question about mortgage and credit.
Good morning Leo,

I recommend getting your credit issues resolved before you begin negotiating for or even looking at homes. I don't really understand how there's revolving debt tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 17, 2012 Credit Score in 49431
Leo Martinez, Home Buyer in 49431
Leo Martinez answered:
I am looking for a buyer's agent in Ludington, Michigan. How do I go about looking for one?
I am in the same boat. I have a real estate agent that we are working with and have found a house that we want to buy. should he now be my buyers agent in this case?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 16, 2012 Home Buying in 49431
Kristy Wagner, Real Estate Pro in Ludington, MI
Kristy Wagner answered:
DAMN is anyone giving out home loans??? granted i know my credit score isnt great...but im a mother of 2 kids and living above a bar because
Hi Peaches_jeni
There are a couple of choices out there for you. #1 find a Realtor to help you out. #2 find a mortgage lender willing to work with you to get your credit score repaired ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 29, 2011 Financing in 49431
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