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Derek Tunison, Real Estate Pro in Clinton Township, MI
Derek Tunison answered:
I have 6000 to put down on a 60,000. condoWhat would my lowest payments be
I a mortgage specialist in Macomb County, Michigan. I lend anywhere in the state of Michigan. I would be happy to do a quick pre-approval you, and discuss your options. Please contac ... more
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Sharon Edwar…, Real Estate Pro in Canton, MI
Sharon Edwards answered:
homes for sale land contract
I am answering a question about someone selling their interest in a land contract: It would be a case by case situation & it would have to do with the way the original agreement had be ... more
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Traci White, Renter in Westland, MI
Traci White answered:
Hi- My mother in law is looking for a home to buy on land contract...she has a substantial down payment, and is looking to buy westland/garden city
I am trying to get rid of my land contract home in Canton. Would she be interested in this area?

Traci White 734 536 8969
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 13, 2013 Home Buying in 48185
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
I do not have money for a down payment for a home. Is there still hope for me? I am currently renting & I have a job.
Just out of curiousity - if you don't have money for a down payment - do you have any savings in the bank?

If you don't, then I think you should save up before even thinking of takin ... more
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gowindstar, Home Buyer in Westland, MI
gowindstar answered:
I,m looking for land contract 2-3 bedroom home in Garden city or Westland /basement /garage /fenced yard - I have a small down THANK YOU
There are few sellers who will work with you on a land contract. Other gimmicks....Rent with option to Buy. Have you looked under Hud.gov and see what Uncle Sam has to offer. You seem t ... more
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gowindstar, Home Buyer in Westland, MI
gowindstar answered:
Westland, Belleville or Ypsilanti Lease Option or Short Term Land Contract
Count me out....your choice is limited and the waiting time may age me
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 14, 2013 Home Buying in 48185
gowindstar, Home Buyer in Westland, MI
gowindstar answered:
Is it possible to purchase a property directly from an asset management company or does it have to be listed with an agent?
Yes. as all parties are satisfied.....Dont scrrew the agent of his commission if he is working for you....they are trying to make a living
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 14, 2013 Home Buying in 48185
Eric Michael, Real Estate Pro in Livonia, MI
Eric Michael answered:
After 90 days, the short sale I'm trying to buy was approved! I've run into a major snag though - it appraised for way less than the agreed
I'd say you have a better than average chance, without know any other details about the transaction.

The bank will or has done their own appraisal(s) on the house, so they know prett ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 22, 2012 Home Buying in 48185
Eric Michael, Real Estate Pro in Livonia, MI
Eric Michael answered:
I am trying to find a house on land contract. It must be at least a 3 bedroom with a basement. Any help is appreciated. Thank you
There are a lot of potential problems that could come out of buying a land contract.

Read my blog about them in the link below.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 9, 2012 Home Buying in 48185
Trisha Dork, Real Estate Pro in Livonia, MI
Trisha Dork answered:
Can you tell me the approximate monthly utility costs on 36136 Abbey Dr. Westland, Mi 48185
If you call DTE and give them the address they can give you an estimate based on home and your use.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 27, 2011 Home Buying in 48185
Daryl & Brig…, Real Estate Pro in Livonia, MI
Daryl & Briget Urban answered:
On a MLS sheet for a michigan home, under Cont (contruction type) FRA/VIN is listed. What does this mean?
Hi Deb, Cicely is correct. Just to elaborate on the Fra/ it is a framed home. Meaning carpenters actually came to that home site and framed the home with either 2x4's or 2x6's ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 17, 2010 Home Buying in 48185
Andy Hargrea…, Real Estate Pro in Plymouth, MI
Andy Hargreaves answered:
$7,500 VS $8,000
Aside from Googling it, your broker should be able to provide you with a ton of great information/marketing material to help you with this.

It's a great tool for educating yourself a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 21, 2009 Home Buying in 48185
Derek Bauer,…, Real Estate Pro in Livonia, MI
Derek Bauer, Door to Dreams... answered:
Is house in a unfinished sub worth a looking?
I always told myself I would avoid a situation like you describe above ... but then late last year I found the perfect house in the exact same situation. Needless to say, I am sitting ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 4, 2009 Home Buying in 48185
Derek Bauer,…, Real Estate Pro in Livonia, MI
Derek Bauer, Door to Dreams... answered:
I would like to buy a second home but hesistant due to high property taxes. Is it a better investment rather?
Real Estate investing is not for the faint of heart. You need to weigh ALL of the factors ... carrying costs, rental income, rehab expenses, high non-homestead taxes, insurance, etc. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 15, 2009 Home Buying in 48185
Andy Hargrea…, Real Estate Pro in Plymouth, MI
Andy Hargreaves answered:
I am currently waiting for an answer to my offer on an as is short sale home. I will be doing an FHA loan,
It's really going to depend, in my opinion.

I have listings that are now in short sale status --
I encouraged the seller to consider ordering an inspection initially to know what th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2009 Home Buying in 48185
Sue, Home Buyer in Westland, MI
Sue answered:
CAN I GET A HOME LOAN WITH LITTLE OVER A YEAR BANKRUPT AND 550 CREDIT SCORE. i have money for down payment.
i have money for down payment and closing
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 29, 2008 Home Buying in 48185
Dylan Borland, Real Estate Pro in 48170
Dylan Borland answered:
How can I find out the realestate agent of a house with just a lock box on it. possible foreclosure home.
the best thing to do if you need any information on a proprty is get in touch with a local agent. Should you be looking for homes and need information such as this just shoot me the add ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 28, 2008 Home Buying in 48185
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