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kevinwt83, Home Buyer in Norvell, MI
kevinwt83 asked:
is MSHDA the way to go for people with bad credit? our middle score was 623 last time we checked 5 months ago... we have been trying to buy a house for the last 2 years, and haven't been able to be approved for a mortgage due to credit issues and having a judgement on our credit. we have since been…
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 27, 2015 Home Buying in Jackson
vandellstewa…, Home Buyer in Ann Arbor, MI
vandellstewart answered:
The downtown area of Jackson has the best lay-out and the Victorian homes on First Street are amazing some date back to 1862 or earlier.
I am looking to purchase a home in Jackson and I had heard the downtown area wasn't safe. I frequent the area and it doesn't look bad to me. Thanks for your comment because it reinfor ... more
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Derek Tunison, Real Estate Pro in Clinton Township, MI
Derek Tunison answered:
I have a 561 credit score. been building it back up. I need a home not a rental. Are there any lenders that approve?
Most lenders want to see a credit score with a minimum of 580 for FHA and 640 for Conventional. I have a lender that will work with borrowers who have 10% down of non borrowed funds wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 11, 2014 Home Buying in 49203
spoiled_rott…, Home Buyer in Jackson, MI
spoiled_rottenk answered:
There is a house i have been wanting to buy for years. Owner want a land contract i want to pay cash.
Why don't you just buy the house on the land contract that he's wanting. Pay it off in a couple months & there's nothing he can do about it. Just make sure your contract doesn't say any ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 19, 2014 Home Buying in 49203
Derek Tunison, Real Estate Pro in Clinton Township, MI
Derek Tunison answered:
Hello, I am interested in looking at the home on 2932 Overhill Rd.I would love to rent to own or just rent if possible.
I am a mortgage specialist in Michigan. Is there a reason you wouldn’t consider buying? I have lenders that will lend to borrowers with a credit score as low as 500. I would start by ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 1, 2014 Credit Score in Jackson
Bart Gabe, Real Estate Pro in California
Bart Gabe answered:
Why wont banks or other lenders do manufactured houses? I have seen a couple very nice ones but when you tell the bank..they will run the other way.
Let's discuss your manufactured loan scenario in more detail. Contact me at 800 315 8803. My name is Bart and I have been offering manufactured loans since 1987. I am happy to answer yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 24, 2014 Home Buying in 49203
mariemckessy, Real Estate Pro in Jackson, MI
mariemckessy answered:
Is the neighborhood safe,.I am a single father with a 5&9 yr.olds?
Real Estate Agents are not allowed to comment on crime rates . For information contact your local police dept.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 4, 2014 Traffic & Public Transportation in Jackson
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
what is the crime rate at the walmart at 1700 W. Michagin Ave. Jackson, MI
Your best resource from crime statistics is the local police or sherrifs department. Most of them will have a web site where you can check.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 2, 2014 Crime & Safety in Jackson
Kirby, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Kirby answered:
When must earnest money be deposited? If obtained before offer bottomlined, does it need to be deposited?
In Texas, once you have a completely executed contract, you have until 5 PM on the second business day following the executed date of the contract to deposit the Earnest Money.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 23, 2014 Agent2Agent in Jackson
Cory Latocki, Real Estate Pro in Jackson, MI
Cory Latocki answered:
Where does one find historical prices on homes sold in a given neighborhood in zip code 49201?
Hi Ted,
You can visit the Jackson County Government website and search for deeds dating back to the 1800. You can get most of the information for free by signing on as a guest, but if ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jan 15, 2014 Home Buying in 49201
Haig Istambo…, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Haig Istamboulian answered:
How many homicides in Jackson, MI in 2013?
Hello,

Realtors are not allowed to comment on crime rates nor are we as informed as the local police department. To answer your question correctly, I would suggest contacting the lo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 27, 2013 Crime & Safety in Jackson
A, Renter in Jackson, MI
A answered:
What is the average days on market to sell in Jackson, MI for houses in range of $40,000 and $80,000?
If the home is priced correctly, we are seeing them sell with 3-4 months, maybe faster. Let me know if I can help!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 19, 2013 Home Buying in Jackson
A, Renter in Jackson, MI
A answered:
Closing with HUD
HUD takes up to 45 days to close because it may take that long to get title work and the deed prepaired and signed by HUD. Most of our HUD transactions close in 3-4 weeks if they are a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 19, 2013 Home Buying in Jackson
Ben Latocki, Real Estate Pro in Jackson, MI
Ben Latocki answered:
i need to find a place that isaffordable in the 290-350 price range - recently became homeless 19 male
You can check what we have available for rent, it changes daily, so check back often. We are a rental management company in Jackson, MI.

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You ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Dec 10, 2013 Rentals in Jackson
Tim Creech, Real Estate Pro in Clarklake, MI
Tim Creech answered:
What happens if you have equity in a home that forecloses?
That is a great question and a little tricky to answer. Typically, but not always, a bank will "bid" what a payoff is at the time of the Sheriff sale, for collection reasons they could ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 8, 2013 Home Buying in 49201
Haig Istambo…, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Haig Istamboulian answered:
We have 2 dogs, and a 6 year old girl. We are in desperate need of a house to rent with a fenced in backyard. We work full time and go to school.
Hello Megan,

Where are you looking, how many bedrooms do you need, what price range are you looking in? If you can post some of this information or email me directly and I can see wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 2, 2013 Rentals in Jackson
Nathan LaZeb…, Real Estate Pro in Jackson, MI
Nathan LaZebnik answered:
3637Seymour Road
Hello Kellenberger!

Thank you for your question about home buying in Jackson. I have lived here all my life & would love to answer any questions you may have about our town.

Than ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 24, 2013 Home Buying in Jackson
Kirsten Knue…, Real Estate Pro in Jackson, MI
Kirsten Knueppel answered:
we maybe moiveing the the area from ohio do not know what areas are nice how would i go about
I would be happy to discuss your move to the area. Please feel free to call or email me.

Thank you,
Kirsten Knueppel
RE/MAX Mid Michigan
kirstenk@remax.net
517-812-1905
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 3, 2013 Rentals in Jackson
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