Normally a grant will not make be large enough to make a house affordable and/or get you to qualify if you would not without it. As an example a large grant in today's standards might be enough to cover closing costs.
Sit down with a mortgage lender you trust and figure a plan to get a mortgage loan. If you can get a grant great but in that way you would be ready to take advantage of any grant that may be out there.... more
There is a total of .98 acres and home is in the heart of outdoor wilderness. Are you looking for a property in this particular area or are you just looking in northern Wisconsin? Let me know what your criteria are and I will send you listings of similar properties that are available. Hope to help you out, Charlie Tiffany - Prime Realty, LLC - affiliated with Cabela's Trophy Properties. 715-495-1022... more
Commission does vary. The typical is 6% and half goes to the selling agent. However, if the property is very inexpensive, there is sometimes a minimum a brokerage could charge, which sometimes could be up to 10%. Commission can be negotiated if there is good reasoning. It is always best to express concerns up front and be open and honest. Most listing agents, if they have a good business model, often invest quite a bit of money into advertising and marketing their listings and their business. For most properties however 6% is about the norm. If the property is vacant land, commercial, or pretty inexpensive, sometimes that may not be the case.... more