I would hire a REALTOR to work for you as a Buyer's Agent. He/she can create a search in the MLS specific to your search criteria and will notify you the minute a new listing comes on the market. Good luck!... more
I would contact a local Realtor who can work for you as a Buyer's Agent. He/she will have access to ALL foreclosure properties as they come on the MLS. There is no such thing as a special list of foreclosures that are coming on the market. When they become available, they'll appear in the MLS. You want to make sure you have a Realtor who has a search set up so that you'll be notified the minute a new listing comes on the market.
Do NOT fall for the RealtyTrac scam and do not trust any agent/entity who claims they have this "list" of foreclosed properties. They don't.... more
Here's a link to a blog I wrote on how to find rent-to-own properties. (The process for finding land contracts would be almost identical. And in Michigan, people will be more familiar with the term and the process of land contracts.) http://bit.ly/findaleaseoption
Hope that helps.... more
Just found your question from a over a year ago...hope you found a place. If your still looking, give me a call. I am able to search listings in the multiple listing service and check for "owner financing" .... more
Just found your question from a year ago...hope you found a place. If your still looking, give me a call. I am able to search listings in the multiple listing service and check for "owner financing" .
In order to make an educated offer, you really need to determine what current market value is. What it is listed for needs to be discounted for the sake of looking to see what has actually sold and then adding or subtracting value ofr upgrades or needed repairs. When purchasing you should have a buyer broker who can assist you with purchasing a home, you can usually sign one up at no cost to you. They get paid by the listing agent at closing a fee advertised to them in MLS. This way you have someone looking out for you. If you would like a referral of a good buyers agent in that area please email me, I hope this helps and good luck with your search Andrea.... more