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Brek Schutten, Real Estate Pro in Grand Rapids, MI
Brek Schutten answered:
Many of the homes I have seen in Kentwood are listed, Seller is Agent. So is that something I should avoid like the plague? Does it really matter?
There is nothing to worry about with the listing agent being the owner as long as you are represented by your own buyers agent. A buyers agent will work to represent you first and forem ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 21, 2013 Home Buying in Kentwood
Amanda and J…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Amanda and Jared Christiansen answered:
If someone has asked this question before Great I'm not alone! I have an Associate Degree in Business and live in Kentwood. However I am intrigued
I know that I can't help you in the Michigan or Indianapolis markets, but we would be happy to help you if you have any questions about the Fort Wayne market. 260.704.0842 is my direct ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 25, 2013 Home Buying in Kentwood
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
I saw a home on Pine Vista. It says it has a 0 lot line. I'm not familiar with the term, but a lot of strange ones come up for Kentwood! What's that?
I would like to see how it was used, but if it said the house had a zero lot line, and not that the lot did, it would mean the house is directly on the lot line with no set-back as is o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 20, 2013 Home Buying in Kentwood
Brian Lorenz, Real Estate Pro in Byron Center, MI
Brian Lorenz answered:
725 blue ash dr. what is mo. fee
Beatrice:
The monthly association fee is $201 per month. If you would like the full listing emailed to you, or if you would like any other info, feel free to email me at brianlorenz@r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Home Buying in Kentwood
Brian Lorenz, Real Estate Pro in Byron Center, MI
Brian Lorenz answered:
We have been pre-approved for a loan up to 110k. The problem is locating a home in Kentwood, which is FHA approved. How can we know this?
A trusted buyer's agent can show you how to determine if a home can be purchased with an FHA insured loan for free. There is no list, but listing agents usually indicate (in a field tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 30, 2013 Home Buying in Kentwood
ladyhawk3_98, Renter in Kentwood, MI
ladyhawk3_98 asked:
Family of 4 with 2 cats looking for a 3/1.5( ) for rent in the Kentwood, Byron Center or Caledonia area. Looking to stay around $850 a month. --
This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/rental/3101981403-5752-Ridgebrook-Ave-SE-Kentwood-MI-49508
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Rentals in Kentwood
Karen Paytas, Real Estate Pro in Macomb County, MI
Karen Paytas answered:
How long before I can use commission as income when qualifying for a mortgage?
I would recommend you speak with a mortgage loan officer. Since you are working your first job after getting your degree the qualifications could be different.

Good Luck,

Karen P ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 31, 2012 Financing in Kentwood
Michael Emery, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Michael Emery answered:
Mom is 77 years old and wonders if she can still use Dad's GI loan to buy a house. Can we buy it together?
This is from the VA website.

The unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran who died on active duty or as the result of a service-connected disability is eligible for the VA home loan b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 26, 2012 Home Buying in Kentwood
Brek Schutten, Real Estate Pro in Grand Rapids, MI
Brek Schutten answered:
How long after bankruptcy do you have to wait to get a mortagage?
If you have gotten the bankruptcy discharged, generally you can get a decent mortgage after two years. If you have a larger down payment, you may be able to find a lender that can help ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 13, 2012 Financing in Kentwood
Jill Robinson, Real Estate Pro in Elkhart, IN
Jill Robinson answered:
i have bad credit and i'm paying $600 an month for rent but i rather pay that for my own home can i get any help to get a home please help me
I understand your situation, have you talked to a lender to see how you can start to repairing your credit. that would be the first step, then maybe you can buy a house in a year or so, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 8, 2012 Home Buying in Kentwood
Chip Andis, Real Estate Pro in Waterford, MI
Chip Andis answered:
can I make an appointment to visit the house at 5PM Tuesday (02/08/2011)Call me: 616 558 8494 or email me vinhnghiho@yahoo.com
As a real estate professional in Michigan I always advise people interested in properties to obtain the services of their own Buyer’s Agent. Not only will your Buyer’s Age ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 5, 2011 Home Buying in Kentwood
Donna Tashji…, Real Estate Pro in Grand Rapids, MI
Donna Tashjian answered:
I am looking for a lease option or land contract on a home in Kentwood school district. Where do I turn?
Working with a Realtor who has contacts with investors or homeowner who be willing to lease option their home or land contract would be a key. I have experience in this area. In both ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 3, 2010 Home Buying in Kentwood
Hannah Flieg…, Real Estate Pro in Larkspur, CA
Hannah Fliegel answered:
If I purchase a 112,000 home with 5,000 down payment on a land contract, what can I expect to pay per month?
You have to know the interest rate. For example let's say it's 5.5% interest rate, here would be your monthly mortgage payment, approximately.

A 30 year amoritzed loan at ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 3, 2012 Financing in Kentwood
Pamela A Urb…, Real Estate Pro in Ada, MI
Pamela A Urbanski answered:
I am looking to purchase a home on land contract in the kentwood area. I have bad credit due to messy divorce, it is improving, however, I know I
Have you thought about a lease to own home?

Pamela Urbanski
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 19, 2013 Home Buying in Kentwood
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
My husband and I are trying to buy a condo (a private owner forclosure) in a development where the
Using a buyers agent can assist in presenting an offer that benefit of all parties. If your attempt low ball an offer bank usually wont respond. Are you submitting your offer with pre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 4, 2009 Financing in Kentwood
The Anders T…, Real Estate Pro in Grand Rapids, MI
The Anders Team 616-447-5041 answered:
Searching to buy a home on land contract, or rent (long term), Kentwood, Caledonia, or nearby. Needing 3
Hi CDB, we can help you find the home, email us and we can help you begin the process!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 3, 2010 Home Buying in Kentwood
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