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Gregory Morad, Real Estate Pro in Northville, MI
Gregory Morad answered:
The notes mention a guest suite....any zoning issues with that? Is the living area above the garage? How many cars does the garage hold? Thank you.
Hi Ralph,

This home is pending but to answer your question, yes there was a guest suite above the garage and no zoning issues for this. It is pretty common in Northville. It was a 2 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 27, 2013 Home Buying in Northville
Haig Istambo…, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Haig Istamboulian answered:
Looking for a Condo for lease preferrably with a garage. Looking to pay no more than $800-850.00.

If you click on the link below you will see everything that is currently listed for $900 or less in Northville and surrounding cities. I included both condos and homes. I did ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 27, 2014 Rentals in Northville
Haig Istambo…, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Haig Istamboulian answered:
Could you please recommend a good home inspector in and around Northville or Novi. Any other suggestion to Find a good home inspector?

Try this guy, he is very responsive, honest and thorough;

Glenn Loisel
(248) 670-5555
Safe & Sound Home Inspection Services, LTD.
Energy Audits, Wate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 12, 2014 Home Buying in 48168
Haig Istambo…, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Haig Istamboulian answered:
Refinance home not primary residence

There is NO reason to go what you are going through. You are a great candidate for a Short Sale. You have "hardships' that would have qualified for a short sale BEFORE you bou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 26, 2012 Financing in Northville
Dewayne White, Real Estate Pro in Northville, MI
Dewayne White answered:
How to beat the multiple offer and highest and best situations?
Keith- the deals are getting harder to come by as the market gets better.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Home Buying in Northville
Eric Michael, Real Estate Pro in Livonia, MI
Eric Michael answered:
Mortgage Discharged in Bankruptcy, Later foreclosed. How will this affect my ability to get a new mortgage?
Steven, I hate to answer it this way, but this question needs to be addressed by a real estate attorney.

Any agent that would answer something like this might be doing more harm than ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 20, 2012 Foreclosure in 48167
Stephen Fitz…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Stephen FitzMaurice, Realtor answered:
I have a question about financing for someone who is self employed.
It is really hard. Many agents know because we get 1099'd typically speaking at the end of the year. Unfortunately most of the loan programs that helped people like yourself are gone. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 19, 2012 Home Buying in 48168
Cindy Finner…, Real Estate Pro in Lincolnwood, IL
Cindy Finnerman - SFR answered:
Why there are very few houses for sale? and hardly no foreclosure/ bank owned sale in Novi/ Northville? I am looking for house around 325K.
That is a good thing, sounds like a very stable area. The bad thing for you is, when a property is available in that area you probably won't be able to negotiate as much as in an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 25, 2011 Home Buying in Northville
Maureen Fran…, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, MI
Maureen Francis answered:
Is it normal that I will be charged for 1% service fee by lender?
Are you being charged points for your mortgage? Sounds like something you should be clarifying with your lender.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 29, 2012 Home Buying in Northville
Michael Warr…, Real Estate Pro in Novi, MI
Michael Warren answered:
Anyone have a current estimate of 205 Baseline? Yellow house next to Cabbagetown Park. Can't find comps.
Hi Buddha

Very nice looking house. Houses in the city of Northville are very difficult to estimate their value without seeing the house because of the various features, details, upgr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 7, 2014 Home Selling in Northville
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
"This particular property requires a third-party investor approval"What does this mean?
I believe this is a duplicate question--Since no link is visible and no address given, you may wish to ask your question again so that it may be answered accordingly--in the meantime an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 30, 2010 Foreclosure in Northville
Cicely Brook…, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, MI
Cicely Brookover answered:
Given the current mortgage mess, how much can you ask for in cash back at closing for closing costs, repairs, etc?
Nothing to do with "mortgage mess", but if your cash flow is tight, you may ask for 3% seller's concessions on a conventional loan to cover your closing costs and at this ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 30, 2010 Home Buying in Northville
Realtor Nash…, Real Estate Pro in Oakland County, MI
Realtor Nash Group answered:
Question regarding home equity
Hi Nate,

If you are reporting profits out of your stock trading for the last two years, then I would beleive you may qualify for a loan based on income you are reporting from stock t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 23, 2009 Financing in 48167
Garrett, Other/Just Looking in 20624
Garrett answered:
Can you simply walk away from the home on which you have a mortgage even though you are still employed? Does the Lender have any legal recourse?
Hell yeah (recourse); debt collection practices are laws on the books in every state.
Lender's recourse is to foreclose. Foreclosure banishes you from a Freddie/Fannie-backed m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 29, 2012 Foreclosure in 48167
A Mills, Real Estate Pro in Greenville, SC
A Mills answered:
Are there any Federal/State tax rebates for purchasing a new home, other then first time home buyer rebates?
Are you aware that you can write off a lot of the interest on your mortgage? That is a huge federal tax break each year!

Good Luck!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 23, 2009 Home Buying in 48168…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX Dallas Realtor answered:
how do I find out which bank is doing the foreclosure?
Any property you have an interest in refer to county website list bank who owns the property. Tax rolls at times can run a few months behind from title transfer or close date.

Nati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 23, 2010 Home Buying in 48167
Jason Herten…, Real Estate Pro in Champaign, IL
Jason Hertenstein answered:
Any good deals on large, clean, pet-friendly condos in Northville?
I found about 16 places that may fit your criteria. I found them at

Check out the link below to look for it in better detail.
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2009 For rent in Northville
Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Tony Grech answered:
I have put an offer in on a short sale and I know that the banks take some time to look through the
Your agent should be able to do this for you. Basically it needs to be worded that ,"this offer to purchase is valid until whenever," and if the time frame comes and goes then the offe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 30, 2010 Home Buying in 48167
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Hello. I currently live in a 4 bed/2 bath bilevel in Northville, MI. There are 2 beds and 1 bath on each
The master suite would add more value than 4 small bedrooms. It is a great idea and will add some nice value to your house. Good luck with the renovations.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 8, 2011 Home Selling in Northville
Rose Mary Si…, Real Estate Pro in Northville, MI
Rose Mary Simms answered:
2009 Lease--when do we start????
Hi Mary ~

I assume you are working with a Buyers Agent which is the same as Leasing Agent Representative who works solely on your behalf. If not, call me.

Actually, it shouldn't b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 2, 2012 Home Buying in Northville
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