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Home Buying in South Lyon : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Dec 13, 2016
Lmomstime answered:
I have recently worked with the sales staff and built a new home with Healy Homes LLC. The sales staff was very accomodating and helped me with selections. I had spent several months shopping around the South Lyon area and was confident Healy Homes would make the customizations I wanted. I love my home and the community, as well as the South Lyon schools. I am very happy with my home. ... more
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Fri Nov 28, 2014
Robert Torrey answered:
The best thing to do is get with a trusted professional mortgage broker and he or she will direct you in the right direction.
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Mon Nov 24, 2014
Tim Moore answered:
Under certain conditions, yes. Contact USAA since they do so many VA loans they can answer the question for you.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Kristina Carlson answered:
You need to get a copy of the As Built of the property. That will show you the property lines where you can map out on the lot. IF you think that the recorded as built is not correct, you can pay a surveyor (around $400) to update for you. If the building is encroaching on your property, I would hire a real estate attorney to write up the appropriate paperwork for it to be fixed. Good luck! ... more
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Mon Jul 14, 2014
Cheryl asked:
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Mon Jul 7, 2014
Robert Torrey answered:
I would say a good score is 660. You can still get a conventional mortgage with a 620 just not a prime rate.
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Thu Jun 26, 2014
Derek Tunison answered:
The process is similar to buying a house under other financing terms. After the application is taken, and documents are gathered, the loan officer would see if you meet the qualifications for a Rural loan (Property location, income, etc.) If you are approved you would receive a basic pre-approval to start looking for a home. When you have an accepted offer on the home, you will start the mortgage process, depending the lender there are a few extra Rural documents you will need. When the loan clears the lenders side, the lender will request the loan be approval from the Rural department, when its cleared by them you can close you loan.

I am a mortgage specialist in Macomb, MI. I work with many buyers and Realtors in your area. I would be happy to work with you if you are looking for a lender in the future. Let me know if you have any more questions.

Derek Tunison
Sr. Mortgage Specialist
Nowland Mortgage
NMLS 162605
Cell: 586-306-8994
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Thu Jun 12, 2014
Cheryl answered:
I'm sorry to say, but yes. I had my manufactured home for sale. It is 2,300 sq.ft. 4 bed 2 bath
HUGE activity room. 1 1/2 car "attached" garage. I was selling it for $82,000. I had it on the market for one year, but the person who was "showing" the home for me (she wasn't selling it...there is a difference) wasn't doing anything to help me sell it. So I took it off the market. It's a beautiful home too! ... more
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Mon Nov 25, 2013
Michael Warren answered:
Good morning

There are houses with 2 acres or more on the market in South Lyon.
To better assist you would need to know your price range, house features, etc.
Give me a call or send an email if you would like listings and further information
of properties on the market.


Mike Warren, Broker
Brookfield Realty
39500 High Pointe, Suite 140
Novi, MI 48375
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Sat Oct 20, 2012
Michelle Payne answered:
Yikes Ron, I am not sure why you would insult someone and call them desperate! We are all doing the best we can do in this economy, sometimes we have to make decisions we need to make. We should be here to guide and give advice, not judge or insult. ... more
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Wed Oct 10, 2012
Michelle Payne answered:
I will send you a list a list of current homes on the market that might meet your needs
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Mon Oct 18, 2010
Inthemarket answered:
Thanks Scott.
I suspect that the judge has ruled the price and it was just replayed to the selling realtor through the trustee. I recall hearing that the case has come out of bankruptcy court, so I think they are done.
Sad. It's such a cute house and will sit vacant while they pay property taxes on it.
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Sun Aug 8, 2010
Rose Tibbles answered:
We have had positive results with some builders. We represented the buyers, had an appraisal done on their property, and presented it to the builder. We were able to make the deal and get our buyers a new home.

Be sure to have a buyer agent working with you every step of the way!

The Tibbles Team, Rose Tibbles (734) 812-6745
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Mon Dec 28, 2009
Hi April,

Adding a broker's fee would not increase the interest rate, however you may be confusing interest rate with APR (which are not the same). And APR would appear on a Truth in Lending (TIL) disclosure as opposed to a good faith estimate. Either way, it sounds like there may be a lack of communication between yourself and your lender so I'd recommend you address this with your loan officer and request an explanation. If the explanation is not satisfactory then I'd find a new lender. Good luck to you and happy holidays!
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Wed Jan 7, 2009
Robin Kay Cooke answered:
I realize this a late answer and agree that this is a great way to purchase a home. If you are still investigating this type of loan, you might want to contact National Home Lending out of Livonia as they also process these types of loans. Ask for Eddie, 734-521-0282, and please tell him I referred you. I'm also attaching the link for you to do some personal investigation through Michigan's website. Good luck! ... more
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Thu Aug 9, 2007
Geoffrey D. Leach answered:
22896 Saint George Circle is currently on the market for $389,000 MLS#27074667.
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