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Fri Sep 23, 2016
Michael Oakes asked:
I received an email to confirm my account. I entered my email address and confirmation code into the fields and hit "Submit." The fields clear with no notification whether I…
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Thu Oct 31, 2013
Pam Bava answered:
Hi Jennifer,

I'm curious to hear what happened with your deal? Did you get it closed?

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Wed Sep 18, 2013
bakeralishar answered:
where do i find listings of land contracts in kent county michigan?
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Sat Sep 8, 2012
Eric Michael answered:
Find a local real estate agent that you feel comfortable working with. They'll be your best resource.

If you want me to find and interview one for you, just let me know. I have a lot of connections around the state.

I wrote a blog post about land contracts. I'll post it below. Hope you check it out.

Eric Michael

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Fri Feb 17, 2012
Stephen Connolly answered:
You have most of the answers. Refinance, ask him to qualify on his own, request lender to qualify him , or, SELL. This is an issue. Hopefully he is current on payments.
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Tue Mar 1, 2011
Brek Schutten answered:
I am finding that a lot of people are willing to consider land contracts now. The problem with them is that they usually require a pretty large down payment, so the situation has to fit perfectly for the buyer. The ideal buyer for a land contract is somebody who has money saved up, a steady income, and one distinguishing but explainable flaw in their credit history (bankruptcy, foreclosure, short-sale). Because the interest rates of land contracts are generally higher than a typical mortgage, it is usually better to get an FHA or conventional loan from a bank if you can. ... more
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Tue Jul 27, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
If you are interested in rentals, any local agent(s) can help you, contact any realty office(s) and inquire--or for by owner rentals, check local print media, word of mouth, etc.
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