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Tue Feb 14, 2017
Bernard G. answered:
Hello,

I have emailed you regarding this concern.

Regards,

Bernard
Consumer Care Advocate
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Wed Jul 27, 2016
Hosni answered:
I see to the house of 3 bedrooms plus living plus dining room to be sitting spacious room and to be up to $ 950
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Wed Jul 27, 2016
Hosni answered:
I see to the house of 3 bedrooms plus living plus dining room to be sitting spacious room and to be up to $ 950
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Wed Jun 22, 2016
Altman.s answered:
MSHDA has down payment assistance up to $7500. There should also be a Community Action Agency in your area that, if you qualify, could get an IDA account for a down payment. Also check with banks, some have forgivable loans for down payment assistance (I know for sure Mercantile does). ... more
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Tue Jun 7, 2016
Rhapsodicbalish asked:
I'm working on getting a preapproval for a mortgage, that being an FHA loan. Can anyone tell me what down payment assistance programs are available for 2016 in "Michigan"?
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Wed Apr 13, 2016
MCM_STL answered:
Why do any of them have your house listed at any of those values? Why is the value your local taxing entity uses for property tax purposes rarely true market value?

Answer: Because they each come up with a meaningless relatively simple algorithm that cannot possibly take into consideration all of the ways that your house is and isn't similar to your neighbors' recently sold houses.

It can't really know how big your neighborhood is to actually know what radius of homes are comparable to yours. It can't know the huge difference a few streets' worth of distance can make. It doesn't know a thing about the condition of any of the properties in question. It can't tell the difference between similarly sized lots that have very different amounts of useful yard. I could keep going.

In other words, chances are every single one of those values you've noted above are wrong. If any of them are right, it's pure chance.
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Thu Oct 29, 2015
Jennifer Howard Barghout asked:
Thu May 28, 2015
Anne & Glenn Hunter asked:
I've sold on my own in another state which had a standard officially accepted residential sale and purchase blank form I could download. I'm looking for the same accepted in the state of…
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Wed May 6, 2015
Randy Patti answered:
Good Morning Martin,
If you would like to email me at: revestrealty@gmail.com or call me at 586.782.6400 I can run a search for you and help you in anyway I can to find you a home.
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Mon Mar 2, 2015
Michael Pittman answered:
They are not benefitting themselves if they do. I would call the agents broker and ask if they can assist. They agent may be green and needs some assistance.
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Sun Mar 1, 2015
Lorraine Hill answered:
I like them myself. If I am driving through a neighborhood and see several houses, the flyers help me compare houses side by side. But my realtor says you can't keep track to picks them up or if someone picks one up. My experience I thought my box would be empty all the time but it didn't look link any were taken and they just got wet and ruined all the time. So I see both sides, I don't know which is better. I myself hate automated phone messages, especially if it makes a pushy realtor call and bug me if I am just casually looking. But I see the realtors side and it helps them know how many people have inquired about the house. So I guess as a buyer I like the flyers, as a seller I like knowing if someone and how many people are interested in my house. ... more
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Sun Mar 1, 2015
Steve Khoe asked:
Currently, I live in Michigan, but I may be moving to Texas in a year or so. I owe about $90,000 on my house and it's worth probably mid- to upper $50s. My salary won't allow me…
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Thu Feb 26, 2015
Ryan Rivera answered:
It is possible. There are many factors that come in to play to obtain a mortgage loan. I would recommend contacting a loan originator in your area. They can dig deeper and point you in the right direction. ... more
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Thu Feb 26, 2015
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Wed Feb 25, 2015
Tim Moore answered:
What sort of auction? Foreclosure auction? Private auction? Online auction? They all advertise the upcoming auction so it's not hard to find. Online auctions advertise the opening bid as marketing to those thinking they will get it for cheap. Becarefull with those. Lots of rules to follow. ... more
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Mon Feb 23, 2015
Jeffrey Parks answered:
Short answer is yes. However, the instrument or document would be a "Deed in Lieu of foreclosure"
whereby the Homeowner would sign the property back to the mortgagee and have no further rights to the property. Each case has its own quirks, if you are considering this option I recommend you seek information from a local "experienced" or a "qualified" Real Estate Attorney. ... more
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Wed Dec 31, 2014
Diana Hellman answered:
Usually there is an agent working for seller(listing agent) and a different agent working for a buyer(buyer's agent). In these instances, the buyer's agent gives the offer to listing agent and listing agent working for the seller responds back to buyer's agent until a meeting of the minds occurs between the two parties. Sometimes the two parties cannot get to a point where the final price is acceptable to both parties. If the seller does not have their own agent, and a buyer does, then the seller would be negotiating with the buyer's agent. ... more
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Tue Dec 9, 2014
CLEMENCEAUINVESTMENT asked:
We are an Investment company purchasing Investment properties for our foreign investors. We are looking for a french speaking property manager. Most of our properties are located in Dearborn…
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