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Saginaw County : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Feb 1, 2017
Karen Peyton answered:
With scams being so pervasive, you'd do best to work with an agent.
Some listings presented for sale and rent on sites such as this don't even exist (e.g. a fake house number on a real street). The last thing you want is a contract with a crook. It happens! You must be careful!
Contact a local agent in the area (where) you will buy and let them vet the Sellers for you.
Good luck!
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Wed May 25, 2016
Ijhenderson asked:
BK August 2012
Foreclosure Dec 2014
Home was in Bk from 2012
LTV 95%
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Sun Aug 9, 2015
Karen Peyton answered:
You are missing vital pieces of information to answer your question (e.g. interest paid, interest earned, time, costs, etc.).
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Thu Apr 30, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
Laurie,
Google Maps is a great tool for this. I did a quick search and the results are in the link below.
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Fri Apr 3, 2015
Diana Hellman answered:
I think it's true that across the board, with the extremely cold weather up to now, we see fewer homes than usual coming to market and that creates an increase in the value of especially homes that are in nice condition. Buyers can get discouraged, but I think in the coming months there will be more inventory and a better situation for potential purchasers. ... more
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Thu Mar 26, 2015
Carol Lin answered:
Hi there,

Unfortunately property owners (at least in California) are only required to disclose deaths on the property that have occurred in the past three years from the time of a sale. From a realtor's perspective, the property owners are our only source for that type of information. ... more
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Wed Mar 4, 2015
Justin Tye answered:
Hi,

Yes you can purchase them with cash, If you don't need the program you don't need to use it. Usually it is around 30 days typically a normal close of escrow, but I have seen some go faster than that. ... more
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Mon Mar 2, 2015
Derek Tunison answered:
Megan,

You can choose to use and Realtor and Mortgage professional you like. I write mortgage's in all of Michigan and work out of Macomb Township. If you need help obtaining a pre-approval, please let me know.

Derek Tunison
Nowland Mortgage
NMLS 162605
Cell: 586-306-8994
derek.tunison@nowlandmortgage.com
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Thu Feb 26, 2015
Ray Spitler answered:
Check with the bank you do business with first. If you are borrowing a small percentage of loan to value, perhaps your credit will not be an issue.
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Thu Feb 26, 2015
Ray Spitler answered:
Hi Tammy, you can start by asking your friends or family who they have used and are happy with. If they don't have any recommendations for you, perhaps doing search from Realtor's in your area and calling a couple Agents to discuss your needs and see who you feel comfortable with. You can also read their testimonials on this website.

Of course, I would be happy to have that conversation with you as well.

Happy hunting!
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Thu Dec 4, 2014
Lisa (Adler) Fry answered:
The west side, especially west of Bay Road, north of Congress St. is a very nice area. I lived in that area for three years (as a divorced woman living alone) and had no problems at all. I only moved because I met someone from another town and we moved there. My home is for sale (3 bedroom brick Cape Cod) 2019 Brenner, 48602. It's listed on Trulia and with Berkshire Hathaway Realty. Good luck with your move! ... more
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Wed Nov 12, 2014
Ryan Seifferlein answered:
I can't say that one is more desirable than the other, it depends on what you are looking for in a neighborhood. Golfside is located in Saginaw Township but it is right at the edge of the City of Saginaw and where Saginaw Township begins and is filled with beautiful homes. ... more
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Wed Nov 12, 2014
Ryan Seifferlein answered:
They are located in the North West part of town in Saginaw Township.
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Thu Aug 14, 2014
Mark Wygent answered:
Someone who cannot disguise their interest in and commitment to matching their client's desires with the right home. Every purchaser and every sales agent is a person, and as varied as the leaves on a tree. But fortunately for us, we, unlike leaves, may give some verbal clues regarding our inner lives, and the things which matter most. Are you the right agent for me, and am I the right client for you?

-Mark Wygent
Email: mark@wygent.com
Cell: 302.565.0397
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Fri Dec 27, 2013
Melissa Riselay answered:
Hello Ashling,

If you are interested in the Saginaw, MI area I could be of help! I am a local agent and would be happy to talk with you about several properties that would make for a great investment! I look forward to hearing from you!

My contact info is:

Melissa Riselay
Realtor
Weichert Realtors Town & Country-Saginaw, MI
989-225-5999
melriselay@gmail.com
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Thu Oct 3, 2013
Ryan Seifferlein answered:
That is a question that you need to be sure and have answered before signing any documents or paying a security deposit. There is no standard to what "Rent" includes. However, it does seem to be common around here that "rent" includes the property and sometimes water and trash, leaving you to pay electric and gas. As I stated before though, each rental property varies in what is included. ... more
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Sun Sep 15, 2013
Dana Lindberg answered:
203k loan is designed to help home owners who are in need of financial help for home repairs, renovation, and even new purchase. 203k is a very good program however, getting it is not the easiest process. You have to team up with a great lender who is knowledgeable about it.

For more details about 203k loan, visit www.cfs203k.com. CFS Mortgage and RenovationReady brings together more than 50 years of traditional and renovation lending know-how. Let their team of experts help you.
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Tue Jul 30, 2013
Sally Grenier answered:
The foreclosure process can take a while...sometimes even a year or more! Unfortunately, you'll just have to wait til it comes on the market....if it doesn't get bought at auction.
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