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Rental Basics in Detroit : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Nov 3, 2012
Haig Istamboulian answered:
Hello Antoine,

If you have a low credit score youwill not be able to get a mortgage. But you can try a Land Contract if you have a decent amount to put down as a deposit. Do you have any money to put down? If you don't have any money, it will also be difficult to do a Land Contract.

Renting is always an option also, and you can work on your credit while you rent. If you are serious about working on your credit, there are people who can help you with that.

I hope this helps you a bit.

Thank you and Good Luck,

Elias Realty
(248) 379-6547
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Mon Jun 17, 2013
Raymond Lee answered:
1. What kind of voucher?

2. Section 8 voucher from MSHDA?
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Thu Jun 7, 2012
Crystal Ireland answered:
Feel free to give me a call I would love to assist you. Crystal Ireland 248.659.5161
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Thu Mar 8, 2012
Reema Sharma answered:
hire an attorney to negotiate the lease. the amount of the security deposit
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Wed Jul 16, 2014
Charlene Johnson answered:
Hi Webby1,

If you are looking east suburbs: Eastpointe, St Clair Shores, Roseville, Sterling Heights etc.... these areas are in Macomb County, Detroit East - Grosse Pointe, Harper Woods and

If you are looking West: In Detroit - Rosedale Park, Sherwood Forest and Grandmount, this is considered Wayne County. Suburbs West - Southfield, Oak Park, Livonia, Troy, Bloomfield etc.... these are are Oakland County.

These are just a few nice areas, hope it helps :-)

Thank you,

Charlene Johnson
The Conquest Real Estate Group
16250 Northland Drive
Suite 202
Southfield, MI 48075
(313) 574-7633
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Mon Jan 31, 2011
Laura Feghali answered:
Hello Love,
I believe that you are inquiring who your landlord is from your question. Your lease should have the landlord's contact information so I suggest you look it over. If you used an agent to assist you in finding the rental property then ask him/her too.
I hope this is helpful.
Good luck to you!

Laura Feghali
Prudential Connecticut Realty
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Sat Nov 6, 2010
Monir Mamoun answered:
Yes. Lots. I just took a look on craigslist, not even on the MLS. Here -- all these are in Detroit with keyword "rent-to-own" ... more
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Wed Jul 16, 2014
Michael Warren answered:
Hi Ausinvestor

I can only give data (from our MLS) regarding property listed with a realtor or some management companies.
During the last six months in the City of Detroit, rental houses were on the market for an average of 69 days.
Price, condition and location are factors which can significantly impact the number of days on market.


Mike Warren
Keller Williams Realty
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Sun Sep 19, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to any legal questions/information and for accurate answers/information, do consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate--he/she will be your best source of advice. ... more
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Tue Mar 30, 2010
Dan Tabit answered:
Are you month to month or are you on a lease? If you are on a lease, you may have tenant rights through the end of the term. The truth is you may need to consult an attorney to know all your options. ... more
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Wed Jun 24, 2009
Erstrat asked:
I've heard it must be registered with the city? Is this neccesary? Are there ave. fees I can expect to pay and would my electrical fuse panel have to be updated to circuit breaker? In ...
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Wed Jun 10, 2009
Bob McClure answered:
hi......there are plenty of nice areas.i can forward the name of a realtor or you can find one of the many qualified agents here on trulia.....i also have a partner that has some homes in detroit, in nice areas that we would consider selling on land contract.......i hope that helps.bob mcclure- success mortgage parners- plymouth, michigan.... ... more
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Tue May 17, 2011
Chris Mabry SRS,e-PRO answered:
Nao, is my favorite. I hope this helps!
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Wed Apr 8, 2009
Maureen Francis & Dmitry Koublitsky answered:
Something appears to be wrong with those numbers. Those taxes are very high. The taxes are calculated by multiplying the taxable value by the millage rate for the municipality. Summer taxes are higher because they include the school tax. ... more
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Mon Nov 17, 2008
smith3gary answered:

I'm not sure how easy it will be to rent a home in Warrendale in the current market. I do suggest joining a real estate investment club such as Wayne County REIA. There would be several experienced landlords in the group. (there are also REIA's in Oakland, Macomb, and Livingston County)

To get an estimate, you can go to and narrow your search to the area or, search by map on the site below. enter 1 or 2 thousand as the maximum price on the first site and select advanced criteria on the second site to bring up a rental check box.
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