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Janet Anders…,  in Whitehall, MI
Janet Andersen answered:
House sold on Milham Ave, Portage, MI price quote available?
White7315, please provide me with the specific address and I'll be happy to assist you with the info ou needed, e-mail me .. Matt@PrimeEarth.net
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 3, 2012 In My Neighborhood in Portage
Jim Douglass, Real Estate Pro in Portage, MI
Jim Douglass answered:
Listing for 4180 Isabelle, zipcode 49024, states 2130 sq ft. The PortageMI.gov website shows this property has 1500 sq ft.
This agent is not being sneaky. On our Association rules you can state there is an "x" number of FINISHED square footage as long as you also state the actual square footage above grade. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 17, 2012 Home Buying in Portage
Chess & Kim…, Real Estate Pro in Humble, TX
Chess & Kim Scott answered:
Credit score at least 620 and would be upwards of 680 if credit card ($500Limit/Currently Maxed) was paid. How hard would it be to buy a <50k?
A mortgage lender would want to also look at your debt to income ratios. Most lenders want to see between a 620-640 minimum credit score right now. If you can afford to pay the credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 18, 2011 Financing in 49002
Daniel Moyle, Real Estate Pro in Portage, MI
Daniel Moyle answered:
Making an offer on Estate Sale?
One option for repairs and upgrades is the FHA 203k loan program. The Streamline 203k can help finance the appliances, the air conditioning and other improvements (it only covers limite ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 29, 2011 Home Buying in 49024
Daniel Moyle, Real Estate Pro in Portage, MI
Daniel Moyle answered:
I was told you don't need a lawyer to buy a home in Portage area?
It's true that you don't NEED an attorney to buy a home. Most real estate professionals and buyers agents will be familiar enough with the real estate laws that you will be fi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 28, 2011 Home Buying in Portage
Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M Brocco answered:
can a spouse name be added after the buy/sell contract has been signed? Some one told me that a new contract would have to be made with both
If your agent can't answer the question for you, for accurate information consider consulting with an attorney who specializes in real estate.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 12, 2010 Home Buying in 49002
Cathgrl, Home Buyer in 48152
Cathgrl answered:
can someone help me find who lives at 5541 Cheshire portage,mi 49002?
If you go to whitepages.com and do a reverse search and put in the address, you'll have your answer, assuming the information is up to date.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 11, 2009 Rental Basics in 49002
Gene Yakubov…, Real Estate Pro in Burlingame, CA
Gene Yakubovich answered:
Found a home and was told to make best final offer as there were 5 bids altogether. Our bid was more than
No. Quality of offer important.
Cash, escrow duration, inspections, etc. also the mortgage and downpayment.

0 votes Share Flag Mon May 18, 2009 Foreclosure in Portage
Maureen Fran…, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, MI
Maureen Francis & Dmitry Koublitsky answered:
My home is an REO. Will the bank come to me for the rest of what is owed on my mortgage?
Yes, the bank could come to you for the money. I have heard of them selling off the bad debt to collection companies who specialize in this.

Sorry you lost your home.
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2009 Foreclosure in Portage
Vicky Chrisn…, Real Estate Pro in Purcellvile, VA
Vicky Chrisner answered:
Where can I find out how to make a bid on this foreclosed property?
you likely have to wait until it resurfaces. you could send a letter to the owner of record at the county... but i don't know if they'd even respond. it may be that the bank is shift ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 24, 2009 Property Q&A in Portage
, Both Buyer and Seller in 49024
What is the average # of days on the market for a 4BR/3BA home in portage, In?
Jeff, It depends on many factors. The price of course being the main one in my opinion. The method you choose to use i.e. Conventional Mortgage, Lease w/Option to Purchase, Land Contrac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 24, 2009 Market Conditions in Portage
Maria Mantis,…, Real Estate Pro in Rye, NY
Maria Mantis, R.E. Analyst answered:
How can I tell where the dividing lines are for the different schools?
You will have to call the school district you are interested in to find out if the house is in that particular district. They have a list of all the addresses that are part of their di ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2008 Home Buying in Portage, MI
smith3gary, Real Estate Pro in White Lake, MI
smith3gary answered:
Will a bank give a mortgage based on collateral? Here is the situation - we have very poor credit currently,
3yl, I tried to do this also. I was told that because IRA's receive special treatment from the IRS because the customer does not have use of those funds. If they can pledge them as col ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 7, 2014 Home Buying in 49002
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