August 17, 2018

Veterans Affairs (VA) Mortgage Loans

Veterans Affairs (VA) Mortgage Loans Veterans Affairs (VA) mortgages, make it easier for veterans to obtain financing for home ownership. VA loans are available to veterans […]
August 5, 2018
MSHDA DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

MSHDA DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

MSHDA DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) offers down payment assistance to people with no monthly payments. The down payment program offers […]
July 20, 2018

What is Fannie Mae’s HomeReady Program?

HomeReady Program The HomeReady mortgage program is able to save home buyers thousands of dollars on the initial costs of purchasing a new house. It allows […]
March 13, 2018
Finial Walk-through

What to look for when completing a final walk-through checklist.

What to look for when completing a final walk-through checklist. The home shopping experience can be exhausting. With the end in sight and the closing date […]
December 1, 2017
12 steps toward home ownership

12 Steps Toward Home Ownership

Here are 12 steps for people who are dreaming of a new home for the holidays. #1: Understand Your Numbers Future home buyers should take the […]
September 11, 2017

Lisa Whitman’s Secrets to Success.

This week we find out Lisa Whitman’s Secrets to Success. How Lisa started in the mortgage business, what are her secrets to success and the one […]
August 8, 2017

Why do I need a Real Estate Appraisal?

One of the most confusing aspects of obtaining a mortgage can be the appraisal process. Most people think that because a home sold for a certain […]
June 16, 2017
5 ways Realtors® can make their marketing blast off in July.

5 ways Realtors® can make their marketing blast off in July.

5 ways Realtors® can make their marketing blast off in July. The Fourth of July is a special holiday that we all enjoy as Americans. Exceptional […]
May 15, 2017
What are Closing Costs?

What are Closing Costs?

What are Closing Costs? Many new first time home buyers don’t realize what kind of costs that can be associated with a mortgage.  Whether they select […]
April 28, 2017

Michigan 203K Loan Program Options

What is a 203K loan? Dave: This week we had a special guest John Leach Branch Manager of Mortgage 1 lakeside office John is our 203k […]