Financing A Home

June 15, 2023

Condo Questionnaire

What is the Condo Questionnaire?

If you are buying a condo with a mortgage, you will likely be paying for a condo questionnaire as part of your closing costs. Your lender will need to send a questionnaire to the management company, or condo board, with specific questions that will disclose ...

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Jan. 20, 2023

What! I have Radon?

Radon is everywhere. It's outside in the air that we breathe, so it is definitely inside our homes, workplaces and schools.  Any type of building can have Radon in it. More people are spending more time at home since the pandemic and, workplaces are still allowing their employees ...

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April 1, 2021

Earnest Money Deposit

What is the Earnest Money Deposit?

The Earnest Money Deposit is also known as the EMD. A deposit is normally taken when you write an offer on a home. It is not required, but highly recommended. It is unlikely that your offer will get accepted without one. There is no ...

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June 20, 2020

What Not to Do When Buying a House

What Not to Do When Buying a House?

Some tips from me with how to help you be a stronger buyer when you are out looking at homes.  There are many other factors involved in the buying process, but here are 5 big ones that are pretty common.

 

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June 2, 2020

Pre Approval Letter

What Do I Need to Prove I Can Buy a House?

You will need a Pre-Qualification Letter, Pre-Approval Letter or Proof of Funds Letter when you buy a house!  Do you know which one works for you?

Buying a home is certainly one of the most rewarding experiences you ...

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March 12, 2020

Seller Lied on Property Disclosure Statement

If you are buying or selling a house in Michigan, you need to know what Seller's Disclosures are.

What are Seller's Disclosures?

Who has to fill them out?  Who is exempt?

Do I still need to do a Home Inspection?

What if the Seller Lies on the ...

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March 21, 2019

5 Basic Steps to Follow When Buying Your Home

5 Basic Steps to Follow When Buying Your Home

1. Decide How You Are Going to Pay For It.   If you are paying cash for your home, you will need to make sure that your funds will be liquid in time for the closing date.  ...

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