September 2018

Step Forward Down Payment Assistance is Available for Michigan First Time Buyers

By |2019-03-24T20:56:29-04:00September 28th, 2018|First Time Home Buyer|

We have some great news for Michigan first time home buyers.  MSHDA (Michigan State Housing Development Authority) is launching a new program, Step Forward, on October 8th. This new loan will provide $15,000 in down payment assistance when used in conjunction with a MSHDA loan. First, what [...]

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Self-Employed Mortgage Access Act May Help Michigan Homebuyers with Nontraditional Incomes

By |2019-03-24T20:57:43-04:00September 20th, 2018|Loan Eligibility|

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, are actively seeking ways to better underwrite self-employed and "gig-economy" mortgage applicants. What is the Gig Economy? The gig economy consists of workers who are self-employed, small business owners or entrepreneurs that do not have the traditional income and W-2s [...]

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3 Michigan Down Payment Assistance Programs That Are Helping Buyers

By |2019-03-24T20:57:59-04:00September 14th, 2018|Down Payment Assistance Programs|

Can't Afford a Down Payment? Michigan Down Payment Assistance May Help So you have found the perfect home, your credit is in good standing and you have no problem making the monthly payments. Only there is one problem - you do not have enough money [...]

4 Benefits of Shopping for a New Home in the Fall

By |2019-03-24T20:59:01-04:00September 6th, 2018|Home Loans|

Oakland County Mortgage Lender Explains Benefits of Buying in the Fall Although spring is the most popular time for homebuyers, September and October may be the perfect time to fall in love with your new home. Houses that didn’t sell during the spring and summer will [...]