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Mortgage and Lending - Providence Home Mortgage/ICCF



In the Greater Grand Rapids Area we are in a very depressed area with one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country. For us, it's mostly because of manufacturing job loss rather than due to exotic loans. Regardless, there are a lot of HUD REO properties. But we also have a lot of FHA borrow...
I have become increasingly frustrated when Realtors expect us to "eat" delays. I will go into detail. It's understandable for Realtors to be frustrated if no one is communicating with them and they simply don't know what is going on, but in my small shop, we are a three woman team, and between my...
I saw a tidbit on the Today Show Recently that I thought I'd share because I tried it to get my toddler and school aged kids to eat better. My hubby and I have a weakness for a local Thai food place. We love their noodles. We've gotten this quite regularly recently, and my middle daughter noticed...
It never ceases to amaze me that every once in a while, maybe every two years or so, a customer who is paying off collections in an effort to become mortgage ready, stops paying other bills on time in order to have the funds to pay off old collections. I can't quite understand how this makes sens...
I am so excited to report that MSHDA has rolled out a new program called the MSHDA/NSP 80/20 loan. Features of the program include: 80% first mortgage, no PMI 2nd mortgage up to $25,000 with repairs, 10K if no repairs Only 1% down requirement from buyer! Property type must be bank owned/foreclosu...

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