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Buying West Michigan Real Estate: 5 Things To Consider

Buying West Michigan real estate, especially a home, is a taxing task one may say, but today's tendencies are unfolding a welcoming situation for many prospective home buyers in our West Michigan region. Right now, interest rates are low,...

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Good For Grand Rapids Real Estate: Nationwide 30-year Rates At 4.12 percent

Grand Rapids real estate shoppers can take advantage of average long-standing U.S. mortgage rates which have waned, pending their annual lows. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said countrywide averages for a 30-year Grand Rapids real estate finance...

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West Michigan Foreclosure Market

There was a sizable shift in foreclosure filings in July and this may reflect in the West Michigan foreclosure market. They reported that filings including default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions continue to recede on an annual...

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Please Lookout For Predatory Mortgage Relief Practices

Struggling homeowners seeking to save their house from foreclosure should lookout for a recent mortgage relief swindle. There are many groups that promise relief via upfront fees that are illegal, as discussed in the LA Times, for example....

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Living Trust Estate Planning In West Michigan

Living trust estate planning in West Michigan begins with proper planning, beginning with writing out a will. Such planning is on the rise, especially with Baby Boomers. It is often found ones who care for children with disabilities are most...

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There is Excitement In West Michigan Home Sales

Our Home of Grand Rapids, Michigan is one of the 10 Most Exciting mid-sized cities in the country There is Excitement In West Michigan Home Sales. Our humble city may not be seen as so humble as it grows into an active metropolitan area of...

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Help With Foreclosures in Grand Rapid, MI

Some may find help with foreclosures in Grand Rapid, MI and beyond are taken more seriously. Our state, and 14 others are developing more protections against those who prey on others in foreclosure circumstances; scammers. Back in July the CFPB...

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Grand Rapids Short Sale Procedures Can Be Better Than Foreclosures, For Credit's Sake

Is a Grand Rapids short sale better, compared to the national trends? An article by Daren Blomquist,of RealtyTrac noted that after the spike in short sales in Fall 2011 through the Spring 2012, the preferred way for troubled real estate is...

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Michigan Estate And Living Trust Planning Can Avert difficulties After Your Passing

There are no parents that wish their offspring to bicker between each other regarding the inheritance. Regretfully, clashes often unfold, particularly if a parent has given assets to one descendent but did not do so to other. However, the wise...

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