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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014 Marc Edelstein FHA mortgages in Michigan, First Time Home Buyers, Michigan Mortgage Banker, Michigan Mortgage Lender, Oakland County Mortgage Banker, Wayne County Mortgage Banker 0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my clients, past, present, and future, and to all of my loyal readers. Be safe, be healthy, and try to remember the spirit of the day. If you have any questions about buying a house, obtaining a mortgage, or getting a preapproval letter, please contact me and I will be […]

What if I Miss My Closing Date?

November 26, 2014 Marc Edelstein FHA mortgages in Michigan, First Time Home Buyers, Michigan Mortgage Banker, Michigan Mortgage Lender, Mortgage News, Mortgage Tips, Oakland County Mortgage Banker, Wayne County Mortgage Banker 0 Comments

A concern for anyone buying a house is missing a closing date. This can cost the buyer their earnest money, kill a deal, or leave them without a place to live if they are selling a house and buying a new one. There are dozens of reasons why buyers miss a closing date, but the […]

Can I Buy a House if I Had a Short Sale?

November 21, 2014 Marc Edelstein FHA mortgages in Michigan, Michigan Foreclosures, Michigan Mortgage Banker, Michigan Mortgage Lender, Mortgage Tips, Oakland County Mortgage Banker, Wayne County Mortgage Banker 0 Comments

On Tuesday, I wrote about what to do to buy a house after a foreclosure. I didn’t think to include anything in reference to buying a house after a short sale, but several people have already asked, so I figured I would address it here. Buying a house after a short sale is much like […]

Can I buy a House if I Had a Foreclosure?

November 18, 2014 Marc Edelstein FHA mortgages in Michigan, First Time Home Buyers, Michigan Foreclosures, Michigan Mortgage Banker, Michigan Mortgage Lender, Mortgage Preapproval, Oakland County Mortgage Banker, Wayne County Mortgage Banker 0 Comments

With everything that has happened over the last eight or nine years, an unfortunately common question is whether or not you can buy a house if you had a foreclosure in the not-too-distant past. There is a common misconception that any foreclosures mean you can’t buy a new house for seven years. And while it […]

Is it Time to Trade Renting for Owning?

November 13, 2014 Marc Edelstein FHA mortgages in Michigan, First Time Home Buyers, Michigan Mortgage Banker, Michigan Mortgage Lender, Mortgage Tips, Oakland County Mortgage Banker, Wayne County Mortgage Banker 0 Comments

I’ve already discussed the pros and cons of both buying in the winter and selling in the winter, but it is also important to think about whether or not it is time to ditch the apartment for a house. If you are currently renting and have been thinking about buying a property, it might be […]

Happy Veteran’s Day

November 12, 2014 Marc Edelstein FHA mortgages in Michigan, First Time Home Buyers, Michigan Mortgage Banker, Michigan Mortgage Lender, Mortgage Tips, Oakland County Mortgage Banker, Wayne County Mortgage Banker 0 Comments

Happy Veteran’s Day to all active duty members of the military and to all who have previously served. Your sacrifices are truly appreciated by everyone here at Ross Mortgage. And for all military personnel, active and retired, don’t forget that you have a special mortgage program available to you through the VA. A VA mortgage […]

Buying a House in the Winter

November 6, 2014 Marc Edelstein FHA mortgages in Michigan, First Time Home Buyers, Michigan Mortgage Banker, Michigan Mortgage Lender, Mortgage Tips, Oakland County Mortgage Banker, Wayne County Mortgage Banker 0 Comments

On Tuesday, I discussed the pros and cons of selling a house in the winter. Today, I’d like to talk about buying a house in the winter. Many potential buyers I speak to, especially those who are currently renting or are first time homebuyers, think they need to wait until the spring to buy a […]

Documents to Collect for a Mortgage

October 29, 2014 Marc Edelstein FHA mortgages in Michigan, First Time Home Buyers, Michigan Mortgage Banker, Michigan Mortgage Lender, Mortgage Preapproval, Mortgage Refinancing, Mortgage Tips, Oakland County Mortgage Banker, Wayne County Mortgage Banker 0 Comments

If you are in the process of buying a house or are thinking of buying a house, there are some common documents you will need for your mortgage. By collecting them early and having them upfront, you will save time in the process and help your mortgage officer properly prequalify you. And many lenders will […]

Who Needs a Mortgage Preapproval?

October 24, 2014 Marc Edelstein FHA mortgages in Michigan, First Time Home Buyers, Michigan Mortgage Banker, Michigan Mortgage Lender, Michigan Real Estate Tips, Mortgage Preapproval, Mortgage Refinancing, Mortgage Tips, Oakland County Mortgage Banker, Wayne County Mortgage Banker 0 Comments

Mortgage preapproval letters have become a standard practice in the home buying process. Most sellers would like something of substance from a lender stating that you actually have the means to buy their house before making it unavailable to other buyers. Why take their house off the market and go into contract with you, when […]

Can I Get a Mortgage on a House I Plan to Flip?

October 21, 2014 Marc Edelstein FHA mortgages in Michigan, First Time Home Buyers, Michigan Foreclosures, Michigan Mortgage Banker, Michigan Mortgage Lender, Michigan Real Estate Tips, Mortgage Refinancing, Mortgage Tips, Oakland County Mortgage Banker, Wayne County Mortgage Banker 0 Comments

The market for house flipping has never been stronger. Even as house prices surge, more and more people are stepping into the house flipping game to make a quick buck. And as such, more and more clients are calling me to ask if they can finance a house they plan to flip. Now, in a […]