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Real Estate Reading - For those who like to research things by reading

A Series of Posts for First-time Buyers


My Real Estate Videos Index

Frequently Asked Questions of Buyers


Frequently Asked Quetions of Sellers


About Historic Homes


Should I buy a Fixer-Upper?


Divorce and Real Estate



Rent to Own


Land Contracts


Private Mortgage Insurance


Avoiding Post Contract Pitfalls


Three deadly Mistakes home buyers should avoid


General Real Estate Topics Divorce and Real Estate Michigan Lakes - DNR maps Real Estate Agency and You Real Estate Search Links The Walkscrore for your area?

How  to properly measure the

Square footage in a house

A Tenants Guide to Leasing Read my Blog What are mineral rights?

Advice for First Time Buyers

Some articles and blog posts to help people cope with the stress and disruption of a move


ProtectYourMove.gov


How Much Does Moving Cost?


Home Affordability Calculator


Preparing Your Child For A Move


Guide to Moving for the Disabled





The Simple Dollar - a web site with information to help people manage their money better.

Home Improvements - Which one’s improve the value of your home




Great Advice Articles for Home Buyers from the Folks at Moneygeek.com


Buying Your First Home: http://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/resources/first-time-buyers-guide/
Rent or Buy a Home:
http://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/resources/rent-vs-buy-guide/
FHA Loans:
http://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/fha-loan/
Conventional Mortgages: http://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/conventional-loan/

Mortgage overview: http://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/

- Refinancing Calculator:

http://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/refinance/

Guide to home buying after foreclosure: http://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/resources/mortgage-after-bankruptcy-guide/


Moving terms - a dictionary of the terminology that movers use, provided by the folks at Olympic Moving in the state of Washinton.

An informational site about Water Damage and Mold

Dealing with Water Damage and Mold

A word of caution before you start your home improvement project.

https://www.mesotheliomalawyercenter.org/asbestos/home-repair-remodeling/

Moving Sucks -

But it doesn’t have to. Here’s link to a great moving guide - https://www.movinghelpguide.com/

Veterans benefits are explained at this web site - http://www.veteranaid.org/

While not directly real estate related, the subject of how to pay for college for the kids can have a big impact on your real estate plans; so, here’s a site to show the kids on how to apply for student loans. Just sayin’.  

https://www.moneysavingpro.com/blog/how-to-apply-for-financial-aid/

Some helpful links to information on TheMortgageReports.com site.


FHA Loan Calculator


VA Loan Calculator


USDA Loan Calculator


Mortgage Payment Calculator w/ PMI, Taxes and Insurance


How To Buy A House with No Money Down in 2018

Here’s a great article from Bob Wells, a retired HVAC Pro on how to winterize your air conditioner(s).

Space Saving Ideas for Small Home Offices - a guest post by Mr Blinds in Aukland, New Zealand

Home Loan Terms Glossary from the Fiscal Tigers Web site - https://www.fiscaltiger.com/home-loan-glossary/

Do all of those terms in the mortgage application seem like gobbledygook  to you. Find out what they mean.

HVAC Advice and tips from the Pros at PickHVAC.com

Is a no-closing costs mortgage right for you? - Article from Bakrate.com

Here’s a good article about long-distance moving and the best companies to use from the folks at Retirement Living -

https://www.retirementliving.com/best-long-distance-moving-companies

Health and Wellness

Here’s a site on which to seek legal help with mesothelioma -


http://www.MesotheliomaLawyerCenter.org

https://www.quickenloans.com/confidence/guides/purchase/intro

Below is a link to a good Home Buyers’ Guide from Quicken Loans

Here’s a link to a good article from the  Consumeraffaris.com web site that compares companies that transport cars for people who are moving.

Here’s a link to a good article from the  Consumeraffaris.com web site that compares companies that transport cars for people who are moving.

Consumer Safety Guide was created to keep the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm.

Did you ever wonder about Rent to Own? You can do that with houses as well as other things. Here’s an infographic to explain - How Rent To Own Works: A Guide

MesotheliomaLawyerCenter.org - A web site for Mesothelioma victims who need to find a lawyer to fight for their rights

If you need rehab help, here is a site that might provide a lead to that help -

https://www.findrehabcenters.org/michigan/milford/