June 2018

Found 4 blog entries for June 2018.

So you’ve found your dream home and you want to start the mortgage process to make things official. There are two options for buyers when it comes time to secure their local mortgage lender: either go with a mortgage broker or get a loan from a bank. Many homeowners will tell you exactly what they think the right choice is and while their opinions may be valid, they are often biased by their own past experiences. To find out which option is best for your personal needs, continue reading as we look at what it’s like to work with a mortgage broker versus bank:

WHAT IS A MORTGAGE LENDER?

A mortgage lender refers to a bank or other financial institution that specializes in mortgage products. Banks employ loan officers who work off a combination of

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This charming Lake Michigan home had been listed with several realtors and was challenging for Brook Walsh, NorthernMichiganEscapes.com founder, and Associate Broker for BrookWalsh.com. Brook worked with the owners to address mechanical deficiencies and make meaningful improvements to increase the property's value. Also, the team at Northern Michigan Escapes, the areas only vacation home advisory services firm, rented out the property to address the high carrying costs.

ABOUT 12895 PA-Be-SHAN IN LAKE MICHIGAN COMMUNITY

Lake Michigan ranch nestled in the woods with 100 feet of shoreline. The home offers 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, full finished lower level walkout. Enjoy the sunsets and wildlife from the deck or sit on the lakeside deck with fire-pit…
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It was a very challenging situation for Brook Walsh, NorthernMichiganEscapes.com founder, and Broker for BrookWalsh.com. His clients from Colorado's Vail Valley had been looking for a needle in the haystack Lake Charlevoix property for quite some time. After exhausting all of the active listings, Brook used his powerful network to reinvigorate an expired listing and successfully negotiated the sale. 7606 Indian Trails was listed with a different realtor in 2015 and 2016 however, the owner withdrew the listing as an acceptable offer was not submitted. 

ABOUT 7606 INDIAN TRAILS IN OYSTER BAY ON LAKE CHARLEVOIX

The home itself is a gorgeous town and Country 4 bedroom home on a 5-acre estate parcel with detached 1200 sq. ft., 2 bedroom guest

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It was a very busy and exciting weekend for Brook Walsh, NorthernMichiganEscapes.com founder, and Associate Broker for BrookWalsh.com. The listing for 02957 Saalbach St in Boyne Mountain Resorts exclusive Edelweiss gated community was introduced to the market on Friday night, and by Saturday afternoon there was already serious interest brewing in the beautiful property. The home went under contact on Monday morning, less than 48 hours after it was listed and the seller was thrilled, click here to read their client testimonial. 

ABOUT 02957 SAALBACH ST IN BOYNE MOUNTAIN RESORTS EXCLUSIVE EDELWEISS GATED COMMUNITY

The home itself is one of a kind home that sits on a gorgeous lot and is very unique with a golf course lot, and a ski-in and

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