Real Estate Reading - For those who do their own research
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) has a number of great programs to provide assistance to low-income home buyers and first-time buyers. Read about them by clicking here or on the logo to go to the MSHDA site.
For my blog write up about the new First-Time Buyer grant program from MSHDA, click here.
Divorce and Real Estate
Divorce Resources for Families
The Ultimate Guide to Thriving As A Newly Independent Woman
Single Parent Advocate
Single Parents Network
National Stepfamily Resource Center
Divorce After Adoption: A Parent's Guide
Financial Savings & Debt Management
Protect Your Credit In a Divorce
Surviving Financially After A Divorce
How to Fix It Yourself
Smart Ways to Split the House After Divorce
A Guide to moving for single parents - https://www.goodcall.com/moving/moving-guide-single-parents/
The Simple Dollar - a web site to help people manage their money better.
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:
Guide to home buying after foreclosure: http://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/resources/mortgage-after-bankruptcy-guide/
Here’s a couple of good guides for renters -
You may encounter asbestos during your home improvement projects. Here’s a site that will help you understand why your should not try to deal with asbestos DIY - https://www.mesotheliomalawyercenter.org/asbestos/home-repair-remodeling/
Money saving tips on a variety of topics, so that you can save up to buy that new house
If you are a veteran, find out what benefits you may qualify for at this site - www.veteranaid.org/
SINGLE MOM GRANTS SITE - a web site that provides guides to financial help for single moms,
Some helpful links to information on TheMortgageReports.com site.
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.
Space Saving Ideas for Small Home Offices - a guest post by Mr Blinds in Aukland, New Zealand
Here’s a good article about long-distance moving and the best companies to use from the folks at Retirement Living -
Below is a link to a good buyer 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.
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
Here’s a site that focuses upon grants to help native americans with financial problems -
A web site with lots of information about the availability of government and private grants for women who need help.
A page devoted to links that concern your health and offer places to go for help with addiction and other issues..
A good advice blog for first-time home buyers - https://lendedu.com/blog/first-time-home-buyer-programs/
An article on Tech tools that can help with you move
by Andy Hughes
Chief Ideas Officer
Need help learning math?Here’s a site that uses a game format to help you learn -
Among the many mysteries involved with home ownership is the cost to install or replace your heating or ari conditioning systems - here is a helpful guide -
From the Happy DIY Home web site comes this interesting blog post on the cost of installing central heating -
A site that give grants to felons returning to society to help them get re-started -
Need help understanding mortgages and how to find the best one for you? This site may help -
A guest post from Bob Shannon of
The web site seniorsmeet.org
Bob writes about making the decision to move to a bigger home in retirement.
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Another site with help for the addicted -