Entries by Courtney Coon

Success Story: The Fredricks Family

As part of our “Success Story” series, we’d like to introduce you to the Fredricks Family, a group of parents, siblings, cousins and friends, that have trusted Michigan Mortgage to guide them home. This is their story. At Michigan Mortgage, it’s a family affair. We employ husband and wife teams, cousins and life-long friends. Often […]

#MMGivesBack: Kids’ Food Basket Muskegon

“Kids’ Food Basket is a grassroots, community solution to childhood hunger. We engage all who care about children reaching their full potential – in school and in life. We began over a decade ago by serving 125 kids each school day through our Sack Supper program and now serve nearly 8,000 kids each weekday in […]

Success Story: David and Nicole Rosel

As part of our “Success Story” series, we’d like to introduce you to David and Nicole Rosel, one of the many families that have trusted Michigan Mortgage to guide them home. This is their story. “We had been living in a condo for the past 5 years and although we liked it, we felt it […]

Hometown Highlight: Waters Edge Fitness

You could say that Waters Edge Fitness is nothing like any other gym, fitness facility or studio. They welcome you with a calm, zen, light filled gathering space and a positive vibe that owner Marissa Evans embodies and exudes when you pass through the front door. Waters Edge was founded to be a community resource […]

Fall Family Fun Customer Appreciation Event

On October 20, we invited past clients and our realtor partners to Mellema Farms for a “Fall Family Fun” appreciation event prior to the “Big Game” (University of Michigan took on Michigan State University at The Big House). It wasn’t perfect weather wise, but we enjoyed spending time with everyone in attendance. Mellema Farms had […]

MSHDA $15,000 Down Payment Assistance Program for First-Time Home Buyers

Note: Funds for this program have expired. Ask us about MSHDA’s $10,000 Down Payment Assistance program! The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) introduced a new down payment assistance program for eligible, first time home buyers purchasing in the 49442 zip code. The “Step Forward Down Payment Assistance” program is a $15,000 forgivable loan and is […]

How is the value of a home appraised?

You’re pre-approved for a mortgage, you found your dream home and put in an offer. It’s been accepted! Before you can take possession, an appraisal is necessary. Will you be able to move forward with the purchase? That depends on the loan-to-value of the home you’re pursuing. Here’s what Eric Ridlington, owner of Prestige Appraisal […]

Rewarding Home Discounts for Honorable Service

Over the past 20 years, we have had the honor and pleasure to work with many clients that we consider local heroes. There are those professions, the ones that attract a special kind of person, that make a positive different in our communities and our country. To honor those heroes and to show our gratitude, […]

How to Improve Your Credit Score

In today’s world, your credit score may be the most important number impacting your buying power. Can you purchase a home? Can you buy a car? Do you qualify for a credit card? Ask your credit score. Whether you’re in the red or in the green, your credit score is key. We sat down with […]