Entries by Courtney Coon

Success Story: Bianca and Paul Urban

In the mortgage business, we help our clients achieve a small portion of the “American Dream.” Landing your dream job, home ownership, getting married, having children – memories that will last a life time. For Bianca and Paul Urban, their dream began to take shape in 2016. “I had been renting for about five years […]

#MMGivesBack: Realtors Who Care

Realtors Who Care is the charitable arm of the West Michigan Lakeshore Association of Realtors. Their goal is to make our local community a better place to work and live. Mission Statement: Realtors Who Care shall strive to support Realtors first, people focused local charities, individuals in need and the National Association of Realtors recommended […]

Success Story: Laura McCarthy

As part of our “Success Story” series, we’d like to introduce you to Laura McCarthy, a woman that doubted her ability to achieve the American Dream of homeownership but trusted Michigan Mortgage to guide her home. This is her story. Homeownership is a dream for many, especially for those looking to provide a safe and […]

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 […]

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 […]