Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Analyzing Detroit Neighborhood Quality with Motor City Mapping

One of the most common questions we get from investors is, “What ZIP codes are good?” But the thing about Detroit is that neighborhoods often succeed and fail on a block-by-block basis. ZIP codes usually encompass an area too large to generalize about. For example, here’s an outline of Detroit’s 48206 ZIP code, just down […]

Michigan’s Foreclosure Redemption Laws and You

While the foreclosure crisis is largely in the past, foreclosure auctions are still a great way to obtain new investment properties at below-market prices. If you’re buying foreclosed property in Michigan, there are some new laws on the books that could save you from financial and emotional pain. On the flip side, if you are an owner whose property is entering foreclosure, the new laws in Michigan may help you hold on to your home.