TRY AN UPFRONT LENDER
An "Upfront Mortgage" Lender informs borrowers if its loan officers are compensated in a way that gives them a financial incentive to overcharge the borrower. Below, is a useful link to help find an upfront mortgage lender.
What Is An Upfront Mortgage Lender?
Lists of Upfront Mortgage Lenders:
TRY AN ASHI CERTIFIED INSPECTOR
In Michigan, home inspectors are neither licensed nor regulated; however, the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), a national organization, certifies inspectors who have met a high level of training and ethical standards.
For a list of ASHI-associated or certified inspectors in Washtenaw County, follow this link:
THE MORTGAGE PROFESSOR
Professor Jack Guttentag, Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, has compiled an extensive list of resources and articles for buyers and sellers.
Visit his website, "The Mortgage Professor," for many helpful suggestions: