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Keweenaw, Baraga & Houghton Top 3 Counties In Michigan For Mortgage Approval

Homeownership is one of the cornerstones of the “American Dream,” but depending on where you are looking to buy, you can run into roadblocks that might hurt your chances for approval.

Three Copper Country counties top the list of one website’s best for getting a mortgage to buy a house in Michigan.

SmartAsset.com recently determined the places in the US where homebuyers were most likely to be approved for a mortgage.

Keweenaw County was number one in the state with 77 percent of loan applications approved, followed by Baraga County at 72 percent and Houghton and 71.5 percent.

Counties were ranked based upon the ratio of mortgage applications to mortgages approved in the county.

The rankings were part of SmartAsset’s overarching study on the best mortgage markets in the US.

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