carol griffith http://michiganradio.org en Michigan home buyers might be the next to feel the pinch of the federal government shutdown http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-home-buyers-might-be-next-feel-pinch-federal-government-shutdown <p>The federal government shutdown could soon start affecting Michigan&rsquo;s real estate industry.</p><p>The problem is government agencies that verify the identities and tax returns of people taking out mortgages are closed by the shutdown. That means banks and mortgage companies are unable to finish their paperwork on home loans.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:04:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 14737 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan home buyers might be the next to feel the pinch of the federal government shutdown