REAL ESTATE BROKER SINCE 1968
Owner and Broker of Mid-City Real Estate Construction Company. A real estate brokerage firm whose name has a sixty year history in the city of Detroit and suburbs.
Owner and Broker Gardella Santarelli LTD. A real estate management company currently managed approximately 200 single family and multi-family units in 2000/9.
Owner of MCRC Homes, LLC. New home builder and modular home contractor. Major rehab contractor.
Most Recent Real Estate Projects:
2008 developer/contractor/owner supervising the construction and rehabilitation of 35 units in Hamtramck known as Sarah Garrett Homes MSHDA #3406. This project is the result of a forty year discrimination law suit, currently funded by NSP1, and 1602 funds of in excess of Nine million dollars.
Closings, evictions, rehabilitation of over $3,000,000 of all the above. Returning
all of the Fifth Third properties to building code status and sales and closing of all three of Fifth Third projects.
Owner and Broker Century 21 Tri-County Real Estate 1980 to 1990
· Closed over 100 homes in pole town from the General Motors Plant in the early 1980's
· HUD project closed early 1980's. Non Verifiable
LICENSED RESIDENTIAL BUILDER 1974
Owner and qualified officer Oak Hills Construction Co. Inc / Mid-City Construction
Qualified officer for MCRC HOMES LLC. 2007 to date
Completed renovation of 23 townhomes in Milford Michigan
85 single family homes in city of Detroit
84 apartments in Warren Michigan in 2008.
Rehabilitated over 1000 homes in the past 20 years.
Owner of Mr. Build Village Homes Inc. Modular home dealer (1980 to 1990)
LICENSED REAL ESTATE APPRAISER 1992
Owner and President of Nottingham Appraisal Co.
Responsible for over 5,000 FHA, Conventional appraisals.
Supervised 16 field appraiser. (1992 to 2005)
HUD FHA 1996
203 K HUD Consultant for 3 years
Mid-City Real Estate, HUD Broker for two years assisted in closing HUD owned properties. Verify with Michaelson, Connor & Boul (714) 230 3600
FHA Appraiser and compliance inspector current. Verify with HUD web site
Oak Hills Construction: lead abatement contractor (see attached certificate)
Local Housing Counselor
Past Training Programs:
Work with the Carpenters Union on an apprentice program teaching the rehabilitation of single and two family homes.
Investment opportunities available paying up to 2% per month. Backed by real estate short term with 6 months minimum. Ask about long term partnership opportunities.
Rehab specification included but not limited to the following:
New furnaces and duct work, 95%
Energy Efficient Life time warranty on heat exchanger, 10 yrs parts and 2 years labor, all necessary duct work for replacement furnaces, install bath fan vent and 4” make up air, white Rodgers thermostat, 4”chimney liners for hot water tanks. Install energy efficient hot water tanks.
Replace all windows where necessary with high energy efficient components;
(vinyl replacement) install glass block windows in basements.
Install additional insulation in all attic spaces, increasing r-value to R32 in ceilings. Install blown in insulation in walls on perimeter of dwelling
RAZING OF BLIGHTED DWELLINGS:
Demolish blighted buildings where applicable and create green spaces for urban agricultural productions, Playscape where applicable and resale to adjoining neighbors.
Karrie Blankenship, administrative assistant 2018 / current
M.C.R.C. Homes has 4 full time employees, all of whom live within the city of Detroit. All of our subcontractors are minority owned or women owned.