How about YES?
Oakland Hills or not, the FHA loan guarantee program can be used in nearly every neighborhood. If you aren't using it you may be missing an opportunity. This project was a fun project for all of us. No updating for a long time, we added a finished attic to gain some additional living area, updated the kitchen and bathrooms, which seemed to be the original bathrooms and kitchen.
Bathrooms and kitchens are likely the best place to gain equity when renovating homes.