Dave Halpern, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty Louisville East

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  Bank of America is downsizing 30,000 employees. Click here for article.   Is this good or bad for the housing market? Will this help BOA process short sales faster? Will this help BOA process REO's faster?   Realtors nationwide are trying to help the banks mitigate their losses by processing sh...
09/12/2011
Should buyers bother to buy a short sale? Yes. Here’s why; House values are not going up with consistency, yet. It Costs Money To Resell a House. If You Buy Today, How Will You Pay Resale Closing Costs Later? Buyers know that buying a house is not automatically a successful investment anymore. If...
09/04/2011
Hurricane Irene is taking aim at millions of Americans. Power outages are everywhere. How do you keep cell phones, laptops and tablets charged so you can stay connected to the world? Did you know there are small and portable solar panels that can be used to charge your devices. The power is gener...
08/27/2011
Behind on payments? Owe too much on your house? Can't afford commissions? There is hope. You have options. You don't have to lose your house to the bank. You can sell it for less than you owe. The bank calls it a "short sale". They accept an amount short of what you owe. In most cases your lender...
08/26/2011
I call the Top Producer CRM tech support line pretty often when I can't figure out some of their non-intuitive functions. I really should keep track of my questions as a basis for evaluating the functionality of my next choice of Realtor CRM system. I give Top Producer the benefit of the doubt an...
08/13/2011
Banks often turn down valid short sale offers, then turn around and send the house into a 2 year foreclosure tailspin. Banks also yank sellers around with loan modification processes that take a year for denial, then turn around and foreclose on the borrowers who are willing and able to make mont...
07/31/2011
I have not run into such a brick wall in the hundreds of liens I have negotiated. 5th 3rd prefers ZERO dollars over $4,500 in a short sale now. Any suggestions? I am helping my client with a short sale on an investment property. Sales price is $175,000. The first mortgage, Citi, is taking a short...
07/18/2011
I have not run into such a brick wall in the hundreds of liens I have negotiated. My client is doing a short sale on an investment property. Sales price is $175,000. The first mortgage, Citi, is taking a short sale and allocating $4,500 towards the second mortgage, which is 5th 3rd. 5th 3rd wants...
07/15/2011
"Why is it taking so long?" asks the buyer's loan officer of the short sale Realtor. "Why is it taking so long?" asks the short sale Realtor of the buyer's loan officer. They both ask the same question. How ironic. In the spirit of cooperation, I will pose a request at the end of this post. The l...
06/19/2011
Inspiration and beauty is everywhere. Canopy of trees, lake, ducklings, park bench, elderly couple, office building. Poetry from the 1960's by Simon and Garfunklel. A lucky shot of my camera. Youtube. Activerain blogging platform. Just need to put it all together. Here it is. See if you can find ...
06/19/2011
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