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The House and Senate just passed the 300 Billion Dollar Assistance Bill that will help current homeowners facing foreclosure if they meet certain criteria. Did this Assistance bill come in to little to late? What about Victims of foreclosure already that would have been able to meet the criteria ...
07/27/2008
Although the topic is not directly about real estate, it is about people and their money.   It's a tough economy and as we're all well aware of, we've seen our share of real estate and lending scams!  And, as if the economy wasn't struggling enough, we have yet another way to be taken advantage o...
06/12/2008
Walk Away or Stay?There are thousands of homeowners facing foreclosure who simply walk away from their properties and their mortgages.  The lenders are left to deal with the financial fallout.It's starting to become a business decision and not just a financial duress decision causing homeowners t...
03/21/2008
 1. Listing the property at an amount that insures the property will go to foreclosure. (Not negotiating a big enough discount)2. Failure to disclose that the sale of the property will/may require the lender's approval of a short sale in the MLS.3. Allowing a listed property to remain on the mark...
03/14/2008
I have been extremely frustrated by the fact that title reps or any other partners that provide realtor services (lenders, home inspectors...) have not been successful in organizing realtor tours for our listings!  I have had 2 cancel in the last 2 weeks because they tell me that 6-8 realtors can...
02/28/2008
When a borrower is unable to meet the monthly mortgage payments on their home, the borrower will lose title to their home through: 1. A Short Sale 2. Foreclosure, or 3. Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure But, did you know that under Section 108(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, a mortgage lender ...
02/19/2008
There are many legitimate organizations that help consumers fix their credit, but others are just waiting to take advantage of those needing help. In today's world of easy credit, bad credit and heavy debts are not uncommon. For many people, debt and credit problems become unmanageable. If you ar...
02/16/2008
Your Primary Home is First. Buying your own home gives you a place to live and teaches you the cost of home ownership, financing and market conditions. You receive tax benefits and an asset that you can sell, many times for a profit. You will also learn about property maintenance and build your ...
02/13/2008
 In a buyers' market it can often be tricky to get even close to your asking price. There are, however, a few things you can do to help get a little closer, or even actually get your asking price. A recent Realty Times article discussed some of the following tips that most people can implement to...
02/09/2008
  Make your home desirable for a buyer.  What made you fall in love with your home when you bought it?  What are the home's weaknesses?  Be clear on both of these and enhance the strengths and minimize the weaknesses.  If the house lacks storage space, don't enhance that fact by not cleaning out ...
02/04/2008
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