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It's finally really here.  Of course, this is a little old news, as people have been saying that the tax credit was approved fro the past week.  Nothing is in stone until the President signs the bill into law. It would have been nice if this could be extended to ALL home buyers.  This would cause...
11/06/2009
This was a great day! I just had a short sale come back approved in less than 30 days pending! I love Wells Fargo.  I listed the home preparing the seller for a long painful process that would take 6 months to a year to complete.  I advised her to call her lender to let  them know she wanted to d...
11/05/2009
I just attended a Foreclosure rescue seminar this past weekend. One of the things that  I learned is their is another victim besides the homeowner, the INVESTOR.  These "mortgage backed securities" were supposed to be safe investments.  Triple AAA rated, SAFE, reasonable returns.  The kind of inv...
11/03/2009
High schools try to get pregnant teens out of the main student population.  Pregnancy can be contagious among teen girls. People that get the flu are told to stay home, and away from other people.  The Flu is contagious. When there is group of people clamoring around a sales rack, grabbing an ite...
10/29/2009
I found this interesting document through searching for info on foreclosure defense, and loan modifications.  With the rise in mortgage defaults attorneys that specialize in foreclosure defense have plenty of work Most people that I meet with are interested in first a "principle reduction loan mo...
10/29/2009
. I had one experience a little over a year ago where a representative, for a buyer wanted to looking for good deals for his "client", but only my listings.  I showed that person a few short sales that fit his requirements.  A few weeks later his client came in to town with him wanting to see 2 h...
10/28/2009
Good news as it relates to additional help to stimulate the housing market.  For an investor, getting a 8,000 tax credit would sure make picking up a inexpensive rental property a smart move.According to a quick release from The National Association of Realtors today, the Senate is voting on an a...
10/27/2009
We have all had our share of tough short sales.  This one came to me a few months ago, and I did not give it much hope of it being accepted by the two lenders.  The Seller would not provide ANY financial info that is always requested by the lenders.   The normal "short sale package" 2 years tax r...
10/27/2009
In September there were 433 homes that were closed compared with August's 361 here in Manatee County, FL. That is an INCREASE of 16.2% from the prior month!   This is noteworthy because this is supposed to be the SLOW season.  No vacationers, no snowbirds, kids are in school, Holidays coming, et...
10/12/2009
I have been doing short sales for quite a while.  Some things have changed. Today I got news that one with no Financial info provided was verbally approved. Then-Hardship letter were more critical.  Divorce, Death, Relocation for work or Job loss were the situation with most sellers 3 years ago f...
10/09/2009
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