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There has been a lot of issues in the past few weeks with Bank of America and Wells Fargo with regards to complying with HAFA. I have had to actually start over a short sale that was in process on a Bradenton home that Wells Fargo states has to be canceled and then resubmitted in order to be con...
10/28/2010
I hate to feel that I am untrustworthy, I guess that as an active real estate agent here in Manatee County,FL I have seen my fair share of scamers.  This latest one took me a little off guard.  Not like the typical scam from an African prince  that is giving me a ton of money to cash some checks....
10/18/2010
Manatee county’s real estate market stayed level for September 2010. Inventory of active homes for sale in manatee county remained pretty steady with 4,852 total listings. 595 homes went pending in manatee county in the month of September. 439 homes closed in the month of September here in Manate...
10/15/2010
Just listed a very nice home in Parrish, FL today.  This one has a nice, clean, 3 bedroom 2 bath, 2 car garage ranch home.  Volume ceilings and a great room floorplan.  Nice big kitchen too.   The 5 acres is fenced and is all usuable land.  No wetlands on this property.  Perfect for your horses a...
10/14/2010
  Siesta Key beach home condo at Horizons West   LOCATION-PRICE-CHARM...Move in Ready! Siesta Key Villa. 2 bedroom 1.5 bath with a fresh open feeling inside & shady yard outside. Your opportunity to live the "island" lifestyle. The white sands of a private Siesta Key Beach right out your front do...
10/06/2010
There has been a lot of discussion on the foreclosures being thrown out.  Here is a good explanation of how the title insurance companies are stalling out the roe sales in Florida.Most of you have been reading about "phony documents" or "fraudulent documents" from lenders in the foreclosure proce...
10/05/2010
Well I sure hope that Wells Fargo gets faster about giving short sale approvals and gives adequate time to close them!    With no ability to get extensions buyers who need financing on their short sale purchases need to be extra diligent to getting their loan commitments on time to meet the appro...
10/05/2010
09/28/2010
It is always a good day when we close a successful short sale transaction. This one in Heritage Harbour in east bradenton,  was a wells fargo first mortgage and a second mortgage with Bank of America.  What was unique about this deal was how challenging the two lenders were to get to an agreement...
09/21/2010
I received an email on the new "sales tax in the health care bill".  This post kind of brings the truth to light. I will add some good links after a little research for anyone concerned about the implications of a new tax on home sales. An agent in our office received this in her e-mail.  She ask...
09/20/2010
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