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Miramar FL – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from Paul. Here is Paul's Question. "I am thinking about a short sale, but I am behind on my property taxes. Will I still have to pay them if I short sale my home? Max." Discover how other sellers successfully did a short sa...
02/09/2011
Miramar FL – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from Max. Here is Max's Question. "If I pay mortgage insurance and default on my loan, why wouldn’t that cover the deficiency amount? Max." Discover how other sellers successfully did a short sale to avoid foreclosure by cl...
02/08/2011
Miramar FL – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from Tawny. Here is Tawny's Question. "I have not been late on any payments but my income will be changing dramatically towards the end of the summer. What is your exact service and what are the fees involved? I do not have ...
02/07/2011
Miramar FL – Here are a few things you should not be surprised to see crop up during the short sale process. Unscruplous Debt Collection Tactics. If you are facing financial hardship, then paying credit cards and other unsecured debts is your lowest priority. An unsecured debt is a debt where the...
02/04/2011
Miramar FL – Some lenders are very stubborn about collecting what they feel they are “rightfully owed.” These lenders are usually a lender that you originally got the loan from. A good example is a credit union loan, or a small community bank. Another common type is loans that were granted with ...
02/03/2011
Miramar FL – The nuclear option is what you do when your lender demands a promissory note or they will not approve the short sale. A promissory note is not the end of the world. It will take a lot of work on their end to collect from you. If the lender forces you to sign a promissory note, you ca...
02/02/2011
Miramar FL – Short Sales can be frustrating. It can take a long time for the lender to process everything and finally give the buyer an answer on their offer. Oftentimes, by the time the lender makes a decision, the buyer has gotten impatient and moved on to another property. Most lender short s...
02/02/2011
Miramar FL – Have you heard the following myths about short sales? Myth #1: You can buy short sales for dirt cheap and then turn around and resell them for a profit. Myth #2: Foreclosures, Short Sales, and Bank Owned Homes can be bought for 30 to 50 cents on the dollar with no money down. Discove...
01/31/2011
Miramar FL – Many home buyers think that the short sale lender is in charge during a short sale. Nothing could be further from the truth. The short sale lender can only veto short sale offers. They can’t put the property up for sale or decide who to sell it to. Only the home owner can do that. Wh...
01/28/2011
Miramar FL – A home owner thinking of a short sale recently asked us why they should short sale versus just walking away and letting their lender foreclose on the home. We gave them the normal answer: “It’s much better for your credit.” That was the first thing that popped into our head. But, I k...
01/27/2011
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