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It's tough to watch the news these days.   For millions of homeowners, trying to balance their budgets while maintaining a mortgage that is more than the value of the home itself is becoming nearly impossible. Add in the threat of scams, con artists and people who are willing to take advantage of...
03/03/2012
Free help for avoiding foreclosure   For millions of homeowners, trying to balance a budget while maintaining a mortgage that is more than the value of a home is becoming nearly impossible.   Add the threat of scams, con-artists and people who are willing to take advantage of vulnerable homeowne...
03/02/2012
FHA Raises Insurance Premiums According to dsnews.com The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has seen its capital reserves quickly dissipate over the past few years amid a growing number of mortgage defaults and payouts on insurance claims. In an effort to bolster its capital cushion, the feder...
02/28/2012
FOR SALE - 11502 BEACON POINTE LN WELLINGTON, FL 33414 MLS # R3262604 3BR * 2BA* 2GA *LAKEVIEW SQ FT 1945 http://vt.realbiz360.com/MLS-950211.html @177K  
02/28/2012
Fannie Mae's First Bulk Offering of REO-to-Rental Pilot Is Open for Bids According to dsnews.com Fannie Mae has put a block of 2,490 REOs up for sale. It’s the first pilot transaction of the federal government’s Real-Estate Owned (REO) Initiative announced in August 2011, which aims to sell homes...
02/28/2012
Step #5 of The 5 Steps to Listing a Successful Short Sale   Step 5: Short Sale Pricing Strategy Pricing a short sale, including the subsequent pricing reductions, is the most important factor in getting a contract and having your short sale approved. The reality is, the short sale probably needs ...
02/23/2012
Steps 2,3 & 4 of  The 5 Steps to Listing a Successful Short Sale   Step 2: Take Pictures, Two Sets When you are at your initial appointment with a short sale seller, you need to take photos the same way you would with any other listing, only you need to take two sets. The first set of pictures is...
02/23/2012
The 5 Steps to Listing a Successful Short Sale   Step 1: Complete 80% of the Paperwork at the First Meeting You may have heard horror stories about the paperwork required for a short sale. The good news is, the Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE)® system will help you complete 80% of the ...
02/23/2012
Is Your Mortgage out of Balance with your Budget? It can happen quickly. An expensive car repair, an unexpected hospital visit, a missed week of work – just a few little things and the life you’ve worked so hard to build can feel like it’s tipping dangerously out of balance. Once the scales turn ...
02/23/2012
  Property Tax Discounts   Property tax bills are normally mailed to the owner's last address as it appears on the tax roll on or before November 1st of each year. The full amount is due by March 31st. The following discounts are applied for early payment: 4% discount if paid in November 3% disco...
02/22/2012
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