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Short Sales in Sarasota & Foreclosures in Sarasota - Real Estate for Sale & Information for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure - by Sarasota Short Sale Expert & Real Estate Agent Troy Funk, CDPE, SFR, who has helped many homeowners successfully stop foreclosures with short sales in Sarasota, Florida.

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2010 

  In a Short Sale, lenders often request that the buyer and seller sign an Affidavit of "Arms Length Transaction". This affidavit usually states wording such as;  "No party to this contract is a family member, business associate, or share a business associate, or share sare a business interest wi...
09/30/2010
  As a Short Sale Real Estate Specialist in Sarasota, Florida with Keller Williams Realty, I write a blog almost everyday through Active Rain and get good response from it.  However, the other day I wrote a blog titled:   "Before a Foreclosure, Should I take the Kitchen Cabinets, Fixtures, Doorkn...
09/29/2010
As a Short Sale Real Estate Specialist in Sarasota, Florida with Keller Williams Realty, I write a blog almost everyday through Active Rain and get good response from it.  However, the other day I wrote blog:   "Before a Foreclosure Sale, should I take the kitchen cabinets, door knobs, etc." Shor...
09/29/2010
  In Sarasota, Florida there are many companies and investors stating they will "Buy your house for Cash".   Many of these companies and investors are not Cash Buyers, they are Speculators.  By Speculator I mean they contract to purchase a property at what they believe to be a great value and whi...
09/28/2010
  We are in a crisis with an overwhelming number of homeowners "Walking Away" and letting their homes go into foreclosure in our market area (Sarasota, Florida).  In some cases, homeowners are stripping their homes of anything that could have value, destroying the home in the process, while aband...
09/27/2010
  Countless homeowners facing foreclosure are under tremendous stress and need money.  When deciding to "Walk Away" from their homes, we see many of them realize that their dream of homeownership is about to end.  As a result, many homeowners see an opportunity to strip their houses of anything o...
09/26/2010
Noted below is an interesting blog on "More International Buyers for Florida".   In this blog, Sherry Armstrong details stats on International Buyers in her maket area.  In our area, Sarasota Florida, we have also seen an increase of International Buyers.   For photos, detail and information on h...
09/26/2010
Foreclosure is nasty and often is something we don't talk to others about because the word can upset those around us who are facing financial difficulty.  As a result, many people facing financial hardship take the path of least resistance and ignore their problem in the hope it will go away.  W...
09/25/2010
Foreclosure is nasty and often is something we don't talk to others about because the word can upset those around us who are facing financial difficulty.  As a result, many people facing financial hardship take the path of least resistance and ignore their problem in the hope it will go away.  W...
09/25/2010
  Recently I had a client with a high security clearance who was being screened for a new position and would not be able to maintain her current employment if she "walked away" from her property by letting the home go to foreclosure.    However, she could not financially continue to maintain owne...
09/24/2010
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Short Sales in Sarasota & Foreclosures in Sarasota - Sarasota Real Estate for Sale & Information for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure - by Sarasota Short Sale Expert & Real Estate Agent Troy Funk, CDPE, SFR, who has helped many homeowners successfully stop foreclosures with short sales in Sarasota, Florida.