Explore Bradenton, FL

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 9
I just withdrew a short sale listing off the market.  It was a typical short sale.  The owners were having a struggle making their payments, and then one got laid off from work.  The bill collectors start calling, and they start getting behind in the mortgage.  I meet with the owners and gave the...

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 4
 Finally! Home owners, Realtors, Lenders, and home buyers are all going to benefit from these new guidlines.  The faster and easier the process becomes the closer offers will come to being fair market value.  This will lead to reduced inventories, and market stabilization.  The Treasury departmen...

By Beverly Rabalais
(Micahel Saunders & Company)
Comments 1
I'd like to introduce you to a friend who is an Accredited Buyer Representative named Brian Ward. He has a very informative website at http://www.sarasotahomefinderservice.com/ You may wish to contact him for information about the Bradenton, Anna Maria iskand and Lakewood Ranch  communities.

By Bradenton, Sarasota, Real Estate ~ The Serena Group, Selling Real Life Dreams in Paradise!
(Bradenton-Homes, Experts - Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 0
Lighthouse Cove is the only town home community within Heritage Harbour in Bradenton, Florida.  A number of Lighthouse Cove town homes include lake views and amenities include a cabana and community pool.  Located only a block away from Heritage Harbour's "Central Park" which offers baseball and ...

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 0
Just listed this rare newer home built in 2007.  Has a great big lot, and NO DEED RESTRICTIONS!  Easy drive to SR 70, and Sarasota or Bradenton.  The home features upgrades uncommon for a home in the area.  Granite Counter tops, wood cabinets, tile floor in the main living areas, and plenty of d...

By Bradenton, Sarasota, Real Estate ~ The Serena Group, Selling Real Life Dreams in Paradise!
(Bradenton-Homes, Experts - Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 5
I love Thanksgiving!  It's a day to reflect back on the year... before it comes to an end... and re-live moments of joy, love, and blessings...  or not! I read a quote today by Robert Quillen that says: "If you count all your assets, you always show a profit."  It made me wonder... if we accept ...

By Bradenton, Sarasota, Real Estate ~ The Serena Group, Selling Real Life Dreams in Paradise!
(Bradenton-Homes, Experts - Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 0
Ironwood is a beautiful golfing community in west Bradenton in Florida.  A full service golf club, Pinewood - Ironwood Golf Club, is situated within the community... only steps away!  With a convenient central location, off of Cortez Road, you're just a short trip away for shopping, hospitals, re...

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 4
It was front page news that the number of foreclosures filings here in Manatee County has had 5687 foreclosure filings to date this year, which is an increase from last year.  This is a lot of homes and as an active agent it made me wonder where are all the bank owned inventory? There are 4696 to...

By Bradenton, Sarasota, Real Estate ~ The Serena Group, Selling Real Life Dreams in Paradise!
(Bradenton-Homes, Experts - Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 0
Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton, Real Estate - Market Update, Statistics, MLS Report, Information

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 5
I have been working with a buyer this week, and after seeing all the resale inventory including short sales, and foreclosures they decided on a new build.  What is amazing to me is that the deal they got with the local builder is BETTER than any of the comparable resales in that area. A resale ho...

By Bradenton, Sarasota, Real Estate ~ The Serena Group, Selling Real Life Dreams in Paradise!
(Bradenton-Homes, Experts - Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 18
Many of us read John Novak's post this week on "Facebook Fan Page Basics" and heard the call to action to either create a page or to develop the pages that we already have. Among some of the many comments made on John's post was:  "How do I get fans for my FACEBOOK fan page?" Great question... wi...

By Bradenton, Sarasota, Real Estate ~ The Serena Group, Selling Real Life Dreams in Paradise!
(Bradenton-Homes, Experts - Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 0
Bradenton Real Estate investors... heads up for a great Bradenton "investment" opportunity!  This adorable home needs some updating but has great potential for the "handyman" Real Estate investor! Contact THE SERENA GROUP for our list of "best investment" home buys.  Now is a great time to get in...

By Bradenton, Sarasota, Real Estate ~ The Serena Group, Selling Real Life Dreams in Paradise!
(Bradenton-Homes, Experts - Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 1
Palm Lake Estates is beautiful, well maintained, and active adult manufactured home community in Bradenton, Florida. A peaceful and tranquil lake is the center of this community and affords many home owners water views and boating for kayaks, canoes, or small fishing boats.   If you'd "rather be ...

By Bradenton, Sarasota, Real Estate ~ The Serena Group, Selling Real Life Dreams in Paradise!
(Bradenton-Homes, Experts - Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 0
The Bradenton Real Estate market is ripe for picking if you are comtemplating a winter retreat or vacation home, residence! It's a "PERFECT STORM" for Real Estate investors... High home inventory levels Great pricing on homes Short Sale & Foreclosure Opportunities Low Mortgage rates Large rental ...

By Bradenton, Sarasota, Real Estate ~ The Serena Group, Selling Real Life Dreams in Paradise!
(Bradenton-Homes, Experts - Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 0
BRADENTON, MANATEE COUNTY, EAST MANATEE COUNTY, PALMETTO, PARRISH, ELLENTON, - DISTRESSED PROPERTY, SHORT SALE, BANK-OWNED, - REPORT, STATISTICSIf you are a home owner who needs advice on selling your home for short sale, Please contact THE SERENA GROUP for a "free home seller consultation." We c...

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 5
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...

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 2
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...

By Bradenton, Sarasota, Real Estate ~ The Serena Group, Selling Real Life Dreams in Paradise!
(Bradenton-Homes, Experts - Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 4
  Back during the Real Estate "Boom Time," between 1997 - 2006... scores of real estate investment "speculators" came out of the woodwork to try to "cash in" on the "hot market" with it's historical skyrocketing home values.  A lot of these people were not true "Real Estate Investors."  They sim...

By Bradenton, Sarasota, Real Estate ~ The Serena Group, Selling Real Life Dreams in Paradise!
(Bradenton-Homes, Experts - Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 3
We hope you can get into the "spirit" of things and enjoy the Halloween Holiday! Here are a few famous "Halloween" quotes ... and a video staring all the members of our team... to get you in the mood!       "This Halloween the most popular mask is the Arnold Schwarzenegger mask. And the best part...

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 1
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...

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