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Short Sale 101

BASIC SHORT SALE QUESTIONS Here are questions most homeowners ask about a short sale. 1. What is a real estate short sale? A real estate short sale is a form of agreement between the seller of a home in the beginning stages of foreclosure and their lender, allowing the home to be sold for less […]

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Take Action if You Are in Pre-Foreclosure Status

There’s no reason to put your home at risk. Prevent a foreclosure of your home. Take action today. If you need to know what to do to stop a foreclosure, we can help. If you are having difficulty making your monthly mortgage payments, you can protect your home, but you must act immediately. Your actions […]

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What is a Short Sale

What is a Short Sale all About A Short Sale Can Be Difficult and Stressful, but Successful. A Short Sale in real estate is not always a pleasant transaction. There are many ways to lose a home but signing away ownership in a manner that destroys credit, embarrasses the family and strips an owner of dignity […]

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Short Sales Becoming Easier for Agents and Buyers

A recent survey conducted by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) showed that  some agents are finding the process of short sales has improved, and that is it easier to negotiate with lenders and close deals. 22% fewer respondents characterized short sales as “extremely difficult” to close in 2012 than in 2011, a significant decrease. […]

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Great News for Those Facing Short Sale

Realtors and real estate associations have been voicing their concern over the long short sale process and have been pushing for a standardized faster short sale process. One that does not take many many months or even years. Our voices have been heard and as of November 1st, 2012 new guidelines announced from the Federal Housing Finance […]

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Consequences in Short Sale Or Foreclosure

Should I Short Sale or Foreclose?? Going the route of a short sale or foreclosure is a really tough decision. There are many factors and pitfalls in each. In the last couple of years there has been reform through the federal as well as the California legislature for homeowner protection. It is a good idea […]

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California Homeowner Bill of Rights Becomes Law

Governor signs California Homeowner Bill of Rights into Law California Governor Jerry Brown signed into on July 11th 2012 the Homeowner Bill of Rights to help struggling Californians keep their homes. This law aims to avoid foreclosure where possible to help stabilize California’s housing market and prevent the other negative effects of foreclosures on families, […]

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Short Sale Questions Answered Here

Basic Short Sale Questions – Answered Here are questions most homeowners ask about a short sale.  1. What is a real estate short sale? A real estate short sale is a form of agreement between the seller of a home in the beginning stages of foreclosure and their lender, allowing the home to be sold […]

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Know Your Options – Fannie Mae

These days you have to know your options. If your buying a home you have to know your options. If your selling your home, you need to know your options. If you are trying to loan mod or short sale, well you know the answer. Know your options! Luckily Fannie Mae has created a web […]

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How Can a HAFA Short Sale Help

How can a HAFA Short Sale help you? But first, what is HAFA? You can read below but to get a better understanding, you might want to watch this quick video. The Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program, known as HAFA, is designed to help owners (referred to below as borrowers) who are unable to retain […]