Investors Still On Tax Hook (Tampa Tribune (FL) (KRT) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) For homeowners in trouble, a short sale can be a lifesaver. Lenders allow a house to be sold for less than is owed on the mortgage and then write off the rest. The homeowner just walks away. Unless the owner is an […]
Short Sale Delays, Misconceptions, and The Truth-Part 1
This is a guest blog post from Michelle Schaefferkoetter at Stewart Title in St. Petersburg, Fl There are so many misconceptions about selling your home as a short sale these days, so I reached out to Michelle at Stewart Title to give our readers an insight on how the Short Sale process works and what you […]
Hiring an attorney to represent you in a SHORT SALE?
Selling your home as a short sale in the Tampa Real Estate Market is no easy task. Clearly, negotiating a successful short sale is even more difficult. It will require countless hours of phone time and inevitable frustration. It is highly recommended that you enlist the services of a professional to perform negotiations on your […]
BOA Deadline For Short Sale Incentive Approaching Soon-Tampa, Fl
Here’s the latest update on Bank of America’s short sale incentive program. Thanks to Mark Puente with the St. Pete Times, we now have more clarification on how the program works, deadlines, payout amounts and qualification process. The biggest disappointment is that homes already under contract are not eligible for the cash assistance. When do I have to […]
4 Questions To Ask When Contemplating a Short Sale
What is HAFA? Do You Qualify for Foreclosure Help?
HAFA Stands For: Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program The HAFA program took effect on April 5, 2010—although some servicers may implement it sooner, if they meet certain requirement–and sunsets on December 31, 2012. Home Affordable Foreclosures Alternatives Program: Guidelines and Forms HAFA provides incentives in connection with a short sale or a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure […]
Don’t Know Where to Start? Tips for Selling Your Home as A Short Sale-Tampa, Fl
Short Sales…A Rising Trend, find out your options and how to determine if you are a qualified candidate to sell. Throughout Florida, the number of sellers facing financial difficulties is clearly on the rise in all price brackets. Many owners holding adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) or interest-only loans are finding it tough to keep up […]
The INSIDE SCOOP on Short Sales-Tampa Bay Statistics, How a Short Sale Works and more..
What you NEED to know about Selling your Home as a Short Sale-Tampa, Fl
Foreclosure SCAMS being revealed-Pinellas County helps home owners
Radio show features consumer scams and foreclosure prevention This month’s show features the latest consumer scams and foreclosure prevention tips. Guests are Deborah Berry, Operations Manager Pinellas County Consumer Protection and Bill Sanchez, Vice President of the Homebuyers Club from Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation. The program, sponsored by the Housing Finance Authority, airs the […]