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Posts Tagged ‘Foreclosure’

Weekly News REcap 12-2-2011

Happy December everyone! I can’t believe the year is almost at an end (we won’t mention that I am completely unprepared for the holidays either). Here is what has been happening in the real estate market this week. Foreclosure Moratorium for the Holidays. Some lenders are finding kindness in their heart to put in place…

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5 Reasons Buying and Selling Real Estate is Difficult Today

Buying and selling anything in this economy can be a bit tricky, and that goes for real estate as well. Many buyers, who think they’ll be able to negotiate a phenomenal deal, are often discouraged when they actually get out there in the market and try to do so. Likewise, sellers who price their homes…

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Don’t Foreclose Yet…You May Have Options!

With the economy in turmoil and people scared to make big purchases, the real estate business is undoubtedly challenged. In difficult times some people panic, and I see that happening amongst distressed borrowers, yet there is a process to the situation that you need to follow in order to have a chance to save your…

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What’s New In the Distressed Property Market?

The distressed property market continues to be a big part of our real estate market, and there is a lot going on as of late. Here are some of the highlights: First time homebuyers getting tired of short sales: A survey conducted by Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance revealed that first time buyers have had enough with…

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Will Obama Job Plan Really Help Housing Market?

After many real estate industry complaints that the new Obama administration recovery plans did nothing for housing (aside from refinancing assistance plans, which as we all know still require lender cooperation), out comes a plan with that goal in mind. But will this new plan really help distressed inventory and jobs, or is it merely…

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The Latest Distressed Property News

There has been quite a bit going on in the distressed property market as of late, and if you are a homeowner who is underwater or are unable to continue to pay your mortgage, there is some good news on the horizon to help you. HAMP incentives increased for early borrower assistance: Fannie Mae has…

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Underwater Homeowner Solution Makes Sense

In trying times you can surely bet that there will be those who will come up with ideas – some good, some bad. There is one mortgage servicer that has been following a plan for the last year, and it has proven successful in helping underwater homeowners (those who owe more to their mortgagors than…

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Could Your Lender Be Your Landlord?

There are some changes coming to the housing industry, most notably is that major lenders may soon end up being landlords. Do I have your curiosity? A new bill has been introduced that may prevent more foreclosures, keep shadow inventory from hitting the markets, and keep people in their homes. To read more check out…

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Throw the Lenders to the Courts

Over the past several years there have been attempts to let judges take over lender issues, such as those related to foreclosures and bankruptcy. Some states, like California and New York, have allowed judges to intervene in ruling on improper foreclosures, or in cases where lenders assign mortgages for which they have no documented proof…

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