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Another Real Estate Agent I know had asked me some questions about a deal she was working on because she was unclear of what to do next.  I wanted to share this situation with others because in this market this situation may arise with one of your deals.  Lister has property listed for sale.  Buy...
02/27/2008
I am checking to see if anyone has had any dealings with Saxon Mortgage.  I have had such a hard time with this mortgage company.   I have 4 offers in with them on a short sale and foreclosure right around the corner and no response from them. Call after call.  Just curious if anyone else has had...
02/21/2008
Has anyone else received a call from someone (THEY DID NOT LEAVE THE COMPANY NAME ON MY PHONE) stating they are looking for someone to refer clients to and their referral fee is 90% .  I could not believe that someone would expect me to do all the work for 10% of the offered commission.  I though...
02/07/2008
Someone who called me today at the law firm I work at, was asking for legal advice before pursuing a short sale with a real estate agent.  After asking some questions, she stated the following:   The Agent she wanted to represent her interests told her that he is very successful with short sales ...
02/06/2008
A friend of mine, who is an Investor, buys homes at the foreclosure auctions (courthouse steps) and sells homes.  He called me to ask me if I had any Appraiser’s phone numbers I could give him that he could get a quick appointment with, because the one he normally uses is out of town and the Appr...
01/29/2008
With so many people losing their homes these days, I wanted to share some information about using to the bankruptcy system to help someone stay in their home instead of doing a short sale or a Foreclosure.  Every situation is different.  Since I work as a bankruptcy consultant/paralegal at a law ...
01/28/2008
 (this is a re-post, was deleted in error) This was interesting today.  I get a lot of people that come through the law firm I work at with the most unusual housing situations to see if they qualify for bankruptcy.  Well, this couple bought a home together in 2005 and now cannot afford the mortga...
01/28/2008
I just noticed that some of my blogs are missing.  I guess I must have deleted them by accident.  I am going to try to put them back on but I was just wondering if this has happened to any of you.  I don't know how I did that.   Anyway, am I the only one this has happened to.  It is really frustr...
01/28/2008
    If you are thinking about letting the home go through foreclosure and considering Bankruptcy as an option, and need to rent a home, then RENT before filing bankruptcy.  It is more difficult to rent a home after bankruptcy then to buy a home after bankruptcy.  My clients have experienced this ...
01/28/2008
I was just speaking to a neighboring real estate agent who told me that some people she met, who are not well informed of what happens in a short sale, gave $3000 to a Real Estate Company who said they will not lose their home if they listed with them to do a short sale.  The owners have not seen...
01/23/2008
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Stella Barbour

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