Archives for “Short Sales”


Banks across America are mounting a hiring surge right now. Why? They are gearing up for what lies ahead...more defaults, more short sales and more ...

HUD announced Friday that the 90 day title seasoning requirement on FHA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans will be waived beginning February 1, 2010 ...

A breaking new short sale trend for 2010 is shaping up that you need to know about...$500,0000+ deals. That's right, loans with principal balances above ...

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) just released FHA loan guidelines for prospective borrowers who have experienced a short sale. HUD sent a memo ...

Don’t Be Fooled

Don't be fooled...we're not out of the woods yet. Although sales temporarily increased in November (and now spilling into early December), property values continue to ...

It's here, the much anticipated plan from the Treasury Department on how to streamline short sales was announced on Monday, November 30th. Since the Making ...

Analysts foresee a herd of new short sales stampeding into the real estate market between 2010 and 2012. According to data compiled by Credit Suisse ...

The next 12 calendar days will be the most active buyer feeding frenzy in the past 2 years. So if you have a deal right ...

Three years ago you would not have been able to find a single article in any newspaper or online publication about short sales. Today, there ...

Today’s market, simply put, is a GREAT time to invest in real estate if you are blessed with having cash, IRA funds, or 1031 exchange ...

Hype vs HUD1s

In this information age, it can be very difficult to decipher between hype and reality. The good news about real estate is that a closing ...

A MEGA short sale tsunami of epic proportions is on the horizon. Five separate economic factors are all coming together at the same time to ...

The Department of the Treasury is just days away from announcing their new plans for short sales. Obama's Housing Rescue Plan has focused primarily ...

WARNING - What I call “the WRONG way to do short sales,” is a practice that is gaining significant popularity as of late but could land those who ...

Should homeowners who need a short sale hire a real estate agent / Realtor® or an investor for their short sale?  After conducting a detailed ...

WASHINGTON, DC - A federal court ruled last week that Countrywide, formerly the largest mortgage company but now owned by Bank of America, must ...

NASHVILLE, TN - At 6AM on Saturday morning, with the sun just beginning to take flight over the horizon, while in the solitude of birds ...

The Department of the Treasury is about to release a plan geared towards making the short sale process faster and easier. Representatives from 25 major mortgage servicers ...

Intense regulatory scrutiny has prohibited the practice of back-to-back closings that allowed investors to close both property purchase and resale transactions simultaneously using the resale ...

Whoah.  With all the lender rules shifting like quicksand, and companies going out of business or selling off divisions, it's been a little crazy in ...

In today’s topsy-turvy market, you may find yourself needing to talk to your lender about more than just a change of address. Here’s how to ...

Today’s multiple listing service is full of short sale listings all across the country that are missing the most important part of a successful short ...

It is no secret that Short Sales are a pain in the neck to work with and ultimately complete. There are untold stories of buyers ...