Wondering what a homeowner should expect when payments are missed? The most important thing to know is that no matter what stage of default a homeowner is in, there is almost always a way to avoid foreclosure. That being said, the quicker a homeowner does something about the situation, the less ... Continue Reading » about Missing Mortgage Payments? It’s Not Too Late
Give Yourself and Your Family the Gift of a Fresh Start to 2012! If you've spent too much of 2011 living under the dark cloud of an unaffordable house payment, you're in good company. Current estimates are that more than 25 percent of all homeowners in this country would net less on the sale of ... Continue Reading » about Mortgage Payments Weighing You Down?
On February 9thth, the United States Justice Department released the details of a $25 billion dollar settlement they reached with 5 major banks. “The settlement occurred because the banks were accused of widespread use of “Robo-signing”. Robo-signing is a practice employed by banks to automate ... Continue Reading » about Robo-Signing Settlement is Historic: Not Without Controversy
When families are tapped out financially and faced with the uncertainty of not knowing how much longer they'll be able to stay in their home, the prospect of planning or having a positive outlook on the future seems out of the question. Many financially strapped homeowners feel frozen in action ... Continue Reading » about Living Under the Cloud of an Unmanageable Mortgage
I had this question submitted for my opinion on the topic of the benefits of an attached garage vs a detached garage. This is how I replied: It has a lot to do with personal preference. An attached garage is usually prefered for better security when getting out of your car and going to your ... Continue Reading » about Attached vs Detached Garage.. Which Way to Go
The bond program is open again to buyers who are purchasing in Manatee County. There are some qualifications to the program but it is worth a shot if you are planning on buying. Several of my buyers have benefited from this program in the past so I am glad to see it is back. Once the money runs ... Continue Reading » about Down Payment Assistance to Manatee County Buyers