As recently as a few months ago, if you would have told a real estate agent who specialized in short sales that they’d be raving about a lender’s stellar service and rapid approval times—not to mention significant cash incentives for financially strapped homeowners for pursuing a short sale—you’d ... Continue Reading » about It’s time to take another look at short sales
Does it feel like trust is one of the major casualties of the economic meltdown of 2008 – followed by the “Great Recession,” the “Jobless Recovery” and now the threat of a “Double Dip Recession?” Weren’t we assured that home values were destined to go up and up and up? There have been lots of ... Continue Reading » about Renewed trust for tough times
Whenever I research the latest foreclosure and distressed property statistics, the sheer number of Americans facing the stress of losing their homes amazes me. It is my goal to help as many homeowners I can either stay in their homes or relieve the burden of their mortgages. Knowing that there are ... Continue Reading » about Handling the Stress of an Unaffordable Mortgage Payment
It’s Not Too Late 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 ... Continue Reading » about Missing Mortgage Payments?
Since 2007, 8.9 million homes have been lost to foreclosure and millions more are headed in that direction. As a real estate professional who has earned the Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation, my mission is to ensure that you or anyone you care about does not add to that ... Continue Reading » about Resolve to Face the Facts!
Reports of foreclosures by the millions have been in the news so much over the past few years that to some, it might seem like the new normal. But as a real estate professional who is in the trenches with financially stressed homeowners every day, it never for a second feels to me like ... Continue Reading » about Foreclosure fears foster true grief