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I posted thiis as a reply/comment to a discussion going on about investors.  Well they used the term flippers, which I don't like at all.  The general feeling seems to be that an investor is ok if he fixes up a house before he resells it, and that if an investor buys a house and sells it for a pr...
Want to hear about a new method of mortgage relief? Short Sales are the hard way to reduce a mortgage balance. There is an easier way. As a real estate agent this could also be an extra source of income for you. Banks/Lenders are not real eager to do loan modification, and if they do they usuall...
----- Part of rebuilding New Orleans caused residents often to be challenged with the task of tracing home titles back potentially hundreds of years. With a community rich with history stretching back over two centuries, houses have been passed along through generations of family, sometimes makin...
In talking to real estate agents, I"m finding that (not surprisingly) many agents owe way more on their own homes than the are worth today.  They know that short sales are a longshot and they don't want to move anyway. Let me tell you about Pete (not his real name)  We're friends with Pete and h...
Recently I heard about a family that breeds horses for polo and jumping. The property was, just a few years ago, worth $12,000,000. But this nasty economy has hit everyone, not just the middle class. The owner was having trouble making the payments on his property.  The property was not only the...
I bet a lot of readers hear this when going out on a listing call.  It's heartbreaking, isn't it?  You are there to list the property as a short sale and nobody's happy.  Not even you.  Sure, you'd like to have the commssion, but putting someone out of the family home they love wasn't in your jo...

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