Patrick James's (ptboxman) Blog

Real Estate Agent - CG Real Estate
One of the easiest ways to blow your chances of successfully completing your short sale is by not properly pricing your home. If you price it too high and are stubborn on your price, your chances of getting workable offer are slim. The goal is to get a contract in front of your lender for the mos...
Mint East side ranch many updates with central air Overview Maps Photos $129,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1278 sqftLot: 0.16 acre(s) Location 141 Hillcrest AveWaterbury, CT 06705USA To get updates on open home dates and other propert...
An Old Irish Blessing: May love and laughter light your days,and warm your heart and home.May good and faithful friends be yours,wherever you may roam....May peace and plenty bless your worldwith joy that long endures.May all life's passing seasonsbring the best to you and yours!     Patrick
So not even 24 hours after my last blog (scroll below) praising how far Bank of America has come in the short sale process over the past year, I get an email. From Bank of America. Subject : Changes to short sale initiation process.   Seriously?   Yeah.... Seriously. Here is some info from the em...
It was no more than a year ago that ANY short sale agent ( myself included ) looked just like this poor guy during our Bank of America short sale negotiations.  Let me say, my how times have changed.   Then - the short sale to make most agents never want to do another short sale: July of 2009----...
What am I talking about? Berliner Philaharmoniker Orchestra? No. Beer Pong Outside? No. Bail Prestor Organa? No. You star wars fans have landed on a real estate blog.  The BPO we are going to discuss today is a real estate acronym standing for Broker Price Opinion. Why care? Getting your CT shor...
  So I took a phone call today from a prospective listing client and felt it necessary to write this blog after hanging up the phone. We talked briefly about his situation and, as always, I suggested that we should sit down and talk about his financial situation and hardship a little more in dep...
If you are in the market to purchase real estate in Connecticut and you find out from your REALTOR that it is subject to bank or lien-holder  approval of Short Sale, what do you do next?  Prepare to wait and wait, and wait.  Plan to not have a yes or no answer from the bank for at least 3 months....
If you are thinking about listing your Connecticut Real Estate for sale anytime soon, you need accurate real estate market information.  You really need to consult with a full time REALTOR.  Working with an experienced Connecticut Real Estate professional can save you some serious time and aggra...
Can't pay your mortgage? This is a very difficult situation for most every homeowner to come to terms with. Most do not realize that the short sale alternative to foreclosure may allow for you to repurchase much sooner down the road than if the lender forecloses. Here is some information that you...

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