Tag Archive: Foreclosure

Need a Foreclosure Solution? Yes, It Still Happens!!…..

…..and if it’s happening to you…..it’s still a crisis! Facing foreclosure is never easy. It’s downright scary. I know, I’ve been through it myself. Back in 2007, when the market tanked, and so did my business, I lost a duplex. I was living on one side, and had a renter in the other half. It…

Make Sure The Foreclosure Joke Is Not On You!!

Foreclosing banks do not return your equity! I do not have to travel far to find interesting stories from the Sacramento Real Estate market–which I write about here, so you will have another tool to discern the truth from water cooler gossip. And knowledge is power. And you need a little muscle these days! I…

Sacramento Short Sales Still a Mess–And Everywhere Else Too

Often times I wonder ‘what could there possibly be to write about today?’, and then along comes Mary!  And I hesitate to write too much negative info, because I don’t want to discourage you from doing a Short Sale, it is still far better for you Mr. or Mrs. or Ms. Seller, to go thru…

Survivor! Sacramento Realtor in Real Time.

Oh my gosh…..talk about keeping it real……estate.  No FHA loan compliance? Strong sales but no escalating prices, tick infestations, and the week is only halfway over. You will find some very factual info here on my site, and also, I want to be sure to share real stories from the Sacramento Real Estate market–what is really happening…

Sacramento Real Estate-Stats 1st Quarter 2012

I try to post stats for the Sacramento Real Estate market at the end of each quarter. Maybe there will be tidbit of info you will find interesting, or you can bring to work with you and talk about the market and impress your friends! If you want info you don’t see here,  shoot me…

Short Sale Hardships Come In Many Shapes And Forms

Nadine’s hardship story is probably similar to many people’s story, so I hope it illustrates that checking with a qualified Realtor is the best way to establish whether you have potential opportunities to do a short sale. Nadine is self employed and when business was great, she was not only able to purchase a home,…

A Short Word About Short Sales……

If you are thinking about doing a short sale—remember that whoever you are writing your monthly mortgage check to is usually just a “loan servicer”, not the actual investor who holds the loan. The actual investor might be the Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Bank of New York, or any of many others! They are the…

Short Sales 101

The world of short sales seems to change and evolve every few months. I have closed dozens of short sales, yet every time I open a new negotiation, there are new rules, new guidelines and new how to’s! I’ll try and keep this short, but I could write a whole novel!!! Some things remain the…

Choose Short Sale Over Foreclosure So You Can Win!

The week before Christmas, I was hired to do a Valuation Report on two foreclosed homes, one in Elk Grove and one in Carmichael, owned by Bank of America.  Upon doing the necessary research, neither home had been listed, nor Short Sale attempted. This is crazy, and really hurt the sellers. Having a “foreclosure” on…