As of 2016, Susan is no longer practicing in the USA and retains this blog as a service. Clients may call or email for a professional realtor or lender referral in Whatcom and San Juans counties
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Local impostors are claiming to be appraisers to gain entry to distressed homes.We have heard from distressed homeowners who, after having the Notice of Default letters taped to their door, (pre-foreclosure) had unannounced individuals arriving at their door with cameras saying they are the appra...
Fact: Less than 7% of the homeowners who entered Trial Modification Periods for the Housing Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) in some form have succeeded to date: http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=9572114 This news has spurred updates on the government site: www.makinghomeaffordabl...
We talk a lot about educating our clients about their options and best choices in making real estate decisions. But who among us knows it all? More to the point, who among us is adequately keeping up with all the changes in our industry these last three years? Evolve or die! The basic Darwinian p...
More importantly, how do you find out? If you need to contact your lender about potential loan modification based on genuine hardship or disaster relief grounds, you have several starting points. You may be surprised to learn that find out exactly who owns your mortgage is not something your lend...