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Again, this is a family that lost three homes in my neighborhood. Down on their luck? Not really, if they had not speculated, they would've been fine in the homes they are living in now, which are not in foreclosure. This was done by a husband and wife, and their son. Their son held property in his own name, and according to his LinkedIn account, he works in San Francisco in financial services industry!Further, A google search of his name reveals that he bought 3 condos in Las Vegas at roughly the same time, all with 100% financing. Those three are long gone, having been sold as bank-owned properties. Would you trust this guy with your money?
This was easy to string together, as the father and son have the same name (i.e. William Sr. and William Jr.)
What makes it unusually, and a little off topic of licensees who bought in my neighborhood, is the fact that none are licensees... However, the agent who is handling the attempted short sales, and eventual ahort sales of those that sold is related to these people, and making a fortune off their lousy speculations!
Here's how these Fraudsters worked my neighborhood and some other houses they bought:
Acquired 03/30/2001 -- $924,000
Original loan-- $500,000
Cash out refinanced-- $700,000 on 07/10/2003.
Cash out refinance-- $903,000 on 05/24/2005.
Sold as a Short Sale for $655,000 on 11/10/2011
Loss to Lender <$248,000>
Acquired 11/26/2002-- $600,000
After numerous cash out refinances:
1st T.D. – 05/22/2007-- $559,300
2nd T.D.—07/23/2007-- $67,100
Total Loans: $626,400
Notice of Default filed 06/16/2009
Sold as a short sale on 04/04/2012--$450,000
Loss to Lender <$176,400>
Loans: 1st T.D.-- $940,000
2nd T.D. --$116,325
Total Loans: $1,056,325 (89.9% Loan-to-Value)
11/19/2010--Sold to a 3rd Party at Auction for $690,000
Total loans--$956,250 ($131,250 more than acquisition price)
Notice of Default recorded on 06/28/2011
Currently listed as a short sale for $779,000.
Loss to Lender is unknown at this time.
130 W. 9th Street,Gilroy,CA95020 (Outside Eagle Ridge)
Acquired 09/02/2004-- $610,000
Loan: $427,000 (70% Loan-to-Value)
Currently listed for sale for $550,000.
No loan; it looks like it was passed on to these two through a living trust.
Currently listed as a Pending sale on the MLS for $437,000.
It appears to be rented, but the monthly rental income is unknown. There is no loan on it, and it appears the wife inherited it from her mother, so why aren't they using this income to pay off the loans on the other houses?
As I said, the relative, who is an agent, is making a small fortune selling the homes as short sales...
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