This is a must read for all persons in the middle of or thinking about a short sale. Depending on whether the Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 is renewed is a big if for many of the short sale sellers. Read on what Attorney Richard Zaretsky has to say:
The Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 has saved countless taxpayers from devastating IRS tax bills for "forgiven debt" resulting from lenders forgiveness of deficiencies from foreclosures, deeds in lieu of foreclosure and short sales.  But the Act has expired for any transactions that closed (or occurred) beginning January 1, 2014. … (1 comments)

short sale: Senator Bill Nelson Fix Short Sale Quirk Now! - 05/15/13 07:25 AM
Senator Nelson: Fix Short Sale Quirk NOW!! - Read the original article here.
In today's Tampa Bay Times business section, Senator Bill Nelson told a Senate subcommittee that "short sales and foreclosures are a completely different breed of horse. He states that" sellers who had sought a bank approved short sales are being punished." The problem stems from the credit bureaus not having a coding for short sales. the lack of a distinct code has caused Senator Nelson to tell the subcommittee "You're supposed to be protecting the consumer." Short sales in the Tampa Bay area have had a rapid climb. … (2 comments)

short sale: 6009 Sea Ranch Dr Unit 402 Hudson FL Just Listed - 08/07/12 02:30 AM
6009 Sea Ranch Dr Unit 402 Hudson FL Just Listed! Great Condo In The Ever Popular Complex of Gulf Islands Beach and Tennis Club! Fully Furnished and Ready For Your Enjoyment. Priced Right At $65,000! Take A Look! Sit Back And Watch The Dolphins Play! Kayak And Swim. 7 Day Minimum Rentals.This is A Short Sale : Sale at list price may not be sufficient to cover all encumbrance(s), closing costs or other seller costs. Third party approval is required. Sold "As Is"

The Gulf Islands Beach And Tennis Club Condos Boast Sweeping Views With Wonderful Amenities. The $352 Monthly … (2 comments)

short sale: Tampa Short Sale Approved at List Price! Buyer Needed! $226,900 - 07/20/11 02:40 AM
Tampa Short Sale Approved at List Price! Buyer Needed! $226,900 Walk into this Bargain Beauty Now! Upgrades Galore In This Three Bedroom Plus Office Pool Home! Soaring Ceilings, Gleaming Wood Floors And  Plant Shelves Are Just Some Of The Delights That Await You. Easy 4th Bedroom Conversion.  Beautiful Mexican Tile Graces The Kitchen And Breakfast Area. The Chef's Delight Kitchen Features Island Stove, Granite Counters, Closet Pantry And Lots Of Wood Cabinets. Spacious Master Suite Has Spacious Walk In Closet, Dual Sink Vanity, Garden Tub With Separate Shower, And French Doors Leading Out to the Lanai. Enjoy Relaxing By The Sparkling  … (7 comments)

short sale: Just Listed! Port Richey Florida Starter Home For Sale - With Newer Roof and A/C - 07/18/11 06:30 AM
Just Listed! Port Richey Florida Starter Home For Sale - With Newer Roof and A/C
SHORT SALE- This is the one that you have been looking for! Pride of ownership abounds. Newer A/C and Roof (2009). Updated Kitchen With Tile Backsplash and Smooth Top Range! Neutral Ceramic Tile Floors Throughout This Home. Master Bedroom Features Walk In Closet Plus Shower Bath. Enclosed Tiled Florida Room That Is Not Included In Square Footage.

Short Sale - Sold "As Is With Right To Inspect" Close to Shopping, Restaurants and Schools.

Lots Of New In This Beauty! … (3 comments)

short sale: Just Listed - Short Sale Asbel Creek Home In Land O Lakes, FL. - Tampa Bay - 07/17/11 10:40 AM
10008 Perthshire Circle , Land O Lakes, FL. In Tampa Bay 
Home Just Listed For Sale - Short Sale Newer 2 Story Home. Neutral Decor Boasts Living Room, Dining Room, Family Room, 3 Bedrooms PLUS Large Bonus Room Upstairs. Inside Utility Room with Full Size Washer and Dryer And Utility Sink. Great Backyard Which Backs To A Private  Pond. Sold "As Is With Right To Inspect". 
Asbel Creek Has No CDD FEE! Located Close To Popular Schools. Come Home To The Peaceful Asbel Creek Subdivision. Newer Publix is close by.

Loads Of Room! … (2 comments)

short sale: Short Sale TWO STORY HOME IN CONCORD STATION , Land O Lakes Florida 34638 - 07/17/11 04:25 AM
Short Sale TWO STORY HOME IN CONCORD STATION in Land O Lakes FL 34638   Concord Station Information

short sale: New Listing In Country Walk -Wesley Chapel Florida $140,000 - 07/16/11 07:51 AM
New Listing In Country Walk!
$140,000 4313 Bethpage Ct. Wesley Chapel FL. Spacious home located on cul de sac in popular Country Walk! Split bedroom plan with Master on the first floor. Eat in kitchen with closet pantry. Fenced yard with tranquil pond views. Appliances remain with home. Community features resort pool area which is within walking distance to this home! Short Sale - Listing price may not be sufficient to cover all encumbrances, closing costs, or other seller charges and sale of property at full listing price maybe conditioned upon approval of third parties. Sold "As Is With Right … (1 comments)

short sale: Suncoast Lakes Home - Just Listed In Land O Lakes Florida - 07/16/11 04:17 AM
NEW LISTING Suncoast Lakes Home - Just Listed In Land O Lakes Florida
Short Sale  Great Room plan with dining room area. Spacious  Kitchen includes breakfast nook and loads of cabinets and counter space. Master Suite boasts large walk in closet and Master Bath with Dual Sink Vanity,Garden Tub with Separate Shower. Inside Laundry Room. Built in 2006. Suncoast Lakes features beautiful community pool, playground and tennis and basketball courts. No CDD fees and low HOA fees too. Close to  Suncoast Parkway for easier Tampa or Airport commute. Great Sandy Beaches nearby as well.

Sale at list price … (4 comments)

short sale: Florida Strategic Short Sales - 05/30/11 02:04 AM

Florida Strategic Short Sales - In the past several years, a lot of new phrases and terms have entered the real estate world. These are terms that until just a few years ago we not associated with real estate. Terms like short sale, shadow inventory, strategic short sale, distressed properties, buy and bail and more. Remember the old days when we only had regular real estate- For Sales and foreclosures? Since Dick travels all over the country doing short sale seminars, , we come in contact with almost every scenario. When he is  engaged  by a real estate company … (6 comments)

short sale: Countryside Mall Area Town Home For Sale In Clearwater Florida - 05/29/11 11:13 AM
Countryside Mall Area Town Home For Sale In Clearwater Florida Opportunity to own a townhome in a central location that is within walking distance to Countryside Mall. Lots of WOW with gleaming granite counters in the well appointed kitchen and tasteful wood laminate floors in the living room and upstairs bonus area. Wonderful floorplan includes split bedrooms, upstairs laundry, breakfast area in the kitchen, expansive walk in closet in the master suite and a huge bonus room! High ceilings complete the picture! All this plus a two car garage with keyless entry. The community features a sparkling pool to enjoy as … (3 comments)

short sale: Waters Edge New Port Richey $130,000 Beat The Bank - 05/28/11 12:11 AM
BEAT THE BANK! $130,000 This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home was built with the extended bonus room upstairs(the only room upstairs) & has a HUGE air conditioned storage room. The Gourmet Kitchen features solid surface counters, upgraded cabinets and the appliances include smooth top range, and a roomy closet pantry. The first floor Master Suite with 2 walk-in closets features garden tub with separate shower and dual vanities. The 3rd bath will also service the outside. Stunning Waters Edge is truly one-of-a-kind, located on 75 acre Moon Lake. This gated community offers a state of the art '9000 Sq Ft.' Old … (4 comments)

short sale: Edgewater At Grand Oaks Land O Lakes Town Home For Sale Now $75,000! - 05/22/11 12:55 PM
Edgewater At Grand Oaks Land O Lakes Town Home For Sale Now $75,000!
Great Location in Edgewater At Grand Oaks ! Opportunity Knocks! Immaculate, Newer and Neutral! 3 Bedrooms Plus Loft, 2.5 Baths, 1 Car Garage Town Home Backing To Wooded Conservation! Gleaming Wood Laminate Floors On The Main Level. Open Floor Plan. Kitchen Has Full Appliance Package With Smooth Surface Range,Dishwasher And Microwave - Plus Breakfast Area And Snack Bar. Large Pantry Gives You Alot Of Storage.  Family Room With Sliders Leads To Private Patio And Beautiful View. Upstairs Features Spacious Master Suite With Sitting Area, Private Bath and … (1 comments)

short sale: Trinity Florida Short Sale Agents - 05/11/11 11:38 PM
Trinity Florida Short Sale Agents
A lot of homes were built in the Trinity Florida area during the "boom days" and I would venture to say most everyone here is "upside down"! Detailed information on Trinity Florida Short Sales. What are you to do if you need to move? We are short sale agents in Trinity Florida and have helped others work through this problem. We hold the SFR designation through the National Association of Realtors (Short Sale Foreclosure Resource). So if you are looking for Trinity Florida Short Sale Agents, give us a call. 727.815.7800 Direct Line. 


short sale: Tampa Bay Florida Short Sale Agents - 05/03/11 11:51 PM
Many people are now upside down in their homes as the market in Tampa Bay has definitely taken a tumble. If you try to sell your home in Tampa Bay and find when you run the numbers that you owe substantially more than what you will receive at the closing table, you may have the option of a Tampa Bay Short Sale. If you NEED to move for what ever reason, this could be an option.  What is a short sale you ask? It is a sale where the mortgage holder with "forgive" a portion of … (2 comments)

short sale: Brooksville FL Home For Sale In Spring Ridge 4 BR $79,900 - 04/12/11 04:44 AM
Brooksville FL Home For Sale In Spring Ridge
Great Deal On Two Story Home In Gated Community of Spring Ridge! Newer 4 Bedroom With HUGE Bonus Room! All Bedrooms On Second Floor. Formal Living Room & Dining Room. Lots Of Room In Chef's Delight Kitchen With Breakfast Area And Closet Pantry. Spacious Family Room. Inside Utility Room.This Newer Community Features Wonderful Pool, Clubhouse And Playground Too. This Home Is Centrally Located, Close To The Suncoast Parkway and US HWY 19. Nearby Schools And Shopping Too. Sold As Is With Right To Inspect.   SHORT SALE  Listing price may not be sufficient … (4 comments)

short sale: Tampa Bay Golf And Country Club Home For Sale - 03/29/11 04:27 AM
Tampa Bay Golf And Country Club Home For SaleTampa Bay Golf And Country Club -$99,900 Just Reduced! 3/2/2 With Gleaming Granite Counters. Golf Course Views From Your Screened and Covered Lanai. Large Master Suite with Garden Bath, Separate Shower and Walk In Closet.  Wonderful Value In Sought after Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club. One Time $2500 Initiation fee for the Country Club Social Membership At Closing.  This Gated Active Adult Community Has Two Golf Courses, Both Championship And Executive - 27 holes, Well Appointed Clubhouse w/Resort Heated Pool & Spa, Tennis, Restaurant & Bar, Pro Shop Plus Loads Of Activities.Sold As … (1 comments)

short sale: Home For Sale In Deer Park Short Sale In New Port Richey $54,900 - 03/09/11 01:02 AM
Home For Sale In Deer Park Short Sale In New Port Richey 3/2/2 With Cul de Sac Location. Needs TLC To Sparkle Again. $54,900Price reflects the condition. Great for Investor or Handyman. No rear neighbors as well. Split Bedroom Plan. Large Screened Lanai Area. Centrally located close to schools and shopping. SHORT SALE Listing price may not be sufficient to cover all encumbrances, closing costs, or other seller charges and sale of property at full listing price may be conditioned upon approval of third parties. Professional Short Sale Negotiation
Short Sale- Handyman Special … (2 comments)

short sale: Short Sale- Heritage Springs Trinity Florida Active Adult Beauty - Maintained Village-$209,900 - 09/28/10 03:14 AM
Short Sale- Heritage Springs Trinity Florida Active Adult Beauty  Lots of house and lots of updates in this designer home!
3 Bedrooms 2 Full Baths Office-Study Florida Room Screened Lanai Water View Professional Negotiation For Short Sale Heritage Springs is a premier country club community with 18 holes of championship PGA golf, heated resort pool and spa, tennis, restaurant & bar, fitness center, boochi ball, clubs and social events-24 hr manned gate - Equity club membership is included. Active Adult 55+ community. Short Sale- Heritage Springs Active Adult Beauty … (4 comments)

short sale: Heritage Springs Home For Sale - 1009 Winding Willow Dr Trinity FL $229900 - 09/09/10 07:15 AM
Just Listed- 1009 Winding Willow Dr, Trinity, FLHeritage Springs Active Adult Community  $229,900
3 Bedrooms 2 Full Baths Office-Study Enclosed Florida Room Screened and Covered Lanai Lake View 2032 Sq Ft body {padding:0;margin:0;}Wonderful Maintenance Free Home- Professionally decorated with 3 bedrooms, office/study, an expanded area, plus screened lanai. Formal Living and Dining Rooms plus spacious Family Room. Plant shelves and art niches abound. Large gourmet kitchen features tile counters and service island. The spacious master suite includes large walk in closet with built ins, plant shelves plus master bath with garden tub, separate shower and dual sink vanity. Peaceful water … (3 comments)

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