Sharon's Blog on Bank Foreclosures and REO properties

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Over the next 2 years bank foreclosures and REO homes as well as short sales are going to be an all time high. Our office has been successful in helping home owners avoid foreclosure by doing short sales. Investers & owner occupied can take advantage of these bargain prices.



You may be sitting on a goldmine. Or a small fortune. Or at least a little chunk of cash. Rising home prices across the country means homeowners have some equity. So what can you do with it? More importantly, what should you do with it? If you've got money in your house, you've got some options."...
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A couch isn't just a place to sit. For many of us, it's the biggest piece of furniture in a room, and also the most expensive. Get it right and you can set the tone for the rest of the space. But if it's the wrong size or color, if you choose the wrong fabric for your lifestyle, or if it's just p...
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While you're luxuriating in a tropical locale or in a quaint European town enjoying time with friends or loved ones, thieves could be planning to attack your home and ruin more than your vacation. There are some easy steps you can take to make your home look occupied while you're away and protect...
There are now only two real tax benefits available to the American homeowner -- interest and real estate tax deductions, and the capital gains exclusion for your principal residence.In order to qualify for these tax benefits, the home in which you live must be your legal, principal residence. And...
You have signed a contract to purchase a house. Your potential lender has qualified you for the mortgage loan, on the condition that the house will appraise high enough to support the loan. Now you have learned that the appraisal has come in too low, and the lender is not prepared to commit the l...
When you prepare to put your home on the market, you hope that everything will go the way you imagine and that is your home will sell for over listing price the very first day it goes on the market.The reality isn't so rosy. The market may slow down. Your home may get few showings or no offers. Y...
A story broke this week about how Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff overpaid for his $20 million home. The New York Times called it "ironic" that he paid "over $1 million above its Zestimate" for his 12,732-square-foot Brentwood, CA mansion. Everyone who's had an issue with Zillow's farcical Zestimates ...

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Kansas City is a very good area for investers in both single family homes to apartment & commercial buildings.We have lots of inventory for residential and commercial listings.