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RE/MAX Exclusive Collection is a boutique real estate office located in College Park in Orlando Florida. Michael Kara, broker, has over 15 years of experience and closes more pro-consumer short sales than any other Realtor in Orlando.

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2011 

I'm holding the approval letter in my hand! Typically, a short sale approval takes anywhere from 45 to 60 days, and when the file has to go through the rigerous HAFA portion of the process, it can take an ADDITIONAL 30 to 45 days.  However, the HAFA program is such a great thing for our sellers t...
08/30/2011
195 Cedarwood DriveMaitland FL 32751Waterfront * Hardwood Floors * Completely Remodeled The 100-foot lakefront doesn't get any better than this!  The adjoining lot is a deeded access neighborhood boat ramp.  The lake allows skiing, swimming, fishing and other water sports, and even features a slo...
08/25/2011
8494 Ridgewood Avenue #4302Cape Canaveral ~ Canaveral Sands CondoOcean View * Granite Countertops * 1316 Sq. Ft$184,900 This is a truly beautiful third floor condo unit with an awesome South side view of the ocean from the balcony. The interior of the unit has several upgrades and both bathrooms ...
08/24/2011
1223 Carriage LaneOrlando FL 32807For Rent - $875/mo. Be close to shopping, dining, and the interstate!  This super clean townhouse rental is in a central location, close to everything.   Beautiful hardwood floors! 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1031 square feet.  This lovely townhome has a covered screene...
08/23/2011
I get asked this question a lot: "Do I have to miss a payment on my mortgage to qualify for a short sale?" The short answer is maybe, but probably not. It's a very common misconception that you MUST miss a payment to qualify for a short sale, or that in order to qualify for a short sale you need ...
08/19/2011
Here is an excellent blog post that I came across that details the amount of money saved by the lenders for allowing short sales to go through.  Excellent topic, interesting results! Why would banks agree to a short sale when they know they are going to be losing money?  This is the question I ge...
08/03/2011
Ten Facts about Mortgage Debt Forgivenessprovided by IRS.govIRS Tax Tips 2010-44 Did you know that if you do a short sale and your mortgage debt is partially or entirely forgiven during the tax years 2007 through 2012, you may be able to claim special tax relief?  It would allow short sellers to ...
08/03/2011
Introducing 7655 Debeaubien Drive in Orlando Florida!Orlando Short SaleProfessionally Negotiated by Kara Homes & Associates Short Sale Experts   It really doesn't get any better than this luxurious home in the Metrowest community in beautiful Orlando Florida.  If you're not familiar with the Metr...
08/03/2011
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RE/MAX Exclusive Collection is a boutique real estate office located in College Park in Orlando Florida. Michael Kara, broker, has over 15 years of experience and closes more pro-consumer short sales than any other Realtor in Orlando.