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Ground floor end unit condo is so spacious and bright that it feels like a single family home. Located in the River Strand golf community, this 2 year old condo is in like new condition. Golf and club membership transfers with the sale, so if you love to golf you will love it here with 27 holes o...
04/01/2012
  A true rare find. This is an inviting 4 bedroom canal front home in Ellenton. Built to last, this home was built sparring no expense to finishes, and quality construction. Solid Concrete construction, metal roof, and impact energy efficient windows make this home very energy efficient. 12 foot ...
04/01/2012
16736 4th ave ne bradenton, FL 34212   Custom Built home on an awesome deep lake view home site must be seen to appreciate. I hope to do justice for this showpiece home. What you think of a Florida home this is it. with wide open spacious great room design, Large, and functional modern kitchen, a...
04/01/2012
Let's make a deal!!!! You have heard by now the Monster Banks  settlement with 49 state attorneys general. $26 billion for homeowners underwater to help them reduce principal.But wait, it will not help everybody. Mortgages owned by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are not eligible. Also, only $20 billi...
03/30/2012
This month President Obama is announcing a new program to help homeowners who want to refinance their home loans to today's lower interest rates but have been unable to do so due to being underwater.   Right now in Manatee county almost half of the homes that have mortgages on them owe more than ...
02/01/2012
One of the most recent frustrations I am dealing with in closing short sales here in Bradenton, FL has been created by associations that are unwilling to bend on outstanding HOA and Condo fees.  Has anyone else had an association attorney prevent a sale of a home over delinquent fees? Banks that ...
01/12/2012
The numbers for the month of September 2011 have come in and inventory has stayed stable.  The total amount of listings was up slightly to 3,500 units, up from 3488. 525 homes went pending in the month, and 431 homes were sold in the month of September. This is typically the slowest time of the y...
10/12/2011
1.  How long do you plan to stay put? Renting has one major advantage over buying a home.  Mobility.  If you want to move across town, or around the country, simply pack up and go when your lease is up.  Owning a home is not quite as simple.  You will have to sell your home which can take time.  ...
09/28/2011
There may be hope for those that have tried for a loan modification without success.  Freddie mac has announced that they will have a program for modifying delinquent borrower's mortgages for those that have tried, and failed prior modifications, and also for those that do not qualify for the HAM...
09/14/2011
I was impressed to see the argument presented for Compelling the lenders in the United States to agree to reduce the principle of underwater homeowners to the actual value of their home.  As an experienced short sale real estate agent, I have seen too many families lose their home, and have a new...
08/31/2011
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