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2011 

  Richmond VA Homes for Sale and Real EstateLooking for a great place to live in Richmond VA, and don't know where to start your search? Sometimes the hardest thing to do when you are unfamiliar with an area is choose the right place to live. We are always afraid to make a mistake, the stakes are...
12/25/2011
When Should I Begin The Short Sale Process? – Richmond Virginia Short Sale Realtor A Short Sale process should begin immediately. Foreclosures and Short Sales are extremely time sensitive and consuming for negotiations. The sooner we can begin the negotiations with your lender, the greater the c...
12/25/2011
  Fort Lee Military, VA Homeowners Can Avoid Foreclosure There are many reasons why a military member would want to sell a home in today's distressed housing market. A permanent change of station move as part of an overseas long tour is one reason some are motivated to sell, another is change in ...
12/25/2011
  Al Pacino's Inspirational Speech For Your Real Estate Team I found this insperational speech from the movie - Any Given Sunday (Al Pacino). When the market changed and times started to get tough, we all had to fight to maintain our lifestyles that we were used to living and to find new niches i...
12/25/2011
  National Fair Housing Alliance & HUD Investigations Confirm Discrimination! Where's the outcry from the National Association of Realtors? On July 18, 2008, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a federal lawsuit against the real estate brokerage doing business as Re/Max East-West alleging discr...
12/25/2011
  "The Cable Guy" Home Inspector from Hell My client recently had home inspection on a townhouse that just went under contract. This townhouse was only 890 sq ft in size and had 2 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. I try my best when I first meet and with my new clients to sell my home inspectors(3) that ar...
12/25/2011
  Your Credit in a Foreclosure vs. a Short Sale Know that sellers will take a bigger hit on their credit report by going through foreclosure than going through a Short Sale.Of course paying you mortgage with a few late payments and modifying your loan is the best course of action, however that to...
12/25/2011
10 REASONS SHORT SALES GET DENIED 10 REASONS SHORT SALES GET DENIED Realtors doesn't call or communicate with the bank consistantly, you must stay on top of the file. Seller waits to late to short sale property, 53% of all short sales get denied within 1 month of foreclosure date. Property stays...
12/25/2011
Short Sales Are Bargains Worth Your Time and Money   - Virginia Short Sale Specialist / Realtor - Certified Distrssed Property Expert (CDPE)   In real estate, a short sale usually means the sale of a property at an amount less than what is owed to the mortgage lender. Of course, the lender needs...
12/18/2011
HAFA Qualifications - HAFA Short Sale Virginia              Do you know the rules and guidelines for the HAFA short sale program? Do you qualify? Unfortunately, not everyone does. To qualify, you must own a home that was purchased before the year 2009. In addition, you must be living in the home...
12/18/2011
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