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Here is another great post on strengthening your offer. You can never get enough tips on making your offer stronger in this market with all of the multiple offer / highest and best that we see. Janna Rankin Scharf, GRI, PMS, SFR, CLHMS - Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Homes For Sale I j...
Here is an interesting update from the NATIONAL Housing Market in reference to the increase in sales and rising prices. Check this posting out.... The Housing Market Update   Embrace Home Loans   06/25/2012     New Home Sales Jump 7.6%, Home Prices Rise:  New single-family hom...
Good points on things you should do before you purchase a home. I can not stress enough the pre-approval part! These are definitely commom mistakes. WWW.RONCHASTAIN.NETAvoid these common mistakes when buying a home   Home buying can be a frustrating experience, but choosing a competent real estat...
Here is a post about whether or not you have to be behind on payments in order to do a short sale. Seems as though it really depends on the lender.  Maybe. Maybe not. Some lenders/investors will require the Borrower to be 30/60 days late to receive short sale approval and some...
Here is a HAFA update from Bank Of America / Short Sale Update. The effective date was June 1,2012. I tells about several different key enhancements. Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) Short Sale Update HAFA Supplemental Directive 12-02, effective June 1, 2012, im...
This is a great post on the differences between short sales and foreclosures. It would be very helpful to anyone who is considering their options. www.ronchastain.netThere are MANY differences between a short sale and foreclosure and if you're considering either one, please read on.  I'll go over...
Important information for anyone who has a linkedin account. Has your account been hacked? Don't forget to change up your passwords to protect your accounts. www.ronchastain.netThere was a buzz going around recently that LinkedIn security had been breached when a Russian hacker claimed to have st...
Did you hear? Freddie Mac Now Accepts Electronic Signatures! This is one bit of news that has been long awaited. A step toward going green.  Hello ActiveRain Community, this month's DocuSign post is a re-post from the DocuSign blog.  Why a re-post?  Because...
Beware .. Now there are Fake Bank Of American Short Sale Approval Letters !? What Next? Here is a great list on what to watch out for!   www.ronchastain.netJust a short blog to make the public aware that fake Bank of America short sale approval letters are floating around in Southern California. ...

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