bank of america: HARP - A Personal Thank YOU - 12/22/12 03:58 AM
HARP - A Personal Thank You
As many may know, I am not a big fan of Government programs nor big banks.  However, one program that provides both relief and immediate stimulus to the economy now is the HARP (Home Affordable Refinance Program) which allows both homeowners and investors to REFI their loans to take advantage of the low interest rates.   With a traditional REFI it can be very difficult with all of the cumbersome issues such as appraisals or if you own multiple properties.  HARP streamlines the process to allow the end goal to happen.
I just completed … (22 comments)

bank of america: Philadelphia Short Sales - A Sweet Victory - 11/06/11 12:24 AM
Philadelphia Short Sales - A Sweet Victory
We recently had a successful Philadelphia short sale for a Center City Condo in the Victory Building at 10th and Chestnut.  This was a very sweet "Victory" as we had to negotiate with Bank of America through five separate buyers to finally make it to a settlement table.   To be honest, we almost gave up on this one as the lender for whatever reason was just not being reasonable with what they were willing to accept and there was not much more we could do and with the mountains of hours we had into … (11 comments)

bank of america: The One That Got Away: The Importance of a Buyers Agent - And a Lender ! - 10/17/10 05:07 AM
The One That Got Away:  The Importance of a Buyers Agent - And a Lender !
 (My Long Fish Tail - Getting Sucked into the Bank of America <BOA> abyss)
I had a feeling that something might go wrong when the buyers agent on my team said "Chris, the buyer plans to submit an offer on the property, but wants to use a "family friend" as his agent."  We both wondered why the other agent did not show his "client" the property in the first place but it made sense later when I discovered that this "family friend" was way out in a different … (9 comments)

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