sarasota keller williams: Wachovia Short Sales - Why I like a Wachovia Short Sale - 01/27/11 06:24 AM

Sarasota, FL - Having worked with many lenders, I would award Wachovia as one of my favorite lenders to work with in completing a short sale.  No offense to the other lenders out there, but they need to pay attention to what Wachovia does right and take notes.   What sets Wachovia apart from other lenders is they seem to have a perspective on the big picture in creating a win/win situation for everyone.  Examples of this are as follows:
•·         They have offered financial incentives to homeowners to complete a Short Sale within certain time periods, which has nothing to do with … (3 comments)

sarasota keller williams: In a Short Sale, does the homeowner decide what offer to accept or reject? - 01/20/11 04:38 PM

Sarasota, FL - Many homeowners are concerned their home will be sold at a price too low or not at all in a Short Sale.  The good news is that the homeowner decides what asking price to market their property for, to insure a timely sale, and which offer to accept or reject in a Short Sale.   The language in the Short Sale Addendum of the purchase contract should also explain how multiple offers will be addressed after a seller accepts an offer and if the homeowner has the right to continue marketing the property after they approve an offer.  These … (0 comments)

sarasota keller williams: Should I complete a Short Sale even if intend to file Bankruptcy? - 12/30/10 08:10 AM

Many Sarasota, Florida homeowners that are facing a pending Foreclosure are under the misconception that a Bankruptcy will make all their financial problems go away pertaining to a property that is going into foreclosure. However, this is not necessary true.  Let's assume that a homeowner owns a property where the mortgage balance is more than what their property is worth and the homeowner does not want to own the property any longer.   Filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy on their over-mortgaged property to surrender their property and avoid a deficiency judgment may seem like the quick and easy way out.  However, the … (1 comments)

sarasota keller williams: Getting Even with the Lender before they Foreclosure on my house. - 09/29/10 04:14 AM

As a Short Sale Real Estate Specialist in Sarasota, Florida with Keller Williams Realty, I write a blog almost everyday through Active Rain and get good response from it.  However, the other day I wrote a blog titled: 
 "Before a Foreclosure, Should I take the Kitchen Cabinets, Fixtures, Doorknobs, etc.? "
Shortly after I posted this, my e-mail blew up with responses from the Active Rain community and the post quickly became a Featured Blog.  Most of the responses were consistent with my believe, however their was one response that invoked a lot more controversy from an anonymous person.  The responces after his … (7 comments)

sarasota keller williams: The Process of a Sarasota Short Sale - How a Short Sale works in Sarasota, Florida - 09/20/10 03:08 PM

Today, in our economic environment, many homeowners in Sarasota, Florida are facing foreclosure.   As a result, completing a Short Sale could be the right solution for many owners trying to avoid foreclosure or bankruptcy. 
What is the process of a Short Sale in Sarasota, Florida?   First, let's explain what a Short Sale is.  A Short Sale is a solution to foreclosure where a lender agrees to accept less than what is owed on a mortgage balance to facilitate the sale of a property.  As a result,  this will prevent the property from being foreclosed.   This solution can be a tremendous benefit to a homeowner facing foreclosure and will also benefit the homeowner's lender.  The … (1 comments)

sarasota keller williams: New Keller Williams Realty On the Water office in Sarasota, Florida - 09/19/10 04:37 PM

In July of 2009, The Troy Funk Team opened their Mega-Agent Office with Keller Williams Realty at 665 S. Orange Avenue, in Sarasota, Florida.   Prior to being a real estate office, the space had been used as a Downtown Sarasota Art Gallery, which inspired Troy to brand his new office as the  "Since that time our business has changed drastically as we have had to shift and reinvent our business.  Having the support and ongoing education of the fastest growing real estate company across the United States has certainly given our Team a huge advantage in the real estate business," … (1 comments)

Troy Funk, Broker / Associate (Allison James Estates & Homes, Sarasota  941-957-3737)

Troy Funk

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Sarasota, FL

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Allison James Estates & Homes, Sarasota 941-957-3737

Address: 630 S. Orange #102, Sarasota, FL, 34236

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Short Sales in Sarasota & Foreclosures in Sarasota - Sarasota Real Estate for Sale & Information for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure - by Sarasota Short Sale Expert & Real Estate Agent Troy Funk, CDPE, SFR, who has helped many homeowners successfully stop foreclosures with short sales in Sarasota, Florida.



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