Broker Bryant's Real Estate Ramblings

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Tutas Towne Realty, Inc. All original, all the time. Broker Bryant's ramblings on Real Estate in Central, Fl 



Hi folks, As you may know, in an effort to protect consumers in the mortgage market from unfair practices involving the compensation of loan originators, a new Rule amending Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) issued by the Federal Reserve goes into affect tomorrow, April 1st.  Amongst other things,...
    Discussions Replies Latest Activity HAFA and BOA First a little background before getting to my question: I have a home that has been listed since November (Illinois). We are now down to $… Started by Isabel Wolf 1 1 hour ago Reply by Bryant Tutas Can agents list their own short sale properti...
Hi folks. I don't know if I'm weird or not but did you know I really enjoy paying bills? It gives me a great feeling of accomplishment. Maybe it's because there were times in my life where I couldn't pay the bills. I wanted to, but one ingredient was missing. Money! Didn't have any and didn't kno...
Hi folks, as you know, being good at problem solving is a must in this business. Let's play "Solve the problem": I had one of my Buyer agents email me this week flustered because the Seller of a property was requesting that the Buyer pay $2,400 to a negotiating company on a Short Sale. This fee i...
Discussions Replies Latest Activity Short Sale approved, escrow opened, 10 days prior to close and seller called bank to cancel short sale. He will re-instate. Usually when I think about a case like this I think... "Well, probably they didn't even explain the seller his other options to save his...
Hi folks. I just read a comment on FaceBook from my friend, Susan Milner, that got me thinking. Susan is a broker who handles Short Sales, as I do, and she was contacted by the Florida Office of Financial Regulations. I guess they were asking her questions about her Short Sale business. They are ...
250 SW LAKE HOWARD DR WINTER HAVEN FLORIDA 33880 $150,000 3 BEDROOMS 2 FULL BATHS WITH 2222 SQ FT OF LIVING SPACE. BUILT IN 1952. Beautiful Florida lakefront home on 1/2 acre (MOL) lot. Lake Howard is close to down town Winter Haven Florida. Great lake for skiing and fishing. Florida lakefront p...
  Discussions Replies Latest Activity Please tell I as a buyer (NJ real estate) Do I have the right to know how many liens are on the seller's property? My agent says no, but everything I read seems to indicate otherwise. Started by sharon herling 8 12 hours ago Reply by sharon herlin...
Hi folks. I had an interesting conversation with one of my Sellers recently. This poor guy had his property on the market for 7 months with another REALTOR(R) and only had 3 showings during that time. Well, fortunately for him, he listed his property with me last week. As usual I gave him the tal...
Hi folks. A potential buyer asked this about a property listing earlier today. "Why would these owners raise the price of this home in a market where no one is buying in Florida? We live in Virginia and are planning to move to Florida so we know there are tons of home better than this one for mu...

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