Yes, it’s December 17th, 2014, and the bipartisan tax legislation that has been sitting in the laps of the U.S. House and Senate for months now has FINALLY been signed, and is headed to the President for signature. I’m actually really upset and annoyed that it took our government this long to extend the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act for another […]
My heart breaks this morning at the news that the ongoing search for kidnapped Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter has ended. In case you haven’t seen the news lately, the story goes that Beverly was showing a vacant home to a “client” around 5pm. When she didn’t make it home for dinner, around 9pm, her husband called […]
Today I had a request from an investor for a list of short sale and foreclosure properties over the $1,000,000 mark. A few years ago, there would have been hundreds, maybe even thousands. I was shocked to see how few there are now – fewer than 20, as the economy has begun to improve. Still, […]
Click to check out my recent appearance on Bay News 9 talking about Florida’s short sale statistics and the state of the Tampa real estate market.
Recently I was invited to be interviewed on Bay News 9 to discuss the state of foreclosures in Florida, as well as the fact that Fannie Mae seems to be overpricing their REO properties. Check out the full interview.
Talk about a luxury distress sale! One of Tampa largest estates, a 10-bedroom, 13 bathroom (plus 6 half baths!) mansion located in the elite Avila community was listed for $6.5 Million by Smith & Associates Real Estate last week. The home was formerly owned by disgraced corporate raider Paul Bilzerian. In 1989, when Bilzerian’s net […]