Struggling to pay your mortgage during Covid-19? If you are still employed, or have savings and can pay your mortgage, pay your mortgage. The programs that exist are not freebies by any stretch of the imagination, nor are they payment holidays without consequences. Don’t call your mortgage servicer if you aren’t facing an immediate issue. Mortgage […]
I got into the real estate business in 2006, just as the market was starting to crash. I knew that if I wanted to survive in real estate, I was going to have to learn about short sales and foreclosures – because they were becoming quite common at that time. Since 2006, I’ve listed and […]
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 […]
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.
Florida lawmakers passed a measure in attempt to speed up the foreclosure process by making a number of changes to the civil procedures governing the law. Currently, once a foreclosure goes through, a lender has up to 5 years to pursue the homeowner for the windfall between what the homeowner owed on his or her […]