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Happenings and news and events about Allendale real estate and Bergen County Homes in general. Find interesting facts and items about Allendale as well as Allendale Real Estate Market Conditions.
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Bergen County NJ - The Stop foreclosure Institute recently received a question from Steve about short sales. Here was Steve's Question. "I am interested in a short sale. I just have a few questions about how the process works. Does my lender set the price for the property. And, will that price in...
06/09/2011
Bergen County NJ - Are you looking to buy a short sale? Before you make an offer, you need to check and see how competent the listing agent is at short sales. The listing agent is the agent with the property for sale. They will usually be in charge of processing the short sale with the lender. Ge...
06/08/2011
Bergen County NJ - Are you looking to buy a short sale? Before you make an offer, you need to check and see how many mortgages are on the home. A short sale with only one mortgage is not that difficult. Even an inexperienced agent can often get these approved and sold. Get my Free, Step By Step L...
06/08/2011
Bergen County NJ - The Stop Foreclosure Institute gets asked this question quite a bit. The answer depends on the type of loan you are looking to use to purchase your next home. Here are the details on your options to buy another home after a short sale. Get my Free, Step By Step Loan Modificatio...
06/06/2011
Bergen County NJ - The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from another agent. Apparently they were being mislead on a short sale by a large national lender. Here is the question we received: "Do you have a number to contact Fannie Mae? The bank (Large National Bank) will not ...
06/03/2011
Bergen County NJ - The tax credit expired and everyone turned negative on the housing marketing. One so called expert said we could see headlines about the real estate market crashing again. Another said that the housing market is going to continue it's decline for another years or two. He refere...
06/02/2011
Bergen County NJ - The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from another agent. Here was her question. "I have a short sale listed. At what time in the short sale process do you stop accepting additional offers for submittal to the lender? If you accept another offer after you'...
06/01/2011
As we move into the summer season, June may be the last big month for home sales. Many buyers want to be in their new homes by the time school starts and the mortgage process sometimes takes up to 60 days to complete. Here are the statistics from the New Jersey MLS system for period 5/1/2011 - 5/...
06/01/2011
Bergen County NJ - The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently talked to a homeowner whose home had been sold on the courthouse steps. We asked if she had considered selling the home as a short sale. "I did, but I heard that short sales are difficult and not worth trying. My friend told me that the b...
05/31/2011
Bergen County NJ - Bank of America is consistently the worst short sale lender we have dealt with. A lot of people sent me e-mails such as the following: "You need to stop complaining. If you think having to re-open a file is bad, imagine working on a file for 8 months." Get my Free, Step By Step...
05/27/2011
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