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I need some contact info for anyone at BofA who has the authority to remove a pre payment penalty. This will greatly reduce the amount of cash my seller needs to bring to close.
03/02/2010
I need some contact info for anyone at BofA who has the authority to remove a pre payment penalty. This will greatly reduce the amount of cash my seller needs to bring to close.
03/02/2010
Recently, I have been involved with a couple of transactions where agents simply refuse to talk on the phone. They insist on communicating strictly by email. I find this very frustrating. For one, you simply cannot get a true feeling across in an email. The response time is typically very slow. I...
07/06/2009
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My most recent transaction involves a USDA Loan. These loans are great. They are 100% financing and have fairly liberal income limits. My buyer is a single person with an income of $50,000 and she qualified. These loans are designed for rural development. I was surprised to find out how non rural...
12/18/2008
I posted awhile ago about American Home Mortgage. Follows is the outcome of an attempt to do a short sale with them. We recieved a good, solid cash offer on the property and submitted it to the lender. It took about 5 or 6 weeks to receive a response from them. Needless to say, the buyers offer e...
12/04/2008
I'm sure I'm not the only one with a listing that is 1 1/2 years old. Over the course of that time we've lowered the price nearly $200K. It's a unique house in Oregon City. Has a great view of downtown Portland and a partial view of the Willamette River. It was built in 1965 by the then Mayor of ...
11/22/2008
Does anyone have information about protecting personal real estate? My client would like to purchase a commercial building through his business and would like to protect his personal property in some unlikely event that the business goes bad. He has been pre approved for the loan (his business ha...
08/23/2008
Has anyone had any experience with a short sale with American Home Mortgages? We have an offer on a short  sale property. We have faxed everything they requested 3TIMES! because they lost it. Apparently, their loss mitigation department is merging with someone else. No one has been assigned to ou...
07/15/2008
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I've been reading all the negative stuff about WAMU. My client does not want to go into a short sale situation. He would like to have a loan modification. All the phone numbers that are posted anywhere lead to a dead end. So I just went down to the local WAMU and the loan officer was really helpf...
04/24/2008
Earlier this week, I went out, in the morning, to get into my car and found that the passenger window was smashed. The thiefs took a bag with 3 cans of partially used black paint, my sunglasses and my briefcase which contained my listing agreements among other things. I notified the police and th...
01/12/2008
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