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I brought my potential buyer to a home that looked just lovely from the outside, nice curbside appeal, tidy and very welcoming.  The homeowner was home (which was fine) my client was ok with that, but when that door opened, the smell of pet urine just about killed us.  What to do in a situation l...
08/24/2010
  Well after 6 months of working on a short sale with Citi Mortgage, they decided to foreclose on the house 2 days before closing of the transaction.  Interesting how the communication between the short sale negotiator and the foreclosure department was that poor especially since this has not hap...
08/23/2010
When you are looking for an agent to handle your short sale listing, here are some tips in finding the right agent and getting the sale to closing.   1. Make sure the agent you have chosen has experience in handling a short sale or is having an attorney conduct the negotiations on your behalf. As...
05/07/2010
I have crossed paths with so many people with so much hardship that I can’t help but to try to do my best to relieve them of this horrible time of their life.  I try to tell people that there are options available for everyone and that it is not the end of the world as they see it.  There are so ...
04/27/2010
I worked with Bank of America for 17 months on a property that was in a sought after neighborhood.  This was a short sale with 2 mortgages both with bank of america.  They did 4 BPO's and reviewed, lost paperwork, reviewed, lost paperwork, reviewed, denied, re-reviewed and finally denied it while...
02/15/2010
I have been in Florida looking at homes and since my last post, I still have not received any call backs or emails from agents to help me out here. All I wanted to do is have an agent write up a contract.  Who wouldn't want that.  I wasn't even going to ask for a referal fee.  A free deal. I am j...
02/15/2010
I decided to come to West Palm Beach, FL to look at some homes and neighborhoods for a possible vacation/investment property.  I have called several of the listing agents for properties and I am very shocked that out of the 3 days, I have not received one returned call from any of them. I have co...
02/13/2010
I have had a difficult time getting anything accomplished with National City Mortgage on both my short sale and a loan modification that I am working on.  I sit on hold for no less than 45 minutes at a time and then I will get someone rude, not helpful, and tries to rush me off the phone.  Curiou...
06/03/2009
A previous customer of mine came by the office today (the Law Firm I work at) to show me the loan modification paperwork that she had from a Company she hired.  They charged her $3,000.00 to retain them, up front, with a balance due of $3,000.00.  That was in the agreement.  She had high hopes th...
05/20/2009
I am finding the following improvements while working with  short sales:   * Phone numbers for the negotiators for the banks are getting easier to get. * Wait time on the phone for someone at the bank to help you is getting shorter. * More service reps are trying harder to help the situation inst...
04/24/2009
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