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Welcome to my Blog. Since 2003 the focus of our business has been helping homeowners avoid foreclosure. In our current economy, the best solution is often a short sale. Many lenders offer incentives, modifications include principal reductions - helping homeowners create strategies to overcome financial difficulties are our specialty. We are happy to help. If you have any questions about foreclosures, short sales, selling or buying a home - Just Call Wendy!
Effective October 1, 2013, the new FHA PFS guidelines (FHA Mortgagee Letter 2013-23) separate borrowers into two categories:  Streamlined & Standard.    Borrowers applying through the “Streamlined” short sale program must be more than 90 days delinquent and meet additional criteria but do not hav...
I'm not usually a huggy-touchy-feely sort of person but this afternoon, a client of mine just seemed as though all the wind was out of her sails, she looked...defeated and I found myself saying "Need a hug?" With a slight smile and a nod of her head, she answered 'Yes'. Just a brief hug but durin...
Contact info:Wendy Smith | Wendy Smith Real Estate | 727-452-3301 New Port Richey FL Short Sale 7707 Heather St, New Port Richey, FL 34653 $26,200 KEY FEATURESSq Footage: 1028 sqft.Bedrooms: 2 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: GarageLot Size: 5227 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family House DESCRI...
    Great Resource Available for Pinellas County Seniors         Wendy Smith Real Estate is dedicated to our Senior & Boomer neighbors in our community and continually obtain training and education to meet those needs. The need for educated professionals able to cater to the unique health, socia...
  Wendy Smith | Wendy Smith Real Estate | (727) 452-3301 SHORT SALE in Clearwater, FL Freddic Mac Short Sale - Serviced by BB&T! Great Location - 3 bedroom 2 bath…..SOLD! List Date July 31, 2013 Under Contract September 27, 2013 Closed January 8, 2014 DESCRIPTION SHORT SALE – Everyone happy, hap...
Contact info:Wendy Smith | Wendy Smith Real Estate | 727-452-3301 Spacious 3/2 1117 E Boyer St, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 $119,900 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1979Sq Footage: 1356 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsFloors: 1Parking: 1 Garage | Guest parkingLaundry: In UnitLot Size: 6350 Square Fee...
  Wendy Smith | Wendy Smith Real Estate | (727) 452-3301 SHORT SALE in Clearwater, FL FHA Short Sale – CLOSED! Great Location - 2 bedroom 2 bath…..SOLD! List Date July 2013 Under Contract September 2013 Closed November 2013 DESCRIPTION SHORT SALE – Non-owner occupied FHA short sale. Expertise & ...
There are certain discussions that we tend to avoid as they make us uncomfortable and one of those conversations include the discussion of Advance Directives.   What is an advance directive?  Probably the most familiar advance directive is the DNR (do not resuscitate) but by definition, an advanc...
Being the caregiverfor someone you love is often very demanding and can result in physical and emotional pains, even illness.  Caregiving can increase anxiety and distress especially when the caregiver is also juggling the responsibilities of family and work.  Caregivers cannot work 24/7, there a...

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