Archive for January, 2011

Options To Avoid Foreclosure

Options To Avoid Houston Texas Foreclosure

I am often asked when working with homeowners with a distressed mortgage, “What are my options to avoid foreclosure?” As a Short Sale Agent and Short Sale Specialist in Houston Texas and surrounding areas, I provide the homeowner with a number of options to stop, postpone or avoid foreclosure; each with its pros and cons. This allows the homeowner to decide which option to avoid foreclosure is best suited to their particular needs.

Your Short Sale Questions Answered Here

Your Short Sale Questions Answered Here

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HAMP

HAFA Releases Another Update for 2011

The Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program 2011 Update On December 28, 2010, the Treasury Department released another update to the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA). Not surprisingly, the Treasury Department was under the gun as a result of the program’s poor overall performance.  According to the Congressional Oversight Panel (the Troubled Asset Relief Program […]

Short Sale Negotiation Fees - Is It Allowed?

Short Sale Negotiation Fees – Is It Allowed?

There have been numerous discussions on recent blogs focused on two specific topics of interest: 1.  The ethics/legality of the agent getting compensated for the short sale negotiations 2.  The use of and compensation for 3rd party short sale negotiators, particularly in requesting that the buyer pay the negotiating fee to the 3rd party. Also […]