Is It Still a Good Time to Buy a Home?

5 Tips for Successfully Selling Your Home in a Short Sale

Selling your home in a short sale is one way to avoid foreclosure. If you’re considering a short sale, then you’re working out an arrangement with your lender to sell the home for less than the amount you owe on the mortgage. Since you’re unlikely an expert at conducting a short sale, there are some tips you should follow to ensure its success.

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Beware of Foreclosure Scams

Need Foreclosure Help? Beware of Phantom Scammers

Scam artists are good at their jobs because they know how to identify and easily prey on the weak. A new scam that does just that is hitting communities with high foreclosure rates and involves thieves offering to help homeowners save their homes. Once they have your money, however, you’re left without a solution and with less money in your bank account. You may even be left without the deed to your home.

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Short Sales Always a Bargain?

Short sales differ from most home purchases in almost every way. At every step, from shopping to negotiating to mortgage financing, short sale properties are just harder to deal with. Here’s what you need to know.

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