Short Sales & Foreclosure

Buying a home via a short sale or from a foreclosing lender is making lots of headlines in today’s news.

But there’s plenty of confusion about how short sales, foreclosure auctions and bank sales are conducted.

Read the posts below to get a better idea of how to take advantage of the home buying opportunities (and avoid some of the pitfalls) presented by distressed home sales!

If you have questions about short sales or REOs, please feel free to ask . . . . no charge, no obligation!

May 24, 2009

Short Sale Success

As you may know, short sales abound in the current MA real estate market. With a short sale, the home being sold is worth less than […]
March 26, 2009

Delays, Mistakes Common with REO & Short Sales

“After weeks of negotiating the purchase (of a bank-owned home) . . . it turned out the bank didn’t actually own the property, and had wrongfully […]
March 1, 2009

How to Inspect a Foreclosed Winterized Home

Buying a home from a bank after the foreclosure auction can be very lucrative.  And by buying a foreclosed property, you are performing an important function […]
February 22, 2009

Foreclosure Web Sites & Credit Cards Equal Trouble

Buying a home at foreclosure auction or from a lender post-foreclosure is a very hot topic these days.  And where there’s widespread popular interest in a […]
February 3, 2009

What Do “As Is” Home Sales Mean?

There’s seems to be some confusion about what the phrase “as is” means in practical terms in a real estate sale. You’ll see “as is” with […]
January 30, 2009

REO Sales Explained

Real Estate Owned (REO) sales are increasingly common on the MLS in Massachusetts.  These REO sales are post-foreclosure offerings by the lender often via an agent using the […]