Yeah, I know...it looks a lot like I took the last two weeks of the year off from social media-izing...no blog posts, no videos. The truth is, I needed to step back for a bit and regroup. This is the first full year that I have been posting videos and I have learned quite a bit. Mostly that I love to make videos!!! I have … [Read more...] about My Top Videos of 2010 – The Year in Review
Short sale negotiations are between the Seller and the Seller's Creditors...while the Buyer waits Everybody knows that a short sale is a real estate transaction in which the proceeds from the sale are less than what's owed on the property. But sometimes buyers forget that the Seller's creditors have complete control over that … [Read more...] about Hey Short Sale Buyers: You May Be Writing The Check, But You Are Not Calling the Shots
Tour of 2967 E Franklin Ave - Nice-looking Flip House! More and more listings are flip homes - homes that have been purchased by investors - often at the Trustee Sale - then quickly sold for a profit. Although some of the homes reflect the expertise of the flipper investor, such as this Lyon's Gate beauty in Gilbert, AZ, buyer's … [Read more...] about Buying a Flip Home – Some Things to Watch Out For
Since When Did I Become a Cockroach In My Own Home Two weeks ago, my home was sold at the Trustee Sale to an investor. I found out when his realtor, Randy Duncan, showed up at my door with a 5-day notice to vacate - the standard eviction form used in Arizona. Before the 5-days expired, we agreed to a 2-week period for me to … [Read more...] about What’s Next After Foreclosure? An Eviction, Perhaps!
What a Difference A Week Can Make! Looking Forward to a Fresh Start A week has passed since my house was sold at the Trustee Sale and oh, what a difference a week can make! My kids and I spent a few days in mourning, but the decided to move on and start our new life. We went house shopping and found a great house that is a lot … [Read more...] about The Week After You Lose Your House at the Trustee Sale
For some it's a monetary windfall, for others it's complete devastation... It's been two days since my house sold that the Trustee Sale and a lot has happened. Although the shock hasn't quite worn off, we are looking ahead to better days. The Buyer has not wasted anytime managing his new asset. Although I can appreciate the … [Read more...] about What Happens RIGHT AFTER Your House Sells at the Trustee Sale
The Other Side of Trustee Sales - When YOUR House Gets Sold My house was sold at Trustee Sale today. I got to experience the same thing as millions of others already have. The statistics are staggering... over 500 homeowners in Maricopa County had the same day I had... I have spent over a year trying to figure out a way to … [Read more...] about Trustee Sale…The Day My House Got Sold
In the course of my business as a Realtor, I meet many distressed property owners who are losing their homes either through a short sale or a Trustee Sale. This year, my family will become yet another statistic as we will be losing our home as well. I have come a long way over the last year and a half as I tried unsuccessfully … [Read more...] about Trustee Sale: How You Find Out Your House is on the Block