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8 Ways You Can Avoid Foreclosure
The worst way to lose a house is through a foreclosure. We call foreclosure “the atomic bomb of credit scars.” It cuts the deepest and lasts the longest. When something affects your credit negative...
    How to Stop Foreclosure With a Temporary Restraining Order
    The best way to temporarily stop a foreclosure up to the day before an auction, and when a homeowner does not need to otherwise declare bankruptcy, may be to file a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO...
      The 3 Options for Selling Your House
      So, you need to sell your house. Selling in a market like today’s can sometimes be frustrating. With so many other houses on the market, it gives buyers out there more choices and sellers are often...
        The Truth About Loan Modifications
        The best way to stay in a home that you want to keep long-term may be a loan modification. This involves a lender modifying your payments so that you can afford to keep making them.  The modificati...
          Sell Your House “Subject-To”
          When you sell a house "subject-to," it means subject-to the existing mortgage on your property. The buyer agrees to make payments on the seller’s mortgage going forward in exchange for ownership of...
            What is Owner Financing?
            If you’re a buyer having difficulty securing a traditional mortgage with a bank, purchasing a house with owner financing could be the way to go. As a buyer, getting a mortgage can be difficult if y...
              Frequently Asked Questions
              Have a few questions? Most people selling their houses do. Here is a quick collection of some of the common questions we get. We are here to help you solve your real estate problem and work with pe...
                A Guide to Catching-Up on Mortgage Payments
                Missed payments on your mortgage usually signal to the lender you may be headed for default. Before you give the lender a reason to start foreclosure proceedings, seek alternatives, such as a payme...
                  What Is a Deed-In-Lieu of Foreclosure?
                  The best way to possibly avoid foreclosure after all else fails is to offer the lender a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure. A deed-in-lieu involves signing your deed over to your lender in exchange for t...
                    Avoiding Foreclosure – Is Bankruptcy Your Best Option?
                    The best way to temporarily stop a foreclosure up to the day before an auction, and when a homeowner has unsustainable debt beyond the home mortgage, may be to declare bankruptcy. A home cannot be ...
                      Unlock Your Home Equity - Now Is the Time!
                      How would it change your life to be debt-free? If you’re like most people, it would open up a new range of possibilities and allow you to enjoy life more. There might be money hidden in your home. ...
                        A Brief Guide for Selling Your Inherited House
                        Selling a house that you’ve inherited can be filled with many emotions and challenges. That’s why it’s important to be prepared and avoid obstacles that might waste time, cost money, and inevitably...
                          6 House Repairs That Require Immediate Action
                          According to a recent survey, just 55 percent of Americans would handle a repair right away. What begins as a minor issue can quickly turn into a very expensive disaster if you put it off. As any h...
                            5 Reasons to Sell Your Inherited House Quickly
                            Inheriting a house can come with a mix of emotions. An inherited home can be a valuable asset for you and your family, but you also have to be prepared to make a number of challenging financial dec...
                              Forbearance Plans and What They Mean for You
                              The best way to keep a home when a homeowner has a temporary financial hardship is a forbearance plan.  A forbearance plan is an agreement made between a lender and the homeowner where the lender a...
                                11 Ways We Buy Houses
                                Did you know there are many different ways to sell your property that Realtors won't tell you about? Today, homeowners have many traditional and creative options for selling their property, and we ...
                                  8 Reasons to Act Quickly if Facing Foreclosure
                                  More than 85 percent of homeowners facing foreclosure NEVER reach out to anyone for help!! Foreclosure damages your credit for years. You should not delay in  taking action to avoid it ....
                                    5 Pro Tips For Selling A House That Needs Repairs
                                    Should you fix up your house or  sell it  as-is? This is one of those questions where the answer depends on a variety of factors. What budget are you working with? How much time can you allocate? W...
                                      Is a Short Sale Right for You?
                                      The best way to sell a property that is more than 15-30% under water, without having to pay off the shortage, is to negotiate a short sale. This is also one of the most common ways to sell a proper...
                                        My House Was Damaged by Fire. What Now?
                                        According to the National Fire Protection Association, more than 350,000 U.S. homes were damaged by fires in 2016, resulting in $5.7 billion in damages. The pain and destruction caused by a house f...