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What are the Tax Implications from a Short Sale

What are the Tax Implications from a Short Sale

Tax Implications   Borrowers are often concerned about the tax consequences of a short sale. This is because, up until fairly recently, mortgage debt on a primary residence that was forgiven from a Short Sale or Foreclosure could be counted...

Do You Qualify for a Short Sale Transaction

Do You Qualify for a Short Sale Transaction

Many people wonder why the bank would allow them to participate in a short sale transaction.Can anyone short sale their property? In all short sales, the bank must assure that the borrower qualifies for the transaction. Most mortgage lenders...

Frequently Asked Questions about Short Sales

Frequently Asked Questions about Short Sales

Frequently Asked Questions about Short Sales Here are the answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions about Short Sales: 1. I can’t make my house payments, but I do have an ability to pay back all or part of the negative equity. Also, I want...

The Short Sale Process

The Short Sale Process

The Short Sale Process begins when you sign a listing agreement to list your home for sale. At this time, your real estate agent will collect a number of personal documents that will be sent to your mortgage lender as part of a short sale...

Why Do a Short Sale?

Why Do a Short Sale?

Many borrowers wonder, “Why bother with a short sale? Shouldn’t I just let my property go to foreclosure?” – In most cases, the answer is ‘no.’ A short sale is a much better alternative to foreclosure or a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure because a...

What Is a Short Sale?

What Is a Short Sale?

GENERAL INFORMATION Mortgage default is occurring in record numbers in San Diego County, particularly in Escondido, San Marcos, Vista, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Fallbrook, and Valley Center. A significant percentage of California borrowers...

Short Sale Negotiation

Short Sale Negotiation

Whether you have worked a short sale on your own or have been hearing that short sales are the way to go and don’t know how to get started, we are here to help you. Our office created the nationally recognized Short Sale Expeditor™ program which...

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Are you thinking of selling your home? If you are thinking about selling your home, it’s a good idea to spend some time preparing it for sale. In doing this, you can increase the amount of money you get once you put it on the market. Check out...

Here’s how California residents can help prevent wildfires

Here’s how California residents can help prevent wildfires

Last year mother nature was not kind to California as wildfires broke out throughout our state. Sadly, it was the most destructive wildfire season on record which saw multiple wildfires burning across California. The homes that burn during the...