Foreclosure in Fairfield County : Questions & Answers

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Lynn Vidiella, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
Lynn Vidiella answered:
Is it a good idea to rent a house that's also a short sale?
There are no guarantees, here today gone tomorrow.
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Hannelore Ka…, Real Estate Pro in New Canaan, CT
Hannelore Kaplan answered:
if the bank is collecting mortgage insurance, can the bank take possession of my condo?
Mortgage insurance is required for FHA loans and is in place to pay the lender in the event of a foreclosure.
In turn the lender passes the deed to HUD.
Please consult you ... more
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Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
I have a mortgage on a house that was obtained through the USDA Rural Development
Selling a home for less than what is owed is called a 'short sale' and it is done all the time. Tell your agent right away exactly the situation you are in. You should look the house ... more
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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
If my house was foreclosed on and the bank now owns it. What further obligations do I have to the final sale of the house?
There could still be recourse from the bank towards you for the deficiency when they sell it minus what was owed plus expenses. You need to check the deficiency laws in your state - wha ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
what happens with upgrades we have done to the house?
Since the question appears to be in the foreclosure category, before consider the idea of removing items, do protect yourself and consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate ... more
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Gerard J. Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Spring Hill, FL
Gerard J. Carney answered:
Can a house be rented out when it is foreclosed and under the bank's ownership?
Foreclosure means the bank owns it, so no it is not likely since the bank is not in the property management business
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Laura Feghali, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Laura Feghali answered:
pre-foreclosure house listed in stamford
Hello Masti,
You must be referring to a short sale property if it is in pre-foreclosure. I suggest that you hire an experienced agent in the area to assist you in finding additional ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
what is the Annual Taxes about this house (Atlantic Street, Bridgeport CT 06604)?
You may wish to ask your question again and include a house number--in the meantime any local agent can help you, contact any realty office and inquire, or check with the local tax asse ... more
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Caroline York, Real Estate Pro in 33701
Caroline York answered:
I put in an offer for a rehab foreclosure. It was a low-ball offer because the fha203k includes construction costs. Do banks take forever to respond?
Yes. However they get back to you sooner on a bank owned property than they can on a short sale. If it is a pre-foreclosure and your contract is with the seller, but final purchase de ... more
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Cristhian Ga…, Real Estate Pro in 06850
Cristhian Gambini answered:
Loan Modification Companies

This is Champion Credit Service. We have been helping homeowners obtain mortgage loan modifications for the past 3 years now. Also, we hav ... more
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Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
my house is for foreclosure the morgage is nt in my name my name is only on the deed what will happen to me if i sell any kitchen cabinets
I'm not a lawyer, so this isn't legal advice. For that, please consult a lawyer.

However, because your name is on the deed, you are/were the/an owner of the house. The kitc ... more
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Minna Reid, Real Estate Pro in 06107
Minna Reid answered:
what is the redemption period for foreclosued houses in ct? (stamford norwalk)
There is no standard time in CT. It's up to the court to decide.
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Jack Mulroon…, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Jack Mulrooney answered:
House at 128 Infield Street, Bridgeport just foreclosed. Am interested in buying. Where do I get info on?
HI Pat, I can help. Contact me any day up to 10:00 PM.
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Don Fabrizio…, Real Estate Pro in Danbury, CT
Don Fabrizio-Garcia answered:
My house is going into foreclosure. We bought 2 years ago, did $200,000 in renovations and then lost our
Jane - Have you considered selling as a short sale to avoid the foreclosure? Being that you both lost your jobs, you may qualify. Also, you can speak with your lender regarding doing ... more
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Cindi Hagley…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Cindi Hagley As Seen on TV answered:
how does one go about looking at and getting information on REO's/auctions in the Greenwich CT area?
A local Realtor can help you with lisats of REOs....they may also be able to help you with local auctions.
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Leo Cardoso, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Leo Cardoso answered:
Looking for buyers broker who specializes in foreclosures and short sales in the Stamford, CT area.
Hello Vicent,

My company specializes in buyer representation in Stamford CT, and we can assist you in buying a foreclosure or short-sale. Please visit our website for more informatio ... more
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Nancy R Coll…, Real Estate Pro in 06484
Nancy R Collins answered:
How do shortsales work?
Hi Marvin,
Please call Gary Seymour (Seymour Law Firm) He does many seminars and also has an ebook that explains. Check out He has spoken at my previous off ... more
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Dana Voelzke, Real Estate Pro in 06880
Dana Voelzke answered:
Countrywide Foreclosures in CT
I have had experience making offers on Countrywide REOs. Each transaction is a case by case basis and my clients have chosen to stick to their guns as far as pricing. Frequently ... more
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Dan Ross, SFR, Real Estate Pro in Southington, CT
Dan Ross, SFR answered:
How can we get a list of properties with tax liens on them in Bridgeport?
I'm not sure if Bridgeport's land records are digitally indexed yet, but many town are. If you go to the town clerk's office, you can search the records by document type looking for ta ... more
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Ute Ferdig -…, Real Estate Pro in Newcastle, CA
Ute Ferdig - Atty. Negotiator answered:
Is it possible to trade your home to a bank for one of their REO properties?
Hello Tom. Well, I ahve to admit that I have never heard of banks being interested in trades. I know that banks are not in the business of owning real estate and in the current climat ... more
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