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Fri Mar 20, 2015
Javier Olmedo answered:
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Tue Mar 3, 2015
Oliver von Gundlach answered:
Talk to a financial advisor to make sure you make the right financial decision as you are already retired.
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Sat Jan 10, 2015
Harnold A Vivas asked:
At this moment I am in foreclosure I been trying to get a modification for almost 4 years I went in chapter 7 and I have it discharge in Dec of 2013, I was told I have to wait for 2 year…
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Mon Sep 29, 2014
Pamela Mendoza answered:
Hi Eg,

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Fri Sep 27, 2013
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
On the top right of any Trulia page you can see your name when you're logged in. There is a drop-down arrow right next to your name. Point to it and there will be a drop-down menu - Click on PROFILE.

On the middle left click the orange EDIT PROFILE button. Your profile page will open up.

Click PASSWORD; enter new password information then click SAVE.

In steps:

Open Profile
Click Edit Profile
Click Password
Change and Save
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Thu Oct 4, 2012
Guillermo Fernandez answered:
The market is stable right now from the standpoint of prices being on a steady, and reasonable amount of equity building cycle. The prices for condo's has shot up all of a sudden as some segments were at a below actual market value for quiet a while and it took longer for that part of the market to start seeing a rebound but not anymore. Miami is still a bargain in comparison to other major metropolitan areas as popular and attractive as Miami and will continue to be a good place to put your real estate investment dollars in. Please visit my web site at for the latest news in the Miami Real Estate Market. Please feel free to call me with any questions you may have and thank you .305-815-8532. ... more
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Tue Mar 8, 2011
First thing is I hope you are working with a license Realtor. And if you are already negotiating the bank you should have an Executed contract if you do there is a responsibility from the seller to make good on this contract. Please feel free to email me to let me know if:
1) Did seller left town? is this house abandon?
2)do you have an executed contract,if yes is it current or expired?
3)Do have a Realtor or did the seller had one representing both of you
4) When you say the bank is willing to take your offer does, You have done the
short-sale negotiation or who did this negotiation.
Bottom line if there is no executed contract there is nothing you can do but to keep trying
to search for the seller if you really want this property.
Check current live inventory in my website
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Mon Jul 12, 2010
Eric Huskey answered:

I would have to ask you what your trying to accomplish by obtaining a service like Realtytrac? If you are looking to invest in properties as a full or active part-time investor I would say this "type" of service can prove invaluable. Competition for serving foreclosures is tight! Lawyers, Realtors, and investors are all sending mailings and calling these people! Getting to these people early and often is the best way to be successful.

If, however, you are only casually looking at homes I would suggest working with a realtor. Most realtors are savvy enough to let you know whether a particular property has a lis pendens or pending foreclosure!

Either way, I have no direct experience with realty trac. I receive a service through my Realtor Board which is very similar and am quite pleased with it!
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Wed May 5, 2010
Alma Kee answered:

It may be possible the "servicer" for the actual investor on the mortgage wants you to pull your offer so they can get financial incentives under the new HAFA short sale program. The investor that owns the mortgage and the Mortgage Insurance company may also get incentives under the TARP HAFA program.

Worth a try...

Good luck!
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Wed May 5, 2010
Alma Kee answered:

Is the seller refusing to sign a Promissory Note? From what I've seen, some lenders who have PMI protection will allow a property to foreclose unless the Seller(s) signs an agreement to repay part of the loss on the sale.

Ask your Realtor to clarify what is going on and why your offer was rejected.

Hope this help.

Good luck,

PS the previous answers are correct, if the house forecloses then it may be a long time before it comes back on the market and you will compete with other buyers and may sell for higher than you are willing to offer.
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Thu Apr 29, 2010
Dan Chase answered:
I can't believe that I missed the chance to say realtytrack is bogus and should be ignored at all costs.

Look at They have all the real properties listed. If it is on there it should be a real for sale property. If not and it does not appear in a day or 2 it is either fake (like from realtytrack) or sold. ... more
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Fri Jan 9, 2009
Rosie Morot-Gaudry answered:
Have you been thinking about selling your condo ? Sales have piced up in the area .
Let me know if i can help.
Best regards,
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Mon Dec 15, 2008
Tina C. Wong answered:
Dear Regina,

Please contact HUD for help and it is for free.

Wish you all the best
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Fri Sep 26, 2008
Andre Shambley answered:

You can refinance your home after having a bankruptcy as long as it has been discharged for more than 2 years. As explained in the previous answer, most lenders will require that it is not only your primary residence but also that if your debt ratio is high you have a significant amount of reserves when refinancing your home to ensure that you do not deafult on the loan. With that being the case, your IRA could be used as a source of reserves as well as any savings account or anything that can be liquidated, even a life insurance policy. My wife is a loan officer with Apex lending in FL and may be able to answer any additional questions that you may have. Her website is and her name is Jacinta. She can be reached at 877-662-7066.


Andre Shambley

Luxury Home Specialist
Office: 305-931-8920 ext 245
Mobile: 305-788-6643
Fax: 305-931-9853

"Given the degree of exposure I can provide, if I can't sell your one can!"
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