Don't be afraid to ask your Orlando realtor questions about your short sale
So you've decided to pursue a short sale on your home either because it owes more than what it's worth and and just want to get out from under it or because you've fallen behind on your mortgage payments. You're next [...]
Floridians income increase along with their confidence
Florida has shown substantial gains on three different areas, Real estate prices, income and consumer confidence. Much of this can be attributed to the overall housing market in Florida. Orlando real estate is a great accelerator when it [...]
Banks are getting much faster at the Orlando short sale process
Short sales have had a bad reputation in the Orlando real estate market for several years now. Realtors didn't want to take on short sale properties either because they didn't know what was involved and were afraid of getting in over [...]
Fannie Mae is taking the Lead on making short sales move even faster for Orlando homeowners
It's amazing to see how far certain lenders have come in the way of helping homeowners to get their Orlando short salesapproved. In the not so distant past, some of the major lenders were hell bent on making[...]
Orlando Real Estate is Hotter than ever right now
As of a year ago in August asking prices are up 8.6% which means that we are actually eighth in the nation, tied with San Jose California. This is good news for Orlando homeowners who elected to ride the storm out since the crash in 2007. These [...]
Loan modifications have helped thousands of Orlando homeowners to keep their homes.
However, you must be aware of the fine print and know exactly what it will mean to you. Sometimes the terms of a loan modification are often worse than the original mortgage. The best loan modifications are when [...]
What will happen to Orlando short sales if the Mortgage debt relief Act of 2007 is not extended?
Short sales have been very popular since the market crashed in 2007, mainly because sellers have the benefit of not being taxed for the deficiency between the mortgage amount and the actual [...]
Florida Homeowner Insurance companies are having a negative effect on Orlando Real Estate Sales
Even though the real estate market in Orlando is recovering in leaps and bounds, homeowners are not happy about the high price of Florida homeowners insurance. As a matter of fact, for some potential [...]
Orlando Mansion Officially the largest house in North America
Orlando real estate currently has the record for having the largest singe family residence in North America. At 90,000 square feet David and Jackie Siegel have nicknamed their Orlando property "Versailles" after the royal château in[...]
What Is The HARP Program?
HARP is the Home Affordable Refinance Program. It was an initiative by the Obama Administration begun in 2009 to allow underwater homeowners to refinance their homes at today’s low mortgage rates. The program is currently available to homeowners through June 30, 2012.[...]