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Two Indiana Municipalities Receive Funds to Eliminate Blighted Properties

Indiana Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann announced on Friday that two of the state's municipalities were recipients of a combined total of approximately $2.9 billion in awards from the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program (BEP).

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Economic Forecast Exceeds October Predictions

The continuing improvement comes as consumers express a more optimistic outlook for the economy and their own finances. Last week, the University of Michigan/Thomson Reuters preliminary reading of consumer sentiment hit its highest level in more than seven years, spurred by improving labor conditions and cheaper gasoline prices.

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Solutionstar Names EVP for Servicing Solutions Business

ln a recent company announcement, Nationstar subsidiary Solutionstar named Chad Neel as its EVP of servicing solutions. Both companies are based in Lewisville, Texas.

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Wisconsin September 2014 Housing Statistics

Posted by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR, BPOR on October 30, 2014 at 12:20pm 0 Comments

The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for September of 2014. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to…

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More Changes to HUD's Pre-Foreclosure Sales Program!!!

Posted by Vanessa Calhoun on October 29, 2014 at 10:22am 0 Comments

Ahhh.....another Tuesday and another email from Bank of America announcing yet another change with their short sale processing guidelines. HUD has just announced that now, their Servicers will NOT review any offers presented within the first 15 days of MLS exposure.

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Sounds reasonable, right???? Well...here's the "Gotcha"....

It appears that this 15 day MLS exposure time clock begins ticking when the property is listed within the appropriate…

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Simple Things to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Posted by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR, BPOR on October 22, 2014 at 11:06am 0 Comments

Simple Things to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Getting ready to sell a home involves a lot more than just the home. There are also emotions, schedules and other things to consider. Here are some tips to help you in getting ready for the day you hand over the keys to the new owners.

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Over the course of time most people accumulate lots of things that are no longer needed. It is fairly common for folks to have…

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The Power of a Comparative Market Analysis When Selling Your Home

Posted by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR, BPOR on October 2, 2014 at 4:08pm 0 Comments

The Power of a Comparative Market Analysis When Selling Your Home

Most of the general public has access to various price lists when trying to sell an object. Online automobile databases offer average prices for used cars, auction sites can list recent sale of various electronics and even boats have a value listing guide. However, when selling a home it is better to get a comparative market analysis (CMA) from a local real estate agent or Realtor®. Here are some of the…

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An Ounce of Prevention is ALWAYS worth a pound of cure!!!

Posted by Vanessa Calhoun on October 1, 2014 at 10:31am 0 Comments

It's no secret that our current real estate market in Newnan is fast and furious....even now, during the "slow" months, properly priced homes are selling at record pace. Now...given this information, it's important that Buyer agents are diligent in representing their client's interest to the fullest.

 

Here's the scenario....

 

I have an absolutely…

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More Changes to HUD's Pre-Foreclosure Sales Program!!!

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Simple Things to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

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