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Get 15,000 to help purchase a new home

If you or anyone you know may be interested in buying a home in the near future, I wanted to share with you a GREAT program. The Florida Bond Program provides 7,500-15,000 to help cover closing costs and down payment in order to purchase a new home. It is pretty easy to qualify for. Go here and our…

Added by Mike Linkenauger on September 16, 2016 at 1:35pm — No Comments

New $25Mil Sports Complex coming to Northern St. Johns County

 Bartram Park area is BOOMING!
Last week, the St. Johns County Planning and Zoning Agency unanimously voted in favor of the rezoning amendment to built the largest privately funded…

Added by Mike Linkenauger on August 29, 2016 at 12:52pm — No Comments

The Carton at Bartram Park - New Jacksonville Apartments

Bartram Park Community Newsletter
The Carlton at Bartram Park is the newest addition to the Bartram Park neighborhood. The third apartment community in Bartram Park is a lakefront…

Added by Mike Linkenauger on June 16, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

New Listing - Totally Renovated House on 1 Acre on Southside

2359 ANNISTON RD Jacksonville, FL 32246…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on April 28, 2016 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Nocatee Community Information and Homes for Sale

Welcome to Nocatee

Welcome to Nocatee, the 3rd fastest growing community in the US. Nocatee is a community that will eventually be home to over 30,000 residents, and features top notch …

Added by Mike Linkenauger on April 18, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Nocatee Real Estate Website Opened


We are pleased to announce the opening of our new Nocatee Real Estate Website, www.NewHomesPonteVedra.com. In addition to detailed information about the Nocatee Community, we have detailed subdivision specific information for each neighborhood in Nocatee, including current homes for sale in each Neighborhood. In addition, we have builder floor plans for all…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on April 13, 2016 at 11:15am — No Comments

Sawgrass Ponte Vedra FL Homes for Sale

Sawgrass is a fully developed large scale neighborhood in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The community is comprised mainly of Sawgrass Country Club, and TPC Sawgrass Players Club, which feature 2,973 combined residences.  Anchoring the neighborhoods is the recently redeveloped Sawgrass Village…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on November 13, 2015 at 2:14pm — No Comments

A True Resource for Veterans in Jacksonville FL

We would like to give thanks to all of the men and women who dedicate their lives to protecting the freedom that we love so much here in the US. We at LinkUp Realty have worked hard to create www.JacksonvilleVeterans.com as a true resource that active duty and veterans visit regularly for…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on November 11, 2015 at 8:56pm — No Comments

Famed agent Barbara Cockrell joins LinkUp Realty

We are pleased to announce Barbara Cockrell as a new team member at the LinkUp Realty Bartram Park Office. Barbara brings a high level of expertise to the table and is the sister of famous real estate investing guru Ron LeGrand. She recently earned the Military Relocation Professional (MRP) designation and is quicly carving out…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on October 30, 2015 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Madeira St. Augustine Florida Homes for Sale

Madeira St. Augustine Florida Homes for Sale

The Madeira community in historic St. Augustine was carved out of a golf course. The…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on May 1, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Bartram Park Preserve Neighborhood in Jacksonville

Bartram Park Preserve Neighborhood - Jacksonville

Bartram Park is a new home neighborhood in the…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on April 17, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Generate Leads off Facebook with Neighborhood Pages

It is easy to generate website traffic and top search engine placement by creating Facebook pages that are optimized for success on the search engines. Below are a few new ones that I've recently created and am working to get established right now. Below it are a few already established pages that neighborhood residents are checking into daily, are at the top of the search engines, and most importantly are providing me with website traffic and leads. Watch the…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on March 19, 2015 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Express Homes by Dr. Horton - Affordable New Homes

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DR Horton Express Homes

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Added by Mike Linkenauger on February 3, 2015 at 1:09pm — No Comments

FREE Short Sale Websites

OK, so I know its a little late in the game to get into short sales and start a site, but it is just a reality that short sales will continue to take up 15%-30% of the market in most areas of the country for YEARS to come. These premium domain names will help you stand out from the CROWD of other agents out there who do short sales!

LETS MAKE A DEAL! If you can use one of these domain names, we can even give you a short sale website for FREE with it, and you will OWN…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on April 22, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

List of lenders who give loans one day after a short sale or foreclosure

This is the new "thing"! Sub-Prime lending is back in a big way.  There are many lenders out there writing portfolio loans to buyers one day after they do a short sale or foreclosure.  Here is a list of a few, comment below if you have any of your own to add to our list -

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1.) Amerifirst Financial



Added by Mike Linkenauger on October 4, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Bank of America Giving Incentives to Employees to DENY Loan Modifications

Bank of America Corp. (BAC), the second-biggest U.S. lender, rewarded staff with cash bonuses and gift cards for meeting quotas tied to sending distressed homeowners into foreclosure, former employees said in court documents.

Mortgage workers falsified records and were told to delay U.S. loan-assistance applications by requesting paperwork that the…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on July 23, 2013 at 11:00am — 11 Comments

Fannie Mae Announces New Effort To Streamline Short Sales

In an effort to speed up the short sale process, Fannie Mae is increasing early communication with real estate agents by asking listing agents to register accepted short sale offers with the GSE.

By registering offers, Fannie Mae says there will be greater transparency in the process and it will also allow the GSE to be more proactive…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on June 7, 2013 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

HAFA, HARP & HAMP Extended Through 2015

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew announced today that Treasury is extending the Making Home Affordable Program for another two years. The new expiration date is now set for December 31, 2015.

The program offers help to homeowners through solutions including the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA), and the Second Lien…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on May 30, 2013 at 12:48pm — 3 Comments

How to get short sales REMOVED from Credit Reports

Short Sale Specialist Network


How long after a short sale does a seller REALLY have to wait in order to be able to purchase a property again and qualify for a mortgage? Is it possible to get short sales and foreclosures removed from a credit report? Join Mike Linkenauger, Director of Operations of the Short Sale Specialist Network, along with Randy Cochrane, short sale broker and Credit Expert with United Credit Education Services to discuss common credit myths…


Added by Mike Linkenauger on May 29, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments


Ocwen Contacts Short Sale Package

Started by Jan Baron in Rants and Raves. Last reply by Anna Wilk Jan 14, 2016. 5 Replies

Shellpoint Mortgage

Started by Celeste ODea in General Discussion. Last reply by Brett Goldsmith Sep 4, 2015. 3 Replies

Extension Fees & Closing

Started by Colleen J Couse in Rants and Raves. Last reply by Brett Goldsmith Sep 3, 2015. 1 Reply

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