Annie Collyer's (anniesherwood) Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Sherwood Property Investments
Today are the Mid-term elections.  Debates, finger-pointing, even rants abound.  The results could be pivotal for our nation. And the next day, Ben Bernanke and cohorts announce their new unabashed money printing, trying to fuel inflation again...better than the kind of 20-year deflation Japan ha...
Banks Can Turn Toxic Into Terrific! We all know the foreclosure rate is in the millions.  Bank of America, after a brief moratorium to make sure they had solved the ‘robo-signing’ crisis, resumed pursuing foreclosures on homes in serious mortgage default at the rate of several hundred THOUSAND a...
What a mess! Has everyone gone mad? A lot of folks are asking me what this all means - especially to them! First, what has been going on for a couple of weeks, is revelations that some of the banks have been putting people at a desk with a stack of papers and a pen, forging approval signatures on...
Can you believe this? Curtis Brooks posted on FB-from Cicero 55 BC: ‎"The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome be...
  7 Ways to Avoid a Foreclosure   Lots of folks are struggling with the threat of foreclosure right now, so I prepared a special report for you with 7 Ways to Stop Foreclosure. I’m Annie Collyer with Sherwood Properties and we’ve been working with folks looking to stop their foreclosure for the p...
  Those of us doing short sales know that one barrier to be overcome is getting the Lender to agree to a reasonable price.  Sometimes it can take months for a short sale to be completed, and the buyer has to hang in there for the duration.  The price they end up paying has to be worth all the wa...
  Listen to What Your Short Sale Client Needs! This does not mean that you are getting consumed by their needs when you work their Short Sale. It means that you remember to listen to what matters to them. Is it, for instance, where their children go to school? Or avoiding foreclosure so they can ...
3rd Quarter 2010 Real Estate Stats for Haverhill MA - 31 Aug 2010, 12:47 pm Here are 3rd Quarter 2010 Stats for Real Estate on the MLS in Haverhill MA.  We all know that the tax credit for homebuyers expired in April 2010, with closings initially by June 2010, extended into September.  This tax c...
  Are you looking to get into real estate investing and want to know how to get started?  I have 3 Tips for you, Newbies and Seasoned Pros alike:  Focus, Get Educated (for Seasoned Pros-keep educated!) and Find Money. There are tons of options today for profitable real estate investing.  Whether ...
Great post, and lots of really good comments.  Here in the greater Boston area, urban rentals are growing stronger and scarcer...around here, weakening in the rental markets was one of the first chinks to fall out of the towering prices in 2006.  Folks have to live somewhere, and for many, owning...

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