Southern New Hampshire Real Estate and Short Sale Blog

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The Southern New Hampshire Real Estate and Short Sale blog contains Blog Posts featuring information to help you navigate the frustrations and pitfalls that are the hallmark of buying and selling real estate in today's changing market.
I ran into a colleague I hadn't seen in a while the other day and he was pumped about how well he was doing since he started following the "insert name of major national real estate trainer here" program.    He talked about good work habits and best practices and I was pretty good with it all unt...
I've long held the position that THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT REASON a distressed Southern New Hampshire/Northern Massachusetts homeowner should consider opting for a short sale over a foreclosure is the little known "right to pursue a deficiency judgement" that many States, including New Hampshire,...
Late last week Groupon put out a press release indicating that they were "Celebrating President's Day by Honoring Alexander Hamilton".  The press release went on to say, "the $10 dollar bill, as everyone knows, features President Alexander Hamilton--undeniably one of our greatest Presidents and m...
February 9, 1964 was certainly a major date in the United States.  The opportunity to see The Beatles for the first time on the Ed Sullivan show that night left an indelible mark on many.  Two young boys whose lives were forever altered were the late Brad Delp (known by many as the incredibly tal...
Over the last several years, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA have become more open to the idea of once again providing financing for folks who have been willing to cooperate in a short sale.  Fannie and Freddie have both indicated that, depending upon down payment and the circumstances surroundin...
According to Freddie Mac's Senior Vice President of Single Family Servicing and Real Estate Owned, a short sale is a superior alternative to foreclosure if you have determined that you can no longer afford to keep your home and you have determined that you cannot sell your home for enough money t...
IT'S BA-A-ACK!!! Ever since the advent of the Dodd-Frank Act, the ugly spectre of a 30% downpayment requirement has been haunting the housing and mortgage industry.  It all started with the best of intentions.  In an effort to discourage risky underwriting, a term of the Dodd Frank Bill requires ...
As the reports of an improved real estate market become more prevalent, an age old real estate argument has resurfaced:  are you betraying your seller client if you agree to place their home on the market at a value that you KNOW is too high? Although it may be different in other areas of the cou...
Having trouble keeping up with your Mortgage Loan Modification payments?  You're not alone! According to a report recently released by the Treasury and HUD, almost a quarter of the borrowers who entered into the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) over the last two years have been disqual...
For a number of years my husband's band, Beatlejuice, played at the Finish Line of the Boston Marathon.  It was a rite of spring and a much anticipated event.  Every year we, along with hundreds of thousands of other people, would make the trek into the city.  Some years bundled up in winter coat...

Joy Baker

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