Amelia Island Florida Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate Agent - Century 21 John T. Ferreira and Son Inc. 500 Centre St. Amelia Island, Fl 32034
This blog contains information about homes for sale in the Amelia Island Florida area. There is general information about the local real estate market, advice for home buyers and sellers, foreclosures for sale in the northeast Florida area, links to important information about property in Northeast Florida.

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2010 

Check out these resources to help prevent foreclosure The US Department of Housing and Urban Development keeps a list of HUD-approved counseling agencies. You can call (800) 569-4287 to find the HUD approved agency in your local area. If you have an FHA loan, you may qualify to have HUD make a on...
09/24/2010
My daughter needs a new Verizon wireless phone. She just posted this on Facebook: I am seriously getting a new phone ... probably today.  All I really need is texting and a camera option. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Please give us your comments reviews and feedback on phones ava...
09/24/2010
  Just like the bubble of the real estate market in 2003 through 2007, there is appraisal fraud with property flipping in this market.  It seems that there is always someone who finds a way to "beat the system" and make a quick buck.  I am so glad that mortgage audits can find this kind of behavi...
09/24/2010
If you live in Virginia, strategic default may not be a good strategy. It is becoming more common today for people to simply walk away from their mortgage rather than staying in a home that is worth much less than the mortgage balance.  This practice is called strategic default. If you live in Vi...
09/20/2010
Did you know you can get a better price for insurance on a Blackberry than what Asurion charges?  I just read this comment in a review of the Blackberry Curve that I am about to purchase: I love this phone. Much nicer to use the scroll button than a track ball, and it's very comfortable and sleek...
09/19/2010
Who would have thought that I could get a brand new Blackberry Curve for free?  I recently tripped walking up the stairs to a brick patio and put my hands out to keep from falling. My Blackberry Curve which was in my hand was damaged.  I was not concerned since I pay an extra $5.00 per month on m...
09/19/2010
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Read this inspiring scripture from "The Message".   Does this inspiring scripture speak to you?      Psalm 43: 3-5 Give me your lantern and compass, give me a map, so I can find my way to the sacred mountain, to the place of your presence, to enter the place of worship, meet my exuberant God, sin...
09/18/2010
For information about real estate in Virginia and the surrounding areas, click on this link Long and Foster Market Minute.  The Long and Foster market minute is updated regularly with press releases about real estate trends and market conditions in all the areas that Long and Foster serves.  Thes...
09/17/2010
FHA streamlined 203(k) loan If you are looking to buy a home that needs repairs or renovations the FHA streamlined 203(k) loan may be just what you need.  The FHA streamlined 203(k) loan provides the funds for both the purchase and renovation of eligible homes.  After the purchase of the home has...
09/17/2010
Over the past several years I have seen lots of unethical behavior on the part of agents, service providers, loan officers and appraisars.  This blog tells how a technician tried to scam my client out of $4,000.  This blog is a follow up to the first blog: Techician tried to scam my client out of...
09/14/2010
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