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Welcome to my Blog. Since 2003 the focus of our business has been helping homeowners avoid foreclosure. In our current economy, the best solution is often a short sale. Many lenders offer incentives, modifications include principal reductions - helping homeowners create strategies to overcome financial difficulties are our specialty. We are happy to help. If you have any questions about foreclosures, short sales, selling or buying a home - Just Call Wendy!
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$189,900, 4Bd/2Ba Single Family House, 1423 sqft.     Wendy Smith | Wendy Smith Real Estate | 727-452-3301 1360 Fairfield Dr, Clearwater, FL 33764 Super Size Family Home! 4Bd/2Ba Single Family House   $189,900 Year Built 1959 Sq Footage 1423 sqft. Bedrooms 4 Beds Bathrooms 2 Baths Parking 2 Gara...
10/09/2014
$240,000, 2Bd/2Ba Single Family House, 1200 sqft.     Wendy Smith | Wendy Smith Real Estate | 727-452-3301 110 Florida Blvd, Crystal Beach, FL 34681 Walk to beautiful Crystal Beach! 2Bd/2Ba Single Family House   $240,000 Year Built 1957 Sq Footage 1200 sqft. Bedrooms 2 Beds Bathrooms 2 Baths Flo...
10/06/2014
$198,000, 3Bd/1Ba Single Family House, 1223 sqft.     Wendy Smith | Wendy Smith Real Estate | 727-452-3301 445 77th Ave, Saint Petersburg, FL 33706 What? St Pete Beach under $200,000??!! 3Bd/1Ba Single Family House   $198,000 Year Built 1946 Sq Footage 1223 sqft. Bedrooms 3 Beds Bathrooms 1 Bath...
08/13/2014
    Wendy Smith | Wendy Smith Real Estate | (727) 452-3301 SHORT SALE in Tarpon Springs, FL FHA Short Sale! Great Location - 3 bedroom 2 bath…..SOLD!     Under Contract May 2014 Closed July 2014 DESCRIPTION SHORT SALE – Unbelievable great price of only $81,000 for VA buyer and a full waiver of d...
07/17/2014
Statistically 79% of home sellers will enlist the services of a Real Estate professional to sell their home.   The other 21% typically include builders, rehabbers, speculators, attorneys and those that have experience selling real estate. This 21% also includes those sellers who just don't want ...
04/18/2014
One of the biggest concerns as we age is falling.   Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults.  We have to face it: the older we get, the higher the incidence of falls.  Some of the clients I’ve met as a...
03/20/2014
Over 30 years ago when I became a Realtor, my broker explained people move on the average of once every five years.  Fast forward to today and after a quick Google search, it seems that same statistic holds true. Shopping for a home depends a great deal on a buyer's stage of life.  For example, y...
02/28/2014
Effective October 1, 2013, the new FHA PFS guidelines (FHA Mortgagee Letter 2013-23) separate borrowers into two categories:  Streamlined & Standard.    Borrowers applying through the “Streamlined” short sale program must be more than 90 days delinquent and meet additional criteria but do not hav...
02/18/2014
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I'm not usually a huggy-touchy-feely sort of person but this afternoon, a client of mine just seemed as though all the wind was out of her sails, she looked...defeated and I found myself saying "Need a hug?" With a slight smile and a nod of her head, she answered 'Yes'. Just a brief hug but durin...
02/05/2014
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