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Entries from January 25th, 2011

HAFA – Government Sponsored Program for Short Sales

January 25th, 2011 · No Comments · foreclosure, government program, HAFA, home seller, real estate, selling a home, short sale

There is a newer government-sponsored program called HAFA (Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives) that helps homeowners who are want to sell their home as a short sale. A short sale is a situation in which the homeowner owes more in liens and such than the value of the property. Basically, they are upside down on their […]

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Wow…A Normal Sale AND A Smooth Transaction…Yay!

January 11th, 2011 · No Comments · buying a home, first time buyer, homebuyer, real estate, san jose home

Wow, a nice smooth transaction and a normal sale! I sold this home in San Jose to a very sweet young couple with a young daughter and another baby on the way. They were buying their first home. Their goal was to buy a home and get moved in before the baby arrived. And, mission accomplished I […]

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