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Entries from November 23rd, 2011

Suntrust Uses the 11th Hour Approach for Short Sales

November 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · bay area, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, Housing Trust, real estate, san jose home, selling a home

For this home I sold in San Jose for $300,000, I represented the sellers and this was a short sale with Suntrust. Hmmm, who is worse, Suntrust, Chase, or BofA…very tough call, but I think that Suntrust wins the award for the worst bank to deal with for a short sale. The sellers are just the […]

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2 Cats Allowed or No Sale!

November 17th, 2011 · No Comments · buying a home, condo/townhome, first time buyer, home for sale, home seller, real estate, santa clara, santa clara home, selling a home

This was a normal transaction in Santa Clara where I represented the seller. I actually sold the seller this home as her buyer’s agent so this was our second transaction together on the same home! I just love this seller. She has the best personality and is such a positive person. After our first transaction together we stayed in touch […]

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You Want What for this Place???

November 7th, 2011 · No Comments · bay area, condo homeowner, condo/townhome, home for sale, home seller, real estate, san jose home, selling a home, short sale

For this townhome I sold in San Jose for $157,000, I represented the seller and it was a short sale. The owner bought the home at the peak of the market in 2007 for $335,000 and with the fall in this area, she felt it would just take too long for the price to recover […]

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