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The Never Ending Foreclosure Sale in San Jose

September 15th, 2011 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, first time buyer, foreclosure, government program, homebuyer, Housing Trust, san jose home

This condo sale in San Jose for $158,000 was with just the sweetest and most adorable young couple ever! The type of buyers you just really want things to go smoothly because they so deserve it. It all started out so well and went so unexpectedly downhill. I’m not sure I even want to relive this one by […]

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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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