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Housing Trust…Where Are You???

January 26th, 2012 · No Comments · bay area, buying a home, FHA loan, first time buyer, homebuyer, Housing Trust, real estate, san jose home

For this home I sold in San Jose for $382,000 where the buyer also got an $8,300 credit for closing costs, I represented a first time buyer who was going to use a program through the Housing Trust. This transaction was a ‘normal’ sale…well not so normal, but it was not a short sale or foreclosure sale. Negotiations were […]

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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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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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