From the category archives:

Foreclosure REO Bank Owned Homes for sale in Palm Beach Gardens Florida

The uproar over the foreclosure freeze with Bank of America, GMAC and others has turned into a political hot potato. As some politicians are looking for more opportunity to bash banks and their mortgage processes, it seems important to find out what the foreclosure paperwork mess is all about. As the video above shows, many […]


West Palm Beach Realtor Interviewed on WJNO Radio

by Rodney Forbes on October 11, 2010

Rodney WJNO interview Local radio personality Jim Edwards interviews West Palm Beach real estate broker Rodney Forbes about the current real estate market in Florida. Jim and Rodney discuss current issues such as the foreclosure freeze by major banks such as Bank of America and GMAC, unique features at Forbes Realty such as the Hassle […]


Rodney Forbes, registered broker with Forbes Realty of South Florida, headquartered in West Palm Beach, has been featured on a national foreclosure/REO teleconference as a leading foreclosure/REO real estate agent in the south Florida market. The conference was sponsored by Tim and Julie Harris of Harris Real Estate University, one of the largest online real […]


Rare Singer Island Ocean Front Foreclosure on Market Soon

by Rodney Forbes on January 31, 2010

A very rare find is coming to the Singer Island Florida real estate market soon. A large 3 bedroom 3 bath oceanfront condo will be available for sale in a few weeks. Bank owned foreclosures are common in Florida, but rarely does an oceanfront gem like this go to foreclosure. With over 2,000 square feet, […]


Banks Finally Making Progress with Short Sales

by Rodney Forbes on December 8, 2009

If 2009 will be known as the year of the bank merger, 2010 may well be known as the year of the short sale. Now that banks are emerging from the rubble of the real estate and banking meltdown, they’re finally starting to get serious about getting rid of their foreclosures and approving short sales. […]


Would YOU Walk Away From Your Home? New study about what economists are calling, “Strategic Default”. Where homeowners who CAN afford to stay in their homes despite negative equity are choosing not to…… How widespread is this practice? New research* based on a survey of 1,000 homeowners suggests that one in four mortgage defaults are […]


When Will Home Prices Rebound? (2020..2023…LONGER?)

by Rodney Forbes on August 15, 2009

Great article from One of the constant topics of discussion in the virtual halls of HREU is…when will prices return to their previous ‘peak’ values of 2006ish. In other words, can someone realistically..’wait it out…wait for prices to return’. Well, the answer is YES…if they want to wait.. 10-20 years! You know where the […]


via Happy first time home buyers gives a great testimonial for Rodney Forbes of Forbes Realty of South Florida located in West Palm Beach. Call 561-337-4810 to reach Rodney. His specialty is helping homeowners in distress through short sales. He also works closely with first time home buyers. You can also check out his […]


Short Sale Myths and Facts…Part 2

by Rodney Forbes on July 1, 2009

The topic of short sales and foreclosures seem to dominate the headlines everywhere. There has been a lot written about short sales and whether you should or shouldn’t short sale your home if you’re in this situation. This has led to many misconceptions about short selling your home. This series is about the myths regarding […]


$8000 Home Buyer Tax Credit Explained

by Rodney Forbes on June 30, 2009

I get asked questions every day about the $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit. Who qualifies, what’s the income limit, when do I get the money, what can I use it for. The following article excerpt explains most of the details pretty well. According to Keystone Custom Homes, first-time buyers need to be aware […]