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Bank owned REO homes in West Palm Beach County

5 bedroom, 4 bath waterfront pool home for sale in Jupiter, Florida. This 2 story home has a screened in pool, located in a quiet suburban community near Abacoa and FAU. Short drive to the beach. 5 bedrooms and 4 full baths, including a full size cabana bath. Screened pool overlooks a community lake. Great […]

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This bank owned REO foreclosure home is located at 10291 Trianon Place in Wellington Florida 33449. Home is located in the private and gated community of Versailles. This video shows the great condition this home is in. If you have any questions call Rodney Forbes at 561-337-4810 or email Rodney@ForbesRealtyOnline.com     You can also […]

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REO selling agents for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been given the go ahead to restart transactions that had been suspended due to potential problems with the legal paperwork, known as the “Robo-signer” scandal. The GSEs were forced to temporarily halt the sale of certain properties two months ago when news surfaced that some […]

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October 2010 home sales are down from 2009 for most of the country. Most areas of Florida also saw decreases in home sales. A number of reasons were cited, including the boost in 2009 from the home buyer tax credit, and new stricter mortgage lending guidelines. Interestingly, nationwide 29% of homes sold for cash and 34% […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Just when you thought the real estate market in the West Palm Beach area has turned the corner the FHA sets new tougher loan guidelines for borrowers. With the First Time Home Buyer Program set to expire this year and interest rates sure to increase in the future, the time to buy is now if […]

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$8000 Tax Credit to be Extended in Palm Beach County?

by Rodney Forbes on October 22, 2009

As the November 30th deadline approaches to take advantage of the federal $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit just about everyone in the real estate business, including buyers and sellers, are hoping the credit will be extended into 2010. The tax credit has a lot to do with the turn around in the Florida […]

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via youtube.com Another great buyer testimonial for Rodney Forbes and Forbes Realty of South Florida. Our specialty is working with first time home buyers and distress sellers. We are experts in short sale real estate in Palm Beach County. You can reach us at 561-337-4810 or email Rodney@ForbesRealtyOnline.com For more real estate news in south […]

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Jim Cramer Still Bullish on Florida Real Estate

by Rodney Forbes on July 6, 2009

Acouple of months ago I wrote an article that featured an interview with financial analyst and TV personality Jim Cramer. In the interview Jim firmly believed Florida to be recovering from the housing crisis, and could be one of the best places to buy real estate. At the time I think I was the only […]

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