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Short Sale Success Story in Boynton Beach Florida

by Rodney Forbes on January 12, 2010

Here is a great video testimonial for Rodney Forbes and Forbes Realty of South Florida from a very happy short sale client. If you are interested in buying or selling a home in the Palm Beach County area, specifically Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter and West Palm Beach, please visit my Forbes Realty website. For frequently […]

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In Palm Beach County Florida short sales now make up about 30-40% of pending sales. Although we hear of people having to do home short sales every day, not too many people know the potential tax consequences of the process. The tax relief available for short sales can be equally confusing. The important thing to […]

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Short Sale Myths and Facts…Part 3

by Rodney Forbes on August 11, 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 […]

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Short Sale Myths and Facts…Part 1

by Rodney Forbes on June 3, 2009

As real estate values have dropped over the last couple of years, drastically in some places, thousands of home owners have found themselves either upside down on their mortgage, unable to afford their payments, or both. The topic of short sales and foreclosures seem to dominate the headlines everywhere. There has been a lot written […]

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Banks getting the short sale message finally!

by Rodney Forbes on May 22, 2009

  The following excerpt from an article in the Press-Enterprise is welcome news for people who have been trying to facilitate short sale transactions. Whether it’s the buy, seller or Realtors involved, short sales have a bad reputation when it comes to getting the sale complete. I guess the banks are finally stating to realize […]

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Home Short Sale Consequences…and Relief

by Rodney Forbes on April 30, 2009

Short sales in real estate today make up about 30-40% of home sales in south Florida. Everyone hears about them, but not too many people know the potential tax consequences of the short sale itself. The following article gives some good examples of the potential tax consequences of selling your home using a short sale. […]

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