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Foreclosures in West Palm Beach County

Now you can search for homes, townhomes and condos in the West Palm Beach Florida area just like local real estate agents do. You can search for location, such as waterfront, or style, such as single family home, condo or townhome. You can search by price and even search for short sales and bank REO foreclosures. You […]

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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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West Palm Beach Area Foreclosures to Increase

by Rodney Forbes on November 24, 2010

Bank foreclosure/REO property inventories are expected to increase in the West Palm Beach Florida area over the next 24 months. By how much nobody knows. However, according to the National Association of Realtors, as many as 4 million foreclosed homes may come on the market nationwide in the next 2 years. A normal year of […]

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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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Short Sale Townhome in West Palm Beach

by Rodney Forbes on January 31, 2010

Another affordable short sale is available in the West Palm Beach area from Forbes Realty of South Florida. This 3 bedroom 2 bath townhome is perfect for a first time home buyer or investor. Located in a quiet community in West Palm Beach, this townhome has a private fenced patio. This short sale is being […]

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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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Over the last decade several states, including Florida, have been the center of the real estate boom…and bust. Short sales and bank owned foreclosures dominate the news in south Florida real estate. How did we get here? Where are we going from here? In this video clip from The Daily Show, Harvard law professor Elizabeth […]

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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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Do Banks Really Accept Short Sales…Myths and Facts Part 3

by Rodney Forbes on September 20, 2009

The 3rd video in our series of short sale myths and facts answers on of the most often asked questions about short sales. Do banks really accept these short sale offers? The short answer is yes. Just make sure that you have an experienced short sale realtor working with you, no matter whether you’re a […]

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Palm Beach County Real Estate…Celebrate or Wait?

by Rodney Forbes on August 31, 2009

Breaking News: Case/ Shiller Housing Index Shows Second Month In A Row Of  INCREASE IN SALES! We have been seeing continued reports of the strengthening of the national real estate market. Certainly in Palm Beach County Florida, one of the first and hardest hit areas in the country, the numbers have continued to move positive. […]

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