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Short Sale Homes in Jupiter Florida

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 […]

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

by Rodney Forbes on August 15, 2009

Great article from USNews.com. 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 […]

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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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via southfloridarealestatereport.com 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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Another Boost to Florida Real Estate

by Rodney Forbes on June 30, 2009

Starting July 1st, qualified first time home buyers will be able to use the federal tax credit of up to $8000 as part of their up front costs for buying a home. Until now the tax credit could only be received after the buyers had closed on the home, and then filed their taxes. This […]

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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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Mortgage Crisis Spreads to “Safe Borrowers”

by Rodney Forbes on June 2, 2009

Until now most people considered the problem with foreclosures and short sales to be limited to certain areas and mostly “sub-prime” loans. With layoffs and bankruptcy in big companies like the auto industry, the mortgage problem is spreading to (up ’till now) safe borrowers. The mortgage crisis is spreading and hitting new heights: Borrowers with […]

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