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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. […]

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Help for West Palm Beach Homeowners in Distress

by Rodney Forbes on December 7, 2009

The following video from Diana Olick at CNBC’s Realty Check has some positive news for Palm Beach County homeowners in distress. 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 updated […]

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Here is the latest news from the Treasury Department regarding streamlined procedures for homeowners in distress, whether it be a loan modification or a short sale. Separately on Monday, Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) kicked off a program intended to help convert as many of the 375,000 borrowers who have […]

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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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Short Sale Myths…and Facts Part 2

by Rodney Forbes on August 31, 2009

This is the second video in the Short Sale Myths and Facts series. We will continue to uncover the facts with regards to short sales. Rodney Forbes, broker for Forbes Realty of South Florida, and Certified Short Sale Specialist, works almost exclusively with short sale in the Palm Beach County area, particularly in Palm Beach […]

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Palm Beach County Short Sale Myths…Part 1

by Rodney Forbes on August 31, 2009

This video is the first part in a series regarding real estate short sales. There have been many misconceptions or “myths” about what can and can’t be done concerning short sales. Rodney Forbes, broker for Forbes Realty of South Florida, and Certified Short Sale Specialist, works almost exclusively with short sale in the Palm Beach […]

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With the real estate market in south Florida still trying to recover, so much attention has been given to the $8000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit. It certainly has helped with getting many buyers off the fence to take advantage of affordable home prices and low interest rates. So much attention has been given […]

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With all the rain we’ve had in south Florida over the last week (I can’t believe it either) I’m reminded of the movie “The Perfect Storm” with George Clooney. Once every 20 or 30 years a series of weather events combine to create “the perfect storm”. You know the movie. Unfortunately, this perfect storm didn’t […]

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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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via youtube.com Rodney Forbes, Realtor and broker for Forbes Realty of South Florida, begins a video series on the myths and facts about real estate short sales. Rodney works in the Palm Beach Gardens area of south Florida and his company’s focus is helping homeowners in distress. For questions regarding your particular situation please call […]

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