Short Sales Myths

Absolutely anyone considering a short sale should not believe these myths are true.  As a Real Estate Broker in Antioch, Ca I am shocked by the misunderstandings and myths about loan modifications and short sales today.   These myths have paralyzed many homeowners from doing anything at all and therefore many homeowners end in an unnecessary foreclosure.  Below are […]

How to write a Hardship Letter

If you are pursuing a loan modification, deed in lieu, or a short sale you will likely need to write a Hardship Letter.   A Hardship Letter is a letter written to the lender and usually is sent along with other financial documents that outline the hardship and why the lender should approve your request. This […]

Is a new home right for me?

Maybe you have been trapped in your current home because home values have dropped significantly from 2005-2011.  For example, look at the chart below about Antioch, Ca Real Estate.  The real estate market declined rapidly after 2005 and has now begun to climb.   Now that the market is rapidly recovering purchasing a  new home may be […]

How long does it take to short sale a home?

Question:  How long does it take to short sale a home?   Answer:    It is often difficult to determine exactly how long it takes in days, weeks, or months to short sale a home because there are many factors involved in determining how long it will take to short sale a home.   Although it is difficult to […]

Antioch Real Estate Agent

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Should you leave your home to foreclosure?

Short sale or let go to foreclosure?   What is the difference between a short sale vs. foreclosure?  That is the question on the mind of many Homeowners especially in communities like Antioch, Oakley, Pittsburg and the surrounding communities through out  Contra Costa County where home values have declined significantly in recent years.  For example, Antioch home values have declined by over […]

Oakley CA Real Estate Sales – Is it a good time to sell a home in Oakley, Ca?

Is It A Good Time to Sell a home in Oakley, Ca????? That appears to be the question on many homeowners minds today with the changes in the real estate market. Oakley CA Real Estate Homeowners  have seen a major shift in the market. Below are the top 3 reasons it is a good time to sell […]

Brentwood CA Real Estate – Is it a good time to sell a home in Brentwood, Ca?

Is It A Good Time to Sell your Brentwood CA Real Estate? That appears to be the question on many homeowners minds today with the changes in the real estate market.   Brentwood Ca real estate Homeowners have seen a major shift in the market. Below are the top 3 reasons it is a good time to […]

Antioch Ca Real Estate – Is it a good time to sell a home?

Is It A Good Time to Sell your Antioch CA Real Estate? That appears to be the question on many homeowners minds today with the changes in the Antioch CA real estate market.   Homeowners in communities like Antioch, Ca have seen a major shift in the market. Below are the top 3 reasons it is a […]

Short Sale vs Foreclosure

Short Sale vs. Foreclosure   What is the difference between a short sale vs. foreclosure?  That is the question on the mind of many Homeowners especially in communities like Antioch, Ca and through out  Contra Costa County where home values have declined significantly in recent years.  For example, in Antioch home values have declined by over 50% compared […]