October 6, 2010

Texas Foreclosures Stopped- How Will This Affect Bryan College Station?

The Texas Attorney General has sent a demand letter to lenders asking that they “suspend all foreclosures, all sales of properties previously foreclosed upon, and all evictions of persons residing in previously foreclosed upon properties.” What does this mean for Bryan College Station foreclosures or even the country? Does this mean that people who do not or cannot pay their house payment can stay in their homes? Does this mean that the banks (you & […]
June 17, 2010

Avoid Foreclosure-Prevention Scams in College Station/Bryan

With mortgage delinquencies across the nation at an all time high, many desperate homeowners are seeking to avoid foreclosure at any cost.  The problem is, there are plenty of scam artists out to take advantage of that fact.  For scam artists, this high level of foreclosures is seen as an opportunity to profit off of others’ misfortunes.  Between October 2009 to April 2010, community development groups handled over 10,000 reports of foreclosure-prevention scams.  
February 11, 2009

As Market Picks Back Up, So Do Homebuilders

As the real estate market picks back up, so does the progress on new home building. Crowley construction is nearing completion on two if its custom builds, 3515 Matoska Ridge and 303 Timber, and if you haven’t stopped by lately to take a look at either of these, it’s about time you did. The house on 3515 Matoska is a beautiful farmhouse style home set on 1.27 wooded acres in Indian Lakes. The house is […]
October 9, 2008

Taking a Stand Against Foreclosures

The mortgage foreclosure epidemic has been taking thousand of families who can no longer afford to pay their mortgage and putting them out on the streets. But what about the families who are still making their monthly payments, do they deserve to be thrown out too? In apartment complexes all across the country, good tenants, who have never so much as missed a payment, are being evicted from their apartments because building owners have fallen […]
August 28, 2008

Mortgage Problems in College Station or Bryan?

Behind in your home mortgage payments in College Station or Bryan? Why do people wait to let a Realtor help? I find it difficult to understand why home owners who find themselves behind in the home mortgage payments wait and don’t contact a Realtor for help before they lose their homes to foreclosure. We see if over and over and I find it terribly sad. If a home owner will contact a Realtor when they […]
August 13, 2008

Foreclosure Home for a $1.00?

From an article in the Detroit News, this house in Detroit, Michigan was recently listed for $1.00. That’s right. One American greenback. It sold for full price! The buyer plans to pay cash. Between sales commission and $1,000 bonus, buyer’s closing costs, back taxes and a past due water bill, the sale will cost the bank owner about $10,000. The empty, foreclosed home is now a shell of its former self. As a vacant home,
August 6, 2008

How Do You Avoid Foreclosure in College Station Tx?

Every homeowner should know the basics of avoiding foreclosure. Whether you purchased real estate in College Station Texas or Denver Colorado – foreclosure is NOT what you want! When you purchased your home you never thought you’d get behind on your payments. You never thought you’d have the bank sending you letters about late payments or past due payments. Below are a few ideas on how to prevent
July 26, 2008

Behind in Your House Payments?

What do you do if you fall behind in your home loan payments? DON’T WAIT!!!! TALK WITH YOUR LENDER NOW!!! FHA Loans – If you are in a home with an FHA loan contact a HUD approved housing counseling agency (1-800-569-4287 or TDD: 1-800-483-2209) and work with them to help you out of this mess. They are there to help you! FHA loans have a few options – 1. Special Forbearance – This is where […]
July 22, 2008

Foreclosure – Short Sale – Is There Really a Difference to Me?

As we see more and more on the national news about foreclosures I am asked more and more questions about the difference between a foreclosure and short sale. Agents, buyers and sellers are forming opinions of how things work in Bryan/College Station based on what they heard…. Believe me, the foreclosure laws are NOT the same in Texas and Michigan! The process is very very different! But, with our unhealthy desire to watch cable news […]