Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pending Home Sales

So the headline wasn’t great: sales down month over month.  National Association of Realtors economist, Lawrence Yun hung the blame on tight lending standards and lack of confidence, both of which are true.  If that’s all you read or heard, … Continue reading

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Case-Shiller Calls A Bottom?

The S & P/Case-Shiller report on the housing market came out today.  There were a couple of highlights worth mentioning.  First was the fact that we have had 4 straight months of price appreciation.  “With July’s data we are seeing … Continue reading

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Buying A Home: Your Real Estate Compass And What’s Important

Every household is unique and every family has a certain division of labor.  In my home, I pay the bills, share the cooking and fix things around the house; my wife looks after the kids, does the laundry, over sees … Continue reading

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How To Get A Loan Mod Approved Part 4: Foreclosure and Mod Offers

Part 4: Foreclosure and mod offers. Your loan mod appears like you’re making some progress and you are actually starting to get a hopeful.  At the same time, you’ve got that gnawing feeling that the bank may not get you … Continue reading

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How To Get A Loan Mod Approved Part 3: Keeping The Pressure On

Part 3: Keeping the Pressure On After you’ve gone through the initial collection of your data, submitted all the paperwork and started your conversations, what happens now?  You call and follow up.  In the beginning you’ll probably follow up once … Continue reading

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How To Get A Loan Mod Approved Part 2: What Now?

Part 2: What Now? Now that you’ve assembled everything, and when I say everything, I’m talking a couple hundred pages everything, you are ready to fax the paperwork in.  You’ve numbered the pages and created your table of contents.  So … Continue reading

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How To Get A Loan Mod Approved Part 1: Getting Started.

Part 1: Getting Started Stop paying on your loan (no I can’t say that even though it’s true).  If you are current the bank has no incentive to work with you.  I recently was asked by a Wells Fargo negotiator … Continue reading

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