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Welcome to my Blog. Since 2003 the focus of our business has been helping homeowners avoid foreclosure. In our current economy, the best solution is often a short sale. Many lenders offer incentives, modifications include principal reductions - helping homeowners create strategies to overcome financial difficulties are our specialty. We are happy to help. If you have any questions about foreclosures, short sales, selling or buying a home - Just Call Wendy!
RECENT BLOG POSTS
When you are desperate to keep a roof over your head, it’s incredibly easy to find yourself falling for even the most obvious of Pinellas County stop foreclosure scams. But if you take the time to keep in mind the tips below, then there’s a good chance that you won’t fall victim for the innumerab...
02/08/2012
Due to several unfortunate foreclosure stories I have heard and came across to as a real estate agent, I am now more determined than ever to support Pinellas County Stop Foreclosure.  In these unstable economic conditions, foreclosure can happen to just about anyone.  You might personally know so...
01/11/2012
According to the IRS, the Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 generally allows taxpayers to exclude income from the discharge of debt on their principal residence.   Discharge of debt is more specifically defined in Publication 4681.  Generally, the Act includes debt forgiven via foreclosure, short ...
11/12/2011
  As the beginning of November approaches, I can’t help but be overly excited about the holidays that are up coming and the events that come along with them, especially the ones around Pinellas County. Several hours from now, we will all be done and over with all the Halloween costumes, spooky de...
11/01/2011
  As a Pinellas County Short Sale Realtor, all sorts of news in the county, good or bad get to my knowledge. And now, more than the last few busy and almost holiday-less months, being Halloween season, I hear news about Halloween festivals happening all over the county. Although it doesn’t surpri...
11/01/2011
  I almost want to blame it all to this economic season. Now, more than ever, I hear dreadful and distressing foreclosure stories everywhere – word of mouth from people I deal with everyday as I work as a Pinellas County Short Sale Realtor, and stories I come across to, as I read foreclosure-rela...
10/07/2011
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Below is a screen shot of an email from Bank of America that I received as a Florida Real Estate Broker.   This is an incredible (& long past due) offer from Bank of America (Chase has been doing the same thing for nearly a year)     IF you have a Bank of America mortgage, (you don’t have to be b...
10/05/2011
Hudson FL Short Sale - Excellent Value! Overview Maps Photos Features Description Market Stats $88,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsLot: 1,926 sqft Location 14141 Angle RdHudson, FL 34669USA To get updates on open home dates and other property events, please click the "L...
09/15/2011
Mike Phillips sits in front of me staring blankly at the table as the coffee in front of him slowly goes cold. He runs a hand across his face and sighs heavily. “What am I supposed to do now?” he says. His usually bright blue eyes are blank with hopelessness as they meet mine. He has hit a brick ...
08/25/2011
Immaculate 3/3/3 car garage home! Move in condition - absolutely gorgeous! Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $189,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms3 BathroomsInterior: 2548 sqft Location 9700 Hermosillo DriveNew Port Richey, FL 34655USA To get updates on open home dates and other p...
06/12/2011
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