Explore Celebration, FL

By Vanessa Franz Barnes, With us its Simply All About You!
(Keller Williams Realty at the Lakes)
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Celebration is a planned development community created by Disney ® In 1996 the first residents moved into town and now there are approximately 9000 residents and over 4000 homes and condominiums. The homes in Celebration are a mix of traditional, coastal, classical, & Mediterranean, all with pre-...

By Vanessa Franz Barnes, With us its Simply All About You!
(Keller Williams Realty at the Lakes)
Comments 0
  Celebration is a planned development community created by Disney ® In 1996 the first residents moved into town and now there are approximately 9000 residents and over 4000 homes and condominiums. The homes in Celebration are a mix of traditional, coastal, classical, & Mediterranean, all with pr...

By Vanessa Franz Barnes, With us its Simply All About You!
(Keller Williams Realty at the Lakes)
Comments 1
Celebration is a planned development community created by Disney ® In 1996 the first residents moved into town and now there are approximately 9000 residents and over 4000 homes and condominiums. The homes in Celebration are a mix of traditional, coastal, classical, & Mediterranean, all with pre-...

By Vanessa Franz Barnes, With us its Simply All About You!
(Keller Williams Realty at the Lakes)
Comments 0
Celebration is a planned development community created by Disney ® In 1996 the first residents moved into town and now there are approximately 9000 residents and over 4000 homes and condominiums. The homes in Celebration are a mix of traditional, coastal, classical, & Mediterranean, all with pre-...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
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Hi Folks. I’ve ran across agents, several times this week, not sure how to handle a Short Sale when the property is owned by a trust. So I thought I’d take a minute to explain how this works. Actually I can do it in about 1 second........   …......exactly the same as you would handle any other S...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 6
Do I have to be behind on my mortgage payments to qualify for a Short Sale? Not necessarily. Some lenders will negotiate a settlement if you are current on payments. You won’t really know until you go through the process. If you are current on payments the lender may very well require you to “pa...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 5
This Week's Discussions Short Sale Approvals with Seller isn't Delinquent Howdy Folks -   Just curious if anyone is seeing short sale approvals when the seller isn't delinquent.  We just did one, but the seller wa… Started by Christopher Pendleton 16 1 minute ago Reply by Bryant Tutas Short sale...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
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Hi folks. Do You Want To Close More Short Sales? Of course you do. Here are some tips that may help. Educate the Sellers at time of listing. Make sure they fully understand the process and what is expected of them. Be sure they understand cash contributions, promissory notes, tax ramifications a...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
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How do we get the banks and asset managers to notice us? This was a question asked on the CDPE forum site from this morning. It was part of a forum post wanting to know if the Short Sale lenders prefer the CDPE designation over the NAR SFR designation. Here’s a clue: The lender doesn’t give a sq...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 4
A while back Baby Bear called Broker Bear to see about placing his home on the market as a Short Sale. Baby Bear had not made payments in about a year. Being the good little Broker that he is Broker Bear went over and met with Baby Bear. During the meeting Baby Bear mentioned that Papa Bear lived...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 46
Hi folks. In this day and age of easy access to information, what do you do that justifies your high commission?Why would the consumer want to hire you and pay your fee, when they can find all the information they need on the Internet? What can you say to justify your commission? Well folks I am ...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
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Hi folks. Just when I think I have this Short Sale stuff figured out I run across another issue that has the potential to really place my sellers, the buyers and the agents in a difficult quandary.Recently I received a phone message from Chase in relation to a Short Sale we closed on almost two ...

By Vanessa Franz Barnes, With us its Simply All About You!
(Keller Williams Realty at the Lakes)
Comments 0
  Celebration is a planned development community created by Disney ® In 1996 the first residents moved into town and now there are approximately 9000 residents and over 4000 homes and condominiums. The homes in Celebration are a mix of traditional, coastal, classical, & Mediterranean, all with pr...

By Jim Poole, Zero Down, USDA Purchase Loans, FHA 203(K) Rehab & VA Streamline Loans
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JIMBO DOES JUMBO IN OSCEOLA COUNTY FLORIDA Looking for that perfect loan for your new dream home? Well look no further. Jimbo has been closing JUMBO loans in Florida for over 10 years. The key to getting the best rate for a non conforming loan such as a JUMBO is to have an experienced loan origin...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 51
10 Things I Heard This Week, About Short Sales, That Suck.... I don’t think my mairrage will survive this. Sometimes I just want to kill myself. I feel like a loser. We have no clue where we’re going to live after we close. I’m 60 years old, jobless and getting ready to be homeless. I had to go ...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 13
Folks, as you may know, Borrowers (Sellers) are often required to make a cash contribution to the Investor or Mortgage Insurance Company in order for the Short Sale to be approved. There are several reasons why the Borrower may be asked to do this: They are not late on their payments. They have ...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
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Title Companies handling Short Sale "negotiations" is the new trend in my area. I quote "negotiations" because they don't really handle negotiations at all. Instead they do what Title Companies do....shuffle paperwork. Here's an excerpt from one National company's solicitation to agents. Now folk...

By Vanessa Franz Barnes, With us its Simply All About You!
(Keller Williams Realty at the Lakes)
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My name is Vanessa Franz Barnes, Broker-Associate with Keller Williams. We have been helping sellers and buyers in the Central Florida Area since 2002, and have lived and worked in Celebration since 2004. We have created these Real Estate Statistics in various communities in which we service to p...

By Bill Ness, 55Places.com, Active Adult Community Guide
(55Places.com)
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At Celebration by The Celebration Company (Disney) you’ll feel miles away from Florida thanks to charming mid-century New England design. Celebration is open to residents of all ages yet it appeals to active adults looking for a country club lifestyle just minutes from the Disney amenities in Flo...

By Eileen Fuchs, REALTOR®, GRI®, ABR®, SRES®, SFR, MRP, MBA
(RE/MAX Marketplace)
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We are all busy working and managing our personal lives. Why is it that some agents seem to always answer their phone and other agents never answer their phone, relying on voicemail or email to communicate instead? This has become the way of the world but I'd much rather do business with someone ...

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