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By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 44
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. Yesterday I received a phone message from Chase in relation to a Short Sale we closed on almost tw...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 16
Short Sale for sale in Poinciana Florida. 4 bedrooms 2.5 baths with over 2200 sq ft of living area on a huge double lot (.91 acre). Ceramic tile roof, Atrium, screened and covered rear porch, garden off the master suite, lots of cabinets in the garage, gated entry, security system and much more. ...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 30
  Yep....7 months ago I submitted a complete Short Sale Package to Chase on April 27 2009. After many months of frustration I received another Chase Short Sale Approval yesterday. We are closing on 11 December. You know sometimes I am left just scratching my head. This one should have been a no ...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 14
Hi folks, Depending on who you listen to the foreclosure rate in Polk County Poinciana Florida is any where from 15% to 20%. I have no problem believing this since roughly 85% of the sales in this area are either foreclosures or distressed sales. According to RealtyTrac there are 1,401 properties...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 14
Avoid foreclosure. Another successful Short Sale Closing with Fifth Third Bank. Mortgage amount: $185,000.00 Sales price: $87,500.00 Lender agreed to 3% in closing costs and a 6% commission. Net to Lender: $77,078.00 (42% of amount owed) Fannie Mae was the Investor and there was Mortgage Insuran...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 13
This is NOT a Short sale or a foreclosure. Just a good property priced to sell. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 baths with 1480 sq ft of living space in this never lived in home. Built in 2007. Owner will consider financing with 40% down or buy out right. The price is low enough at only $75,000. Would...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 28
Tutas Towne Realty specializes in the listing and selling of Short Sales and foreclosures (REOs) in the Central Florida area.Since most of these properties are sold over the Internet sight unseen we try to capture the essence of the properties by use of numerous pictures and video tours. Touring...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 154
REALTORS(R) created the bubble and we are the reason the bubble burst. REALTORS(R) sold houses to anyone that could breathe because we are money grubing theives. REALTORS(R) give bad advise because all we care about is our commission. REALTOR(S) are the root of all evil!! Or so some would want yo...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 15
Another successful Short Sale approval in Poinciana Florida. Property Value: $85,000 to $90,000 Amount owed: $185,000 Hardship: Loss of rental income on several rental properties (this one included) Loan details: Fannie Mae with Mortgage Insurance Property was placed on the market on May 8th for...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 17
Hi folks. This current real estate market and economic climate is really taking it’s toll on people. We’ve recently heard of  “Strategic Defaults” and “Delaying your foreclosure” now we have the “Walk Away” or mailing your keys back to the lender. Jingle mail is what the lenders call it. And its...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
(St.Cloud Homes )
Comments 2
IS IT A BUYERS MARKET OR A SELLERS MARKET?   Many buyers have latched onto the term "buyers market" as a snappy catch phrase. While they may be looking to buy indeed they are not alone.This concept is very confusing when attempting to arrive at fair offering price. But in reality, it is an Invent...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
Comments 0
POINCIANA, FL | The UCF incorporation study has apparently activated a number of Poinciana residents here in Central Florida to voice their opinions on the www. One of the many local examples includes the new blog, LetUsDecide.com blog, by WHO KNOWS? (Seriously, who does know?) Not to worry, LetU...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
Comments 0
Hot Deal Sold in July This home, with the Solivita-styled exterior, was sold in 10 days. 1,008 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Listed By: Darhlene Zeanwick, All Star Properties of Central Florida. Sold By: Mary Jean Lantz, RE/MAX Paramount Properties. List Price: $44,900. Sold For: $50,...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 33
Hi folks. I’ve read a couple of posts this week that have left me scratching my head. Both were about listing agents and their “unethical” practice of not handling multiple offers according to the Buyer agent’s expectations.In the comments on these posts the listing agents were called lazy, unet...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
Comments 0
  Don't Drain Yourself Ever wonder where chemicals end up after they've been dumped down the drain? Try answering, "Me." Former CEO of General Nutrition Centers (GNC), Greg Horn says, Collectively, we dump 32 million pounds of toxic chemistry down our drains each day, just from household cleanin...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
(St.Cloud Homes )
Comments 10
 By now who has not heard of a Short Sale?  Homes being offered in the hottest price ranges are indeed attracting "multiple offers".  The "asking prices" are deliciously tempting and offer an opportunity for people of modest means to obtain a distressed property at a reasonable price...or does it...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
(St.Cloud Homes )
Comments 2
The market has shifted over the past 3 months DRAMATICALLY and the supply is dwindling rapidly.  Prices are based on supply and demand.  Demand is high and supply is lower than previously reported. Good homes attract multiple offers as many buyers have experienced and unfortunately trying to come...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 214
Richard Zaretsky’s recent post.......... "WALK AWAY FROM THE PROPERTY - STRATEGIC MORTGAGE DEFAULTS GROW TO 26%" got me thinking. His post is talking about the amount of people who are making the "Strategic” decision to default on their mortgages. TheTruthAboutMortgage.com site had this  to say a...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 30
Hi folks. A few months ago I had  Sellers call me who had just received notice that their property was being sold at auction in 10 days. Of course they wanted to know if I could help. As the good little Broker that I am I said “Maybe”. I asked a few qualifying questions and found out the propert...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 36
Hi folks,. I sell a lot of properties sight unseen over the Internet. Including this one. Of course it's prudent to go have a look before the final paper work is signed. If not.....well......you may end up with this '"Needs  TLC" property.   Beautiful Foreclosure "For Sale"   Hard wood flooring t...

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