Foreclosures Archive

Niche Markets: Short Sales Still Active, but the Clock May be Ticking

Specialized short sale brokers continue to pursue this niche market trend for good reason. More than 11 million homes were at a negative equity position at the end of this year’s first quarter, according to a May 11 press...

REALTOR® Olympics | Winning Gold in Real Estate

Competing in real estate has more in common with the Olympic games than you may have guessed. Preparation and determination are key to being a successful REALTOR® in any one single sale. But to be a champion in real...

Buy Low, Sell High: How to Flip That House the Right Way

Some REALTORS® look at the short sales market and see the Wild, Wild West. But there’s no denying that short sales, foreclosures, distressed homes and flipped houses make up a good percentage of the real estate landscape in 2012....

Buying Foreclosures and Short Sale Homes

With the current economic conditions the number of foreclosures and short sale properties on the market is significant, making it an ongoing issue for many REALTORS® who may not be as experienced with the process and have the unenviable...

Don’t Come Up Short When Faced with Short Sales

For better or for worse, the current state of the real estate market has created a niche for real estate practitioners: the short sale. Between flat home prices, home-equity credit lines, 100-percent financing, and falling interest rates, shorts sales...