Foreclosures

July 7, 2016

Short Sale vs. Foreclosure

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7SDwUmEAuU

There are some key differences between a short sale and a foreclosure in today's real estate market. Although the economy is on the up and up, many people are still faced with this decision and we hope this video clarifies some ...

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March 31, 2016

Craigslist Scammers

A lot of my friends comb through craigslist for apartments that do not have realtor fees. I completely understand as I used it as my primary search engine a few years ago as well. The problem with craigslist is that there are few checks and balances which therefore leads to ...

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Dec. 7, 2015

Foreclosures Continue to Climb as Winter Arrives

Although the national foreclosure rate has dropped, Massachusetts' rates continue to rise, according to data from The Warren Group. Foreclosure petitions were just around 5,000 in 2008, decreased to under 1,500 in 2013 and are around 2,000  currently. Prior to the big crash, the entire foreclosure process ...

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Sept. 14, 2012

Fannie Mae Offers Special Financing Programs

Fannie Mae owns foreclosed properties all over the city of Boston, which they attempt to sell as quickly as possible to “minimize the impact” on the respective neighborhoods. Buying one of these foreclosed homes can be a great opportunity for first-time buyers as well as rental property investors. Each of ...

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