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Involving the INVESTOR of a short sale in Massachusetts

Poor valuations PLAGUE the short sale market and unfortunately there is no oversight to this.

Getting the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau involved in Transparency of Valuations with Short Sales In Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Getting the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau involved in Transparency of Valuations with Short Sales In Massachusetts and New Hampshire Yes. Started the day with a HUGE complaint to the CFPB over a valuation from a company called MCS Valuations, that we believe tampered with one of our short sale valuations. My poor homeowner has been […]

Tips for Massachusetts Short Sale Investors!

Tips for Massachusetts Short Sale Investors! We are called quite frequently by Massachusetts Real Estate Investors looking to buy a short sale we may have listed, and asking what the best way to get them the property is.  There is no magic ball for an investor to buy a short sale, but there certainly are […]

Massachusetts Short Sale Statistics for Suffolk County January 2015

Massachusetts Short Sale Statistics for Suffolk County January 2015 We are trying to track short sale trends in Massachusetts per county.  Feel free to visit our Essex County Statistic and Middlesex County statistics for January for an overview of numbers.  So far the numbers in January are not surprising.  As I have stated before January […]

Massachusetts Short Sale Statistics January 2015 for Essex County

Massachusetts Short Sale Statistics January 2015 for Essex County Massachusetts short sale statistics are in for January 2015 for Essex County.  We have broken them out by the Northern and Southern registry.   All statistics are derived from MLS Pin, but show a remarkably active Short Sale Market in Essex County Massachusetts.  The actives report includes […]

Massachusetts Order Notice? Received One? Call US and we can explain your possible options!

Massachusetts Order Notice? Received One?  Call US and we can explain your possible options! We have been getting increasing calls in the last few months from homeowners who have received an order notice.  The notice at the top reads like this: TO: homeowner name and to all persons entitle to the benefit of the Servicemembers […]

Why is it When We Remove Payments off the HUD it’s Short Sale Fraud, but when a Lender Forces it, it’s OK?

Why is it When We Remove Payments off the HUD it’s Short Sale Fraud, but when a Lender Forces it, it’s OK? So this got me thinking.  Nick and I have always worked to make sure any payments to anyone involved in the short sale transaction are ON THE HUD.  We feel squeamish otherwise.  I […]

Major HAFA Changes for Massachusetts Short Sale Sellers of Non-GSE mortgages

Major HAFA Changes for Massachusetts Short Sale Sellers of Non-GSE mortgages This is big change to the HAFA program itself in case you didn’t hear about it yet.  These two very important changes will affect all NON-GSE mortgages (not Freddie, Fannie, FHA, or government backed programs).  Massachusetts short sale negotiators may be rejoicing everywhere. The […]

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