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Choosing the Right Home

Where do you go from here?  For starters, what do you want in a home?  And where do you want to live?  These may seem like simple questions, but for some people, these are the 2 hardest questions that they’ll ever have to answer before the search begins. What do You want in a Home? Of…

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Homebuyers and the Bidding War

That’s the title of an article that I read yesterday on Realtor Magazine online. Immediately I thought surely their real estate agents have been sending this message with tremendous emphasis.   The fact is that it should not be any surprise and in my opinion “caught off guard”does not accurately describe what’s happening. Speaking from personal experience, I have…

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What is Your Home Worth

Want to Know What Your Home is Worth? Well I can certainly help you with that.  With such a changing and challenging market, every home owner should want to know what the current value of their home is. And if you previously had your home on the market and the listing has expired, you may be…

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All Things Considered Price, Location and Condition Will Sell a House Faster Than Anything

Price, Location and Condition The title of this post speaks for itself.  There really is no further explanation needed so this post is going to be quite brief. Birmingham-Hoover Home Sellers There isn’t much you can do about location if you are planning to sell your house .  Hopefully it’s in a prime location.  But even if…

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PART 1 HAMP, HAFA, Short Sale: Alternatives to a Looming Foreclosure

Living with the threat of a foreclosure over your head would be enough to drive anyone into a panic.  As a Birmingham Alabama home owner, you need to know that you have options when it comes to skirting foreclosure. Three alternatives that are available to you are the HAMP, HAFA and Short Sale of your Birmingham Alabama home. First there is HAMP which stands for Home…

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A Birmingham Alabama Short Sale Could Mean Money in Your Pocket

It is perfectly understandable that the threat of a foreclosure can cause a considerable amount of stress for a homeowner.  Contributing factors include: Constant phone calls from bill collectors including your mortgage company Notices being posted on your door Your mail is overflowing with collection notices It’s enough to drive anyone crazy.  Foreclosure does not have…

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HAFA, HAMP, Short Sale: Alternatives to Looming Foreclosure

Alternatives to Foreclosure Part II I’ve already discussed the HAMP (Home Affordable Modification Program) which is a program designed to help troubled home owners lower their monthly mortgage payments.  You can read the HAMP post at your leisure.  If you are a Birmingham Alabama home owner, you need to know that there is help for you. The FHA HAFA (Home Affordable Financing Alternatives) program…

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