5 Ways To Avoid The Probate Process

After the death of a loved one, the last thing anyone wants is to think about the distribution of the deceased’s belongings. Thousands of people spend millions of dollars annually on attorneys, a real estate agent and unnecessary court fees and closing costs associated with the probate process. According to LexisNexis, around 55% of American … Continued

Who Gets My Home Equity If The Bank Forecloses?

In these uncertain economic times many homeowners are wondering what happens to their equity if the bank forecloses. Many questions arise when someone’s home is in jeopardy of foreclosure, such as: Does the bank get to keep any extra equity left over after they are made whole? Can the bank sell a property for below … Continued

Why Won’t My House Sell In Ft Lauderdale?

You’re trying to sell a Ft Lauderdale Florida house that just won’t sell? And yet – the news says the real estate market is heating up. The media is practically shouting again about multiple offers, high demand, and record-setting prices. So where’s your contract? These tips could be just what you need to help you sell your … Continued

Foreclosure notice of default in Florida– what is it?

If you’ve gotten a foreclosure notice of default and want to know what the heck is going on, keep reading. Basically, a foreclosure notice of default is a document that has to be filed by a lender to start the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure notice of default must be sent to anyone who has … Continued

The State of the Market for Buyers in Ft Lauderdale Florida

Is it still a buyer’s market today in Ft Lauderdale? As experts in the Ft Lauderdale real estate market, we get asked this question a lot. The answer isn’t as simple as yes or no. The State of the Market for Buyers in Ft Lauderdale Florida First off, it really depends on the property type … Continued

How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent in Ft Lauderdale

Hiring a real estate agent in Ft Lauderdale can be frustrating. So what are the steps on how to find a good real estate agent in Ft Lauderdale? Many local large real estate brokers will spend thousands of dollars each month to ensure that their agents are the most visible, whether it be online, in the … Continued

What is a Pre-Foreclosure in Ft Lauderdale?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holders to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure in Ft Lauderdale anyway? Many homeowners across America and Ft Lauderdale are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. When a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Ft Lauderdale

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Ft Lauderdale] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can … Continued

How to Sell Your House to an Investor in Ft Lauderdale Florida

Home ownership just isn’t what it was in the 1950’s. In the past, people would buy a home and live there for the rest of their lives, often passing it on to their family. Things have changed. Many first-time homebuyers are going into it with the attitude that they’ll sell when it’s time for a change. If … Continued

How to Stay in My Home After Foreclosure in Ft Lauderdale

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

We Buy Houses in Ft Lauderdale Companies – Are They Credible?

If you’ve been driving around in Ft Lauderdale, chances are you’ve seen some billboards advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Ft Lauderdale Houses!” or “Cash For Your House”. Are These “We Buy Houses in Ft Lauderdale Companies” Credible? How do I know if the local house buying companies out … Continued