How To Fix Your Credit So You Can Buy A Home
The topic of how to fix your credit is becoming one that real estate professionals hear quite often these days, as the slew of short sales and ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 10, 2013
How To Repair Credit Issues That Are Stopping You From Buying A Home
We have written a series of articles as a case study examining whether or not you can hire a company to repair credit issues that are holding you ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 30, 2013
How To Quickly Improve Credit Score Results
If you want to improve credit score results, you should first gain an understanding of how credit scoring works and what process must be taken to ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 31, 2013
How To Short Sale Real Estate After A Divorce
If you want to know how to short sale real estate after a breakup or divorce, then you are not alone. In fact, if you are curious about whether or ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 10, 2013
Does Credit Repair For Homebuyers Really Exist?
I have long advised my friends and customers to consider working with a company that provides credit repair for homebuyers.
With the thousands of ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 15, 2013
Foreclosure Sales: Don't Be So Sure About Your Closing Date
There is a problem brewing with foreclosure sales that has become evident at many of the closing tables across the US.
In fact, Lawrence Yun, Chief ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 26, 2012
Cash For Real Estate
With all the problems that we read about obtaining financing for real estate these days, it has raised some discussion about just paying cash for ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 23, 2011
The USDA Rural Development Loan Is A No Money Down Solution
Are you somebody who has decent credit but very little cash, and you want to buy a home in Tallahassee? In the old days, there were many ways to ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 15, 2011
How The Cost Of Money Impacts Real Estate Affordability
Mortgage interest rates have a huge impact on the affordability of homes for sale in Tallahassee, as the cost of money is just as real to most ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 18, 2011
Tallahassee Foreclosure Rates Fall
The rate of new foreclosure sales in Tallahassee as well as new lis pendens filings has fallen again. While this might be stating the obvious, I hope ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 10, 2011
Fannie Mae To Enforce Speedier Foreclosures
Fannie Mae is cracking down on lenders and loan servicers who are taking too long to complete routine foreclosures. On August 31, 2010, the message ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 3, 2010
North Florida Foreclosures Rising
Yesterday's blog post on the explosion of Tallahassee Foreclosures created quite a bit of incoming interest from our readers. Some of our readers in ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 16, 2010
Tallahassee Mortgage Lenders Deal With Loans In Default
Tallahassee mortgage lenders are now dealing with the bevy of loans in default. For those readers who do not follow our updates on Tallahassee ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 28, 2010
Mortgage Market Yields To Youth Baseball Parents
It is baseball season again for our family. With two sons playing, that equates to four games per week. And nothing better demonstrates the problems ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 26, 2010
The Real Estate Finance Cycle Rolls On
Anybody who has been in or near the real estate market over the past ten years can attest to the fact that the money markets have been crazy. Crazy ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 13, 2010
New RESPA Rules Threaten To Choke Real Estate Closings
I had an interesting conversation with with a residential mortgage lender yesterday regarding the new changes that went into effect on January 1, ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 5, 2010
Buying Property With Creative Financing
Not all situations in real estate sales have the same solution, and many times we have to apply some "thinking outside of the box" solutions to our ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 11, 2009
Home Loan Lending Limits Ample For Tallahassee
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) last week announced that the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages originated in 2010 will remain ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 23, 2009