Category Archives: Bank (lender) owned

Housing Is ‘Awakening From Hibernation,’ Freddie Says | Realtor Magazine

Housing Is ‘Awakening From Hibernation,’ Freddie Says | Realtor Magazine. I’ve had a few experiences this past month that would support this “awakening” analysis.  I am especially seeing foreclosures sell quickly and nicely updated homes in desirable locations/neighborhoods.

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Foreclosure Crisis: More than half-way through in Twin Cities

I just downloaded and began reading this insightful article on the foreclosure crisis.  The headline stopped me in my tracks since it says we as a country have “a long way to go” in the foreclosure crisis. If there is … Continue reading

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Northeast Minneapolis Single Family Homes

Prior to becoming a Realtor I was a manager.  A key part of my job was facilitating meetings.  I got pretty good at it over the years.  I read books like “Death by Meeting” and took it to heart that … Continue reading

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Buying bank (lender) owned. Is it always a good value?

For many buyers, a bank* owned listing is a better option than a short sale. This is because you will typically hear if the bank accepts or counters your offer within a few days. A short sale can take months … Continue reading

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