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Short Sale Tales from the Crypt!

Happy Halloween!  Remember this scary guy from the 90’s? Working with Kauai short sales during the past 3 years, many times I’ve felt like we’re unwitting players in a ‘Short Sale Tales from Crypt’ series. Any producers want to try … Continue reading

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Walk Away from Your Home? But Who’s Chasing You?

Is walking away really an option when facing foreclosure?  A recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal – When It’s Ok to Walk Away From Your Home  gives advise that could lead down a scary alley.  If you walk away, … Continue reading

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Short Sale Help for Homeowners

Short sales can feel like a trip down the rabbit hole in Alice in Wonderland.  Even more stressful when you’re the homeowner trying to sort through the many offers on the internet that are for the most part scams.  Good … Continue reading

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Race against foreclosure

The Kauai Short Sale market continues to be an “Alice in Wonderland” crazy ride.  To quote one of my buyers, “we’re down the rabbit hole now!” In the midst of this National Credit Crisis, you would think lenders would be … Continue reading

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Hawaii Foreclosure Rate Triples

Hawaii’s foreclosure rate for December 2008 skyrocketed 238 percent, year over year, based on a report recently released by RealtyTrac.  Read the entire article from the Star Bulletin. It’s interesting to me that none of the press coverage I’ve read … Continue reading

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Woman facing foreclosure commits suicide

You may have seen this article about a woman who shot herself after faxing a letter to her mortgage company, but the tragedy of it haunts me.  The desperation and hopelessness people are feeling right now is tremendous.  There is an incredible amount … Continue reading

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Homeowner Rescue or Lender Rescue?

As Congress waits for President Bush to sign on the Homeowner Rescue Bill I have to wonder, who will it really help?  Although the claim is for there to be assistance for 400,000 homeowners – it appears that government action … Continue reading

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Truth in Lending Audits – help to stop Foreclosure!

A possible remedy for consumers stuck with bad loans, or facing foreclosure as a result of predatory lending practices is to request a Truth in Lending Audit.  I’m currently researching local resources, but following are some links for articles and … Continue reading

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