Tag Archives: Short Sales

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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Princeville Villas of Kamalii Foreclosure

Brand new REO listing in Princeville – won’t last long!  We haven’t seen many foreclosures in this complex, but Villas on the Prince had a unit come on the market recently and it was in escrow in 3 days.  Seller … Continue reading

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Kauai Foreclosures Sell Fast

In a market where listings take 6-9 months to sell – if they sell, we’re seeing a quick movement on Kauai foreclosure (REO) listings.  Buyers – if you’re interested in foreclosure listings, contact me so I can set up automatic … 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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Anal and Honest Realtor? Why thank you!

This week I had a new experience – representing a first-time   in Legal Mediation action against Sellers who are commercial Realtors from Oahu representing themselves.  It’s a long sordid story, and I could probably script a new A&E show – … 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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Kauai Foreclosure and Short Sale Update

Short Sales ‘R Us… This week I’ve been working with some buyers negotiating offers on Short Sale condo offerings in Princeville, as well as working with a listing client who is trying to get an offer approved by his lender.  … Continue reading

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Kauai Foreclosure News Updates

Hawaii Foreclosure on the Rise! Hawaii foreclosures are up 248% as noted in a recent article in the Honolulu Star Bulletin.  Unfortunately, with the Act 137 law passed a few months ago, Hawaii realtors are prohibited from assisting homeowners in … Continue reading

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Hope for Homeowners Lender List

As of October 1st, the FHA has compiled a List of lenders who are willing to participate in loan workouts with homeowners in distress.   Following are some direct links with more information: FHA Hope for Homeowners, with a download spreadsheet of lenders, contact … 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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