: April 2009

Is A Short Sale Your Only Option?

 

Don't Sell Yourself Short If You Don't Have To!

There’s plenty of news out there about homes in foreclosure and many owners going to short sales to get out from under a home or mortgage they can no longer afford. 

debt (sxc)While I am happy to help sell your Ocean County home either in a traditional or short sale, let’s be sure that’s your best option.

Remember a short sale will have an impact on your credit.  So perhaps a loan modification or refinance will be better in the long run.

Visit this government website,  MakingHomesAffordable.com, to see if you qualify for a mortgage refinance or home loan modification.

questions (sxc)Answer a few simple questions for a loan modification or refinance and you can find out if you qualify for either program. 

Contact me with any of your questions not addressed on this site.  And if its necessary to sell your Ocean County home, whether in a traditional sale or a short sale, contact me..

 


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Laura Giannotta
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Comment balloon 1 commentLaura Giannotta • April 29 2009 09:46AM
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