Aug 27, 2014
In 2013, the average price of a home increased by 10.9 percent compared to 2012. For more than three million homeowners nationwide, the increase in prices restored equity in their homes.
Jun 18, 2014
A local real estate agent, Geoffrey Brandreth of Louisville Area Realtors, with the Certified Distressed Property Expert® (CDPE) designation has released an informational report comparing the consequences of a short sale and foreclosure.
May 01, 2014
A local real estate agent, Geoffrey Brandreth of Louisville Area Realtors, with the Certified Distressed Property Expert® (CDPE) designation, has released an informational report comparing the consequences of a short sale and a foreclosure.
Apr 01, 2014
According to a report published in the Journal of Housing Research, homes listed by experienced real estate agents sell for $25,000 more on average than those listed by less experienced agents.
Oct 14, 2013
Distressed homeowners will soon no longer be able to take advantage of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act. The law, enacted in 2007, helps distressed homeowners by relieving them of additional tax responsibility for cancelled or forgiven debt.
Jun 05, 2013
Homeowners in Louisville forced to put off selling their homes because of the downturn in the market are now discovering that their homes are worth more than they thought, and buyers are ready to purchase.
May 16, 2013
Homeowners in Louisville who found themselves underwater during the housing crisis are discovering that they may now have equity resulting from exceptional price increases in the last 6-8 months.
Mar 20, 2013
Since the foreclosure crisis began, the growing number of people who find themselves in danger of losing their homes have proven to be fertile ground for scams which seem to offer a solution to the problem.
Feb 11, 2013
The Department of Treasury recently approved, in supplemental directive 12-07, that the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives program, or HAFA, has been extended for another year through the end of 2013.
Nov 08, 2012
New bank and government programs pay relocation incentives to homeowners who undergo a foreclosure alternative – most commonly short sales.