Posts Tagged ‘flopping houses’

Short Sales: Fertile Ground for Fraud

The effects of the 2008-2011 housing collapse continue to be felt across the US, as foreclosures percolate through the courts and lenders, as homeowners struggle to make monthly mortgage payments. This shadow side of the rebounding housing market has spawned a number of frauds and scams preying on desperate homeowners – none, perhaps, more so […]


Distressed Homeowners Take the Short Sale Option

Before the great mortgage crisis of 2008 – 2011, relatively few people outside the real estate community knew much about specialized terms like ARM or short sale. But as more and more houses fell into foreclosure, these words made headlines across the country. And even now, with large numbers of homeowners still barely staying afloat […]