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May 2009

Leslie Carver of Team Carver, presented Short Sale Tips for Buyers Agents today at our weekly sales meeting. Team Carver was the # 1 Top Producing Team in the Prudential Americana Green Valley office in 2008 with 182 closed units and $56 million in closed sales volume. The Team ranked 19th in the entire Prudential network of over 62,000 sales associates. Team Carver specializes in REO, short sales as well as traditional real estate business. Leslie is a Certified Short-Sale Professional who has a high rate of successful closings - due primarily to her excellent qualifying techniques, negotiation skills and... Read more →

Why Becoming a Short Sale Professional is Critical Right Now

On May 14, 2009, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced new details of the Making Home Affordable Program which included a Foreclosure Alternative Program (FAP). Download the Program Update Fact Sheet: Download 05142009FactSheet-MakingHomesAffordable Here is an excerpt from the press release: "Foreclosure Alternatives provide incentives for servicers and borrowers to pursue short sales and deeds-in-lieu (DIL) of foreclosure in cases where the borrower is generally eligible for a MHA modification but does not qualify or is unable to complete the process, which helps prevent costly foreclosures and minimizes the damage that foreclosures impose on borrowers, financial institutions and communities. The new... Read more →