Our column from the Riverside Press-Enterprise, July 27, 2014: The lending rules are getting tougher for anyone who has completed a short sale. Fannie Mae, which sets the guidelines for most conventional mortgages, has increased the waiting period to four years after a short sale to qualify for a new home loan.
Our column from the Riverside Press-Enterprise, July 20, 2014: It’s the paradox of the “as-is” home sale. You want a hassle-free transaction, but you may be delaying the sale and killing your bottom line. If you want to sell your Inland Empire home for the highest price in the shortest period of time, you shouldn’t let a buyer in to find a bunch of problems.
Our column from the Riverside Press-Enterprise, July 12, 2014: When you hire an agent to list, market and sell your home, you can expect to sign a listing agreement and home disclosures. The disclosures are not negotiable, but the listing contract terms are. Before you sign on the dotted line, make sure that you have discussed with your agent and agreed on the main listing contract terms. It could save you time and heartache later.