Las Vegas, NV - February 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- We have all heard the same story over and over. It’s the story about a family who gets behind on their mortgage payment, and applies for a loan modification to try and save their home. After waiting many months, the loan modification is denied, and the bank recommends that the homeowner do a short sale.
Las Vegas, NV - January 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Who says that history doesn’t repeat itself? In September 1929, the Secretary of the Treasury, Andrew W. Mellon made the following announcement, “There is no cause to worry. The high tide of prosperity will continue.” One month later, Wall Street experienced the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States. The crash signaled the beginning of the 12 year Great Depression that affected all Western industrialized countries.
Las Vegas, NV - January 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Most homeowners in Las Vegas are so far “upside down” on their homes (owing significantly more than their home is worth) that they don't qualify for the government's $75 billion Home Affordable Mortgage Plan
Las Vegas, NV - January 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- According to the Associated Press, the bleakest year in the foreclosure crisis has only just begun. Lenders are poised to take back more homes this year than any other since the U.S. housing meltdown began in 2006.
Las Vegas, NV - January 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A recent report released by IMS Advanced Realty Data Services on January 10, 2011 named The Myers Team the #1 Short Sale Real Estate Team in Nevada. Number one status was determined by actual short sale listings closed in 2010.
Las Vegas, NV - January 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nevada Real Estate Agents will soon notice major changes to the short sale approval letter issued by Bank of America. Bank of America has changed the verbiage of their standard short sale approval letter, deleting verbiage referring to the bank’s right to pursue a defiency judgement against a homeowner.
Las Vegas, NV - January 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Effective January 31, 2011, The Federal Trade Commission has banned loan modification companies from charging up-front fees for negotiating modifications of residential mortgage loans. According to Eric Witksoki, Chief of the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, and the state consumer advocate, “Money spent on mortgage modification consultants is a bad bet for consumers.” Additionally, Witkoski commented that spending money on loan modification is “worse than some of the odds at the casino tables.”
Las Vegas, NV - November 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- There are many Realtors in Las Vegas trying to do short sales; however, how many have successfully closed hundreds of short sale transactions? The Myers Team is the #1 Short Sale Team in the state of Nevada. A recent report provided by IMS Advanced Realty Date Services, shows The Myers Team have closed more short sale listings than any Realtor or Broker in Nevada in the past 12 months
Las Vegas, NV - September 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ballen Group, one of the country’s top-producing real estate teams, is leaving Coldwell Banker Wardley to join the Keller Williams Realty team in the Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas Market Center
Las Vegas, NV - September 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ballen Group, a top team of Las Vegas Short Sale Specialists under the brokerage Coldwell Banker Wardley Las Vegas Real Estate has put together a comprehensive Las Vegas Short sale system for sellers. Homeowners who are facing Las Vegas foreclosure can request a Las Vegas Short Sale Agent, Henderson Short Sale Agent, or North Las Vegas Short Sale Specialist to consult with them about their needs. In addition, Coldwell Banker Wardley has created a custom hardship package allowing the homeowner to complete the documents required by the bank to ease the process. Although The Ballen Group never encourages a Las Vegas Short Sale, many homeowners in Las Vegas and surrounding areas are facing true hardships that force them to attempt a Short Sale rather than face Las Vegas Foreclosure