October 2010

Found 3 blog entries for October 2010.

Rarely does a day go by that we don't meet with a homeowner who is interested in selling their home and in every conversation the subject of foreclosure always comes up. While most homeowners are familiar with a foreclosure most are not aware of short sale.

We have successfully represented hundreds of sellers and buyers with short sale transactions and they all came with their unique challenges. If you're considering a short sale as an option to either sell your home or buy your next home the first step is to ensure that you work with a Realtor who has experience with short sales and truly has an understanding of how the process is handled.

For more information on selling or buying a short sale contact us at 404-842-1555 or send us a message via our

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Sarasota Skyline

If you need a vacation in the sun and on the beach take a trip down to Sarasota, Florida and spend a long weekend frolicking in the aqua waters of the Gulf of Mexico and walking along one of its gorgeous beaches.

You can catch a flight from Atlanta and fly right into Sarasota or an hour north into Tampa. It should only take you a couple of hours before you can be relaxing on the beach soaking up some rays. There are several great hotels in Sarasota including the Resort at the Longboat Key Club, Ritz Carlton, Hyatt, Lido Key Beach Resort and Lido Beach Holiday Inn.

5 Fun Things to do in Sarasota, Florida

1)    First and foremost, the beaches of Sarasota are the main reasons why people vacation here. Siesta Key beach is continually ranked as the one

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In today's market nearly every lender in the country is requiring a minimum credit score of 620 or higher. Unfortunately this eliminates nearly one-third of potential homebuyers according to Zillow. The other two-thirds of buyers may qualify for a loan, but will need a score above 740 to get the best rates. If your score falls between 620 and 740, there will most likely be an adjustment to your rate, or you could possibly miss out on credit that you would have otherwise received.

If you are below 620 or just below 740, here are a few things you can do to raise your score while looking for a home:

Pay your bills on time- Sounds simple, but one recent late payment can drop your score significantly.

Keep your debt ratios low- If your credit limit on

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