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Why can’t I let my brother in law negotiate my short sale? He is a realtor after all!

Kudos to one of our legal network affiliates of Attorney Short Sale Negotiators who answered this question as succinctly and accurately as you could ever ask: Should real estate agents negotiate short sales? No.  Absolutely not.  It is replete with legal issues, risks, deficiency issues (amounting to tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars of…

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Phantom Income as of 1-16-14

The House Bill and budget has been sent to the Senate as I write today.  It does NOT  include an extension of the exemption that expired 12-31-13 for treating forgiven debt as income.   There are still advocates for the extension of the exemption and this is the latest information available as of today: Bill Seeks…