Ask Brian: Should a Homeowner File for Bankruptcy if They Have Equity in their Home?

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to [email protected] Question from Michael in AL: Hi Brian, I’ve experienced several years of financial troubles. Even before the pandemic, I had health problems

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Redfin to acquire RentPath for its apartment listings

Online real estate brokerage Redfin has said it will acquire the apartment search giant RentPath Holdings Inc. and combine that company’s listings with its own platform. The idea is to create a more comprehensive platform where people can search for a home to rent or purchase, Redfin said. The acquisition will add around 20,000 apartment

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Boomerang Home Buyers Get Assistance

The rules keep changing but the time has come for many boomerang buyers to get back into home ownership. More than 4.7 million homeowners are estimated to have lost their home to foreclosures or short sales since 2007. Through the “Back to Work – Extenuating Circumstances” program, the FHA has relaxed its guidelines for borrowers

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Spanish Real Estate Company Reyal Urbis Files for Insolvency

Spanish property firm Reyal Urbis has filed for insolvency today after a failed attempt at renegotiating its debts to its creditors, thus becoming the latest company to crack under the pressure of the country’s real estate market dire circumstances. The company’s debt at the end of September 2012 was of 3.6 billion euros.

Free Florida Foreclosure Seminar by Stopa Law Firm

A well-known foreclosure defense attorney who is already representing several hundred homeowners in Florida, is to conduct a foreclosure seminar in Tampa Florida, and will give free representation to five Floridians of his choosing.   Mark Stopa, of Stopa Law Firm, will hold the free seminar at 11 am on Saturday, June 25. It will

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