Craig Bartels

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USDA short sales

I’ve had that question asked to me several times over the past month.  Do we do USDA short sales? How hard are USDA short sales to close?   We have had great success with the USDA short sales we have done. We just completed one through Chase bank with no problems at all.  I also …

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US Bank Short Sale

We’ve had several recent US Bank Short Sale and wanted to post a quick article about our experience with them. Unfortunately, they have not been the easiest bank to work with.  We were able to get all the US Bank short sale completed, but they seemed to have major issues with losing documentation. We had …

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USDA short sale approved for Thorntown, IN home

Not done many USDA short sales, but this one was very smooth to do from beginning to end.  We should have this closed in the next 30-45 days.  Chase forgave entire difference between what seller owed and what the buyer is purchasing home for.   Here is a link to the USDA short sale approval …

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Indianapolis short sale approved for 3937 Hornickel Drive!

We’ve been so busy helping our short sale clients, I haven’t updated the website in a few months.  Here is one of two short sale approvals from this past week from our sellers.   Seller owed $84,442.  Bank accepted $64,000.  Bank forgave the debt and seller even got $750 back from bank at closing for …

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Short Sale Wells Fargo. New Approval Letter Over $46k of debt forgiven

Another short sale Wells Fargo.  Seller is getting over $46k of debt forgiven on this mortgage.  Is able to walk away owing the bank nothing and in 2 years can purchase another property. Here is a link to the short sale Wells Fargo approval letter. If you need assistance with your short sale Wells Fargo, …

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Bank of America short sale approval letter. Over $28k of debt forgiven!

Just received this new approval letter from one of my clients. Bank is forgiving the entire deficiency of almost $29,000.  Clients do not owe any more on the home and because of the current tax laws, they will also not pay any taxes on the difference! Here is a link to the Bank of America short sale …

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Freedom Mortgage Foreclosures. We can help you out of your sticky situation

Nobody likes facing the prospect of foreclosure. The loss of a house, the impact on credit rating, and the sleepless nights are often too much to bear. But why should you face this alone? If you live in the Indianapolis region and are facing a freedom mortgage foreclosures, why not see what the team at …

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Short sale and Citi

With sales of existing homes up 18.5 percent which is the best rate since 2008, the housing market in Indianapolis is marching towards recovery. Despite the numbers, there are many Citi customers who are still upside down in mortgages, facing bankruptcy or even foreclosure. Unfortunately for these people, they don’t see the recovery or even …

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Midland Mortgage short sale. We Can Help With Your Midland Mortgage Short Sale

We know that nobody goes into buying a house looking to fail. Nobody ever wants to face bankruptcy or foreclosure but these things unfortunately happen to good people every day. Even with housing prices up 20-30% from their all time lows, this still is not enough to save many people who still find themselves under …

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Freedom mortgage short sale. We can help salvage your financial future

There’s nothing easy about selling a home. Finding a solid agent, lining up potential buyers, and the stress that comes with wondering when your house will actually sell. Compound that with the fact that you are actually trying to short sell your home and you can see the tension beginning to mount. If you live …

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