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So I have a been working with a client that is from out of country and I have shown over a dozen homes to in the Melbourne area. At first she was convinced that it was a short sale she was looking for. A nice home for a nice price. Wow, that would be terrific! It wasn't until about the third house that she was shocked with the condition of most of them and she quickly learned the difference of short sales and regular homes on the market.

One question she kept asking was "are the utilities on"? "How can I tell if there is a leak anywhere if I can not have the water on"? Ahh. Bingo. Brings to mind a question. Should homeowners leave the utilities on while trying to sell the home?

Of course every situation is different and is on a case-by-case basis

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Call your lender immediately to see if they can offer a solution. Next, start a to-do list so that you will be ready to answer any questions your lender may ask.

Start a file for records relating to your property. Keep very detailed notes of all the contacts you make, including the date you called and what resulted from the conversation. Collect your proof of income, photocopy at least 2 weeks of pay stubs, 2 years of taxes, and 2 years of bank statements or other benefits you receive. Having good records readily available is very important.

Write all of the reasons you got behind on your mortgage payments. When you speak to your lender they will want an explanation of the events that led up to the financial problems, write all of these reasons down

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Universal Studios is one of the most notorious Orlando theme parks. This park is home to more than 400 acres of rides, attractions, film sets, productions, and a variety of other things to see and do. There are four different experiences to be had here, as well as a wide selection of accommodations that are right on-site, making it easier than ever for people to have a great time. There are more than 40 rides and plenty of great attractions that are based on the most popular films and television shows in today's pop culture.

Orlando theme parks offer something different for everyone, and Universal Studios is the place to be for the movie buffs of the world. This theme park has so many different attractions and rides to explore that everyone is sure to

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Not Yet, But About to be Late?

Your not alone, homeowners across the country are experiencing difficulties paying their mortgage. Based on a recent study by Lender Processing Services (LPS) 6.38 million people were at least 30 days late.

The most important thing a home owner should do is act quickly. The faster a homeowner reacts the less challenging it will be to resolve. If you are not late on your payments yet but will be soon, communicate with your mortgage lender.

Due to the mortgage crisis most lenders are now taking a more proactive stance to decrease there loan losses.

  • If you are 30 to 60 days late: Your lender will attempt to contact you by phone and by mail.
  • If you are 90 days late: Most lenders will contact you by mail
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Islands of Adventure is a sister park to Universal Studios, and has a variety of attractions for people who really want the most thrilling holiday that they can get at a theme park. Although Florida is full of attractions and theme parks, this one consistently ranks as a popular choice among people of all ages.

Almost every one of the Orlando theme parks has a specific theme or type of character that the park is modeled after, including Islands of Adventure. This park is home to Marvel Comics rides and characters, including things like the Incredible Hulk Coaster, Marvel Superhero Island, and the Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man. There is something to see and do for everyone, but you'd better like adventure if you come to this park. The rides are

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For sometime now, friends and family have been asking me to go fishing with them. They would go day or night, weekday or weekend, from dusk to dawn it didn't matter. Being the “stereotypical” woman, I was hesitant for a long time until I heard about the fun they were having and what they were catching. They had been shrimping and fishing in the Banana River as well as the Indian River both located on the East Coast of Florida. Did you know that you can catch shrimp in these rivers by traps and in the hundreds sometimes in just a few hours? These shrimps are no little guys either, they are jumbo shrimp and delicious! I didn't know until I tasted them at a friend’s house and "WOW" they were delicious.

You might be thinking to yourself "I'm not eating what

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Sea World is easily one of the most popular Orlando theme parks for families and animal lovers who want the best of Florida attractions. The park has been in operation since 1973, and is home to a variety of animals, shows, and rides that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. The watery surroundings suggest bringing a change of clothing and waterproof cameras to capture all of the fun, as well as a sense of adventure if you want to feed the dolphins or check out other extreme attractions at this fun amusement park.

Sea World Theme Park is best known for being home to Shamu and other Orca whales that delight visitors with their tricks and stunts during the Believe Show, Blue Horizons, Odyssea, and Shamu Rocks America. These shows are the primary reason

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Disney World claims to be one of the most magical places on earth, and for good reason. This is one of the most common reasons that people even come to Orlando in the first place. Orlando theme parks are not in short supply, but Disney World is by far the most popular. If you are planning a holiday to this area or even considering relocating to Florida, you should be aware of this park and everything that it has to offer. The first thing to note is that the area of the park is about the size of Boston, Massachusetts, which is not a small city.

The most popular of the Orlando theme parks features four major parks within the main Disney World area. There is the Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and the Animal Kingdom. Each

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It’s no secret that the economy has been less than favourable to homeowners in the past few years. People who took out loans that were slightly above their budget are now seeing the banks foreclose on the homes that were their dream residences. If you are behind on your payments and think that you might be faced with the prospect of losing your home in the near future, you do have the option to look for a short sale realtor that can help you beat real estate foreclosures. These realtors are specialists that know how to market and present a house so that it has a chance of selling as quickly as possible.

In case you’ve never heard of the option of using short sales to beat real estate foreclosures, you should know more about what these transactions

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When it comes to Orlando theme parks, there are plenty of great places to go. One of the most popular attractions has actually been voted the best water park in Orlando. We're referring to Wet n Wild Water Park, of course, which is a great attraction for anyone who enjoys a lot of fun in the sun. This park can provide a great adventure for anyone looking to escape the Florida heat, and there are plenty of different attractions to suit all ages and types of water park visitors, including Real Estate Agents!

There are plenty of different Orlando theme parks to visit, but this water park is easily on the top of the list for many people simply because of everything that it has to offer. In a state like Florida where temperatures regularly hit 90 or higher

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