Short Sale vs Foreclosure – What’s the Difference in Polk County?

Whether you’re a buyer or a borrower/seller, a short sale, and foreclosure each present different advantages and difficulties. What Is A Foreclosure In Polk County, Florida? In simple terms… “A foreclosed home is one in which the owner is unable to make his mortgage loan payments and the bank repossessed the home” (source).  If you … Continued

How to Stay in My Home After Foreclosure in Polk County

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

We Buy Houses in Polk County Companies – Are They Credible?

If you’ve been driving around in Polk County, chances are you’ve seen some billboards advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Polk County Houses!” or “Cash For Your House”. Are These “We Buy Houses in Polk County Companies” Credible? How do I know if the local house buying companies out … Continued

Selling My House for Cash in Polk County

Should you take a cash offer for your Polk County house? Not always. I’ll tell you how to sell any property for cash, some reasons to refuse a cash offer – and when you shouldn’t say no. Selling My House for Cash in Polk County If you’re selling a property in Polk County to an end … Continued