News & Updates

Kristine Zelazo Earns CIPS and MRS Designation

The Short Sale Gal Kristine Zelazo has earned some new designations, including the Military Relocation Specialist (MRS) designation and the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), which means she is well-positioned to provide clients and members of The...

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Federal HAFA Program is Ending in December 2016

There’s news that the federal Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA) program will be concluding at the end of 2016, with the current application deadline set at December 30, 2016. In today’s article from The Short Sale Gal Kristine Zelazo, we’ll explore what...

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Best Places to Buy Real Estate Investment Properties

As a real estate investor, there are certain areas of the country that offer more investment opportunities than others. The ideal real estate investment market is one where property is undervalued, with good population growth and strong job growth. So what American...

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What is a Real Estate Bird Dog?

In the real estate investing world, you may encounter the term “bird dog.” So what is a bird dog and why would you want to get involved in a bird dog program, such as the one that will soon be launched by The Short Sale Gal Kristine Zelazo? Well, that’s precisely what...

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The Pros and Cons of Buying a Starter Home

If you’re in the process of acquiring new investment properties or even buying your own first home, you may consider buying a so-called starter home, but there are a number of drawbacks that you may encounter, many of them financial in nature, making a starter...

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The Pros and Cons of Joining an Investment Group

Are you considering joining a real estate investment groups? These groups are the real estate investor’s equivalent of a mutual fund, as you have multiple investors who pool money, resources and strategies with the goal of increasing their collective buying...

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Do You Need a Property Manager for Your Rental Properties?

If you own real estate investment properties, then you know how challenging it can be to manage those properties and the tenants that are renting or leasing your homes or commercial buildings. In fact, property management can quickly turn into a full-time job! So if...

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