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Monthly Archives: January 2010

    Maryland’s Anne Arundel County reverses rule on short sale tax

    By Brandon Brittingham | January 29, 2010

    Looks like Anne Arundel did the right thing and overturned the tax on short sales. From Hometown Annapolis: Anne Arundel County has done an about-face on how it charges taxes on short sales of homes. Just a week after real estate agents and title lawyers started complaining publicly, the county government is ending its practice... Read More

    2010: The year of the short sale?

    By Brandon Brittingham | January 29, 2010

    Was tweeting today about another short sale that I closed and received a 6% commission and got an approval in 30 days (man, was I happy…) when I came across this article that I think would be of interest to all of my fellow agents. Original post was at the WSJ Blog. Here is the... Read More

    HUD Lifts ban on 90 day “flip” guideline

    By Brandon Brittingham | January 19, 2010

    Here is some good news!!! If you are an investor or real estate agent, I’m sure you have run into this before. I know as an investor this has held up settlements of my investment “flips” several times, and in some cases has caused me to lose a buyer. HUD has decided to lift the... Read More

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