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The Impact of Foreclosure on Your Credit Score

Posted by Shawn Simpson // April 7, 2021

680 FICO Credit Score 780 FICO Credit Score Bankruptcy 530-550 540-560 Foreclosure 575-595 620-640 The impact of foreclosure on your credit score can mar your credit report for seven years from the date of your first missed payment. According to U.S. News, “During that time, it can affect your credit score and the way other lenders view your […]


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A Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 15, 2017

A Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure

What is a deed in lieu of foreclosure? A deed in lieu of foreclosure in Omaha is a legal term for a borrower conveying all interest in a real property to the lender. It satisfies a loan that is in default and avoids foreclosure proceedings. The deed in lieu of foreclosure offers several advantages to both the borrower and the lender. The principal […]


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Lead Paint Contamination

Posted by Shawn Simpson // July 5, 2017

Lead Paint Contamination

An Omaha organization is trying to use a new way to draw attention to an old problem in Omaha: lead paint contamination in the house. “Watie White is a local artist craving out drawings on wood to create an image through a process called wood cut or relief printing. “White is hoping his art work […]


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Winter in Omaha

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 9, 2016

Soon, I’ll be writing a blog post and it will be freezing outside and maybe snowing. The Farmer’s Almanac predicts, Winter in Omaha will be milder and drier than normal, with near- to above-normal snowfall. The coldest periods will be in early to mid- and mid- to late January and early February. The snowiest periods […]


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10 Signs Your Home is Overpriced

Posted by Shawn Simpson // September 21, 2016

10 Signs Your Home is Overpriced

If you’re selling your home, you need to understand that pricing your home correctly from the beginning is absolutely critical. The most common reason a home doesn’t sell is because it is overpriced. Here are 10 signs your home is overpriced. Generally most homes in a neighborhood are priced pretty much alike. They were all […]


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Properly Staged Home Omaha

Posted by Shawn Simpson // September 14, 2016

Properly Staged Home Omaha

A properly staged home Omaha can sell for up to 10% higher than homes that aren’t staged (of course, that doesn’t count the money you’ll pay a professional stager to work wonders on your home). What are the Pros and Cons of staging your home to sell? The International Association of Home Staging Professionals, which […]


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Buy a Vacation Home

Posted by Shawn Simpson // April 20, 2016

Buy a Vacation Home

I fell in love with my last vacation destination. Many people do and conclude that they must absolutely buy a vacation home in that area so that they can recreate those magical experiences. Purchasing your own piece of paradise is an exciting opportunity, but there are many important factors to consider before taking the plunge. […]


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The Movie The Big Short

Posted by Shawn Simpson // March 23, 2016

The Movie The Big Short

Have you seen the movie The Big Short? It is based on the non-fiction 2010 book of the same name by Michael Lewis about the financial crisis of 2007–2008, which was triggered by the build-up of the housing market and the economic bubble. I’ve seen the movie twice and each time I feel slightly sick to my stomach. When housing bottomed […]


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Move In Ready Rehabbed to Modern Tastes

Posted by Shawn Simpson // February 24, 2016

Move In Ready Rehabbed to Modern Tastes

Shawn Simpson of Styl Properties, Inc. believes the strong returns for home flippers demonstrates that there is still a need in this recovering real estate market for homes move in ready rehabbed to modern tastes. Yet, LAWEEKLY is blaming flippers, in part, for the housing crisis. “There’s a lot of blame to go around when […]


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What is TRID

Posted by Shawn Simpson // February 10, 2016

What is TRID

What is TRID? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in November 2013 published revised final rules and forms that combine the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). The new rules called TRID (TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure) apply to disclosures that consumers receive in connection with applying for and closing […]


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