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Loan Modification Could be Good, but Short Sale is Better says 1 Expert

Atlanta, GA--  As more and more Atlanta homeowners find themselves in financial distress and are forced to make tough decisions regarding their homes and specifically their dropping values and ballooning mortgage payments, we turned to a housing expert to help us navigate this complex situation.

Marian Anthony is a real estate finance expert and author of Short Sale RUSH- A How To Guide for Nonperforming Assets.  According to Marian, a Short Sale is more advantageous than a Loan Modification or a Foreclosure because "the reduced payoff in a short sale releases you from the debt obligation." He states that a foreclosure will ruin the homeowner's credit, and "a loan modification actually builds a debt trap around the borrower, milking them for every last nickel."

With so much information and marketing dollars being spent on homeowners getting into Loan Modification programs which may keep you bogged in debt for years, take Marian's su

The 2010 Dallas Farmers Market is in full swing!

The 2010 market season opened with many new vendors and more fresh, local produce! Come meet the folks who grow their own and where their produce has traveled less than 20 miles from farm to market. Our Market is not just a place to buy wonderful edibles, but, a place to connect with your community. The Market will be offering advice and soil sampling from the Master Gardeners; they will also sell you a portable composter to go with your new garden!

The Dallas Farmers Market is held on Saturdays in the historic Downtown Dallas Courthouse Square area. Hours are 8 AM - noon. The market will remain open into October. The Market's vendors sell a wide variety of produce including fresh berries, squahes, eggplant, beans, melons and fresh herbs.