Richmond, VA (PressExposure) August 14, 2009 -- /1888PressRelease/ Local real estate agent and community advocate, Deb Orth of Keller Williams Realty, today announced the creation of a new information Web site for Richmond-area homeowners in distress. [http://WWW.StopVirginiaForeclosure.com] contains vital facts about the options available to these homeowners, to help them make the educated decisions about their future.
âThis site was developed with the Richmond community in mind,â Orth said. âWhen faced with the possibility of foreclosure, Iâve seen too many homeowners make poor choices, even walking away from their homes without calling their lender or a real estate agent. These people didnât know the options available, or even how to find any information on their situation.
âI want more for the people of Richmond, and having more comes with making informed decisions.â
[http://WWW.StopVirginiaForeclosure.com] acts as a hub for information on the facts and issues for struggling homeowners, putting all the necessary information in one, easy-to-use location. The information and materials located on the site are regularly updated to reflect market changes, trends, new lender requirements, and industry updates.
Alex Charfen, co-founder and CEO of the Distressed Property Institute in Austin, Texas, said that more than 7 out of 10 homeowners in foreclosure proceed without any visible assistance.
âAgents with the Certified Distressed Property ExpertÂ® designation are helping distressed homeowners understand that there may be options available to them,â Charfen said. âDeb Orth has been trained to help homeowners avoid foreclosure, and this Web site resource to educate the community is a commendable public service.â
The CDPE designation provides real estate professionals with specific understanding of the complex issues confronting the real estate industry. Through comprehensive training and experience, CDPEs are able to provide solutions for homeowners facing hardships in todayâs market.