""Avvo, Inc."":http://www.avvo.com, a website that offers legal and health advice, added more resources related to questions consumers may have on short sales and foreclosures.[IMAGE]
The resource guides offered through ""Avvo.com"":http://www.avvo.com are mostly authored by real estate attorneys and cover topics such as ""foreclosure scams"":http://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/foreclosure-rescue-scams---what-they-are-and-how-to-avoid-them-1, ""new short sale rules"":http://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/short-sale-homeowners for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages, ""new short sale process for agents"":http://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/short-sale-agents, and more.
""With countless consumers in default on their mortgage loan or uncertain about the ramifications of the new short sale guidelines, it can be an extremely confusing time for consumers and professionals alike,"" said Antoinette Davis, foreclosure attorney with Antoinette M. Davis Law, PLLC. ""These new resources on Avvo.com put complex real estate regulations in context and help consumers better understand their legal rights.""
According to Avvo, foreclosure-related questions on its site have doubled so far this year compared to the same period in 2011, with most questions coming from consumers in Florida.
When taking into account population density, California, Illinois, Washington, and Georgia were the next top states for foreclosure-related questions.