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on a whim. They first compare how much they can get for their home versus how much they owe. If their mortgage balance is greater than their home's market value, some sellers elect to sell as a short sale. A small number of those short sale sellers may also decide to sell without representation. Short sale sellers without an agent are for-sale-by-owner sellers, and this situation requires legal advice that a short sale seller may not pursue. Both parties. Short sale sellers, especially those who are unrepresented, should seek legal and tax advice. But if they refuse to hire an agent , they probably won't hire a lawyer, ...
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Buying Short Sales (Pre-Foreclosure) Real Estate | Sandra Mathewson
A sale of real estate in which the sale proceeds fall short of the balance owed on the property’s loan.  It often occurs when a borrower cannot pay the mortgage loan on their property, but the lender decides that selling the property at a moderate loss is better than pressing the current debtor.  Both parties consent to the short sale process, because it allows them to avoid foreclosure, which involves hefty fees for the bank and poor credit report outcomes for the borrower.   The primary advantage of a short sale is that a seller (borrower) typically has more protection against credit score reductions and is typically ... market research, surveys and trends
10 Steps to Buying Short Sales
Foreclosure is a fairly well-understood process, but as "short sale" signs sprout like weeds, you may wonder what they are all about. When a lender agrees to accept a mortgage payoff amount that is less than what is owed in order to facilitate a sale of the property by a financially distressed owner, it's called a short sale. The lender forgives the remaining balance of the loan. Everyone loses — or wins Short sales are a mixed bag for the buyer, the seller and the lender. If you're a seller, a short sale is likely to damage your credit — but not as badly as a foreclosure. You'll also walk away from your ... market research, surveys and trends

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New Jersey Real Estate Report » Spring 2008 Trends - Short Sales
Last summer Wells Fargo was in a bind: A Rochester Hills, Mich. couple had taken out a $465,000 mortgage they couldn’t pay back without selling their home. But no one was willing to pay such a high price. So the bank tried to recoup the debt in a foreclosure sale. Still no takers. In February, after watching prices in this Detroit suburb crater, the bank threw up its hands, selling the four-bedroom brick colonial for $325,000. “There are definitely deals to be had out there,” says Alex R. Inglis, 39, who just bought the home. Banks are rediscovering that old industry saw about the first loss being the best. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
House Keys: Buying, selling, insuring your property | Sun-Sentinel ...
If you’re having trouble sorting out your next step, attend a free seminar for distressed homeowners on Wednesday June 23. The event will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church, 2700 N.E. 36th St. (Sample Road), Lighthouse Point. Three real estate agents from Balistreri Realty will hold the workshop. Speakers include an attorney, a credit expert and even a psychologist. “Everyone that attends our seminar will leave with information they need in order to move on with their lives,” Balistreri’s Judy Trudel wrote in an email. For more information, call 954-675-0800. >  Discuss this entry Permalink | ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Short Sales
buying short sales. I want to reassure you that my short sale department's skill level is the highest in the industry. We will maintain the same ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Division of Market Regulation: Key Points About Regulation SHO
Short sellers believe the price of the stock will fall, or are seeking to hedge against potential price volatility in securities that they own. If the price of the stock drops, short sellers buy the stock at the lower price and make a profit. If the price of the stock rises, short sellers will incur a loss. Short selling is used for many purposes, including to profit from an expected downward price movement, to provide liquidity in response to unanticipated buyer demand, or to hedge the risk of a long position in the same security or a related security. For example, an investor believes that there will be a decline in the stock ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
SHORT SALE CONSTRAINTS AND OVERPRICING OWEN A. LAMONT, Ph.D ...
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I don't have any experience in buying short sales, but would like to start. I have an undergrad in accounting and econcomics. Is it worth it? What channels of communication will I need to start? What are the basics that I will need to start? 3 years ago Member since: October 12, 2007 Total points: 288 (Level 2) nope! i don't think it is ! by't'way whr d u live?! 3 years ago There are currently no comments for this question. * You must be logged into Answers to add comments. Sign in or Register . Member since: March 11, 2006 Total points: 790 (Level 2) www.ShortSaleDeals.com OR ...