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So I'm looking to buy a house, but my short-sale offer was rejected by the seller's lender. (I assume the seller's financial situation is not as dire as necessary for their bank to approve a short sale for them.) Any suggestions on how to buy the house without throwing money away? Without their lender's approval, the seller has offered a counteroffer that is above his/her loan amount and just barely covers commission costs (which I would have to pick up). I want the house, but I don't want to pay that much more just to cover this guy's loan situation. Are there other options? For instance, can I ...
decides that selling the property at a moderate loss is better than pressing the borrower. Both parties consent to the short sale process, because it allows them to avoid foreclosure , which involves hefty fees for the bank and poorer credit report outcomes for the borrowers. This agreement, however, does not necessarily release the borrower from the obligation to pay the remaining balance of the loan, known as the deficiency . Cite error: There are tags on this page, but the references will not show without a {{Reflist}} template or a tag; see the .
It's All in the Details: The Short Sale Communication Log
If you are only negotiating a few short sales, then you can probably manage quite a few details in your head. However, when you begin to work on twenty, thirty, or even forty at one time, remembering which negotiator is working on which file at what bank can be daunting. There are many Realtors® who love negotiating short sales. These folks are probably fairly detailed-oriented and feel a great sense of accomplishment once they have received the short sale approval letter. Other agents want absolutely nothing to do with the details. In a recent post about maintaining a daily routine , I discuss the short sale negotiation file. ... market research, surveys and trends
Short Sale Negotiation Assistance-understanding the Short Sale ...
Obtaining real estate short sale negotiation assistance from a professional consultant can save you a lot of stress and earn you loads of money. There are hundreds of thousands of homes currently in the United States that have been foreclosed on, and this can mean a huge ... market research, surveys and trends


Transactional Funding
For the first quarter of 2010 FNMA and Freddie Mac took possession of a foreclosed home every 90 seconds and held inventory of foreclosed properties of 163,828 homes.  Costs to taxpayers so far totals $146 Billion and is estimated by the Office of Budget Management to reach as high as $389 Billion. Here is a link to the full article: With this much inventory and foreclosure numbers continuing to climb it is difficult to understand the reluctance of both FNMA and Freddie Mac to sell to investors.  Being more reasonable with short sale offers would seem to make sense to all parties ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
500000 Trial Loan Modifications - The Truth
Overall, servicers had started trial modifications for only about 487,000 homeowners, about 16 percent of those eligible HAMP was designed around the housing crisis 6 months ago, and doesn’t take into account conditions that impact foreclosures today – unemployment via Every month, the Treasury Department gives an update on its $50 billion mortgage modification program. We’ve posted the latest breakdown of how the largest servicers are doing . Treasury used the occasion of the report’s release yesterday to trumpet a “milestone”: More than 500,000 homeowners have begun a trial modification under the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Short Sale Tips – Avoid Scams selling your home in California
– The Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. has issued a warning to California homeowners that want to have a short sale of their real estate property. The attorney general said that there are scam artists out their called short sale negotiators that use straw buyers and charge illegal fees. There are currently 40 complaints being investigated by the Department of Real Estate relating to this short sale fraud. Possibly one reason the short sale fraud has increased from virtually nothing to over 40 complaints in just a few short months is the start of the government run Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Summerlin Short Sale Specialist, Richard Ballen does it again. Another ...
Las Vegas, NV - June 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) — Richard Ballen, also known as The Wizard of Short Sales, specializing in Summerlin Short Sales, has negotiated and CLOSED a deal with a lender to accept a “short” amount on Las Vegas Real Estate, saving the sellers from being another Las Vegas Foreclosure statistic Las Vegas, NV - June 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) — Richard Ballen, also known as The Wizard of Short Sales, specializing in Summerlin Short Sales, has negotiated and CLOSED a deal with a lender to accept a “short” amount on Las Vegas Real Estate, saving the sellers from being another Las Vegas Foreclosure ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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a for-profit company that “negotiates” with creditors in an attempt to reduce your overall debt. NetDebt calls itself a “100% online debt settlement solution” and emphasizes the participation of lawyers in providing its services (nonetheless, you apparently never meet your lawyers). They claim that “In some cases, your total debt will be cut in half.” I first heard of NetDebt on June 9th, when they tried to plant a link from f/k/a to their affiliated weblog , in order to increase NetDebt’s online profile. When the Comment showed up for “moderation,” my response was: ...
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Foreclosure: Short Sale Questions, negotiation services, loan ...
QUESTION: We are interested in buying a home and have made an offer on a short sale yesterday. I was trying to figure out how viable our offer is and what the lender's practices and experiences are with short sales, IE what we should expect in these circumstances. The property has been listed on MLS just over 2 weeks with an asking price of 150k. Comparables are going for around that as far as we can tell. There is only 1 mortgage but it is with US Bank. As far as we know the bank has given the go ahead and the sellers have done their due diligence with the paperwork. The bank has already done an appraisal/bpo and it came ...
Short Sale Vs Foreclosure? - Yahoo! Answers
I'm in a situation where I have the opportunity to short sale my property instead of letting it go to foreclosure. This might seem like a very easy answer, of course do the short sale, but there seems to be some compounding factors which may lead to foreclosure being the best option. My unique situation requires that I pay partial closing of $5000 to do the short sale. I'll explain.... My outstanding balance on the home is $205k, the buyers final offer was $140k, and the bank is requiring $145k to close. My realtor is requiring me to pay $5k to close the gap between the buyer and bank. The buyer appears to be ...