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short: Is There a Secret to Getting Short Sales Done? - 04/01/10 12:25 PM
Is there a secret to getting short sales done? Well the answer is a definite "maybe!" One thing I have really prided myself on is keeping a list of any executives I have had contact with at all of the lenders and servicers I have had to deal with. I know you have probably heard that if you get stuck on a file with the services or lender that you should keep asking for the supervisor of the department. Sometimes this works and sometimes it doesn't but if you are lucky enough to get a human contact that pulls through for you (3 comments)
short: UGH! Bank rejects short sale and ends up accepting an even lower price!! - 08/06/09 01:19 PM
What?? How often have you sat there with your mouth hanging open listening to the bank "negotiator" say "I am sorry but we are rejecting the short sale because of _______________" (you fill in the blank). Has this happened to you: You sent in a file that makes perfect sense for a bank to accept a short sale, i.e., the seller is unemployed, has no assets, and the purchase price is within reason, and the bank rejects the sale because the seller isn't behind by 3 months yet, or the seller is still showing good credit, or the bank wants to (14 comments)
short: Should I Do Short Sales? - 07/14/08 01:55 PM
YES! YES! YES! I constantly hear agents say that they'll never do a short sale because they are a pain in the butt or that the lenders won't do them anymore. Well, to those agents I do have to say that they are correct. They are a little time consuming and SOME banks have been difficult to work with BUT all in all, I have a great system in place to get them done and have found more business then I can handle because I am willing to work on these things. I work short sales for a number of reasons, (6 comments)
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