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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
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Consumers peruse these pages for information
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I'd have to say that they're here to stay and I think it's more important than ever that everyone familiarizes themselves with the process. It may seem daunting at first but it's a win-win-win situation since the buyer gets a deal, the bank doesn't have to foreclose, and the seller doesn't have a foreclosure on their record for many years to come. It is very important that the listing agent maintain CONSTANT communication with the lender, particularly once an offer is received. You need to determine exactly what the bank will want from you in order to proceed toward a closing. Some things the lender will require from the seller are a copy of bank statements, tax returns, and a hardship letter. You, the listing agent, will need to provide an estimated HUD 1 settlement sheet. You will send these items along with a signed agreement of sale to the lender. Please don't just sit back in your chair and relax at this point! It is now your responsibility to follow up with the lender every couple of days to make sure they're received what you sent, need anything else, have made any steps in assigning your case to a short sale specialist since you've probably been dealing with loss mitigation up to this point. It really is possible to have a settlement in just a few months as long as everyone stays in contact. The more info you have to pass along to the buyer's agent, the less chance you run of losing your buyer due to lack of contact.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.