short sales orange county california: Is Your House For Sale Or Not? - Seller, Are You Being Represented By a 'Secret Agent'? - 04/14/09 03:09 AM
In working with a nice couple we came across a home that was listed in the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) in Orange County, California. 
Here are a few highlights that were included in the listing:
One picture of the front of the house Good price for the current market and size of the property Listing Agent's telephone number that when called had an outgoing message that said, "the subscriber is not taking calls at this time". Listing Broker's telephone number - "The number you have reached is not in service at this time." Lockbox location - "see agent remarks" Agent Remarks … (19 comments)

short sales orange county california: Orange County California Short Sale Guide - What is a Short Sale? - 04/04/09 09:00 PM

Orange County, California home owners often ask, "What exactly is a short sale?"  Many people have an idea what it means, but there are some interesting ideas percolating out there.  Here are a couple of things a short sale is NOT:
A short sale is NOT a streamlined process so you can close escrow faster. A short sale is NOT a way to get the bank to take less than you owe on your mortgage just because you don't like the idea that you owe more on your home than you could sell it for today.  A short sale IS when the … (7 comments)

short sales orange county california: Don't Give Up Too Soon If You Are A Buyer Who Has Made An Offer On A Short Sale In Orange County California - 03/30/09 05:39 AM
                                                                                                                                                                         
 
 
 
This is by far one of the most interesting times we've ever experienced in Orange County California real estate.  It's like the wild, wild west!  Lenders are inundated with short sales and foreclosures to process.  Each lender has their own system or quasi-system for handling the deluge of paperwork.
 
 
 

When you make an offer on one of these short sale properties you actually have to get acceptance from two parties:
You make an offer that is accepted by the Seller (the owner of record) The accepted offer (Purchase Agreement-signed by both buyer … (7 comments)

short sales orange county california: Short Sale Short Side - 2 ¢ Worth of Advice - 05/31/07 10:41 AM
The changes in interest rates have brought forth a proliferation of short sales into the marketplace.  There have been many interesting articles on how to "do" a short sale.  This is not one of them.  This is an article on how to work with a short sale.  If I had to pick the most ticklish topic to discuss on short sales, I'd have to pick (no it's not the lenders)...the sellers themselves. 
It's not easy to put ourselves in the shoes of the person going through this real estate and credit trauma.  There are no support groups that can help you … (5 comments)

 
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