short sale series: Pricing and negotiating "short sales" in Poinciana FL. - 02/21/08 01:05 AM
Hi folks. Today I'm going to talk a little bit about short sales. As way of disclosure, I want to mention, that I am NOT an expert on short sales. However, I am an experienced Broker in Florida and do have short sale knowledge. I just prefer to not handle many of them.
But....I want to see if I can help when it comes to working with Sellers of short sales. How to price the property properly and how to negotiate the deal.
First, if you are a Seller facing foreclosure, a short sale could be a viable solution for you … (21 comments)

short sale series: Short sales. It's not only up to the Lender. - 01/15/08 07:45 AM
This is the third part of my series on short sales. As way of disclosure, I am NOT an expert on short sales, I am using this series as a way for me to think through the process and hopefully become better prepared to help some Sellers who may qualify for a short sale.
A short sale can be a very complicated transaction. Not only are we negotiating with the Lender but there is another entity who may be involved as well....the Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) Company. Most Buyers, that did not put at least 20% down when they purchased their … (28 comments)

short sale series: Becoming a better "short sale" expert. A series by Broker Bryant - 01/13/08 06:02 AM
I've been spending a lot of time this week thinking about short sales. My market, Poinciana FL, is going to have a bunch of them this next year so I figure it's time to brush up on my short sale skills to see what I can do to help some folks out.
The first thing I have decided is that I'm going to be very picky with who I work with. My last post touched on that a little. The percentage of getting short sales closed is very, very low. I hear 25% to 30%, if you're lucky.
My goal is … (50 comments)

short sale series: A "short sale" is an option NOT an entitlement!! - 01/11/08 04:45 AM

"Short sale". The new buzz word. We've all heard it:
"I owe more than my house is worth and I WANT to move. I'll just ask the lender for a short sale." "I don't want to live here anymore and I need to do a short sale." "I want to take a new job up North but I just bought my house last year. I need to do a short sale." "I'm tired of making these payments and want something smaller. I need to do a short sale." "I quit making payments because my lender said once I was behind … (48 comments)

 
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