What a feeling it is to actually stop a full on foreclosure! WE DID IT

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Real Estate Agent with GaRealtyGroup | 2ShortSaleGuys GA - 315107
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Today we closed a short sale, we have closed 14 of them this year, but this one was more special than most.  You see this one when we took the listing had a foreclosure scheudled.  The bank and an attorney with all the foreclosure paperwork done, foreclosure publication was in the newspaper as the law requires and everyone was just waiting on the foreclosure date.  That date was a mere three weeks away.  

I was told about these folks and told they needed help.  I went and knocked on the door to introduce myself.  I don't like don't that, neither does my partner Bill.  But we do what we have to do as we are the best in the business in our area!!! We currently have 35 listings.  I knocked on the door and no one was home so I left a business card on the door.  

The next day I returned later in the afternoon this time to see if I could get somoene to the door.  A lady came to the door and I introduced myself and she did the same.  I knew she was the one of the homeowners after she introduced herself.  I simply asked her, "have you been in touch with your mortgage lender?"

The strange look I recieved was priceless, but I knew I had the listing!  She said, "well actually, they won't talk to us anymore they are foreclosing"  I said, maybe we should talk, she was open to that!

We spoke briefly and I explained that I couldn't make any promises about stopping the foreclosure, however, I would do my best to get an offer and work with the bank.  

We got an offer, we worked with the bank to get the short sale approved, we closed the transaction today!  In just under 80 days, Listing to Close.

Now, I don't tell this story to brag, I tell this story for two reasons.  First, I want to make sure that homeowners know that even if you have a published foreclosure date, there still may be hope.  You must have the help of an experienced short sale Realtor who knows what they are doing.  Finally, Realtors, there are many opportunities out here to get listings and learn about short sales and grow your business.  Each month there are thousands of homeowners screaming help, you just have to know where they are screaming from.

 

Winder Real Estate Short Sale Closed

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Nakia Brooks, REALTOR ®

 

Nakia@GaRealtyGroup.com

GA Realty Group | 2ShortSaleGuys
Keller Williams Realty – Lanier Partners

 

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It's not a story we often hear nowadays. It's not bragging if it's true. Great job!

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