There are times in this business when I'm tempted to tell a potential short sale seller: why don't you just light the thing on fire and be done with it? But I don't advocate arson nor any illegal activities, so, even if those thoughts pass through my brain, not all of them make their way out of my lips. I do understand discretion. Plus, I don't want to alienate a potential source of business, yet on the other hand, something needs to be done with some of these short sales in Sacramento to make them more presentable to home buyers.
You can read more about it in my personal blog today: Allowing Your Sacramento Short Sale Home to Become a Dump is Stupid.