A residential real estate short sale is not a simple process, there are several pieces to it. Here are the top 4 Questions Homeowners Ask When Considering a Short Sale: Do I qualify for a short sale? a. Home market value is worth less than the mortgage b. Legitimate hardship that affects ability to pay … Continue reading Short Sale Process: Top 4 Questions Homeowners Ask
Occasionally in a short sale, one of the owners/spouse, has died, before or during the short sale process. This is a manageable situation, but it requires more work for the short sale agent. In the state of Texas, when somebody dies, the ownership falls to their next-of-kin, namely the spouse and any children. For example, … Continue reading Managing Death in a Short Sale
There are five key factors to consider in determining if a short sale is the right strategy for DFW homeowners: equity, house value, homeowner’s individual financial situation, the lender’s flexibility, and impending foreclosure. Length of ownership: Seven years is generally the tipping point. Until then, the homeowner probably hasn’t built up sufficient equity to pursue a … Continue reading Factors to Consider for a Short Sale in Dallas
There are several reasons why short sales fail. Here are some common situations that can make the process challenging for a short sale agent: Divorce or Separation Many couples who are separated or divorce are not on good terms nor will agree to cooperate to help the other with the sale. Do not take a … Continue reading Reasons Why Short Sales Fail
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Attention Real Estate Agents in the DFW area: You are invited to join us in Frisco on Tuesday, September 25th at 1pm for a 2-Hour CE course on Short Sales! This a great opportunity to network with other local agents and learn all about short sales. RSVP is required, please email Ellen.Day@stewart.com
What are the Advantages of a Short Sale Over A Foreclosure? Nobody ever imagines that their own home might one day face the prospect of foreclosure. However, the real estate crash and economic downturn have made this nightmare a reality for many Americans. Sadly, the foreclosure process is often a long and painful process for those … Continue reading Advantages of a Short Sale Over A Foreclosure
To qualify for a short sale, your home must be underwater and you must be going through a hardship. Although there are many other factors involved in the short sale process, those are the two starter questions to consider. How exactly is a home “underwater”? Underwater means that the mortgage you owe on the house is more … Continue reading Short Sale Process: How Do You Qualify?