I have a client who wants me to take over a short sale that failed. She was offered $25,000 from Chase Bank. LCS is the second. LCS blocked her contribution from Chase, stating it wanted the money.…Continue
"Thom: It's been a while that I've encountered one of those, too, but I would guess probably not. The banks are really cracking down today. I had a short sale recently in which the buyer's agent was also the mortgage lender for the…"
"Oh, I hate to say this, Jenny, but your troubles are just beginning. Since this is an FHA loan, you will be in for a long horrible short sale. You need to deal with HUD, and you need to qualify for a preforeclosure sale, and there are a bunch of…"
"In California, you don't need both signatures on the listing agreement to take a listing. I've closed a bunch of short sales where I've started out with only one party. Some of them I've closed with just that one party, too. You…"
"Hi Jackie: I can sense your enthusiasm for your buyer, but please don't call Ditech. You don't have authorization to speak to Ditech. The listing agent can ask for an extension from Ditech. Also, you can put pressure on the title company,…"
"I completed a Carrington short sale late last year and it was very fast, 3 to 4 weeks. Everything was completed via email and the negotiators were very cooperative and competent (and it was 2 loans at Carrington)."
"I wonder if the negotiator is confused and trying to pay a relocation incentive, which is generally only available to owner occupants? Is she or he trying to process this as an owner occupied HAFA? I've closed a number of non-owner occupied…"
"Yes. Surprisingly. It worked for a handful of non-delinquent sellers I represented. In fact, just fyi, a HAFA does not require delinquency, and if there is no delinquency, there is nothing negative that is allowed to be placed on a credit report…"
"The problem with shooting yourself in the head, which I must admit has been an option I have briefly considered from time to time during an FHA short sale, is that then you are no longer able to communicate with anybody about anything, and it…"
Sacramento, East Sacramento, Land Park, Midtown, Elk Grove, Natomas
Author of The Short Sale Savior, published in June 2009. Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate in Sacramento. Home Buying Columnist at About.com. 30+ years of experience in real estate. Sacramento Short Sale Agent. DRE #00697006.
I also was not born in 1900, somedays it just feels like it.
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