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Northeast OH Short Sale Question: Should I Short Sale My Rental?

Northeast OH – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from Ryan. Here was Ryan’s question.

“I own a rental house. When I bought it, the rent covered the mortgage and all the other payments. However, rental rates have declined in my area and the rent no longer covers the mortgage.

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Three Ways To Reduce Your Northeast OH Short Sale Deficiency

Northeast OH – No one wants a deficiency on a short sale. It’s not your fault the housing market crashed. In fact, some people say that the banks and Wall Street are what caused the crash.

Get my Free, Step By Step Loan Modification Guide by clicking here.

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Three Ways To Reduce Your Northeast OH Short Sale Deficiency

Northeast OH – No one wants a deficiency on a short sale. It’s not your fault the housing market crashed. In fact, some people say that the banks and Wall Street are what caused the crash.

Get my Free, Step By Step Loan Modification Guide by clicking here.

 

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Northeast Ohio Short Sales: I Have Mortgage Insurance. Won't That Cover The Deficiency?

Northeast OH – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from Max. Here is Max’s Question.

“If I pay mortgage insurance and default on my loan, why wouldn’t that cover the deficiency amount? Max.”

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How to find the right HAMP monthly mortgage payment ratio

There is incentive to show a lower income because then the modification waterfall can be applied to lower you payment to a 31% of that lower income. However you to be careful. You may need to include other household income not directly paid to a borrower of the loan in order to meet the minimum amount necessary to pass the Net Present Value (NPV) test. I will discuss the net present value test in more detail however one unfortunate problem with that test is that different lenders have discretion in how this test is applied. So you need to make sure that you don’t show a gross household your income so low that a corresponding HAMP eligible payment would cause the NPV test to fail. . . . → Read More: How to find the right HAMP monthly mortgage payment ratio

Lakewood OH Short Sale Closes

In spring of 2009 another agent referred me a listing in Lakewood, OH to sell on a short sale. The seller had lost her job and gotten a divorce. She got a new job but it was only minimum wage and not enough to maintain the $135,000 mortgage. The best offer available was an offer for $75,000. Washington Mutual delayed and lost our paperwork more 4 different times and several times arbitrarily turned down the offer. WaMU also went bankrupt and sold to Chase. After four months the buyer walked at the same time Chase was getting ready to accept our offer. . . . → Read More: Lakewood OH Short Sale Closes

Wells Fargo picks and prays re pick and pays

The Wall Street Journal had on article here about Wells Fargo’s loan modification strategy for it’s portfolio of negative amortization “pick a pay” loans which allowed owners to make interest only payments or even less while the balance would grow and while equity has shrunk… especially in this market.  Wells Fargo has nearly $107 . . . → Read More: Wells Fargo picks and prays re pick and pays