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A Ninth Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: A Deed In Lieu is not a foreclosure and therefore does not harm my credit like a foreclosure would

Northeast OH – A Deed-In-Lieu is often called a “friendly foreclosure.” A Deed-In-Lieu is basically the foreclosure equivalent of a plea bargain.

The biggest beneficiary of a Deed-In-Lieu is the bank. They get a faster, easier foreclosure. But, what do you, the homeowner, get?

Click here to discover how other sellers successfully did a . . . → Read More: A Ninth Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: A Deed In Lieu is not a foreclosure and therefore does not harm my credit like a foreclosure would

A Sixth Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: Banks Accept Short Sales Because Foreclosure Auctions Bring Much Less Money

Northeast OH – I’m writing a series in response to a number of big misconceptions I saw on a personal finance website online.

I don’t know if the personal finance write either didn’t know about short sales and was pretending to be an expert, or they were being fed bad information.

It could have . . . → Read More: A Sixth Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: Banks Accept Short Sales Because Foreclosure Auctions Bring Much Less Money

Northeast OH Short Sales: Why Would a Bank Issue an Extension on a Short Sale Approval Letter?

Northeast OH – The most likely reason why a bank would accept to issue an extension on a short sale is because the bank prefers to do the short sale over the foreclosure.

This is a reason why your agent needs to continue to tell them on why the short sale will be beneficial . . . → Read More: Northeast OH Short Sales: Why Would a Bank Issue an Extension on a Short Sale Approval Letter?

Why Is My Bank Willing To Pay You To Short Sale My Northeast OH Home?

Northeast OH – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from Samir. Here was his question.

“I am thinking about short selling my house. I’m just wondering how I can get someone to help me. I know that your website says that a short sale costs me nothing.

I just have a hard . . . → Read More: Why Is My Bank Willing To Pay You To Short Sale My Northeast OH Home?

Northeast Ohio Short Sales: The Average Homeowner Can Live 492 Days Rent Free

Northeast OH – According to the Wall Street Journal [1], the average homeowner with a home in foreclosure hasn’t made a payment in 492 days. What’s even crazier is that those homes are still in the foreclosure process.

That means that a homeowner can live rent free for even longer than 492 days. . . . → Read More: Northeast Ohio Short Sales: The Average Homeowner Can Live 492 Days Rent Free

Ohio cracks the whip on bank foreclosure filings

Dennis Murray (D-Sandusky) introduced House Bill (HB) 323 to Ohio’s House of Representatives. This bill on the draconian side for banks. It would require a brisk time line for banks to move a home from foreclosure court filing to bringing it to sheriff sale… if they don’t follow the time line apparently the lender will have the mortgage liens removed from the property and lose any rights to the proceeds of the sale of the property. . . . → Read More: Ohio cracks the whip on bank foreclosure filings