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Northeast OH Short Sales: Is Renting or Buying Back a Short Sale Mortgage Fraud?

Northeast OH – In many cases, short selling your home and then renting or buying it back is considered mortgage fraud. Because loan modifications are so difficult many homeowners are considering selling their home and then renting it from the new owner.

Many homeowners look at this as the best way to get their . . . → Read More: Northeast OH Short Sales: Is Renting or Buying Back a Short Sale Mortgage Fraud?

Why Do Northeast OH Short Sales Negotiators Break The Rules?

Northeast OH – An agent with the Stop Foreclosure Institute recently had a short sale negotiator lie to them. We have spent the last 6 months figuring out all the rules for short sales on different loan types.

The rules are different for an FHA Short Sale, a VA Short Sale, and a Fannie . . . → Read More: Why Do Northeast OH Short Sales Negotiators Break The Rules?

A Common Northeast OH Loan Mod Mistake

Northeast OH – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from a person attempting a loan modification on their home. Here was their question.

“I have a first mortgage for $197,000. That was my original loan from when I bought my home. I borrowed $250,000 on a second mortgage for a remodel.

My . . . → Read More: A Common Northeast OH Loan Mod Mistake

Northeast OH Short Sales: What makes a good short sale realtor?

Northeast OH – A good short sale realtor will mean the difference between success and failure on your short sale.

Here are the qualities that make a good, effective short sale realtor.

Click here to discover how other sellers successfully did a short sale and avoided foreclosure.

Persistence. Short sales are frustrating. Many . . . → Read More: Northeast OH Short Sales: What makes a good short sale realtor?

A Common Northeast OH Short Sale Negotiation Mistake: Dropping Your Price Before Negotiations Start

Northeast OH – Many buyers will ask what your bottom line is. They know that they can usually negotiate a home seller down to an even lower price.

Don’t fall for it. You’ve already made the first move by setting a price for your home. Tell the buyers that you need to think it . . . → Read More: A Common Northeast OH Short Sale Negotiation Mistake: Dropping Your Price Before Negotiations Start

Northeast OH Short Sale: Can I Rent My Home If It Is In Foreclosure?

Northeast OH – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question about renting a home in foreclosure.

Short Sale Question: I am selling 2 of homes that are short sales. I would like to rent the homes during the foreclosure process. I will continue to pay the home owners association fees. I will . . . → Read More: Northeast OH Short Sale: Can I Rent My Home If It Is In Foreclosure?

A Common Northeast OH Short Sale Negotiation Mistake: Dropping Your Price Before Negotiations Start

Northeast OH – Many buyers will ask what your bottom line is. They know that they can usually negotiate a home seller down to an even lower price.

Don’t fall for it. You’ve already made the first move by setting a price for your home. Tell the buyers that you need to think it . . . → Read More: A Common Northeast OH Short Sale Negotiation Mistake: Dropping Your Price Before Negotiations Start

A Common Northeast OH Short Sale Negotiation Mistake: Not Learning The Buyer’s Motivation

Northeast OH – Despite what you have been told price isn’t the only reason people buy. Maybe they really like a certain feature in your home.

They might be willing to pay more because of that feature. Sometimes they might even absolutely love that feature.

They have been home hunting for a while and . . . → Read More: A Common Northeast OH Short Sale Negotiation Mistake: Not Learning The Buyer’s Motivation

What You Should Know Before Buying A Northeast OH Short Sale

Northeast OH – If you are considering buying a short sale, then you should know what you are getting involved with. 

First off congratulations! Buying a short sale is a great decision. Most short sales usually sell for 3-5% less than other comparable homes.

Click here to discover how other sellers successfully did a . . . → Read More: What You Should Know Before Buying A Northeast OH Short Sale

Northeast OH Short Sale: Can I Rent My Home If It Is In Foreclosure?

Northeast OH – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question about renting a home in foreclosure.

Short Sale Question: I am selling 2 of homes that are short sales. I would like to rent the homes during the foreclosure process. I will continue to pay the home owners association fees. I will not . . . → Read More: Northeast OH Short Sale: Can I Rent My Home If It Is In Foreclosure?