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Are Northeast OH Short Sales Really A Nightmare?

Northeast OH – I read a blog post by another agent the other day. He had a long story about a short sale that he worked on that was so difficult. He said the lender sent him a form on Friday.

On Friday afternoon they demanded that he send them back a form signed . . . → Read More: Are Northeast OH Short Sales Really A Nightmare?

A Rant About Lender Incompetence On Northeast OH Short Sales

Northeast OH – I am so sick of the incompetence and arrogance of people in the banking industry! It seems like the incompetence never ends.

We had a short sale closing last week. The underwriter for the buyer’s lender didn’t like the way the short sale approval letter was worded. They wouldn’t approve the . . . → Read More: A Rant About Lender Incompetence On Northeast OH Short Sales

USA Short Sales: Why Do Bank Negotiators Break The Rules?

Northeast OH – We had a negotiator at Bank of America try to push us around a little while ago. We’ve studied and analyzed all of the short sale guidelines and rules.

This was an FHA loan and therefore would be governed by FHA’s Short Sale Guidelines. This means that the lender must follow . . . → Read More: Northeast OH Short Sales: Why Do Bank Negotiators Break The Rules?

USA Short Sale Deficiencies On

Northeast OH – Another common type of loan that does not usually have a deficiency is a “Sliced and Diced” loan. A “Sliced and Diced” loan is a loan that has been securitized along with a bundle of other loans.

Here is how that happened. John gets a loan from ABC Bank. ABC Bank . . . → Read More: Northeast OH Short Sale Deficiencies On “Sliced & Diced Loans?

A Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: You Don’t Know If Your Lender Will Want A Deficiency Until We Have Started The Short Sale Process

Northeast OH – I am about to explain how the different types of loans impacts whether or not you will have a deficiency after you short sale your house.

But, I first want to bust the common myth that you won’t know if you will have a deficiency until after you have started the . . . → Read More: A Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: You Don’t Know If Your Lender Will Want A Deficiency Until We Have Started The Short Sale Process

When A Bank Should Approve A Northeast OH Short Sale Offer

Northeast OH – A bank should approve a short sale when it makes the best financial sense to do so. Here is a little known fact. About 80% of all loans are not owned by the bank handling them.

That means that someone else is going to lose money if your bank rejects the . . . → Read More: When A Bank Should Approve A Northeast OH Short Sale Offer

Northeast OH Short Sales: Why The Lack of Accountability Has Hurt The Housing Market & US Economy

Northeast OH – The National Consumer Law Center wrote a White Paper on how banks handle loan modifications, short sales and foreclosures.

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

They titles their White Paper “Why Servicers Foreclose When They Should Modify and Other Puzzles of Servicer . . . → Read More: Northeast OH Short Sales: Why The Lack of Accountability Has Hurt The Housing Market & US Economy

Northeast OH Short Sales: Drawbacks To Bank Of America's New Short Sale Program

Northeast OH – Despite the fact that the Cooperative short sale may help the borrower leave the home without some of the negative aspects of a foreclosure, it has its drawbacks that you may need to consider before you decide to explore this option. Below are some of the drawbacks:

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Northeast OH Short Sales: Why Bank Of America Is Offering A New Short Sale Program

Northeast OH – A cooperative short sale may be a good option depending on your situation.

But, you need to remember that Banks are not in the business of making life easier for its customers, much less anyone trying a short sale.

Click here to discover how other sellers successfully did a short sale . . . → Read More: Northeast OH Short Sales: Why Bank Of America Is Offering A New Short Sale Program

Northeast OH Short Sales: How To Hold Your Bank Accountable

Northeast OH – In our last post, we ranted about how the bankers do a lousy, incompetent job on short sale and loan modification negotiations.

Here is how you can avoid suffering under their incompetence. The key is to hold your bank accountable. Here’s how to do that.

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