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A Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: Everyone Who Short Sells Their Home Will Be Released From The Debt

Northeast OH – Be careful who you take short sale advice from. Unfortunately, not everyone knows and understands short sales.

Here is an example of the myths propagated by people who think they know and understand short sales. I received an email from another agent recently.

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Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: The Mortgage Forgiveness Law Means That Everyone Gets To Short Sale With No Deficiency

Northeast OH – I recently heard another so-called short sale expert say that the Federal Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act made it so that everyone gets to short sale with no deficiency

The unfortunate news is that this is not true. In some state, state law forbids the lenders from attempting to collect from . . . → Read More: Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: The Mortgage Forgiveness Law Means That Everyone Gets To Short Sale With No Deficiency

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?

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An Eighth Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: I Can Erase Any Deficiency On My Upside Down Home By Simply Declaring Bankruptcy

Northeast OH – A lot of people incorrectly think that bankruptcy is a “Get Out Of Jail Free” card. Yes, bankruptcy does not help a lot of people get back on their feet.

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A Seventh Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: Banks Want The Homes To Be Priced Reasonably

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

We are on our final myth from what I saw in an article about short sales on a popular personal finance website. The writer claimed that in order for your home . . . → Read More: A Seventh Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: Banks Want The Homes To Be Priced Reasonably

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.

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A Fifth Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: The Property Cannot Already Be In Foreclosure

Northeast OH – As you can see some of the so called short sale experts online don’t know a lick about short sales. This article was on a finance site.

But, there were almost 300 comments, many from homeowners who were considering a short sale. Now, I don’t pretend to know everything about short . . . → Read More: A Fifth Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: The Property Cannot Already Be In Foreclosure

A Fourth Common Northeast Short Sale Myth: There Can Be No Liens On The Property

Northeast OH – This is the fourth inaccuracy I have seen in an article about short sales. I was this article online and noted 7-8 big inaccuracies.

You can’t get solid and accurate information on short sales unless you talk to an agent that has sold a few short sales.

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A Third Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: The Home Has To Be On The Market For 90 Days Before The Bank Will Consider A Short Sale

Northeast OH – I am frustrated that people can be perpetuating these kinds of myths online. These experts on financial websites have never sold a short sale.

Some of them are not even licensed realtors. I recently saw an article on a well known financial website. The article falsely claimed that ” A home . . . → Read More: A Third Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: The Home Has To Be On The Market For 90 Days Before The Bank Will Consider A Short Sale

Another Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: Short Sales Are Very Difficult And Not Worth The Aggravation

Northeast OH – It is frustrating to see how many myths are shoved on the public by so called “short sale experts.” These people rarely have any short sale experience.

If they do have any experience, it was that short sales are so difficult. But, that is like someone who has never driven a . . . → Read More: Another Common Northeast OH Short Sale Myth: Short Sales Are Very Difficult And Not Worth The Aggravation