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Bank of America is anticipating a 60-70% increase in short sales for 2012, which will be between 160,000 to 170,000 sales compared to 100,000 in 2011 and 90,000 in 2010. These increases are attributed to many things other than the increasing speed and ease of short sales, including the following as stated: Growth of a […]Continue reading
Bank of America posted brand new videos that I found to be extremely helpful for agents, on several different complicated topics in regards to the rules of short sales. The first one and what I felt was most important is called, “Initiating the Short Sale”. What exactly is a Short Sale? An alternative to a foreclosure […]Continue reading
With increasing unemployment comes the increase in short sales nationwide. Short sales give homeowners an option other than going through the embarassment of foreclosures, while banks avoid the legal bills and maintenance costs the follow a foreclosure. Short sales usually sell for more and get more money for the banks than foreclosures. In turn, banks often agree to drop […]Continue reading
According to DSNews.com and a recent national survey taken last month, 1 in 3 Americans would not be able to afford their mortgage after only ONE MONTH of being unemployed! Many people feel that they are the only ones living paycheck-to-paycheck, but 61% of those surveyed said that they would not be able to keep up […]Continue reading
Why has there been an increase in the amount of short sales in the last year? Short sales, which many people are still unfamiliar with, are becoming more and more popular throughout the country with a noticeable increase in many states. Large banks including Bank of America and Wells Fargo have also had an increase in the amount of short sales they have seen […]Continue reading