There are many requirements to successful short sales - also known as pre-foreclosures. If you are thinking of selling your Mesquite NV home as a short sale, get ready to answer a lot of questions from your real estate agent. This is a list of things that you need to know or find out before you think about listing your home. Your real estate agent will be asking you.
Wendy Rulnick is a renowned short sale agent in Destin Florida and the Emerald Coast and one of the experts who contribute on the ShortSaleSuperStars website.
Thanks, Wendy, for another excellent article, 21 Questions to Ask the Short Sale Seller:
Quick! A potential short sale seller calls you to list his property. What questions do you ask? Here are a few to start the conversation....
1. Who are the mortgage holders on your property?
2. Approximate balances?
4. Do you have a hardship? If so, what caused it?
5. Would you prefer to keep the property?
6. Have you tried a loan modification or other type of work-out? If so, what was the outcome?
7. If FHA/HUD - have you started any pre-foreclosure sale paperwork with your lender?
8. Have you applied for the HAFA program?
9. Have you consulted an attorney?
10. Why do you want to short sale?
11. Do you or have you ever occupied the property?
12. Are your payments current? If not, how many months have you missed?
13. Do you have enough income to pay your all your monthly debt?
14. If you are current on your payments, where are the funds coming from - savings or some other source?
15. Are you current on association fees?
16. Do you have other liens or judgments?
17. Have you had a foreclosure notice yet?
18. Who else is named on the mortgage or deed?
19. Do you have funds to contribute if asked by your lender to approve the short sale?
20. Would you agree to pay a promissory note if asked?
21. What questions do you have for me?
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Wendy Rulnick, Broker, Rulnick Realty, Inc.
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