Archive for the ‘short sales’ Category

Do short sales actually sell?

The Realtor Multiple Listing Service (RMLS) of Portland did a breakdown of the entire Portland areas’ short sales, bank owned and regular listings and how they compare. It shows that of those listings, how many actually sold. For short sales this is valuable information. I often have clients ask me how long short sales take […]

Short Sales: Answers for First Time Home Buyers

Oh lovely short sales.  Your allure and promises of a “great deal” are hard to resist.  But are your promises empty?  Are you tempting buyers only to let them down in the end?  I was always told that if it looks too good to be true than it probably is.  And when I work with […]

Short sales up to 8 months to close!

Every buyer I work with wants to know what the deal is with short sales. And many come equipped with little or inaccurate information about them. So each time I find myself giving the dreaded “short sale speech.” The reason I dread it is because there are so many unknowns with short sales. And almost […]