How to Keep Your Short-Sale Listings

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - StepStone Realty, LLC
Information about short-sales and how you can find them, do them and KEEP them. Stop referring out your listings (or passing up on them altogether). Quit beating your head against the wall. Follow me and learn how to keep your listings, and close short-sales without calling a single bank!

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2010 

Great blog today by Janna.  "Reasonable" time.... not sure what that can mean or if it will help.  What are your thoughts?  Going to post Janna's blog to the fan page as well.  This is something we all need to stay up on.Janna Rankin Scharf, GRI, CLHMS, SFR - Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate New s...
09/29/2010
If you follow my blog, there's a good chance I follow yours AND comment on just about every one.  Larry breaks down the benifits.  My guess is that this blog is going to get featured, but if you didn't see it, READ it!  I encourage everyone to comment!Blogs, Posts and Comments, Oh My!!!! Sure, th...
09/29/2010
Aaron is a fantastic professional in our nationwide network of Realtors.  If you live in Central Texas, give Aaron a call.  He will help you avoid foreclosure!Avoid foreclosure with an expert ... don't sell yourself short | Austin, TX If you are in the situation of nearing a foreclosure of your h...
09/24/2010
The following are true CASES from our years of processing short sales: CASE A:  We presented Lender X with an offer of $85,000.  Lender X refused the offer, foreclosed, then listed the property for $60,000 and immediately accepted an offer of $55,000. CASE B:  We provided an offer that thrilled t...
09/21/2010
Jeff's post is great advice for all of us.  I love his comments about "picking up the phone".  I've had some great phone conversations (ironically one with Debe Maxwell who Jeff mentions below) with Active Rain members.  What a great way for us to learn from each other.  I post my phone number al...
09/18/2010
Here is a well-written blog by Kristen Wheatley.  If you don't already subscribe to her blog, you should!  She has a lot of great tips in her blogs for members and she does localism very well... we all can learn how to harness the power of active rain by mimicking her.  I normally don't re-blog l...
09/17/2010
These are great tips from Jason Crouch... not only for buyers and sellers, but for agents as well!  Its an older post, so I thought it was a good idea to refresh everyone if they've already read it or highlight it if they haven't. One of my favorite things about being a real estate broker/agent i...
09/16/2010
I can't tell you how many times I've heard a distressed seller say just that.  "I want to keep the house."  And yet, everything they tell me about their situation says that they can't.  If you hear these words, know that your client is in DANGER! Its time to sit your client down and have a very s...
09/10/2010
Very cool tool here, if you have not seen it yet check it out!  If you have seen it, how are you using it?  Has it improved results?Below is an example of what a page peel looks like.  There are only 5 files required to have a PagePeel on your page.  This is the code that I use to include the Pee...
09/09/2010
Interesting approach by FHA... it still requires a short sale, though.  Loan officers, if you need help negotiating the short sale, we can do that for you!  Ask us how!  Thanks, Janna for providing this great informationJanna Rankin Scharf, GRI, CLHMS, SFR - Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Many h...
09/08/2010
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