They are leaving the deal behind not because they can’t pay but because they don’t want to. A study by researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago concludes that as many as 25 percent of defaults are driven by strategy, not necessity. I’m surprised that the percentage is not higher. The government is trying to help those that want to save their home but many do not want the help. When I was in Real Estate in Florida Buyers where paying crazy prices for homes and resold them months later for thousands more. Now that real estate has turned they are walking away. Many of these people made lots of money flipping properties for year but know are not willing to take a loss. That seems to be the American way perhaps the Government can come up with a way to subsidize them for their loss… Just Kidding! http://www.mountaincommunitiesnc.com/Blog
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