Bank of America Is Changing Their Short Sale Process - Approval In 10 Days!

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Bank of America Is Changing Their Short Sale Process - Approval In 10 Days!

As a Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), I sat through a live broadcast with Alex Charpen and a representative fromCertified Distressed Property Expert Bank of America.

 

Bank of America is working to accelerate their short sale process by working before the home is marketed.  Setting a price, working with the seller to make sure they qualify for the short sale. 

The process starts with gathering necessary paperwork from the seller, appraising the property to determine market value, submitting the results to the Mortgage Insurance company, and finally to the Investor for approval.

Once the short sale is approved, they will work closely with the listing agent, monitoring the price and activity until they receive an offer.

Then when the offer is presented to the bank, all they have to do is give final loan approval within 10 days.

Having closed a large number of short sales in 2010, Bank of America knows they need to work harder this year to save more homes from foreclosure.

I'm ready to try out the process....just waiting for the next Bank Of America distressed seller to call.

Bank of America Is Changing Their Short Sale Process - Approval in 10 days will be so much better than the old process.

 

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 Kay is a Certified Distressed Property Expert specializing in short sales.

 

 

Kay services the following towns in the Springfield area:  Springfield, Ozark, Nixa, Rogersville, Republic, Clever, Billings, Willard, Battlefield, Sparta, Highlandville, Spokane, Marshfield, Ash Grove, Strafford, Fordland, and Greene, Christian and Webster Counties in Missouri.

 

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Paula Stills
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Good evening Kay this is great news...Thanks.....Make it a great day.

Jan 20, 2011 08:45 PM #1
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Conrad Allen
Re/Max Professional Associates - Webster, MA
Webster, Ma, Realtor

The appraisal, relevant paper work, etc. is back to the bank and approval happens in 10 days?  This does not seem possible.  I like the idea of a 10 day approval.

Jan 20, 2011 08:49 PM #2
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Billi Evans
Murney Associates - Springfield, MO

Hey Kay, this is great news. Hope it works out.

Jan 20, 2011 08:58 PM #3
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Mark Nehs
Mortgage Loan Officer Waukesha Wisconsin - Pewaukee, WI

This will certainly be a change.  Thanks for the good news.

Jan 20, 2011 09:10 PM #4
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Rita Fong
RE/MAX REAL ESTATE TODAY, Executive Broker 901-488-9590 - Marion, AR
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Kay, Wells Fargo did the same for most recent short sale listing, I got a pre-approval in 24 days!  I am happy of that. Now I know my price is in the same ball park as theirs.  It makes things a lot easier and more efficient to work.  My sellers are wonderful, they work very closely with me and we keep eacn other up to date frequently.

I would like to reblog this, this will be some good news for some home owners.  

Jan 20, 2011 09:34 PM #5
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Iran Watson
Georgia Elite Realty - Marietta, GA
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Oh, so now agents won't have to put some imaginary list price on a home (mortgaged by BOA) so they can get some ridiculous low-ball offer so they can get a negotiatorassigned who can then request paperwork and maybe then a BPO and maybe three months later get started on an actual negotiation.  That is of course if any of the buyers bothered to stick around and foreclosure isn't imminent.

/golf clap for BOA.  Great idea, makes you wonder why they have waited 4 years to do this?  Better late than never I suppose...

Jan 20, 2011 10:12 PM #6
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Bill Gassett
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I will believe it when I see it Kay. 10 days? Who are they kidding.

Jan 21, 2011 07:53 AM #7
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Larry Lawfer
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Katy, BOA seems to be making a concerted effort from the Chairman on down to adjust to their many and horrible issues.  I am not surprised that so many of us take the wait and see attitude, but if they stand behind what is being said, then it is about time and I applaud it.  I have not experience any of the new behaviour yet.

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All right then, let's get it started and see how it goes! 

Jan 21, 2011 11:06 AM #9
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Kay Van Kampen
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Paula, I'll believe it when I see it too.  Maybe Bank of America is learning from their mistakes.

Jan 21, 2011 08:31 PM #10
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Conrad, the approval may take only 10 days, but the process will get started prior to an approval.  Let's hope it works.

Jan 21, 2011 08:32 PM #11
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Billi, we shall see if they can make it work.

Jan 21, 2011 08:33 PM #12
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Rita, Wells Fargo is very much ahead of Bank of America.  Glad to see your short sale was approved so fast.  Thank you for the reblog.  Stay safe.

Jan 21, 2011 08:34 PM #13
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Iran, I'm with you there.  Maybe with a good price, we won't get as many low ball offers.

Jan 21, 2011 08:35 PM #14
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Kay Van Kampen
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Bill, I'm skeptical too.  But some of the other banks have already changed their process.....maybe Bank of America is doing the same.

Jan 21, 2011 08:36 PM #15
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Larry, I'm hoping I get a new short sale listing, so I can test the system.

Jan 21, 2011 08:38 PM #16
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Kay Van Kampen
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Jim, you go find the listing, I'll work the short sale.  Together, we'll be a great team.

Jan 21, 2011 08:39 PM #17
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Kay  That would be wonderful, but I will cautiously hold my breath

Jan 22, 2011 01:40 PM #18
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Karen, me too.  If I wasn't looking for a BOA short sale, I'd be swamped with them right now.  Instead I have none to try this new short sale system on.

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