We’ve all heard the saying that ‘Bad things sometimes happen to good people’. If you have ever owned a home and have experienced both the pride of homeownership and the correlated sentiment of shame for having lost that home in …
Tag: Short Sale
FAQ – How Long after a Short Sale or Pre-Foreclosure before I can Qualify for a Conventional Mortgage Loan?
A two-year waiting period is permitted if extenuating circumstances can be documented. Divorce is NOT an extenuating circumstance!
After a few weeks of the multiple times per day barrage of phone calls from Bank of America I attempted to resolve this by calling them myself. The colossal comedy of incompetence a person has to suffer in order to get a straight answer from Bank of America is deplorable! As a Mortgage Loan Officer with nearly 15 years of experience speaking the language of mortgage lenders I can only imagine how impossible this experience is to someone without similar experience.
I recently had to engage in a transaction with the loss mitigation at the same bank that employs me. You would think there would be an unwritten code that Loan Originators and Loss Mitigation might share but alas, that simply …
Unlike Scotty however, most people although they have heard the term SHORT SALE they really don’t know what the term means so here is a very basic explanation that I tried out on Bella (my six year old daughter) and although it bored her to tears, even she understood it.
Some today experts are saying that only 1 out of 10 short sales reach successful conclusion. Yet others say that 1 out of every 4 close escrow. Regardless a 10% to 25% success ratio is pathetic no matter what your business is!