We have lost out on 3 houses, short sales. We overbid by, 5-10K , but stil lost out?????Not sure if we are making unattractive offers to the banks?? Conventional 30 year, 10% down, no help with closing costs.August 03 2009 - Fairfax00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.