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Where can i find a list of Realtors or brokers that have experience dealing with short sales?

Looking to buy a townshouse in the Ocala, Florida area.
  • May 31 2010 - Ocala
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I know lot of agents are getting certification in CDPE but experience counts. Ask for agents references or short sale listings they have closed or handled since beginning of the year.
  • June 01 2010
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Although many are familiar with Short Sales these days and have handled them, there are some that have taken a CDPE training class and have this specific "Distressed Property Expert" designation.

The CDPE designation doesn't mean that they have dealt with a short sale yet or truly have Short Sale experience, only that they took a specific training class for it. There are many who have not obtained the designation b/c it costs around $400 to do so but have worked with short sales.

Your best bet is to interview a few Realtors, whether they have the designation or not and hire the one that you feel is best qualified.
  • June 01 2010
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Look for an agent who is a Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE.) www.CDPE.com

This way you will find someone who is trained to do this type of transaction.
  • June 01 2010
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  • June 01 2010
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http://www.cdpe.com is one resource where you can find agents trained in short sales.
  • May 31 2010
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