Zillow Advice: Buying Process - Is relief finally on the way for homeowners and real estate agents in the short sale process? May 6, http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-relief-finally-on-the-way-for-homeowners-and-real-estate-agents-in-the-short-sale-process-May-6/441720/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Absolutely. That&nbsp; really ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-relief-finally-on-the-way-for-homeowners-and-real-estate-agents-in-the-short-sale-process-May-6/441720/ Absolutely. That&nbsp; really started in early 2010, when banks finally realized they make more money off a short sale than a bank owned REO.<br/><br/>We've had much success w short sales since then. We always use a 3rd party negotiator, which we pay for out of our own pocket. We've found getting help from someone who deals with the banks everyday greatly helps both speed and success with both our buyers and short sale sellers.<br/><br/>We haven't had a short sale fail yet. Sun, 06 May 2012 20:14:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-relief-finally-on-the-way-for-homeowners-and-real-estate-agents-in-the-short-sale-process-May-6/441720/ 2012-05-06T20:14:00Z