Zillow Advice: Buying Process - I'm in a sticky situation. Attempting to buy a short sale. Seller declares bankruptcy on close day. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I%27m-in-a-sticky-situation-Attempting-to-buy-a-short-sale-Seller-declares-bankruptcy-on-close-day/468280/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate With a little luck, the BK ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I%27m-in-a-sticky-situation-Attempting-to-buy-a-short-sale-Seller-declares-bankruptcy-on-close-day/468280/ With a little luck, the BK is a stalling tactic by seller, so hopefully your agent is still pursuing transaction. As a general rule of thumb: DON'T EVER DO REPAIRS on a house you are under contract on. Worst case scenario - now that you have fixed up the house, the owner can move back in or rent it while shielded by BK.&nbsp; Mon, 26 Nov 2012 21:31:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I%27m-in-a-sticky-situation-Attempting-to-buy-a-short-sale-Seller-declares-bankruptcy-on-close-day/468280/ 2012-11-26T21:31:00Z A benefit of using a Realtor ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I%27m-in-a-sticky-situation-Attempting-to-buy-a-short-sale-Seller-declares-bankruptcy-on-close-day/468280/ A benefit of using a Realtor is they can pursue this matter for you. &nbsp;In addition, you should have an attorney on your team.<br/><br/>Best of luck!<br/><br/>Chad Gray PA, Realtor<br/>Luxury Living Fort Lauderdale<br/>Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Tue, 13 Nov 2012 20:33:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I%27m-in-a-sticky-situation-Attempting-to-buy-a-short-sale-Seller-declares-bankruptcy-on-close-day/468280/ 2012-11-13T20:33:00Z If you have an agent - let ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I%27m-in-a-sticky-situation-Attempting-to-buy-a-short-sale-Seller-declares-bankruptcy-on-close-day/468280/ If you have an agent - let them do the contacting for you. However i would certainly reach out to the seller in one way or another to get some definitive answers. Attorneys come in handy right about now...You should have a title attorney for the transaction anyways. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 21:51:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I%27m-in-a-sticky-situation-Attempting-to-buy-a-short-sale-Seller-declares-bankruptcy-on-close-day/468280/ 2012-11-12T21:51:00Z We have a word we use in ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I%27m-in-a-sticky-situation-Attempting-to-buy-a-short-sale-Seller-declares-bankruptcy-on-close-day/468280/ We have a word we use in this circumstance, "Next" Mon, 12 Nov 2012 21:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I%27m-in-a-sticky-situation-Attempting-to-buy-a-short-sale-Seller-declares-bankruptcy-on-close-day/468280/ 2012-11-12T21:35:00Z