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Residential Real Estate Specialist (27 years experience)

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What does a buyer need to know about negotiating a short sale?


There have been many good points made, but kep in mind:The bank will evaluate the market value of the property using their own methods (usually a BPO, or Broker's Price Opinion).  Sometimes short sale properties are listed artificially low, which can be disappointing for buyers when the bank comes back with a much higher counter offer after months of waiting.Hire a good agent to represent you who has experience with short sales, and will do the homework to see how feasible the short sale is.Good luck!