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Chase, Wells Fargo to hold short sale seminar for real estate agents

A seminar Tuesday will help real estate agents understand how Chase and Wells Fargo process short sales.

Fannie Mae upgrades short sale process

Short sale trouble with a lender? An upgrade to HomePath makes it quicker and easier to escalate a case and talk directly to a F

Short sale workshop slated for Miami

U.S. Treasury: Two-hour workshop with major lenders on Feb. 27 trains Realtors on HAFA and speedy short sales. Homeowner session

Short sale stigma alive and well, study finds

If you’re trying to sell a home that’s not a short sale, be sure to say so in the listing.

NAR: Short sale approval, valuation issues continue to impact housing market

Short sales make up 9% of the market but can be frustrating. New Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac policies should improve the process

Fannie Mae will help speed short sale if given info

Under a new program, Fannie Mae will help expedite short sale problems and work with the lender if a Realtor gives them a copy o

Short sale listings must have five days in MLS

Starting Aug. 1, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac short sales must remain “active” for at least five days in the MLS – and the timefra

In U.S. cash sales down, short sales up

RealtyTrac’s first residential report: In Fla., 57% of June’s sales were for cash; short sales made up 29% of all sales, and inv

More homeowners have enough equity to sell

RealtyTrac: 8.3 million U.S. homeowners can soon sell their home without resorting to a short sale. Fla. No. 3 for percent of mo

Appraisal Institute: Expect continued growth

Survey: Residential appraisers top areas of anticipated growth include mortgage lending, reviews, REO/foreclosures/short sales a

U.S. Treasury to host short sale seminar/webinar

Free two-hour event for agents and brokers takes place in S. Fla. on Nov. 22, but webinar access will allow Realtors throughout

RealtyTrac: As home prices rise, short sales decline

Higher home prices in South Florida are reducing the need for so-called short sales, new data from RealtyTrac Inc.

Fla.’s housing market reflects changing conditions in Nov. 2013

Median price up (13.3%, single-family; 17.2%, condos), but drop in cash-only and short sales impacts closed sales. National over

RealtyTrac: distressed sales 16% of 2013 U.S. sales

In Dec., Fla. ranked No. 2 in the number of short sales (14.4% of all transactions) but wasn’t even in the top five for REOs – a

Expired short sale tax relief may impact home sales

While Congress may yet extend IRS tax forgiveness for short sales retroactively, potential sellers could be holding off their ho

Ask a real estate pro: Lender requires auction on short sale

Q: We are no longer able to pay our mortgage due to a hardship.

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