Well, 2011 sure is off to a heck of a start, isn’t it? As we predicted here over and over again, the short sale marketplace is going to continue to be an important part of the still-stagnant housing recovery for the foreseeable future. So if you aren’t up to par on what you are doing, it’s time to get on board!
This recent article from Inman expands on what we have been saying, and predicts 5- 8 years of high short sale volume. What does this mean to you? You need to be competent in managing your short sales, and Short Sale Artisan helps you do exactly that! Even to 2020 and beyond!
The short-sale marketplace is not failing down anytime soon, and if genuine estate professionals wish to excavate into that niche, they should teach themselves thoroughly. That was a summary from dual short-sale specialists who spoke during Real Estate Connect Thursday.
“We’re looking during 5 to 8 years conservatively (of high short-sale volume),” pronounced Holly Maloney, a authorized short-sale dilettante and a Realtor during Huff Realty in Cincinnati, Ohio. “It’s a marketplace that’s going to be there. You possibly learn how to do it, teach yourself or work with someone who knows how to do it, differently you’re going to be giving business away.”
5 – 8 years is their conservative estimate!
Travis Waller, a authorized residential dilettante during RE/MAX Advantage Plus in Teaneck, N.J., expects disastrous equity to trigger a second call of foreclosures “that no one is even vocalization about.”
More than one in 5 homeowners with mortgages — scarcely 11 million borrowers — due some-more than their homes were value during a third quarter, according to a latest numbers from debt information aggregator CoreLogic.
“Until stagnation gets better, a market’s not going to get better,” Waller said.
Again making the case that volume and low home sales, and further depressing home values, as well as a jobless recovery, are contributing to home sales lagging some of the other gains that have been made throughout this economic “recovery”.
“It unequivocally comes down to display of your papers to a banks. The banks commend who has knowledge and who doesn’t,” he said. He generally represents sellers and carries between 15 and 25 listings in a month.
That is what we have been saying at Short Sale Artisan for well over a year. Formulating an ironclad short sale package is crucial to your package getting accepted. That isn’t going to change in the future, as you are always making the case to the bank that the short sale is the best way for the lender to mitigate their loss.
Both also offering agents this tip: Get a e-mail residence for a detriment slackening officer you’re traffic with. “It expedites a routine since during that indicate we can start e-mailing (him or her) PDFs,” instead of promulgation them faxes, Waller said.
This is a very key statement and underpins the importance of building relationships with loss mitigation representatives and banks you work with. If you are a high volume customer, they recognize you, and your offers are reasonable; you will dramatically improve the likelihood of speeding up your short sale offer and getting to approval.
Short sales will continue to play an important role for the foreseeable future – so you need to know them! What are you plans and predictions for the future of the short sale marketplace?