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Bergen County Short Sales: The Homeownership Rate continues to drop

Bergen County NJ – Barron’s Magazine recently had an article titled “Renter Nation.” In it, they detailed the various factors at work that will reduce the homeownership rate in America.

Discover how other sellers successfully did a short sale to avoid foreclosure by clicking here.

The homeownership rate has already dropped from 69.2% to 66.9% today. Here is one of the factors Barron’s said would cause the homeownership rate to drop. Experts project that the average American Household will become younger over the next decade.

Younger households are more likely to rent versus purchase a home. However, the article missed another big factor. So many people have ruined their credit and can’t qualify for a mortgage.

How many people in America are doing a loan modification, short sale, or let their home be foreclosed upon? It’s hard to buy another home when that happens. Demographics, the lousy economy, and the credit disaster combined mean that demand for homes may stay low for a long time.

The positive news is that all of these factors have propped up the rental market. Rental rates are actually increasing in most areas, despite the slow economy.

I think one of the reasons this is happening is because banks are so reluctant to modify loans.

And, even thought rental rates have increased, they are usually lower than owning a home bought at the peak of the market. Thinking about a short sale?

I can help you short sale your property and never pay the bank another penny. Send me an e-mail at bob@sellitwithbob.com. I will contact you for a free consultation.

When we talk, I will explain how the process works in detail and answer any questions you may have. Or, if you prefer, you can call me at (201) 567-9191

Discover how other sellers successfully completed a short sale and request a free consultation by clicking here.

Thinking about a loan modification? Our Bergen County loan modification kit has the instructions you will need to get a loan modification approved with your bank. Click here to request a copy.

Thanks for reading this, Robert Clarke.

Robert is a Real Estate Agent at RE/MAX Properties Plus. Bergen County Short Sales Realtor:

Phone: (201) 567-9191. bob@sellitwithbob.com.

View My homes for sale at www.SellitWithBob.com.

Robert Clarke specializes in loan modification assistance and short sales in Bergen County New Jersey. Bergen County Loan Modification Help, Bergen County Short Sales. Bergen County Short Sale Realtor Bergen County NJ Short Sales. Bergen County Realtor.

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Important Notice

Robert Clarke, RE/MAX Properties Plus, and the Stop Foreclosure Institute are not affiliated in any way, shape, or form with the government. Our services have not been reviewed or endorse by the government or your lender. Most lenders willingly work with agents on short sales. Why?

Because most short sales are beneficial to a lender. If you accept our offer to help you on a short sale, your lender may not agree to a short sale or to modify your loan. We do offer a loan modification kit.

However, the likelihood of negotiating a modification is like everything else in life. It takes work and persistence to convince your lender to modify your loan. No matter what you or we do, your lender may not approve a loan modification.

We do not recommend that you stop paying your mortgage, because this will cause damage to your credit and could cause you to lose your home. Because we know avoiding foreclosure is so important to any homeowner, we recommend that you speak with the appropriate legal or tax advisor before making any decision.

This is not intended as legal, technical, or tax advice. Please speak with a licensed professional before making any decision. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed as of the date of writing.

You have the option to reject a short sale or loan modification from your lender if it does not meet your approval. If you decide not to go thru with the short sale, then you do not have to pay us our fee. We normally make a real estate sales commission for helping you on a short sale.

The views expressed here are Clarke’s personal views and do not reflect the views of RE/MAX Properties Plus.

This information on Bergen County Short Sales: The Homeownership Rate continues to drop is provided as a courtesy to our viewers to help them make informed decisions.

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