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Bergen County Short Sales: Why Is The Short Sale Taking So Long?

Bergen County NJ – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from Cathy. Here was her question.

“I am trying to buy a house that is a short sale. It has been 4 months and we have heard nothing. The agent did mention that they are now on the 2nd negotiator and still haven’t heard from the negotiator.

I am getting very frustrated. Is there anything I can do on my end to try to push the process along, or is it all up to the agents? Cathy.”

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Here was our answer to Cathy. Cathy, short sales can take a long time. But, usually the longest they should take is 3-4 months.

If the short sale hasn’t been approved by the end of 4 months, then it probably won’t be approved by the end of 12 months. I remember reading an article online about why the short sale process takes 9-12 months.

The author just broke each part down and justified why the entire process should take that long. I don’t think the author knew what he was talking about.

The Stop Foreclosure Institute has been able to get short sales approved as fast as 1 month. Most have been approved before the end of 3 months.

You mentioned that the agent “still hasn’t heard from the negotiator.” Did they ever think of maybe trying to contact the negotiator? It’s their job to help the seller sell their house and avoid foreclosure.

Calling the negotiator is part of the job. If I was you, I would find another short sale where the listing agent is experienced with short sales and doesn’t wait for the negotiators to call them.

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Thinking about a short sale? I can help you short sale your property so you can move on with your life. 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

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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.

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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 associated or affiliated in any way, shape, or form with the government. Our services have not been reviewed, endorsed, or approved 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.

If you stop paying your mortgage, then you could lose your home and damage your credit. 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: Why Is The Short Sale Taking So Long? is provided as a courtesy to our viewers to help them make informed decisions.

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