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Bergen County Short Sale: My Lender Is Charging The Buyer A Fee To Buy My House

Bergen County NJ – The Stop Foreclosure Institute recently received a question from Brandon. Brandon is selling his house and something very interesting happened.

Brandon’s Question: “My loan is with American Home Mortgage (AHMSI for short.) They are charging a 1% short sale processing fee to the buyer. Is that legal? The buyer is upset. They have stipulated that ONLY the buyer can pay the fee. This was never revealed until the short sale approval letter arrived. Brandon.”

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Our comments on this. Yes, the buyer is upset. Buyers think they are in control in today’s market. They can’t see why they should pay a fee if they are buying a house in a “Buyer’s Market.”

Is it legal? We did a short sale with AHMSI and they said their lawyers had checked it out and confirmed that it is legal. So, it probably is.

We checked with Brandon and found out a little more information. Turns out the loan is owned by Deutsche Bank. We convinced AHMSI to waive the fee on that short sale.

We threatened to contact Deutsche Bank and let them know what was happening. Sure, it’s wrong. But, do you know why AHMSI can get away with it?

It’s because the people who own the mortgages don’t know about the fee. When you threaten to contact the loan owner, then that changes everything.

Thinking about a loan modification?Our Bergen County loan modification kit will show you how to reduce your mortgage payment, keep your home, and get back on your feet. Send me an e-mail at bob@sellitwithbob.com to request a Free Copy. Or, click here to request a copy.

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 Sale: My Lender Is Charging The Buyer A Fee To Buy My House is provided as a courtesy to our viewers to help them make informed decisions.

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