Holly, there are a lot of programs now that lenders have to offer. I just helped a client in El Mirage get in to a home with Closing Cost and Down Payment Assistance. All in all she had to spend about $1,300 and ended up getting $1000 back at closing. NOT A BAD DEAL. :) So I recommend getting in contact with an agent or lender that has knowledge of the different type of programs out there and use them t your advantage. Best of luck! :-)... more
Saleem - your answer assumes the Short Sale Addendum was used. If it wasn't then the buyer cannot cancel at any time ... a short sale contract signed by buyer and seller is an executed contract, the contingency that the lender must approve the short sale is only that - a contingency.... more
When it comes to any crime concerns, your best source of accurate and up to the minute information are the local authorities, therefore consider a visit/call and ask all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand.... more
If questions is regarding a home that is going to trustee sale, then you first need to know what the opening bid amount is going to be. This figure isn't typically disclosed until approximately 24hrs prior to the sale. In some rare cases it may be post a few days before.
Are you interested in purchasing a the home from the previous owners via a short sale?... more