BPO's is provided by a professional real estate agent who have reviewed comp's in past 6 months compared that home to other "like homes" in given area. Bank has pictures, entire library of info. If your offer is $180K less that list price may not even receive a response.
Short sale must be approved by bank many factors come into play .
Good luck ! I recommend to any all of our clients best keep looking if you have a short sale or bank foreclosure till the keys are in hand title transferred in your name.
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