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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
Why is it so hard to get a sellers agent to present a well qualified VA LOAN?
Robert,
All offers must be presented to the seller, but sellers are focused on two main things, top price and top security. A cash offer will be more secure than a financed one. One ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Home Buying in Southern Pacific / Richards
Sheila Smith, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Sheila Smith answered:
**I'm the buyer** What is a loan modification and can this be done on a home that's listed as a short sale?
Hi Robin,

I have experienced this scenario a few times with seller's after they listed with me to sell their home. In some cases when a seller contacts an agent to sell they hav ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 30, 2011 Home Buying in Southern Pacific / Richards
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Voices Member answered:
What is a loan modification and can this be done on a home that's listed as a short sale?
Hi Robin; This a great question and thanks for asking it.

A loan modification is just what it sounds like. If the homeowner wants to attempt to keep their home, the homeowner can r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 30, 2011 Home Buying in Southern Pacific / Richards
Teri Andrews…, Real Estate Pro in Auburn, CA
Teri Andrews-Murch answered:
What safeguards against self-dealing? Bank's listing agent using shill to purchase undervalued property for quick resale?
The prices the REO's are listed at are usually based on an appraisal and BPO, not the listing agents recommendation ( specifically to avoid the situation you describe ). Sometimes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 16, 2011 Home Buying in Southern Pacific / Richards
Jane Grant, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Jane Grant answered:
Brand new homes
I agree with Team Carver's answer below.....adding that a builder who has "Standing Inventory", or a home that is completely built with no buyer is much more likely to ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 31, 2009 Home Buying in Southern Pacific / Richards
Jim Walker, Real Estate Pro in Carmichael, CA
Jim Walker answered:
How do you know if a selling agent presented your offer to the sellers? Is there a way to find this out?
SoCal thanks for clarifying.

So you suspect the listing agent is not transmitting your offer to the seller (A bank, I presume)
The banks will often instruct the listing agent to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 30, 2009 Home Buying in Southern Pacific / Richards
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