Its possible that the home was not on the MLS. Often times a homeowner is in a default situation and it will show up on the public sites but the homeowner hasn't chosen to sell it. The homeowner may be trying to work out a loan modification or may just be figuring they'll stay until the property goes back to the bank and they have to move. Most realtors will work with you through a short sale or a bank foreclosure. They're more work and can be time-consuming, but it can result in a good deal for the buyers and those are results we want!... more
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