Ideally you need a local real estate agent who has a track record in completing a lot of short sales. You should interview more than one. The real estate company they work for is less an issue than their own track record in completing many successful short sales. Have them supply references. You have one shot at doing this right. Make sure you are represented by a real estate attorney who also is experienced in short sales.... more
In New Jersey, a Realtor can only be paid, legally, by their broker. You can contact a local agent and ask for advice. There shouldn't be any charge. As agents, our income is paid as commission at a closing.
Sharon Kozinn... more