I believe you are referring to your bid price for a listed home that will need a short sale in order to make the deal fly... right?
If so, then yes - ABSOLUTELY!
You and your agent would treat it as any other property with respect to putting together an offer.
Of course, there are differences in how the transaction will pan out - especially in relation to how long it takes the bank to say yes, no, or counter and also it'll be bumpier than normal especially for your agent during the transaction should they say yes.
Bare in mind - most short sales fail (I was told only 10% are successful by an agent today). So while a potential source for getting a deal, be prepared for a difficult transaction.
It's absolutely imperative that you work with an experienced Realtor on a short sale.
Hope this helps.
Sean Rafferty, CMPS
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