Chicago Short Sales: How Bankers Lose Money By Being Incompetent On Short Sales

Chicago Short Sales: How Bankers Lose Money By Being Incompetent On Short Sales

Posted on March 19th, 2012 in All Articles.

Chicago IL – A Short Sale can help you avoid owing your bank for losing money when they reject a short sale offer. Here is an example of how a bank lost money by delaying the short sale process.

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We listed a property as a short sale. The home had been listed with another agent. That agent had actually sold the home for 150k. However, they couldn’t convince the lender to approve the short sale.

As a result the buyer canceled their contract and started looking at other houses. We put the property on the market and received a 140k offer. We submitted it to the bank.

The bank ran their numbers and said that the minimum they would accept was 141k. As a result, the bank lost 9k. Actually, it wasn’t the bank that lost that money.

The loan was owned by a Wall Street Trust. Common owners of these trusts are Pension Funds like CALPERs. So, as a result of this bank’s incompetence a person’s retirement was affected.

This is a good example of why an experienced, competent short sale agent is so important. They can make the difference between success and failure on a short sale. Thinking about a short sale? Visit the Chicago short sale expert at for more information on short selling your home.

I can help you short sale your property and get back on your feet. Send me an e-mail at I will contact you for a free consultation.

When we talk, I will explain how the process works in detail and answer any questions you may have. Or, if you prefer, you can call me at (312) 953-6725

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Thinking about a loan modification? Our Chicago loan modification kit has the instructions you will need to get a loan modification approved with your bank. Click here to request a copy.

Thanks for reading this, Phil Buoscio.

Phil is a Real Estate Agent at Better Living Realty – Buoscio Brokerage, Inc.. Chicago Short Sales Realtor:

Phone: (312) 953-6725.

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Important Notice

Phil Buoscio, Better Living Realty – Buoscio Brokerage, Inc., and the Stop Foreclosure Institute are not affiliated in any way, shape, or form with the government. Our services have not been reviewed or endorse by the government or your lender. Most lenders willingly work with agents on short sales. Why?

Because most short sales are beneficial to a lender. If you accept our offer to help you on a short sale, your lender may not agree to a short sale or to modify your loan. We do offer a loan modification kit.

However, the likelihood of negotiating a modification is like everything else in life. It takes work and persistence to convince your lender to modify your loan. No matter what you or we do, your lender may not approve a loan modification.

We do not recommend that you stop paying your mortgage, because this will cause damage to your credit and could cause you to lose your home. Because we know avoiding foreclosure is so important to any homeowner, we recommend that you speak with the appropriate legal or tax advisor before making any decision.

This is not intended as legal, technical, or tax advice. Please speak with a licensed professional before making any decision. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed as of the date of writing.

You have the option to reject a short sale or loan modification from your lender if it does not meet your approval. If you decide not to go thru with the short sale, then you do not have to pay us our fee. We normally make a real estate sales commission for helping you on a short sale.

The views expressed here are Phil’s personal views and do not reflect the views of Better Living Realty – Buoscio Brokerage, Inc..

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