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Why Your Agent Should Check That Appraisals Are Accurate For Your North Metro Atlanta Short Sale

Wednesday, October 5, 2011   /   by Lynn Horner Baker

Why Your Agent Should Check That Appraisals Are Accurate For Your North Metro Atlanta Short Sale


North Metro Atlanta – The biggest threat to your short sale is a high appraisal. Which is why your agent needs to make sure the appraisal is accurate.

There are a lot of opinions on how to ensure the appraisal is correct and accurate. You need to check and make sure your agent is willing to do the extra work.

Click here to discover how other sellers successfully did a short sale and avoided foreclosure.

I will tell you what happened to an agent that decided it was too much work. This agent decided not to do the extra work. Then, short sales started getting turned down for no reason at all.

This agent thought they were doing everything right. They couldn’t see how they were doing wrong. The buyers were only willing to offer so much and the bank only willing to accept so little.

The buyer’s offers were higher than the property would have sold for after being foreclosed on by the bank. So they kept turning down the buyer’s offers. “We think the house is worth 300k”, they would say.

“But, we think the house is worth 250k”, replied the buyers. The short sales became more and more difficult.

Here is the good news. Now this agent checks to make sure every single appraisal is accurate. Today most of their short sales are being approved.

Thinking about a short sale?

I can help you short sale your property and get back on your feet. Send me an e-mail at Lynn@HornerBakerPartners.com. 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 770 579-4060

Discover how other sellers successfully completed a short sale and request a free consultation by clicking here.

Thinking about a loan modification? Our North Metro Atlanta 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, Lynn Horner Baker.

Lynn is a Real Estate Agent and owner of Horner Baker Partners. North Metro Atlanta Short Sales Realtor:

Phone: 770 579-4060. Lynn@HornerBakerPartners.com.

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