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Friday, June 1, 2012

How To Avoid Getting Into A Jam With Second Mortgage Negotiations On Ventura County Short Sales

Ventura County CA – We received a question from another agent on short sale negotiations. Here was their email. "I am having a problem on a short sale and would like to know how to avoid it next time. The first mortgage gave me a price and a net they would allow. The home sold for enough money to get them the price and their minimum net they said they had to have. We put together the closing statement with the first receiving what they wanted and the second mortgage receiving $9,600. The second had asked for $15,000 and are saying that they won't accept less than that. Any suggestions on this one? What would have been a better approach? Maybe offer the 2nd a smaller amount to start? I used the same HUD to present to both, getting the firsts approval first. Please advise. Bonnie." Click here to discover how other sellers successfully did a short sale and avoided foreclosure. Here was our answer to Bonnie's Question. Here is what I would do to avoid this in the future. Put together two separate closing statements, one for each MTG company. The first mortgage would see a proposed closing statement with $20,000 going to the second mortgage. Meanwhile the second mortgage would get a proposed closing statement with them receiving $3,000 and the rest going to the first mortgage. Obviously they are going to get the same HUD at closing. But, you start negotiations with each mortgage company thinking that the other mortgage company is getting a huge sum. You meet in the with the final closing statement. They will both be happy because they are getting more than they had originally expected. Now, what can you do now to close this short sale? This second mortgage negotiator is being a little unreasonable. Most second mortgages only receive $3,000 normally. They should be more than happy receiving $9,600. Remind them that they get zero in a foreclosure. Show them the docket status for the foreclosure case. If the house is close to foreclosure, then you gain more negotiating power. Another thing to do is get both of the negotiators on the phone. Have them hash it out between each other. That worked for us on a deal before and it might work for you too. 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 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 805-208-0823 Discover how other sellers successfully completed a short sale and request a free consultation by clicking here. Thinking about a loan modification? Our Ventura County 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, Chris B Johnson, Realtor Chris is a Real Estate Agent at Prudential California Realty. 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Ventura County Specialist, Realtor, , Certified Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative Specialist . Always check with a good real estate attorney to find out the laws in your state. There are also legal aid non profits that can give you advice on what to do to stop a garnishment or bank account seizure. You should also look at California SB458. With the passage of SB458, the Expanded Anti-Deficiency Law May Have Unintended Consequences on Ventura County Short Sales. So Please read For Disclosure, and more information on Mortgage Assistance Relief Services, please see Code 16 of Federal Regulations (FTC), Part 322, or , and always consult your CPA, Accountant, Financial Advisor and Attorney before you any financial or legal decisions. Also see

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