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El Dorado Hills Short Sales: If You Bought At The Market’s Peak, Does It Make Sense To Short Sale Your Home?

said March 14th, 2014 John Hayes


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El Dorado Hills CA – Many homeowners bought their home at the peak of the market. In the hardest hit areas, they paid $500,000 for homes that are not selling for $250,000 (or even less.)

Their home is costing them $4,000 a month. (That is the total after paying property taxes and insurance.) Renters have moved into the neighborhood and are paying less than $2,000 to rent a comparable home.

It just seems like these homeowners are getting an unfair deal all around. Should these homeowners dump their homes in favor of a lower priced home?

Some people say No! “That is breaking your word. If everyone did it, just think of what would happen?” they say. There is a little problem with that logic.

Many of those homeowners see everyone else taking advantage of the system. It has gotten so bad that in some neighborhoods most of the homes have been abandoned.

Why shouldn’t a homeowner do what is best for themselves? After all, they can save hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Let’s say they short sale their home with a $500,000 mortgage, rent for 2-3 years, and then buy later. But, what if home prices appreciate over the next few years?

If they are already upside down by 50%, then it still makes financial sense to short sale now. If the housing market has improved by 5% a year, their $250,000 house will have increased to $289,400 in three years.

That is still much less than $500,000. In addition, they will save even more on interest payments. I am not recommending they do anything.

I just want to lay out the benefits and leave the decision up to them. 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 [email protected]. 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 530-306-3316

Thanks for reading this, John Hayes.

John is a Real Estate Agent at RE/MAX Gold.

Phone: 530-306-3316. [email protected].

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Important Notice

John Hayes, RE/MAX Gold, 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 John’s personal views and do not reflect the views of RE/MAX Gold.

This information on El Dorado Hills Short Sales: If You Bought At The Market’s Peak, Does It Make Sense To Short Sale Your Home? is provided as a courtesy to our viewers to help them make informed decisions.

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