икониMany buyers today are seeking Central Oregon bank owned properties. Buyers believe bank owned properties offer a home at a price lower than other homes on the market. This is not always the case. Bank owned properties in Central Oregon usually come with their own list of issues. Bank owned properties are sold as is […]
Traditional sale vs bank owned homes – plus your list of bank owned homes for – La Pine, Three Rivers South and Sunriver as of October 1, 2010
Looking at the bank owned homes in La Pine, Sunriver and Three Rivers South it seems that the numbers may be growing a little. Many of the homes that are priced well are still available this week. Although winter generally brings slower sales, recent bank owned sales have continued no matter what the weather. Many […]
A short sale on the buyer’s end should be thought of as a traditional sale, you have a buyer that is wanting to purchase a home, a seller wanting to sell a home. The only difference at this stage is that the seller can not sell the home at the sales price without the bank’s approval.
Understanding what your payment will include in home ownership, can and will make purchasing a home less frustrating and smoother in the long run. Being prepared as you start your home and loan search is the best advice anyone can give you. Give me a call, I can help prepare you for this exciting time of your life.
It has often been said that not all agents are equal. As a buyer or a seller you have the opportunity to work with anyone you choose to. Many times as a seller’s agent I am asked about a commission rate, and although I can be flexible and work with my seller to see what works under each circumstance.
# I found a short sale but discovered there are past due bills – who is responsible? Several homes that are bank owned or short sale have past due Home Owner Association dues, water and /or sewer bills and so on. The answer is not as simple as you would think. It depends on how you write your offer and how much research you and or your agent do.
Many of Central Oregon home buyers I have worked with this year are first time home buyers. A first time home buyer is someone who has not owned a home in 3 years. Many of these buyers are benefiting from the new taxcredit of 10% of the purchase price or $8,000.
List of Bank Owned and Short Sale properties for January 2009 in La Pine and Three Rivers South