A Short Sale is the sale of a home when sales proceeds do not fully pay off the existing loan(s) and lender(s) accepts a discounted payoff to fully satisfy the loan. A typical situation would be a homeowner suffering a hardship and their home’s market value is less than what is owed to the bank.
In the majority of these situations managed by the Jennifer Young Homes team, the existing lender pays virtually all sales costs, including commissions, escrow and title fees. The homeowner gets their home sold, the loan(s) paid off and foreclosure is avoided.
Is a Short Sale right for me?
Mortgage lenders are increasingly willing to work with borrowers faced with a financial hardship to accept a discounted payoff on a mortgage. If you are faced with a hardship that makes it likely you will be unable to meet your obligation on your mortgage, your lender would prefer to settle the matter with you as opposed to taking the property through foreclosure.
As you consider the option of pursuing a Short Sale, remember your lender is looking to limit any potential loss on your loan. By completing a Short Sale, your lender has arrived at a solution that is, for them, much better than a foreclosure. Bottom line, your lender wants to work with you.
How do I get started on a Short Sale?
It’s easy. If you would like to get prequalified for a Short Sale, or simply ask more questions, you can email me – or you can apply online by clicking here apply online now. If you would prefer to discuss it on the phone, or set an appointment call us Toll Free at 866-433-6474 or call my cell directly at (703) 774-9572. We also have an agent to help our Spanish speaking clients, just call Mimi Tyrie at 703-542-3178.
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About Jennifer Young
Jennifer Young is the CEO and Team Leader of Jennifer Young Homes with Keller Williams Realty. Jennifer is a highly experienced real estate agent and industry leader specializing in the Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC market. Jennifer sells Regular Sales, Short Sales, Foreclosures, Rural Residential & Land. Her team has helped hundreds of troubled homeowners for FREE! Call Jennifer today for a free consultation at (703) 651-5655 or email her.
Hear from our clients…
Jennifer Young was a great agent, especially because of the amazing team working behind the scenes. Her and her staff knew so much about short sales.
Jennifer Young sold our home for us in Fairfax, VA and did an incredible job. It was priced right and went under contract in less than 10 days.
We worked with Jennifer Young and her team when short selling our property. They were on-the-ball and completely on top of my case at all times. .