SHORT SALES – Floridians solution to distressed properties. After the economy went south for many homeowners in Florida finally there is an alternative solution to foreclosure. Basically there were lot of mortgages that went into default due to the economic crisis in 2008 that made homeowners to get behind in their mortgage payments.
By the time the bank takes back your property, your credit could be on life support. A short-sale still impacts your score, but not nearly as much as a default or foreclosure. bad credit affects rates when you’re looking to buy a car, raise your insurance rates, and can hurt your chances of finding a rental.
Foreclosures Increase in Big Cities: A Blessing in Disguise? By admin. Economists have recently expressed concerns because foreclosure starts have started to increase in some of the country’s largest housing markets.
A) Yes, the short sale will be reflected on your credit report and will result in a reduction of your credit rating. However a short sale has less impact than a foreclosure would and as long as you continue to fulfill your other credit obligations in a timely manner, recovery from the short sale could be as little as 1 to 2 years as opposed to.
bruce asks: dear Gina, I have a bad credit mortgage and my interest rate is going to over 10%. I always planned to clean up my credit and refinance but now my home is worth less than my mortgage balance. I can’t refinance, but I won’t be able to make the payment either. Will my lender approve a short sale or do I have to miss a few payments first?
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Refinancing involves taking another loan to cash out the current mortgage property that is facing foreclosure. Refinancing is used to avoid foreclosure with its associated legal cost and it is also used to convert short term, in-affordable fixed / variable rate mortgage finance into a long term affordable fixed / variable rate mortgage finance.