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Short Sales and Foreclosures

Our current market conditions, in the Charlotte, NC Metropolitan area, are full of opportunities for buyers to purchase and invest in real property. Over the past few months, we have gained additional information and knowledge regarding distressed property sales. If you are a potential purchaser looking for an investment or a new home, contact us to discuss your interest.

Buyers and Sellers Benefit from REALTOR® Expertise in Distressed Sales

Debbie and J. Salvador Arriero have earned the nationally recognized Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource certification. The National Association of REALTORS® offers the SFR certification to REALTORS® who want to help both buyers and sellers navigate these complicated transactions, as demand for professional expertise with distressed sales grows.

According to a recent NAR survey, nearly one-third of all existing homes sold recently were either short sales or foreclosures.  For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures are the new “traditional” transaction.  REALTORS® who have earned the SFR certification know how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities.

“As leading advocates for homeownership, REALTORS® believe that any family that loses its home to foreclosure is one family too many, but unfortunately, there are situations in which people just cannot afford to keep their homes, and a foreclosure or a short sale results,” said 2009 NAR President Charles McMillan, a broker with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Dallas-Fort Worth. “Foreclosures and short sales can offer opportunities for home buyers and benefit the larger community, as well, but it’s extremely important to have the help of a real estate professional like a REALTOR® who has earned the SFR certification for these kinds of purchases.”

The certification program includes training on how to qualify sellers for short sales, negotiate with lenders, protect buyers, and limit risk, and provides resources to help REALTORS® stay current on national and state-specific information as the market for these distressed properties evolves.

Please contact us for more information regarding Short Sales and Foreclosures. How can we help? Are you a Seller? Are you a Buyer? Just curious about the Charlotte Metropolitan market? Please check out these resources:

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For any questions, please contact me, Debbie Arriero.  

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Debbie

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