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Friday, July 31, 2009

Not a short sale! Not bank owned!

Brevard County Florida housing prices are low. Short sales have pulled the prices down. Foreclosures and bank owned properties have exerted pressure as well.

Along comes a seller who wants to price their home competitively.

The seller wants to sell their Viera, Florida home so they price it right.....…and now their agent has to market it by telling the world it is not a short sale or a foreclosed property.

Why would a seller have to explain that the listing is not a short sale? Because buyers on a strict schedule (relocating due to a job transfer, kids have to start school, etc) need a firm timeline.

They can’t wait the two, three or six months to maybe get a short sale offer accepted! In this market just because the price is attractive does not mean it is a distressed seller!

Purchasing a short sale requires flexibility. If you have, then consider a short sale or a bank owned property. If you need to buy now, and move next month, skip the short sale!

Gary Waters, Century 21 Baytree Realty, Rockledge Florida serving buyers and sellers in Brevard County, Florida (Melbourne, Viera, Suntree, Rockledge, Cocoa Beach). Call me directly at 321-693-3850 or email me at

Read my blog Florida Homes for Sale for Brevard County Florida real estate information. View our listings here.

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