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The Short Sale Series – The Short Sale Credit Score Myth

Homeowners answer with a fairly common refrain whenever asked why they are considering going the short sale route.   While it is true that some feel they have a duty to try and honor their agreement with the lender, the most common answer by far is that they want to salvage whatever remains of their credit score.

While we do not want to patronize our readers, we think it would be a valuable exercise to briefy discuss what a credit score is. Continue reading

The Short Sale Series – Is Short Sale a Smart Option in Georgia?

As Atlanta and the State of Georgia enter the fifth year of the residential mortgage meltdown, one would hope that information about the options available to troubled borrowers would be widely available. Unfortunately, based on the calls received by our office, borrowers seem no better educated than they were in 2008.  

Three factors figure heavily in the dearth of useful information available to borrowers. Continue reading