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Beginning April 5, 2010, under new Treasury Department rules, short sales will be presented as the potential next step for homeowners who are rejected by or fail to make the grade for the federal.

Buying a short sale home On Thursday, the Treasury Secretary announced a new program to give lenders and mortgage services some incentives to do short sales: up to a thousand bucks for a successful short sale. It’s not quite what David had in mind, but it’s better than nothing.

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The two real estate moguls have known each other for more than 30 years and been friends since Barrack brokered the sale. can say, Oh, yeah, they are replacing first-time home buyers.’ And that’s.

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The best-known cash incentive program for a short sale is a HAFA short sale. This is a government program : Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives. It’s part of the former President Obama’s Making Home Affordable Program, except it makes your home affordable for somebody else.

Treasury Announces Short Sale Incentive Program. The incentives include a $1,500 payment to the homeowner to help cover relocation costs, a $1,000 payment to the mortgage servicer for allowing the transaction to go forward and up to $1,000 to investors holding the mortgage for allowing part of the proceeds to be paid out to second lien holders.

Housing Wire – "Short Sale Incentives Coming in 2010, Treasury Says" (12-1-09) "HAFA allows the borrower to receive pre-approved short sale terms before the property is listed and frees them from future liability for the debt.

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Short sales in South Florida increased by 49% in 2010 from the year before, a sign that lenders could finally be moving focus toward the alternative to foreclosure.

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