What is a short sale?

WHAT IS A SHORT SALE?

A real estate short sale is when your mortgage lender agrees to take less than what is currently owed on the unpaid balance. A property that sells for less than the balance that is owed on the mortgage. A short sale can provide mutual benefits for both the homeowner and the bank because it helps both parties avoid foreclosure.

SHORT SALE VS FORECLOSURE

Below is a short sale vs foreclosure table to help illustrate down the differences between foreclosure and a short sale will affect you.