Still Waiting on That Short Sale? Why NEW May Be Your Client's BEST Option.
By Mark Edwards, East West Realty
(East West Realty)
A few weeks ago, we had a customer walk into our Sales Center, and he said he was just in the area to look at a short sale in the area. He stopped in because he wanted to see what new homes were available and what they had to offer. (His agent didn't suggest he look at new homes) After discussing his wants and needs, we looked at three homes and the next day he returned to write a contract on one of our new homes that was priced $150,000 more than the short sale listing (same size home, but different features). I'm sharing this true story because we see this happen quite often, much to the surprise of many in the real estate business. I've listed below a few reasons why buyers should consider the right home and the right community and not just focus totally on what they perceive to be t...