Short Sales

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Short Sales, from most recent to least.

FHFA Aims to Make Short Sale Process Easier

FHFA Aims to Make Short Sale Process Easier

Shilpi Paul | August 22nd 2012

On Tuesday, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced a streamlined short sale process, one that will make it easier for "lenders and servicers to... read »

Distressed Property Sales Drop to Lowest Level Since 2009

Distressed Property Sales Drop to Lowest Level Since 2009

Shilpi Paul | July 18th 2012 | 1 Comment

According to a report released this morning, DC proper has one of the lowest rates of distressed property sales in the region. ... read »

Foreclosure Sales in the DC Area Down Significantly in 2012

Foreclosure Sales in the DC Area Down Significantly in 2012

Shilpi Paul | July 2nd 2012

A report from RealEstate Business Intelligence (RBI) reveals that the number of foreclosure sales in the area is down notably this year. ... read »

Short Sale Relief in Sight?

Short Sale Relief in Sight?

UrbanTurf Staff | April 30th 2012

There can be a number of complications with the short sale process, not least of which is that after an offer is submitted to the bank, it can take... read »

Deal of the Week: A Bargain for the Patient Buyer

Deal of the Week: A Bargain for the Patient Buyer

UrbanTurf Staff | April 3rd 2012

This installment of Deal of the Week is a well-priced two-bedroom unit right on Logan Circle that we warn readers is a property for the buyer that... read »

The Buyer’s Experience: An Atypical Short Sale

The Buyer’s Experience: An Atypical Short Sale

Mark Wellborn | June 9th 2011 | 5 Comments

In a new feature debuting today on UrbanTurf, home buyers and sellers tell the good, the bad, the ugly and the weird associated with their home... read »

Deal of the Week: Shaw Row House for $409K

Deal of the Week: Shaw Row House for $409K

Mark Wellborn | May 11th 2010 | 9 Comments

For this installment of Deal of the Week we find a property that caters to buyers who know a thing or two about home improvements, and are willing to... read »

Deal of the Week: Own a Studio for $1,000 a Month

Deal of the Week: Own a Studio for $1,000 a Month

Mark Wellborn | April 19th 2010 | 2 Comments

Not for everyone, but this installment of Deal of the Week is a great opportunity for someone who has been considering purchasing a small unit, but... read »

Deal of the Week: Mount Pleasant Fixer Upper, Patience Required

Deal of the Week: Mount Pleasant Fixer Upper, Patience Required

Mark Wellborn | April 6th 2010 | 2 Comments

Patience will be required if you are interested in this three-bedroom row house in Mount Pleasant, but it could pay off in the long run. More after... read »

The Truth About Foreclosures and Short Sales

The Truth About Foreclosures and Short Sales

Kevin Shirley | February 26th 2010 | 2 Comments

Kevin Shirley and Michael Dillon of Long and Foster have put together a great list of things that buyers should keep in mind before they dive into... read »

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