Short sales set to explode in 2012

Lenders actively marketing short sales to homeowners facing foreclosure

The opportunity to make a good living in bad times is staring real estate agents right in the face. Forget the horror stories. Lenders have systems in place, and agents have the right training and certification opportunities in place.

Short sales are about to shift into prairie-fire mode as lenders prepare for yet another record year of pending foreclosures. Lenders are hoping to approve short sales on many of those properties, saving them the cost of repossessing them.