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Appraising: The Impact of Short Sales and Foreclosures HW+

Jun 26, 2011By

Q: What kind of impact, if any, do short sales and foreclosures in the area have on the value of a home?A: This is a great question and one that has certainly become more relevant over the past several years. Not too long ago, during the mortgage boom years, the inventory of foreclosures and the availability of short sales were few and far between. As such, under normal circumstances, considering these sales in the market approach was unnecessary. Most of these “distressed” properties were “rough around the edges” and wouldn’t normally be considered a reasonable alternative by the typical residential

3d rendering of a row of luxury townhouses along a street

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