Can a Realtor, or other Real Estate Professional, Help You to Buy a Distressed Property in Los Gatos?
By Mary Pope-Handy, CRS, CIPS, ABR, SRES, Silicon Valley
(Sereno Group Real Estate)
The whole arena of selling distressed properties feels like a quagmire to most people. We all know it's tricky, and difficult, and have heard that it's frustrating, but also that it's doable.People wanting to buy homes that are in foreclosure, or have been foreclosed on, or are in a short sale situation may have more questions than answers. What are the risks? Can I inspect? What is a short sale? Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, Almaden Valley and the other "west valley communities" are all highly desireable. Lately I have had inquiries from bargain-hunting buyers who'd like to scoop up a "good deal" in these areas. With such highly prized real estate, low crime, and good schools, those buyers are hoping to pick up a house, condo, townhome or other residential real estate for pennies ...