House taken off market, but can you still buy it ?
Okay so here's the big issue, and i need professional advice! I wanted to buy a house, the "owner" of the house had gotten the house through an auction, and still had not put the house under her name. She wanted to sell the house within a certain time so the person buying the house (me) can just put the house under my name. Except, that didnt happen on time, so the bank i guess.. took the house off the market.. BUT ITS NOT SOLD YET, and they said that they will be putting it back on the market...soon... but they dont know when. Now i desperately want to buy the house, is there anyway i can contact someone so that i could put it in writing about how much im offering and stuff so they dont put it back on the market and just sell the house to me ? I have a real estate agent, except the real estate agent is sleeping on the job. PLEASE HELP!! IM DESPERATE
Asked By: wondrous_dance - 6/23/2009
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Go on your Tax assessor's website and get the GRANTOR name (this will be the lender or owner). If it's a lender call their customer service and see if you can get a hold of their Asset Manager or their REO Listing Agent's poc information. Call them and get their fax number to submit a Letter of Intent to purchase the... More
Answered By: Alana - 6/23/2009
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I could be wrong but I would say you have no agent representing you; you... More
Answered By: kemperk - 6/23/2009
First, find a new agent. Then, make your offer. All they can do is accept or reject it. IF, and that's a big IF, you can get to the right person at the bank, they're likely to accept a reasonable offer, since they don't want to own the property. Worst case, they don't accept it, it gets put back on the market, and... More
Answered By: Stu - 6/23/2009
Do you know why it was taken off the market? If you know the bank call them. Get a new agent.
Answered By: brenda - 6/23/2009
Your agent isn't sleeping on the job, you have a mess on your hands. The "owner" doesn't "own" the house until it is in her name. A person cannot just hold transfer of title, then switch it from the lender to you, it doesn't work that way... More
Answered By: godged - 6/23/2009
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