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The Long Realty Short Sale Resource Center provides you helpful information on short sales, the short sale process and how to search for short sale properties. Articles are provided by the Long Realty Short Sale Resource Group, a collaboration of Long Realty agents and managers with an expansive knowledge of short sales.

Short Sales - Beware of the Scammers

September 20, 2011

Foreclosure rescue and mortgage modification scams are a growing problem. Scammers will make promises about saving your home, reducing your payment or mortgage balance, often guaranteeing you a solution for a fee.

There is no need to pay a private company for foreclosure prevention counseling. These services are provided free of charge by nonprofit housing counseling agencies who work in a partnership with the federal government. For a list of agencies in your area check out, or You can also call 1-888-995-HOPE (4673) to speak to an expert advisor immediately, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. This valuable, around-the-clock service is available completely free.

Often, after speaking with a housing counselor, the next step is to contact your lender. Your lender should be able to guide you through the programs that they have established for assisting homeowners. If your lender is not willing to work with you additional assistance is available.

For an FHA insured loan contact FHA's National Servicing Center toll free at (877) 622-8525. Help with VA insured loans can be found at, or call toll free (877) 827-3702.

Determining if and/or which pre-foreclosure option could work may be like walking through a maze. Finding a knowledgeable REALTOR experienced with the short sale process, may limit unnecessary time and frustration.

Short Sale Articles

December 12, 2013 Helpful Short Sale Tips and FAQ

The "Short Sale" in a Market Recovery

Debt Relief Act To Expire

FHFA Announces New Short Sale Guidance

Many Homeowners Ask the Question: Foreclosure or Short Sale?

What’s Happening in the Short Sale Market - June 2012

What Our Clients Are Saying

What’s Happening in the Short Sale Market

Preparing for the Short Sale Listing Appointment

Beware of Scammers

How Short Sales Affect the Market

How do Short Sales Affect Me?

How to Get Started

Why do We Need to Know about Short Sales?

Short Sale Resources

Lawyer Referral Service

Arizona Short Sale Advisory

IRS Debt Relief Act

Before using this service, consider the following information.


Long Realty Company is not associated with the government, and our service is not approved by the government or your lender. Even if you accept this offer and use our service, your lender may not agree to change your loan. If you stop paying your mortgage, you could lose your home and damage your credit rating.