Elizabeth Weintraub • Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Halleluiah. CAR Comes Through in a Pinch

Halleluiah.

CAR comes through in a pinch.

I’ve been yelping about these two points all year long. Finally, Oh-My-God-My-Eyes, CAR responds.

We now have a revised SSA addendum to the contract for short sales that lets the buyer cancel the contract, and it also lets the seller submit other offers. Given the response time of most banks to short sales, it’s about time.

And low and behold, the SPQ is finally a recognized component of the purchase agreement, earning its own special little box to be checked. Kiss, kiss, KISS my computer.

What takes CAR so friggin’ long to respond to the demands of today’s marketplace?

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Elizabeth Weintraub is co-partner of Weintraub & Wallace Team of Top Producing Realtors, an author, home buying expert at The Balance, a Land Park resident, and a veteran real estate agent who specializes in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown, Carmichael and East Sacramento, as well as tract homes in Elk Grove, Natomas, Roseville and Lincoln. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put our combined 80 years of real estate experience to work for you. Broker-Associate at RE/MAX Gold. DRE License # 00697006.

Photo: Unless otherwise noted in this blog, the photo is copyrighted by Big Stock Photo and used with permission.The views expressed herein are Weintraub's personal views and do not reflect the views of RE/MAX Gold. Disclaimer: If this post contains a listing, information is deemed reliable as of the date it was written. After that date, the listing may be sold, listed by another brokerage, canceled, pending or taken temporarily off the market, and the price could change without notice; it could blow up, explode or vanish. To find out the present status of any listing, please go to elizabethweintraub.com.

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