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The $25 billion robo signing settlement was reached with 5 banks recently, but what effect is this really going to have. For most of us, nothing. But even for those who will receive payment from the settlement it will be very minimal.
However, this will have a hugh impact on the market. These banks are most likely getting ready to release a ton of foreclosures on the market that were previously unreleased because they were tied up in this litigation. Now that they have settled, and they know that they can move forward with the foreclosures, get ready,
If you are a licensed agent and not actively listing or selling foreclosures, now is a good time to start.
If your a buyer waiting for a great buying opportunity...well it has been here but now it is about to get even better.
"We expect to see foreclosure-related sales increase in 2012, particularly pre-foreclosure sales, as lenders start to more aggressively dispose of distressed assets held up by the mortgage servicing gridlock over the past 18 months," said RealtyTrac CEO Brandon Moore in a press release. http://tinyurl.com/7cff2la