Friday, February 10, 2012

What does the government/big bank foreclosure settlement mean to you? Well, perhaps a write-down in principal

We've all seen the headlines about the government settlement with the big banks, but what does it really mean? Check out this article from the Washington Post:
This is so new that these are the only details that I have, but it looks like -- don't get excited yet -- these five banks have agreed to PRINCIPAL reduction if you're underwater!!! I'm sure the devil is in the details, but...

In the meantime, here in our land, expect inventory to get even shorter as a lot of short sales may be cancelled because of this.

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