As home prices fall, buyers whose homes are worth less than they paid for them may find that the difficulties of so-called short sales outweigh their advantages. Ultimately, foreclosure could be the best of a bad set of options. Palm Beach Gardens broker Tony Macaluso says short sale transactions aren’t always the best deal for sellers or agents. Short sales are a minefield, and about half are never approved by the bank. Those that do close are filled with headaches, he says.
Foreclosure could trump short sales
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