chris taylor, Note investor, distressed property investor (Monarch Properties)

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Jack Lewitz
Exit Strategy Realty - Evanston, IL

You should offer to pay for the BPO and offer to give the listing to the agent 

Mar 07, 2016 10:33 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Hope this worked out well.

Jun 05, 2019 10:04 PM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

If you are going to order a number of them, hire a national bpo company who can manage them, hire the agents and send you the results. 

Mar 08, 2016 09:12 AM
Caroline Gerardo
Sun West Mortgage Corporation - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

BPO is what REO lender or servicor of no performing note orders. They do cost money. There are a few services that offer free AVM. Two agents in that market Petra Norris and Fran Williams I would recommend. You will need to call them and work out something. Lakeland market values are not sky high. I would suggest you look at who has the largest number of listings in Lakeland not Tampa

Mar 08, 2016 04:15 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

BPOs are prepared by Realtors working for a bank.  I think what you need is more of a comparable market analysis and you should reach out to a local Realtor or possibly hire an appraiser.

Mar 08, 2016 03:48 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

If you are purchasing NPN the BPO is not as important as the discount. And you are correct, you are sufficiently upstream to have a plethora of profitable exits before a distressed sale. You could even get some 'Hardest Hit' money.

Big G and BPO  search should present you many organizations from which to choose.

However, if you really want to work directly with agents (that is a win/win) AR is a great place to throw your line into the water. You may find the AR referral function helpful also since that process will initiate alerts to participating agents. Dig around in the links below the image on your AR profile page.

Please let them know your market is buying notes. Those agents who are not familiar with the practice WILL be disappointed with the outcome. They will feel betrayed if you exercise an early exit.

I'm about to publish a blog on this topic.

Mar 08, 2016 03:01 AM
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

This is not necessarily the best place for such a request, but it would be a good idea to look for agents who are working in that area and know the market, and reach out to them individually. Let them know that you intend to pay them generously for their time and expertise, and that should you list the property they will be your first go to. Otherwise, hire an appraiser.

Mar 07, 2016 10:42 PM
Dan Pittsenbarger
Keller Williams Western Realty - Bellingham, WA
Improving Conditions

Add the city and state to your post - the part that shows in Bold

Mar 07, 2016 10:41 PM
Peter Mohylsky. Broker -BRIX REALTY
Miramar Beach, Florida - Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Find out who are the top perfoming realtors in that area and interview several.  Find the right fit for you and your business goals.  

Mar 07, 2016 10:39 PM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Too far

Mar 07, 2016 10:27 PM