Question by : What is “underwriting” in the short sale process?
I put an offer on a short sale home. The sellers have submitted their proof of hardship and everything on their part. I was informed by my real estate agent that it has now moved to “underwriting.” What is that in real estate, and where is that in the short sale process?

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Answer by Dale H
I would imagine that is where someone with the sellers lender is going to review your offer in light of the sellers circumstances to determine whether to accept, make a counter offer or reject your offer.

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