What is short sale of stocks?

Answer The short sale of stocks may also be referred to as selling short or taking a short position. Short selling is an advanced stock trading technique and an investor should be aware of the rules and p... Read More »

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What happens to a judgement balance in a real estate short sale in New York state. If there is no equity in the sale will the judgement be released?

In any state, Judgements are usually filed with a court. In order for the Judgement to be released, someone -- preferably the party that filed the Judgement -- must be satisfied before the Judgemen... Read More »

What is a short sell in stocks?

Short selling describes a series of transactions where investors borrow shares of stock and immediately sell them for cash. At a later date, short sellers return to the market and buy to cover, or ... Read More »

What is a short sale approval?

Short sales are an alternative to foreclosure for homeowners who owe more on their house than it's worth at fair market value. The mortgagor, or bank, has the opportunity to agree to a short pay-of... Read More »

What is a short sale of a home?

Short sales are one way a borrower can avoid foreclosure on a home. Short sales may be a good choice for borrowers who owe more on their mortgage than the property is worth, and they have been unab... Read More »