The Newport Beach real estate market has both short sales and  foreclosures. The definition of a short sale is when a bank or lien holder lender agrees to accept a discounted payoff on a loan balance as a result of  either economic or a financial hardship on the part of the mortgagor.

The lenders or banks wants fair market value for the property and will go great lengths in order to obtain the appropriate value of the home. A bank or lender may request more than one BPO (broker price opinion) and obtain independent appraisals.

Currently there are 29 active listings, 54 in back up status, 15 pending and there were 7 sales in March, 2012.

Newport Beach short sale market update

There is an average sales price over the past one year of $808, 870 and a price per square foot of $362.19.

Listings are down -9 since February, 2012
Back Up is up +11 February, 2012
Pending sales are the same February, 2012
Sales are up up +2 since February, 2012

There is a low absorption rate for short sales in Newport Beach. One month does not signify a trend, however the trend for absorption rate is declining from February, 2012. There is a two month trend of the absorption rate declining.

Search the MLS for Newport Beach short sales, and Newport Beach homes for sale.

View map below for distressed property in Newport Beach.

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