Richard Eastern- Short Sale Expert
Richard Eastern has been successfully negotiating short sales since 2003. Richard is a Windermere broker and partner in Washington Property Solutions, a company that helps brokers and homeowners successfully negotiate short sales. A native of Bellevue and a UW grad, Richard loves giving back to his community. Married and a father of three, he is a devoted Little League and basketball coach. An avid sports fan, one of Richard's greatest experiences was attending Michael Jordan's basketball camp and playing on the camp's winning team. WASHINGTON PROPERTY SOLUTIONS OFFERS: • 13 years short sale experience • Over 1300 closed short sale transactions • FREE attorney and CPA consultations • 90% success rate in closing short sales • 24/7 real-time online tracking of your transaction • Exceptional customer service • Guide you through the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) process
If you owe more than your house is worth, we can help.
If you have decided a short sale is for you, it's essential to have the right broker advocating on your behalf. Short sales are complicated transactions. Working with a broker experienced specifically in short sales ensures your sale will go smoothly. Washington Property Solutions is the state's leading short sale solution provider. We offer a proven success rate, a team of seasoned short sale experts, and a depth of experience with lenders across the country that is unmatched. The bottom line: We get your home sold.
How we work with brokers
Short sales are incredibly complicated and time-consuming transactions. It takes well over 100 hours to get a short sales approved. Most real estate professionals prefer to work with a broker who is a short sale specialist so they can focus on building their business. That's where we come in: Our job is to help provide your client with the best possible solution to a difficult and complicated situation. We want your client to be so pleased with the outcome that they become your customer for life. We pay a 30% referral fee. All it takes is a phone call. We do all the work, and you can free up the time to focus on building your core business.
"When health and family issues forced me to sell my home, I didn't know what to do. You were so patient about explaining the process and dealing with the complicated details of our situation. Not only did my house sell, but you were able to negotiate with the lenders so I didn't owe a thing." Lisa Sargeant Homeowner Bellevue, WA __________________________________________________________________________________________ "Washington Property Solutions are the short sale experts. They have the knowledge. Expertise. Track record. Integrity. They're the go-to source." Thadine Bak Managing Broker, Coldwell Banker Bain Bellevue ____________________________________________________________________________________________ "I want to let you know how much we appreciate all you have done for us. You allowed us to avoid foreclosure on both our home and our rental property. There could not have been a better resolution to a really stressful situation. Washington Property Solutions was fantastic to work with." Sara Bashore Homeowner Bothell, WA ___________________________________________________________________________________________ "For me, what's best for my client is always the most important priority. With Washington Property Solutions not only are my clients taken care of, they are thorough, fast and the best negotiators out there. They do what they say they'll do. They really know their stuff." Matt Morgan Broker, Windermere Real Estate Gig Harbor ____________________________________________________________________________________________ "I don't plan to specialize in short sales. It's challenging and stressful. It's better for me to hand it off to Washington Property Solutions and take the referral. They're knowledgeable, straight-forward and honest. They get the job done." Julie Scozzafave Broker, Windermere Real Estate Bellevue West