Gilbert short sale agents talk about putting deposits up front

East Valley Team member Kristin LaVanway talks about short sales are requiring buyers to put a deposit to keep them in the game.

Some Gilbert short sale agents including the East Valley Team, require the buyer to deposit a portion of the earnest money up front while the short sale is being negotiated so they have some skin in the game. Is this fair? Depends who you ask, but we coming up with a new approach that we think balances the scales a little bit.