Hilton Head short sale real estate has become a popular buzz word for many buyers in today’s market. Real estate short sales are when the property owner owes more to the lender then the current market value. Buyers of Hilton Head area short sales should keep in mind that purchasing short sale real estate takes time. Patience is a key element but some short sales have already been assigned a negotiator and the process can be sped up if the buyer’s agent is short sale certified and familiar with the chain of events that need to occur. As you can see from the list below, Hilton Head, SC short sales come in all price ranges and all property types.