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RECENT BLOG POSTS
A few months ago, I wrote about my experience regarding a short sale but never finished it because I was in limbo for a period. Now, I am back and the saga continues. In June, I got confirmation that first lien holder approved the buyer but the name of the buyer that the second approved was diffe...
08/11/2008
I don't know if you all realise this but polygamy is as old as history itself. I must admit that the one issue currently causing the stir in America really beats all the odds. I have never seen it in this form. I think this has gone beyond anyting anyone has ever seen. Someone has taken advantage...
04/17/2008
Fellow realtors, I was reluctant to attempt this topic but I think we all really need to be voicing our thots on this very issue because it is real for our businesses to survive. One sad fact is that I am not eligible to vote. On the one hand, I am happy becauae it would be a tough choice given t...
04/17/2008
 It was not long ago that home insurance across the state of Florida was supposed to be cut by 33%. What happened to that bill that was signed and approved by the state? Did I miss the "No thank you train or something?. So far, instead of this happening, home owners have been dropped citing "too ...
04/01/2008
In My Case, Foreclosure is the only Option... (edit/delete) I have no choice, I am frustrated, I am mad!!mad!!mad!!  What right do the banks have to cause bad things to happen to really, really, really good people?  I just experienced the worse short sale nightmare since the start of this mad eco...
03/19/2008
I have a lovely buyer who is due to have her first baby in May, 2008. I have been working with her for three months and I finally found her a lovely home and she qualifies for FHA mortgage. Evrything seems to be goining smooth until 2 weeks to our proposed closing and the mortgage broker informs ...
03/19/2008
I have no choice, I am frustrated, I am mad!!mad!!mad!!  What right do the banks have to cause bad things to happen to really, really, really good people?  I just experienced the worse short sale nightmare since the start of this mad economic nightmare. Watch out realtors. I baby-sat the process,...
03/19/2008
The Statutory compliance fee is what we charge at closing to store the documents of our clients/customers for a minimum of 5 years according to regulation. Before I go into the details of this "scam", please tell me who pays this fee?  Answer A, B, or C.A. The buyer to the buyers agent?B. The sel...
11/20/2007
Hey you all, I am back with the continuation of my observations and conclusions of real estate scams that are ruining our daily bread and butter!!My customer found a property whilst driving and gave me the information. I did some research and I found a strange remark in the details that stated "S...
11/18/2007
This is the first of many observations that I have been making for a while as I utilized all the knowledge and skills gained from RE school. As I try to continue to respect this industry for its ethics, I can't help but accept the fact that there are many in this industry not for ethics, integrit...
11/18/2007
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