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As the year draws to an end I am 500 points shy of hitting a personal points goal of 47,000.   I have blogged and joined groups and I do think that I will ALMOST make the goal, but any help from the membership would be appreciated.  I had originally hoped to hit 50,000 by year end, but that does ...
12/29/2010
I sat for 60 hours in class, took and passed the state licensing exam and am now prepared to proceed onto acquiring my real estate license (again).   I had an appointment with a national brokerage yesterday and the office manager was a very nice lady who was so very excited about my having 20+ ye...
12/15/2010
Most of you are familier with the current land title system wherein the individual States and their respective County clerks are responsible for "keeping the books" on the transfer of real estate in their respective jurisdictions.   A recently introduced bill will require that HUD study a Federal...
12/07/2010
An article in the Wall Street Journal dated December 1, 2010 reveals that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac both are placing the blame for the foreclosure crisis on the servicers.  They state, that they, Fannie and Freddie do not service loans and thus are not to blame for the crisis.  They remind us th...
12/03/2010
Realtors' Duty to Disclose in a Short Sale by Robert Franco | 2010/11/27 | Mr. and Mrs. Holmes saw a house listed for sale in Huntington Beach, California on the Realtors' Multiple Listing Service with an advertised price of $749,000 to $799,000.  The listing indicated that the "seller was motiva...
12/02/2010
I complain a lot, and I admit it.  I complain when it's hot, I complain when it's cold and I complain when it's raining.  I complain when I am too busy, not busy enough, tired, stressed, whatever.  BUT.... In actual fact, I AM BLESSED AND I KNOW IT!!! My blessings are bountiful and I do not disre...
11/24/2010
An article today in the Wall Street Journal reveals that bank regulators knew as long ago as 1998 that there were errors in foreclosures and yet took no steps to act.  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/07/AR2010110704301_2.html?sid=ST2010110705264 I have actually been w...
11/09/2010
  FROM THE PRESS RELEASE In response to Wells Fargo's statement acknowledging that it "made mistakes" and that affidavits in 55,000 foreclosures filed by the bank did not "adhere" to the law, Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray offers the following statement: "The big mortgage servicers and fin...
11/02/2010
I am a proud US AIR FORCE BRAT! My father was a proud member of the US Air Force for 27 years.  He retired from active duty when I was a teenager. He did not want to retire, he was still a young man, only in his early 50's.  My mother, however, had grown weary of travel with 5 children and had be...
10/31/2010
My buyer wants me to reduce my fee.  The transaction is of course, an REO purchase.  He claims that my $350.00 settlement fee is too much.  This fee includes title clearance.  Let me give you an idea about what I had to do to clear your title befoe I charged anything to you....  Verify that- Ther...
10/29/2010
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