Changing the Narrative in Real Estate & Mortgages

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Fred Glick is a nationally recognized, award winning, mortgage and real estate professional, REALTOR® and UpFront Mortgage Broker® with many years of experience. He has closed over $1B of transactions over his career.
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10/15/2013
Click to read this article that could change your real estate career: http://fredglick.com/2013/10/13/real-estate-agents-stop-writing/   Don’t be excited and a worshiper of agents that post frantically on Active Rain, Twitter and Facebook. The fact that someone posts and posts and posts with regu...
10/13/2013
05/13/2013
And on the anniversary of the HVCC, a plague on the real estate industry, please remember if you are a listing broker to demand that the appraiser give you information in advance of coming out showing that they have local knowledge. If they do not, it is a violation of federal law and the AMC nee...
05/01/2013
Unemployment numbers down this monbth to just 88k new jobs added. So, the anti-government people got their wish.  Now, the big, bad ramifications begin.  The more we cut government and post office jobs, the less people are working, the less they spend, the less we need employees. The next wave is...
04/04/2013
As a listing agent, I had an appraisal company call me.I now require that the appraiser send me an email with detailed information about how many homes they've appraised in this area in the last year that relate to my listing. Also, if they have never done an appraisal in a particular condo, don'...
04/03/2013
This is from my CNBC appearance on March 13th where we discuss FHA and other low down payment loans. I'm not the Mortgage Pope, but I think I made the right remarks and won the argument.  
03/13/2013
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I will be on CNBC today at 4:20PM ET talking about low down payments and government intervention.     I'm stroked and ready to go up against an anti-government, free market, not logical college professor.   #GreatTelevision
03/13/2013
This week I found two cases of mortgage fraud. According to sentencing guidelines, you get up to 30 years in the pokey and/or a (said in my Dr. Evil voice) One Million dollar fine. Dumb, it's just dumb.  And in both cases, the frauding was not necessary. First case:  An appraisal was ordered thro...
03/08/2013
Prestige. People are allegedly fascinated and flabbergasted by the word in the real estate business. Really? Is it prestigious that the agent you are using can't properly communicate with you since your email falls into the junk mail on their AOL account.   Is it pretigeous that you've left a mes...
02/25/2013
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Fred Glick is a nationally recognized, award winning, mortgage and real estate professional, REALTOR® and UpFront Mortgage Broker® with many years of experience. He has closed over $1B of transactions over his career. Fred is the Principal of U S Spaces, Inc and U S Loans Mortgage Inc., Partner at Rentscoper.com, an arithmetical way to search for property and is President of the UpFront Mortgage Brokers. Fred has been featured for his real estate and mortgage expertise on CNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NPR's Marketplace, CBS News, ThinkGlink.com, Philadelphia Inquirer and other publications. Please see fredglick.com for media replays, licensing information and social network connections. After a couple of cups of coffee, Fred writes smart, fun prose about real estate, mortgage and/or politics at his blog, twitter and Facebook page. He is also an avid ice hockey player and city bike rider. Additionally, Fred is an active Board Member at the non-profits, Hidden City Philadelphia and Culture Works Philadelphia.