Lorraine and Loretta's Real Estate Auction Blog

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Services for Real Estate Pros - Crescent Moon Realty, Inc. & Land N Sea Auctions.
Auctions styles, Marketing time reduced with auctions. Helpful ideas for fellow agents for selling homes. Selling homes traditional style, and the effort that as a agent one uses to sell. Staying positive when the market is not doing well.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2009 

Get ready to get your food served to you by carhops on skates at the new Sonic Drive-In Opening on 11-2-2009 in Vista.. This is the second Sonic to open the other is located in Santee, Ca. Sonic is know for its Lineade, Tots, and Extra Long Chili Cheese Coney's.   Sonic customers drive into a sta...
10/31/2009
Some consumers with exceptional credit reports and high FICO scores are being denied mortgages by Fannie Mae's automated underwriting system because there is a notation in the credit report that the consumer has disputed an item.  Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, consumers are guaranteed the ...
10/30/2009
Again we must ask ourselves what was the bank thinking ---- this home which is not listed with an agent is on the banks website. This bank wants $740,000 for a home that currently is only worth $435,000 to 450,000. Yes, the comps in the area do not support the price that this bank is asking.  The...
10/23/2009
The Making Home Affordable program is being managed by Treasury and Fannie Mae.  It covers more than 85% of mortgage loans, including loans owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, FHA loans, and loans managed by about 50 of the major servicers.  For these loans, the new MHA policies and...
10/15/2009
With Halloween just around the corner, and the excitement that is mounting with the coming of trick or treating, I thought it would be interesting to find out what your favorite Halloween memory might be?  My fondest memory was when I was working for a new home builder in Carlsbad, California and...
10/14/2009
Twitter etiquette isn't only about what you should do. Unfortunately, bad tweets and poor Twitter practices sometimes show up within microblogging communications. While you can't really go horribly wrong on Twitter, you'll make your life easier in the Twitterverse if you follow these guidelines: ...
10/13/2009
This bank owned property is the best priced home in the complex. Well maintained. Bank is eager to get this home out of their inventory. Two Bedrooms and Two baths. Get your check book out. Home has single one car attached gargage and view of mountains from balcony. Priced at $225,000 can go FHA/...
10/11/2009
Freddie Mac's offer to pay up to 3.5 percent of the buyer's closing costs when they buy a single family HomeSteps® home as their primary residence under HomeSteps "SmartBuy" program expires Oct. 30. The program also includes a comprehensive two-year home warranty on HomeSteps homes. HomeSteps is ...
10/08/2009
Working on the phone as a real estate agent, is a primary tool. But, do we ever think about how we come across? Yes, I am asking--- how do you sound when speaking with a client, a love one, a title representative, escrow etc. I was spurred on to investigate this simple phenomena when I called to ...
10/07/2009
This awesome attached home is not your typical bank owned property,it is move in ready.  Has view of mountains off balcony. It shows pride of ownership. Located in an upscale community this two bedroom/two bath home offers many neighborhood amenities. Some of the upgrades are custom entainment ce...
10/06/2009