Broker Bryant's Real Estate Ramblings

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Tutas Towne Realty, Inc. All original, all the time. Broker Bryant's ramblings on Real Estate in Central, Fl 
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Great info from my friend Melissa. It will be interesting to hear how many folks are able to take advantage of this principal reduction program My guess is.........very few. I base that on Wells Fargo numbers: Of the 66,000 requests for loan modifications made in the 18 months ending Sept. 30, We...
12/12/2012
Hi folks. Today I want to write a little bit about Internet leads and how I handle them. Hopefully this will gove you some ideas you can implement in your own business. Having been in sales of some sort most of my life the most important thing I have learned is...do NOT sell folks. My job as a "...
12/08/2012
  Good morning Superstars.   Here are this week's Superstar discussions.     Sellers Bailing on SS last minute, need some advice! I have a BOA approved SS that is set to close. The second lien was removed due to national mortgage settlement act and the file is in BOA's… Started by Derik Bjorgo  ...
12/08/2012
So you have been working for several months negotiating a Short Sale. The junior liens have been sorted out and the Seller is receiving $12,000 from the lender as an incentive. You spoke to the negotiator at the Servicer/lender yesterday and they stated the Short Sale was approved and you should...
12/07/2012
Good morning folks. We have a great discussion going on over at http://Shortsalesuperstars.com about Home Inspections and when to do them. Check it out. Here are my thoughts: First, there are advantages to the Buyer doing the inspection promptly. The main one being that If there are issues with ...
12/04/2012
  Good morning Superstars.   Here are this week's Superstar discussions.   When to do Inspections? It's been my practice in the past to have Buyers Agents not do inspections until after the Written Approval has arrived. I know that some… Started by Janis Schade 3 yesterday Reply by Jill Ford Ano...
12/01/2012
Well that's a great question. Making a cash contribution and/or signing a promissory note is called "Participating in the loss". Whether or not you are asked to participate in the loss is based on several factors. Your..... Cash reserves Credit score How delinquent you are Income level As of Nove...
11/28/2012
Credit scoring is one of the great mysteries of the universe.  The only ones that know how it fully works are the ones doing the scoring. And they ain't telling! We do know that they take into consideration: Payment history Debt to income Available credit Missing payments will affect payment hist...
11/23/2012
Hi folks. This article is a response to,"How to Take Advantage of Struggling Real Estate Agents, as a Seller". I was going to write a post to address many of the comments about "I'll show any listing regardless of commission" and "I always put my client's interest first" but then I realized I ha...
11/22/2012
Hi folks.  Dealing with Short Sales all day can be very stressful and frustrating. In my market I have worked as long as 2 years on a short sale that sold for $50,000. I’m sure I worked for far less than minimum wage. But hey.....I learned a long time ago that I get paid by the year. Not the tran...
11/20/2012
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