Tag Archives: Real Estate Agents

Foreclosed By Mistake

A disheartening number of people have been foreclosed on by mistake. Surely they have a juicy lawsuit in such a situation. How come when people make “mistakes” financially it is always to their advantage? I don’t have a kneejerk response … Continue reading

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More Americans Renting

As a freelance writer, I have the occasional big payday. I made $25,000 from selling one website and $11,000 from selling another. “That’s enough for a down payment on a condo,” one friend said to me. No way! I want … Continue reading

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Exploding Foreclosure Myths

I’m reading a 2008 book by Ralph R. Roberts and Chip Cummings: Some real estate agents list REO (real-estate-owned) properties for banks. These are properties that the bank foreclosed on and then had to take possession of because no investor … Continue reading

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Mortgage Encyclopedia: An Authoritative Guide to Mortgage Programs, Practices, Prices and Pitfalls

Product Description: A one-stop reference for in-depth explanations of mortgage topics With the creation of so many new, complex mortgage programs, it’s difficult for consumers –not to mention real estate agents, attorneys, closing agents, and mortgage brokers–to keep track of … Continue reading

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ABCs of FHA Lending

Description : Those who will purchase this book will get information on mortgage insurance guidelines, underwriting requirements, step by step instructions for mortgage calculations, and 4155 underwriting manual. It will work as a complete training & reference guide for real … Continue reading

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The 106 Common Mistakes Homebuyers Make (& How to Avoid Them)

From amazon.com: I was totally new at buying a home. We rented for 14 years, one of the worse mistakes in my life. This book helped me tremendously to understand what buying a house entailed, how to go about it … Continue reading

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Countrywide Acts As Lender, Seller & Appraiser

This Slate article is not sure this is a great thing. The lender that foreclosed on thousands is now selling those homes for what often appear to be bargains. This division of Countrywide should account for about 20% of the … Continue reading

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