Don’t TRID on Me

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(TRID – Truth-in-Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosures) Well, D-Day has finally arrived.  The day that many in the real estate and mortgage industry have been anxious about has now come and the way that mortgage loans and the real estate deals they go with are done is going to be different. […]

Dirty Little Secrets – The ‘Crack’ House

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This story is pretty bad but it definitely let me know that it is not just an occasional problem with deception and concealment about foreclosed property conditions – it is more the norm.  (It is a longer than normal article but well worth reading through to the end.) I went with this client to see […]

The Dirty Little Secret About Foreclosures

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I’m going to share with you some vital information about foreclosures that isn’t being talked about and I will have to be somewhat cryptic and not mention any names to prevent any blowback or legal attacks. My first encounter with the dirty little secret about foreclosures was in March 2009 but at the time I didn’t […]

Dirty Little Secrets – “Swamp-Thing” Pool

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I wrote about this in a previous newsletter but want to give more details since this ties in to the whole aspect of the dirty little secret about foreclosure properties. I started working with a young couple in May right before their wedding and after they had the wedding and honeymoon and we got their […]

Whiteboard Video

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A ‘whiteboard’ video is one where writing or drawing, or the placing of object by a hand is done on a white board. Take a look at this basic example and imagine how it can be used in videos that promote a home for sale. I can take a video tour of a home and […]

September Real Estate Market Update

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September continued the trend of strong sales and low inventory and was the 6th month in a row with less than 3 months inventory for our local market.  There was also a noticeable spike in properties going under contract in September due to agents and buyers trying to avoid the changes which just happened on […]

 
 

 
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