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April 2008

Short Sale Tips for Real Estate Agents and Sellers

Bankownedsign200_3 Mark Stark, CEO of Prudential Americana Group Realtors in Las Vegas has just posted some excellent tips and strategies for short sales.  This post is a summary of the major points he covered at a recent seminar attended by over 120 people in Las Vegas (consumers and real estate agents alike).

Mark includes valuable information geared to the consumer about:

  • Why consider a short sale?
  • The decision-making process and mindset of the seller
  • Positioning yourself for the future
  • Options and Solutions

More articles on REO, Short Sales, Foreclosures

Here are links to more great blog resources on short sales, REOs and foreclosures from the legal blog of Prudential Americana Group's in-house attorney, Darren Welsh:



Short Sales:

Listing Agent Perspective:

Seller's Perspective:

Mortgage Debt Relief for Foreclosures and Short Sales:

New Location for Real Estate Blogging 101 CE Class

We have a new location for the upcoming Real Estate Blogging 101 classes in Las Vegas.

Download BlogClassFlyer_2008.pdf

7660 Dean Martin Drive Suite 201E
Las Vegas, NV 89139

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Class Time:  1:00 - 4:00 pm 

  • Wednesday, July 30, 2008
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Cost:    $45 in advance; $55 at the door
Register online at 


Jan O’Brien  858-9191,
Kathryn Bovard 348-7191,
Three hour (CE Approved) training seminar covering …
o The State of the Internet – Stats – Trends – History
o Blogging 101
o What is a Blog? Who Is Blogging? Why should You Blog?
o How to get started blogging. How & Where to Find Blogs
o Lead Generation and Business Applications; Legal issues, Disclosures
o  How does Web 2.0/social networking impact the real estate industry?

Bonus Materials: Receive a copy of...
o Tutorial ($20 value) A step-by-step guide to launch your FREE blog
o Real Estate Agents Internet Resource Guide ($10 value)
A comprehensive guide to online Listing Tools, Blogging and other Web 2.0 services, tools and technologies

Seating is Limited.  Register & reserve your seat online:

Interview on Blog Fiesta

Thanks to Todd Carpenter for including me in his rotation of Blogger Spotlights.  He recently interviewed me for his Blog Fiesta.

Todd has compiled a wide array of interviews with a focus on other real estate and mortgage bloggers.
Blog Fiesta also provides some great tools and links for bloggers. 

Check out these valuable resources:

Great Posts About Blogging

Blog Building Basics

Resources & Links for New Bloggers

Here's a compilation of resources, blogs and links I have found useful for prospective and new bloggers:

From ProBlogger...

Real Estate Weblogging 101... an online book of posts organized by chapters/topics

RSS Pieces offers free training on blogging, marketing and search engine optimization (SEO)

From Bootstrapper... The Business Blogging Toolset: 100 Resources for Entrepreneur-Writers

Blogging Basics 101