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December 2009

2009 Year in Review - A Year of Change & Adjustment

For me, 2009 was all about change and adjusting to that change. Personally, I made a major career change in July when I resigned as General Manager at Prudential Americana Group, REALTORS to pursue my passion for coaching and training on my own. Many people thought I was out of my mind to leave the security of a great position in a successful company in the middle of the worst economic downturn and recession since the Great Depression. It was the best decision for me and at a perfect time. I am happy to be doing what I talked about... Read more →

The following is a re-posting of the recent article from on the newly released guidelines for the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA) with added commentary from me :) On November 30, 2009, the Treasury Department released guidelines and forms for its new Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA). HAFA is part of the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). HAFA provides incentives in connection with a short sale or a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure (DIL) used to avoid foreclosure on a loan eligible for modification under the HAMP program. Servicers participating in HAMP are also required to comply with HAFA.... Read more →

Real Estate Professionals... are you staying informed and updated on the developments and guidelines regarding all alternatives to foreclosures in order to assist homeowners? Be the conduit of information. Provide options and possible solutions as well as recommendations to other experts and professionals to help each individual make their best decision. Read more →

Become a Certified Short-Sale Professional (CSP) AND receive 8 hrs of Continuing Education credits. Last course for 2009: Friday, December 18th - 9:00am-5:30pm ~ Doors Open 8:30 Realty Executives 1903 S. Jones Blvd., #100, LV, NV 89146 (N of Sahara Ave.) MAP REGISTER NOW for the December 18th Course - Tuition $299 Here is a preview of one of the many topics covered in this full day certification course. This post compares short sales and foreclosures in the areas of tax consequences, credit impact, and deficiency judgments. What is a Short Sale? A Short Sale is when the home sold... Read more →

Attention Real Estate Professionals! Do you have a WRITTEN Business Plan and Goals for 2010? Here's a link to my Real Estate Agent Business Plan post with all the the forms and documents to download and complete your plan. How to Create Your Real Estate Agent Business Plan - 3 Steps to Success Step 1 - Set Your Goals (Outcomes) Step 2 - Create Your Business Plan. Step 3 - Measure and Track Your Results. If you are interested in one-on-one coaching... contact me for a FREE consultation to discuss my coaching packages and options. All packages include guidance and... Read more →