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September 2010

A new bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. House, Prompt Decision for Qualification of Short Sale Act of 2010 (H.R. 6133), would be welcomed relief to distressed property owners, prospective purchasers as well as real estate professionals working in the short sale market. The legislation would impose a deadline on lenders to respond to short sale requests, requiring them to return an answer to the borrower within 45 days. Read more at REO Insider. Are you educated on all the latest developments and trends with Short Sales? Do you want to learn more about Alternatives to Foreclosures, HAMP/HAFA, Nevada Foreclosure... Read more →

The Social Network Movie Interactive Trailer

The Social Network Movie is due out on October 1, 2010. The movie is based on the book The Accidental Billionaire and tells the story of the founding of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and all the other cast of characters. The book is a great read and tells a compelling and fascinating story of the origin of Facebook. Check out the new Interactive Movie Trailer. Just click on the screen throughout the preview for interactive commentary and factoids. Visit to learn more about our coaching program and online training membership options. Your FREE, basic membership includes a complete real estate... Read more →

Short Sale Best Practices...Protecting Homeowner's Rights and Your License

Unethical and/or illegal real estate practices will definitely catch up to those who engage in such behaviors. The Washington State Department of Licensing recently suspended the licenses of brokers engaging in unethical/illegal practices regarding short sales. Read the full blog post - here is an excerpt: Investigators found evidence of ongoing patterns and practices that financially harmed consumers. These practices included: misrepresenting to sellers that the home would be purchased by the broker if it didn’t sell within 30 days telling homeowners to stop making mortgage payments so they could do a short sale listing homes at prices not authorized... Read more →