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Ask The Attorneys - FREE Event October 13th

ASK THE ATTORNEYS! Free to first 50 registrants! Time: October 13, 2010 from 9am to 12:30pm Location: iMortgage 9139 W. Russell Rd., #100, Las Vegas, NV 89148 (Johnson, Jacobson, Wilcox Bldg.) 215 & W. Russell Rd. take Jerry Tarkanian Way to W. Oquendo Rd. into the Desert Canyon Business Park Organized By: Steven Kitnick Seminars, LLC BRING YOUR CLIENTS! Event Description: Join Attorney Mickey Bohn and Attorney Robert Noggle in a discussion on the Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program. Mickey is a mediator and Robert represents clients in Mediation. Get a bird's eye view! They will also entertain general questions about... 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 →

Attention Las Vegas, Nevada Real Estate Agents: Are you advising your eligible clients to Elect to Mediate and use the Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program? If not, why? What if mediation is in the best interest of your client? Did you know that electing to mediate can postpone a trustee sale? Did you know that short sale approval is one of the possible outcomes? Come and hear Attorney Robert Noggle discuss how the Nevada FMP can assist your client obtain short sale or loan modification approval. Robert will also entertain general questions about tax issues, foreclosures, and asset protection. Also scheduled... Read more →

Register no later than 5 pm (EST) Friday, July 16 and you could have a chance of winning a brand new iPad. I will be joining Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services (PRERS) for the 2010 Summit Conference and delivering the session Business Acumen for Real Estate Leaders. I am excited to sponsor this registration contest that will select two lucky winners for Apple iPads. Read more →

Certified Foreclosure Alternatives Consultant℠ CE..5094000-RE 7 Hrs. General This course is approved by the Nevada Real Estate Commission Friday, June 18th 9am-4:30am ~ Lunch included! iMortgage 9139 W. Russell Rd., #100, LV, NV 89148 (Behind Bank of George in the Desert Canyon Business Park ~ 215 and W. Russell Rd; take Jerry Tarkanian Way to W. Oquendo Rd.) Once you complete the Certified Foreclosure Alternatives Consultant℠ Designation Course, you’ll be a trained consultant who understands the alternatives to foreclosure with an emphasis on the short sale process. A CFAC℠ encourages clients to partner up with other trusted advisors such as... Read more →

Steve Kitnick and I launched our new distressed properties designation course on Thursday, May 21, 2010 and received excellent feedback and reviews of the new training course that. It is entitled Certified Foreclosure Alternatives Consultant and focuses on the real estate agent as a trusted advisor who understands how to navigate the distressed property process to include short sales. Over the 15 months, Steve and I have certified over 600 professionals through the CSP course. We saw the need to present a more comprehensive certification course that trains the real estate professional on a advanced communication and negotiation techniques, understanding... Read more →

Free Webinar from 1parkplace - Care and Feeding of your Successful Blog

Join me on this FREE Webinar... Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 10-11:00 am Pacific In this workshop, Steve Hundley, CEO of 1parkplace and expert blog consultant will outline his personal and professional knowledge on successful blogging strategies. He has not only has developed one of the most powerful blogging platforms in America, his clients include some of the most successful brokerages, teams and REALTOR’s in the business. Specifically the Care and Feeding of your successful blog will cover: - How to determine your purpose and goals – This step is the most OVERLOOKED step for bloggers - Blog planning road map... Read more →

HAFA Complements HAMP = Short Sale Opportunities… The Treasury Posts a HAMP Report monthly at http://www.makinghomeaffordable.gov/news.html Let's Take a look at some of the stats from February 2010: Of the over 1 million HAMP modifications initiated since the programs inception - only 168,708 have been converted to permanent loan modifications. There are a myriad of reasons why... including borrowers not completing all requirements, turning in documentation, not making the trial payments, etc. This is one big reason why it is CRITICAL TO UNDERSTAND THE HAFA - Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program and to be a Certified Short Sale Professional! This... Read more →

Here are some recent articles on Short Sales, HAMP, HAFA, Strategic Defaults and the Housing Industry: Studies Show HAMP Promotes Strategic Default on Mortgages Negative Equity, Not Job Loss, Primary Driver of Defaults Future of Fannie and Freddie Debated on Capitol Hill White House Adds Help for Underwater, Unemployed to Housing Plan The Truth About HAMP - Inman News Certified Short-Sale Professional Designation Course CE.4025000-RE 8 Hrs. General MASTER THE SHORT-SALE PROCESS At the end of this course, you will be able to do the following: Know if a short sale is likely to be successful Understand what needs to... Read more →

Short sales and the HAFA program (Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative) are getting attention in the media as we approach the program's start date of April 5, 2010. Las Vegas broker-manager, Kathryn Bovard was recently interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and the article was just published today. Kathryn blogs at ResidentialShortSale.com Here's an excerpt.. read the entire article: New Program to Speed 'Short' Sales. Lenders “have finally gotten on board with the fact that short sales will be a large part of the market over the next 24 to 36 months,” says Ms. Bovard. While the popularity of short sales... Read more →

Blogging & Social Networking for Business Approved by the Nevada Real Estate Commission 3 Hours Continuing Education (PD) CE.3706000-RE Friday, May 7th 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Mountain View Mortgage Building (215 – between S. Buffalo and S. Durango – off W. Sunset) Not on Mapquest -Download a Map when you Register $30 in advance; $40 at the door Register online at http://business-blog-consultant.com/register/ Instructors: Jan O’Brien 858-9191 Kathryn Bovard 348-7191 Three hour (CE Approved) training seminar covering… The anatomy of a blog – understand all the components 6 Questions to Consider before Launching a Blog Learn the 15 Top Tips... Read more →

Tamar Weinberg of Techipedia compiled an unbelievably comprehensive and well-researched “Best of 2009″ summary of the best blog posts on social media, social networks, reputation management, branding, seo and more. This post is a must bookmark for reference and reading. Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 Attention Las Vegas Real Estate Agents & Business Professionals! Don't miss the Blogging & Social Networking for Business Workshop Next Class Date: Friday, February 12, 2010, 1:00 to 4:00 pm Download the class flyer: Blog Class Flyer Feb 12, 2010 Location: Robb & Stucky Community Room, (Town Square Las Vegas • At I-15 and... 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 →

Blogging & Social Networking for Business Class Are you ready to embrace and adapt to the Social Media phenomenon for your business? Don't miss the last class of 2009! Approved by the Nevada Real Estate Commission 3 Hours Continuing Education (PD) CE.3706000-RE Friday, November 13th, 1:00-4:00 pm Mountain View Mortgage Training Room 215 & Durango (Sunset to Butler to Building) Click here for a MAP - Street Address not on Mapquest $45 in advance; $55 at the door Register online at : http://careerrealty.com/contact_training.htm Instructors: Jan O’Brien, 858-9191 and Kathryn Bovard, 348-7191 Three hour (CE Approved) training seminar covering… What is... Read more →

Answers to Common Short Sale Questions - Real Estate Trends 2010 in Las Vegas

Darren Welsh, General Counsel for Prudential Americana Group, REALTORS will be one of the panelists at the upcoming REAL ESTATE TRENDS 2010 & Short Sale Market Update. This all-day, special event is packed with updates and answers regarding the current short sale market. We also have Stefan Swanepoel delivering two powerful keynote addresses. Read more →

The Power of Social Media for Business

If you haven't seen this video - take a look...Very powerful and compelling stats and facts about how social media is impacting us on all levels. Are you ready to learn more about Business Blogging & Social Media? Don't miss our next CE training Class: Real Estate Blogging 101 Wednesday, September 23rd, 1:00 to 4:00 pm First United Mortgage Building Do not mapquest - The street does not exist! (215 - between S. Buffalo and S. Durango - off W. Sunset) Here is a MAP $45 in advance; $55 at the door Register online at http://www.careerrealty.com/contact_training.htm Join the Wanderers Club... Read more →