Dennis Smith, RE/MAX Connection, Carlsbad CA, N Sa

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Information is critical. Helping my friends around the country do a better job...and pass around more Referrals. Remember, I will scratch your back for referrals. Including information on what is happening in the Real Estate market in the San Diego area.
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 Get listed FREE in multiple major online business directories Mr Internet, Michael Russer has come up with an easy way to get free online recognition easily. Real estate is such a "local" business that anything you can do to associate your business with your locality will help you stand out and ...
10/27/2010
Is my solution too simple?  If owners have a reasonable financial hardship (not even as severe as required for a short sale or loan mod), banks should refinance ALL homes where owners are making their payments, without having to qualify or get an appraisal.  Banks would lend at what the money is ...
09/27/2010
Fannie reaffirms HVCC in force until new appraisal guidelines are in place - Bad appraisals to continue. Fannie Mae issued a selling policy notice Friday reiterating that until new appraisal independence guidelines take effect, the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC) remains in force. Dodd-Fran...
09/18/2010
Is this Short Sale Doable?  Does it even have a remote chance to close? Would it be nice to have a information on the policies the first & second banks? You can.  I found two web sites that will give you information on the current practices of most of the major banks and some of the minor banks a...
08/15/2010
I recently got called out for improper use of the word Realtor. I wasn't sure what I was doing wrong because I always capitalize it, although that is the third preferred use. The preferred use is REALTOR®. The second preferred use is Realtor®. However, the National Association of Realtors, recog...
06/21/2010
 Help CA protect sellers from deficiency judgments - SB 1138 Please support the proposed bill to to extend CA anti-deficiency judgments to owners who did non-cashout refi's or HELOC's.    Until now, only purchase money loans were protected from deficiency judgments.Most homeowners did not know th...
05/18/2010
Real Estate Marketing Strategies: Mastering the 'Inner Game' of Lead Generation I have been a fan of Dr Maya Bailey for years.  She always has such wonderful insights. This article is right on target for so many Realtors and other sales professionals. RISMEDIA, May 13, 2010 - Dr. Maya Bailey says...
05/13/2010
BOA had a Short Sale webinar today.  Here is the link to the Webinar.  It is supposed to be be active by Friday morning 4/9/10.          Below is the e-mail that many of us got.  Even though I registered the day before, I was unable to get on the call.  However, I got an e-mail with the link to t...
04/07/2010
New CA Homebuyer Tax Credit up to $10,000. AB 183 Assembly Bill No. 183 passed the Assembly and Senate on 3/22/2010 Now awaiting the Governors signature which is expected soon.  AB 183 picks up when the $8000 Federal Tax Credit leaves off - May 1, 2010If you are under contract by 4/30/2010 and cl...
03/23/2010
UNDISCLOSED SHORT SALE PAYMENTS MAY BE ILLEGAL This news should come as no surprise to most of us, but there are agents who still recommend this approach to their cliets and/or the other agent on a short sale.  Also, clients may bring it up. CAR -  California Association of Realtors just issued t...
03/16/2010
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Information is critical. Helping my friends around the country do a better job...and pass around more Referrals. Remember, I will scratch your back for referrals. Including information on what is happening in the Real Estate market in the San Diego area.