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Learn how to read a title or pest inspection report; understand lender language; identify the tools your pending transaction team needs to do a GREAT job for you. My name is Diana Turnbloom and I am a leading expert and educator on transaction management!
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I'm back from my hellish nightmare with Comcast! For the last month, I've been having trouble accessing Active Rain. I could open the site, poke around for about 3 minutes, then I would be kicked out. When I tried to open the site, I was getting a "page not found" message. I would be blocked from...
04/18/2008
This is part 2 of my Title Issues posting. As I mentioned in my earlier post, I'm teaching a Comprehensive Title Issues class next Thursday, April 17th. In researching for this class, I came across some interesting information that I thought you would like to know about. Most of the escrow office...
04/09/2008
Made with free image tools @ TXT2PIC.com As the transaction coordinator for my office, I am working on a pending real estate sale we opened a week ago. When I emailed the loan officer to find out if she had ordered the appraisal yet, she replied she was waiting for the buyer's signature on the se...
03/26/2008
 Last week, I discussed the different types of Section 1, Section 2 and Further Unknown Damage in a termite report. This week, as promised, I wanted to talk about open frame inspections and how they can affect your buyer AND seller!If the inspector is aware that someone else will be doing the rep...
03/19/2008
This post is Part 2 of Holy Termites Batman!Last week, I talked about the different types of termite reports you may see on a property. Today, my little winged friends, we are going to talk about the different types of damage you may see in a report. I cannot stress enough how important it is to...
03/12/2008
I would have to say that for most of our clients, one of the biggest concerns is thePest inspection report and cost of Section 1 repairs.Cost can quickly spiral into the 10K + category especially if the home is older with wood siding or has a lot of attached decking.I'm the termite queen in my of...
03/06/2008
There are many agents who function pretty well independently without assistants or many systems as long as the inventory or work load maintains a certain level. However, once the workload exceeds the agent's threshold of management, then what little systems that are incorporated start to fail. A ...
12/28/2007
In my office in Pleasant Hill California we've noticed the appraisers are really clamping down on comps. And, lenders are requiring review appraisals on nearly all pending sales (Uggh!)It appears the banks just don't want to do any more loans for the rest of the year. I wish they would just admit...
12/20/2007
 Not much! I'm going to give you a general rule we use in our office. Coordinators (licensed and unlicensed) can do everything except explain contracts and negotiate terms.For those of you not in the know, a Transaction Coordinator is someone who is hired by the broker or agent to manage a pendin...
12/10/2007
Does Danger Lie Ahead? Beware of Adjustable Rate Loans (An ARM) with a negative amortization optionIf you are making minimum monthly payments,  you may soon reach your loan limit! If you or your client received a notice called "Significant Payment Increase Alert" from the bank that you have a loa...
12/03/2007
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