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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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Having worked as a Transaction Coordinator and trainer for years, I understand your need for efficiency and systems that WORK. Time is of essence when working with large volumes of files or building a profitable business so an investment in time saving systems is a no-brainer! Eliminate wasted st...
07/29/2013
 I've have many real estate professionals admit to me that when going paperless they struggle with trying to  comprehend contracts and other documents when reading on a computer screen. They have to print it out and  read it in order to understand it.   Believe it or I had the same problem! It's ...
07/26/2013
 Did you know that the average worker uses 10,000 sheets of paper every year! That's a lot  of  money!  And as an agent/broker, the cost to store huge closing files can be costly as well.  I've worked as a virtual Transaction Coordinator for years and have honed my paperless skills  to the point ...
07/26/2013
 It sure is in California! As long as you can retrieve the file for the DRE to review, it's OK! My hubby and I have spent thousands of dollars storing huge closed files for our real estate brokerage. I'll admit I used to HATE auditing the files before close. They were massively huge with hundreds...
07/25/2013
How to create paperless files for your office! More and more real estate professionals are using internet technology to communicate and transfer information to each other. It's faster and more efficient than phone calls, FAXING or hand delivery. To look professional and provide high-quality custo...
07/24/2013
Bay East Association of REALTORS Pleasanton, CA December 5th 9:30-12:00 pm Creating a paperless office for your real estate business makes sense! Documentation is necessary for Real Estate Brokers and Agents to avoid potential litigation. However, keeping track of all the documents using a hard-c...
12/02/2012
Hi All! Received an email from a student named Debbie about time frames for disclosures and documents. Here's my response. I hope it helps! :-)   Debbie: We (company) are using Docusign which is a great time saver but I’m still confused as to how to determine time frames for all the various discl...
08/14/2011
Oh what a slippery slope we climb when trying to list and purchase a condominium. FHA has tightened the thumb screws on condominium purchases. The reason for this is they don't want to loan on condos where the homeowner's association (HOA) is unable to pays bills (i.e. maintain the common areas) ...
02/16/2011
Looks like FHA is going to play nice and wave the 90 day flip rule again for 2011. Below are general guidelines that HUD uses to identify properties that are exempt from the 90 day rule. As I mentioned, some banks have adopted this criteria as well. Others may not be willing to loan, period. 1-Al...
02/09/2011
OK, I think I've made it clear that I LOVE the use of email for communication between team members during a transaction! It performs a number of functions at once which helps me save time! Unfortunately, some people forget they are working in a professional environment and use email to personally...
02/01/2011
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