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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!
RECENT BLOG POSTS
I read a fellow AR member's post regarding an issue that came up and killed a deal while under contract. After 13 years in the biz, I've got a radar sense when a transaction is in trouble. Identifying these problems can help avoid delays and wasting everyone's time. Believe me, it's rare when I D...
05/12/2010
 Are you wondering why it takes so darn long to get an appraisal report completed lately? This information will give you the secret tools needed to punt kick the process into high efficiency gear! New lending laws have put a cog in the wheels in Real Estate Land. Back in the good ole' days, as so...
05/05/2010
OK, here's a brain teaser. Say you have listed a building that consists of two commercial units downstairs and 2 residential units upstairs. What disclosures should you use-commercial/residential or both? This question came up on a transaction one of my TC's was working on. Upon asking the broke...
03/30/2010
There are some agents who think that the real estate business is still run like "old school". Oh come on, you know what I'm talking about! "You scratch my back, I'll scratch yours". If you brought a lot of business to a loan officer, they might go out of their way to get a loan funded earlier on ...
12/22/2009
Part of my daily routine is to scrounge around Craig's list looking for perspective clients who might be in need of my virtual transaction management services. On occasion, I will see an ad for a Transaction Coordinator but the job description is way off base! Perhaps there are agents and broker...
11/24/2009
What's more annoying than someone scratching their nails on chalkboard? Working on a condo re-sale transaction for 20+ days only to find out the complex is not FHA approved, needs spot approval, needs lender certification, blah, blah, blah. Hate to bash loan officers but there are a few out there...
11/06/2009
Updated information on HOA docs.  Spoke with CAR legal hotline today regarding the best way to protect sellers from being liable for missing information in the HOA docs.  The seller's responsibility is to ensure copies of HOA docs are delivered to the buyer in an orderly fashion. If a seller auth...
10/14/2009
Top producing agents realize that they can't do it all. Quality agents understand the concept of delegating tasks to others who are specialists. It allows agents time to create more business and offers professional services to clients by facilitating communication and problem solving.   Now YOU ...
12/03/2008
Most of us are using email as a method of communication between team members. I wanted to discuss simple steps to saving this important documentation for your records.  The first thing I do when an escrow is opened is I'll create a folder in my outlook program. By right clicking on "Inbox," selec...
11/05/2008
I bet there's a lot of you out there who have all but given up on obtaining disclosures from the bank. I was cruising around the California Association of Realtors website and came upon some GREAT information on REO Disclosure Requirements as well as what to do if you cannot obtain disclosures fr...
10/15/2008
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