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Servicers provide permanent modifications to 31,382 troubled borrowers, according to first report issued by Treasury Department. An equal number have been denied. NEW YORK ( -- Only about 4% of troubled borrowers have received long-term help under the Obama administration's foreclosu...
12/10/2009 (CNN) -- With more than 300 million active users, Facebook has come a long way from its roots as a way for Harvard students to keep in touch. Teens, grandmas, musicians and politicians have all joined those early college students,...
Puzzling Over Home Prices By ANTOINETTE MARTIN Published: October 23, 2009 THE housing market in New Jersey has been on a little roll toward recovery - the number of sales has risen and the number of houses on the market has fallen for four straight months - even though activity cooled slightly i...
Sales of existing homes bounce back to their highest level since July 2007, boosted by first-time homebuyers. Prices continue to fall. By Hibah Yousuf, contributing writer Last Updated: October 23, 2009: 11:41 AM ET  NEW YORK ( -- Sales of existing homes rebounded sharpl...
I saw this excellent article about short sales - I had to share. WHAT THE LENDERS WON'T TELL YOU ABOUT YOUR SHORT SALE!   FELIX SANTIAGO   07/28/2009 Not a day goes by that I don't hear the same question from an agent, "Why would the bank do that to my short sale?"  It's really quite simple...BEC...
Here is a terrific article on answering this question   Three Mistakes to Watch Out for When Asked, "So What Do You Do?" Published on Monday, June 15, 2009, 10:18 AM Last Update: 2 month(s) ago by Maya Bailey Category: All Articles » Networking and Referrals OK, so you're standing in line in the ...
    Experience Quotes Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him. - Aldous Huxley The life of the law has not been logic, it has been experience. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you...
I frequently hear the question "How did the US get itself into the housing crisis?" The best answer I've heard was produced in a special program about the housing crisis produced in a special collaboration with NPR News. What does the housing crisis have to do with the turmoil on Wall Street? Why...
From Trend MLS - Closed Sales Volume 1/1/2009 through 6/30/2009 comparing one companies sales volume to another.  

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