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HEY FANNIE MAE.  I HEAR YOU'RE PLANNING A COOKOUT FOR THE 4TH OF JULY. GAMES FOR THE PARTY.  FANNIE MAE PLANS A TREASURE HUNT.  Hey Fannie Mae!  I heard you're COOKIN' UP some new ways to bury the American home owner deeper into financial ruin. YOU'RE PARTNERS AT THE FED AND TREASURY DID A PRETT...
07/05/2010
100 Ways to Create Real Estate Leads. How effective is your marketing? Until you start this important element of your business, your business will not really get started... The key fundamental element in the first level of your real estate investing business is creating systematic and consistent ...
07/01/2010
5 Things to Do After June 30th to Grow Your Business ! If you are like us, we have been incredibly busy due to the Tax Credit stimulus.  The weeks leading up to April 30th were crazy getting buyers under contract and having the majority of our listings fly off the shelve, several with multiple of...
06/27/2010
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
Here on Active Brain we are fairly civil to one another, but on many other sites, (such as those that rhyme with Pillow, & Foolya as well as others), they seem to be a little bit of the Wild Wild West, with little, ineffective or no moderation at all. Commenters and questioners are often subjecte...
06/15/2010
What was your first reaction when seeing this property? Assuming that you’ve been there in person before writing an offer, the initial price must have been within your reasonable range, or you would have skipped it altogether. Was there something objectionable about the property supporting a lowe...
06/13/2010
1. Flower up curb appeal. Do the lawn and bushes look neatly manicured? Could it use more? Are pretty flowers or plants framing the entrance? Is the walkway free from cracks? Does it smell like blooms or manure as you approach the front door? Are the windows clean? Is the paint peeling? Is the gr...
05/21/2010
Hi Folks. We had one of our members over at www.ShortSaleSuperStars.com post an article wanting to know if it was normal for Short Sale Agents to submit "offers" on their Short Sale listings just to get the ball rolling. The idea of course is to start negotiations with the lender by submitting an...
05/15/2010
IF YOU WATCHED 60 MINUTES LAST NIGHT ON CBS, YOU TOO CAN SEE THE WRITING ON THE WALL! Homeowners are considering walking away from "underwater" homes---and they are doing it in great numbers. These are not your "subprime" mortgage foreclosure---they are average homeowners who have been making pay...
05/10/2010
Nobody on The Christiansen Team has written an offer this week. I find that surprising as well.  With the tax credit ending today (April 30) I was SURE that all of us would be writing 2-3 offers.  Nope, not 1, but to be honest with you, I’m glad.  Why would I be glad that we didn’t write any offe...
04/30/2010
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