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Mirror Mirror on the wall when will the Shadow Inventory Fall? - 11/30/10 10:06 AM
As of the end of August, there were 2.1 million properties either in the foreclosure process or headed for foreclosure, according to CoreLogic. It's come to be known as the "shadow inventory," because it will be coming to market soon, but it's not listed yet. To put that in perspective, there are about 4.2 million properties (existing homes and new construction) currently, visibly on the market now. So add 50 percent more, and there's your true inventory. Talk on the street it that it's starting to leak out now ..there has been an upswing in BPO requests and Fannie Mae REO (1 comments)
Realtor Motivational Ideas - 11/30/10 09:40 AM
DREAM BIG When you think about your future, don’t be afraid to dream big. This will make short-term failures easier to handle. When you hit an obstacle it won’t stop you because your eyes are set on a bigger goal. Big Dreams are fun to share to talk about with others and when others know your BIG DREAM they want to help .. everyone wants to back a winner EDUCATE YOURSELF Learn, read, talk about, listen, experience everything you can about your particular goal or dream. If you wish to be an author, you can take classes, read books, write, talk (0 comments)
Powerful Motivational Ideas - 11/29/10 11:21 AM
Here are just a few, simple ideas that can help you get motivated. 1. WRITE YOUR STORY Write down, in a paragraph or two, the story of your desired future. Write down what you’ll be doing, where you’ll be living, and the successes you’ll be enjoying. This will be a motivator for you in both the immediate present and the future to come. -- write it out long hand -- something about pen to paper makes it seem more real. 2. VISUALIZE INTO THE FUTURE Close your eyes and see yourself doing whatever it is that you wish to be doing. (3 comments)
So why are homes not selling ?? - 11/24/10 11:14 AM
With low interest rate and record foreclosures inventory , why are Buyers not buying? Seems maybe Buyers want to buy but lenders have been so over regulated that they can't lend to ready and willing and able buyers. lenders have to sell loans into the secondary market i.e. Fannie Mae now with under writhing guidelines so tight lender can lend leading to buyers who can't buy and values continuing to decline to try and pull buyers into the market where they can't buy. So what the fix ? Do you think the Government is going to open its own "Loan office (1 comments)
Homes Sales Down -- WHY ?? - 11/12/10 01:12 PM
According to a report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the number of homes sold plummeted more than 25%, compared with the previous quarter. The national median price for a single-family home sold during the quarter was $177,900, down 0.2% from the same period a year ago and up 0.6% from the second quarter of 2010. Single-family home prices rose 2.5% to $253,400 in the Northeast, the only region that showed price improvement. Midwest prices fell 3% to $145,600, prices dropped 1.9% in the South and 0.4% in the West region. The metro area with the biggest gain was Burlington, Vt., (3 comments)
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