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I KNOW Them - when the FBI comes knocking - 09/30/09 12:57 AM
Sadly enough the FBI is pressing charges against a mother and daughter team in my local area. They were living in Manteca, which is 5 miles away. They had a buyer in who bought MY TRACY Listing. I can't tell you how many time I've heard -- "OH WOW, I knew them, I did business with THEM." Their offence - putting people into loans they could not afford, promising a loan modification after the first payment was made... then they would disappear. It is such a black eye on our industry. It also begs the question - should you do loan (9 comments)
Short Sale Sellers, yes you SHOULD expect to Contribute - 09/07/09 01:12 AM
Today Short Sale are getting approved, and some banks want the seller to help pay to close the deal. If your loan is with Bank of America/Countrywide, or if you have a second and YOU ARE THE SELLER _ you need to expect to PAY something to contribute to the sale of your home. 3 of my recent Short Sale approvals in Tracy CA, and one in Mountain House expected contributions from the seller. Think of it this way Mr & Ms. Seller - if your bank said to you - "Give us $10,000 and we'll put $100,000 in your account would you do (8 comments)
I never thought I'd see THIS in the GARAGE of a VACANT House! - 09/06/09 11:48 PM
What is THIS? That's was the holler I heard from my buyer as they walked in to the garage. We call came running. This is a GIANT panda, that has a 2 ft high stand, I'm guessing this non-too-friendly looking panda in his stand is well over 5 feet tall. The real questions is -- WHAT WAS THIS PANDA USED FOR???? WHY IS IT IN THE GARAGE? Will the previous owners leave it for my buyers if they get thier offer accepted on this Short Sale? Maybe we can negotiate it into the offer? So what is the strangest thing you've (12 comments)
DO NOT tell me THAT! - 09/05/09 08:36 PM
DO not tell me we have approval on YOUR Short Sale - when there are conditions that require my buyer to come up with cash...... My Buyer have been waiting since May to hear AN answer from the bank ON their short sale offer. I get "THE CALL" today, the message and email say "Great news the first and second have approved the short sale. Give me a call when you get the chance" Imagine my surprise - and BOY am I glad I DID NOT call my buyers FIRST. When I finally got a hold of the other agent this is what (7 comments)
Tracy Farmer's Market - 09/03/09 01:32 AM
Amazingly enough I hate mornings. I'd be so happy if my day's stated at 10:00 a.m.and ended at 2:00 a.m.; however that is not my world. Imagine my surprise when I was "forced" -- yes some friends actually 'shamed' me into going with them to the "Tracy Farmer's Market." The shocker is we were downtown by 9:00 a.m. What I found was a delightful mix of fruits, vegetables, flowers, breads, even jewelry. I'm not sure how you grow jewelry on a farm but.... If you're out and about this Saturday stop by the Tracy Farmer's Market, it's on 10th Street between (0 comments)
I refuse to be a Penguin! - 09/03/09 01:22 AM
Simple Truths - A Peacock in the land of Penguins I was asked today what makes you different, why would a buyer or seller choose you... otherwise known as "my unique value proposition". It made me stop and think. Am I a Penguin in a black and white world, where everything is done the same way for no reason other than "we've always done it that way"? Or am I a Peacock, that is open to new ideas, that shares freely and hopes others will share with me. Simple Truth's A Peacock in the Land of Penguins illustrates this a (0 comments)
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