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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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Consumers peruse these pages for information
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Rachel Dollar, mortgagefraudblog.com Podcast Interview - 07/25/07 12:36 AM
In this edition of the Blown Mortgage Interview Series we talk with Rachel Dollar, mortgage fraud attorney and author of mortgagefraudblog.com a leading web site that tracks the instances of mortgage fraud across the country as well as the book "Protect Yourself from Real Estate and Mortgage Fraud: Preserving the American Dream of Homeownership". Ms. Dollar is an industry-recognized expert in mortgage fraud and in this interview we talk about different fraud schemes to be aware of; and spend time discussing foreclosure rescue and cash-back scams that are becoming ever-more popular as the housing market tanks. An important interview for consumers (4 comments)
Matt Heaton, CEO Active Rain Interview - 07/12/07 02:37 PM
In this edition of the Blown Mortgage interview series we talk with Matt Heaton, CEO of Active Rain Corporation; the company behind the fast-growing real estate-based social network - activerain.com. Matt talks to us about the growth of Active Rain, what's next for online marketing and why real estate professionals need to leverage the internet in their marketing efforts. An interesting conversation with the man behind the fastest growing real estate social network that is definitely worth catching.
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Help someone you know facing foreclosure - share these 7 options with them - 07/12/07 12:09 AM
It is all too often these days that I am talking to people who are in a bind with their mortgage. They usually fall in to one of 3 groups: They have taken on too much mortgage debt with a large home or previous cash-out refinance They have fell on some hard times, either through a loss of a job, injury or loss of a spouse They have recently had their mortgage payment adjust and they can no longer afford the higher payment The first option that they look for (and that we try to consider) is a refinance out of (13 comments)
This 8 Step Program Will Save You $2,500 on Your Mortgage Refinance - 07/03/07 11:43 AM
People sure are talking a lot about refinances these days - maybe it is because there is a boat load of short-term ARMs resetting over the next few years; or maybe it is because rising interest rates have short-term loan holders jumpy. Whatever the case may be - if you are out shopping for a refinance of your current home loan (subprime or prime) then you need these 8 steps. Using these 8 steps will save you at least $2,500, probably much more. So consider this Blown Mortgage’s mortgage refinance coupon - and you don’t even have to buy anything from (0 comments)
Peter Viles, LA Times Real Estate Blogger Interview - 07/02/07 10:59 PM
In this edition of the Blown Mortgage Interview Series we talk with Peter Viles, long-time journalist and blogger for the LA Times LA Land Real Estate Blog. Peter has been a correspondent for CNN, written for AP, The New York Observer and Variety. The LA Land blog covers all things real estate and housing related with a distinctive LA-feel. We talk about the housing bubble, blogger-influence on news coverage and this asset bubble compared to other bubbles that Peter has covered in the past.
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Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.