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"Short sale was declined because a new offer was received." Huh? - 03/31/11 11:49 PM
Going 'round and 'round in circles with Bank of America and Equator system in spite of what they say in their Real Estate Agent Resource Center. Kept getting rejection notices for the offer and the supporting documents. The rejection message says simply "Your Offer Supporting Documents are rejected... Reject Reason: Other" Called the Customer Care ("Care"? HA!) number at 866-880-1232 to ask what the "other" reason for rejection is. Talked to someone who said the documents were rejected because they were missing the buyer's name. I walk him through each document and the buyer's name is all over the place. Afterwards, he said things (9 comments)
Alameda and Oakland Magazines --- fabulous handouts at open houses! - 03/11/11 03:24 AM
Wonderful as handouts during open houses! For my open houses, I generally hand out local magazines to folks who want to know more about the city, And, it goes without saying that I capitalize on these giveaways by affixing my business information (sticker or business card). Another way to get my name out there. And make no mistake: these magazines are fabulous resources for locals and guests alike. So happy that there are two really good magazines to share: Alameda and Oakland Magazines. Took time off for a leisurely lunch and read the latest issue of Alameda Magazine. Love, love, love this (7 comments)
Do's and Don'ts when there are multiple lockboxes in a condo complex - 03/10/11 03:25 AM
For the sake of agents who are either new, or would like to observe simple courtesies, here are some Do's and Don'ts when there are multiple condos (and lockboxes) at the same condominium complex. Listing agent Make it easy for the buyer's agent to identify your lockbox. Tape your business card AND the unit number on the outside of your lockbox Include a key fob with the key or put something with/on the key to clearly indicate the unit number Do not include large rings or chains that could get caught or cause the lockbox container to jam Locate your lockbox where (64 comments)
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