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HOOKERS, HOCKEY PLAYERS and the Quick Witted Realtor! - 03/31/07 01:31 PM
Ok... My favorite real estate joke... So this customer walks in to a real estate office and says to the agent on duty, "I'd like to buy half a house." The agent looks at the customer and scratches his head... "Sir, wait here... I'll be right back." The agent walks in to his managers office, and not realizing that the customer is following him, says to his manager, "Sir, some idiot wants to buy half a house!..." Looking, he suddenly realizes the customer followed him in to the office and quickly adds to his statement, "...and this fine gentleman here, would like to (11 comments)
REO Areas Served - 03/30/07 05:02 PM
Ralph Nudi and Associates REO & Foreclosure Team Name/Title Specialty/Area Served Ralph D. Nudi - Owner/Agent Kenosha, WI Craig Pitts - Owner/Agent Lake Geneva, WI Benjamin Gentile - Associate Agent Racine, WI Sarah Gross - Licensed Assistant Lender Liaison for Short Sales and REO departments Areas Served: Kenosha County Communities: Brighton, Bristol, Genoa City, Kenosha, Paddock Lake, Paris, Pleasant Prairie Randall, Salem, Silver Lake, Somers, Twin Lakes, Wheatland Kenosha County Zip Codes: 53104, 53128, 53140, 53141, 53142, 53143, 53144, 53158, 53168, 53170, 53171, and 53181
Racine County Communities: Burlington, Caledonia, Dover, Elmwood Park, Mount Pleasant, North Bay, Norway, Racine, Raymond, Rochester, Sturtevant, Union Grove, Waterford, Wind Point, Yorkville, Racine County (0 comments)
One of the BEST TOOLS - The STEALTH SITE - 03/28/07 05:03 PM
One of the best tools that I use when marketing on the internet is my STEALTH SITE advertising. These sites provide a form for a consumer to request information up front, and than click's through to my web site, while also email me the lead. For example. People who want to search for a home in Kenosha online are directed to my Home Search form www.HomeSearchWI.com This web site is a home search form where the consumer can fill in all their criteria, and I can follow up with them. I use this from in a PAY PER CLICK situation on GOOGLE where (10 comments)
Are you an INVESTOR? Who does your agent represent? - 03/28/07 11:09 AM
As an expert on the Kenosha Foreclosure market, I often know what properties are coming on the market as REO's before they are even on the market. My team keeps records of the Kenosha Sherrif's Sale and we not only know what the bank paid at auction for the property, but often we have been in the property consulting with the previous home owner and know the condition of the property. Because in Wisconsin agents are assumed to be sub-agents of the sellerp; I ethically and legally cannot advise investors what they could or should pay for the property, or give any (0 comments)
The foreclosure process can be swift, and usually works in the favor of your lender. Most mortgage lenders file a foreclosure action when a loan becomes more than 90 days past due. This means your lender has filed a LIS PENDENS. A Lis Pendens freezes title. This means that you can not sell, or refinance your property without a release from your lender. In most cases, you the homeowner are given a 20 day period to respond in writing once you have been served with a packet of paperwork from the courts. Once the 20 day period has elapsed, the lender will request a motion (0 comments)
Are you Facing Foreclosure? - 03/23/07 02:38 PM
You just may be... and don't even know it! As a foreclosure intervention specialist in Kenosha, WI; I understand your options when faced with foreclosure. I started my Real Estate career in Kenosha as a mortgage lender. As a loan officer I helped hundreds of people buy homes, but was unaware in the beginning of my career how financially illiterate most home owners are. I found that people from all walks of life ranging from laborers to accounting professionals really had no clue how money really works. It wasn't until I read Robert Kiyosaki's book,RICH DAD, POOR DAD that I began to realize that I (0 comments)
Ralph Nudi (Right) Testifies before the Wisconsin State Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance Tuesday I testified before the Joint Committee on Finance. I waited for five hours to speak for 3 minutes. I was astounded at the fact that State Senator Lena Taylor (who was moderating the hearing) consistently gave extra time to every special interest group in Milwaukee County that was in favor of the Transfer Tax increase & the Tobacco Tax increase and/or had their hand's out for more taxpayer money for whatever their pet cause was. Below is a transcript of my testimony: "Chairpersons Decker and Rhoades, ladies and gentlemen (2 comments)
Random Fruits - 03/21/07 05:13 PM
This site has already helped my efforts as an expert in Kenosha, WI Real Estate and Foreclosure Sales. I have noticed something strange though. As I post my BLOGS every day I have to type the word I see in order to post. Actually this makes it difficult to post from my PDA which I optimize be screening out photo's and focusing just on the text. You would think logging in would be enough. But the strangest thing is that the word is always the name of a Random Fruit..... hmmmmm Ralph Nudi Kenosha, WI www.RalphNudi.com www.4salewi.com (7 comments)
State of Wisconsin proposal to RIP OFF property owners - 03/20/07 09:12 AM
This morning I will be voicing my concerns to the state legislature's JOINT COMMITTEE ON FINANCE. The subject? The proposed fleecing of wisconsin homeowners by DOUBLING the transfer tax from $3.00 per thousand to $6.00 per thousand. Lets look at the merits of this request... #1 The state has in recent years COMPLETELY AUTOMATED the process for transferring property from one owner to another LOWERING the cost to process transfers (the supposed reason for the fee in the first place) If anything, we should be looking at LOWERING the transfer tax accordingly. #2 The appreciation rate of properties is at about 2-3 times the (9 comments)
One of the great advantages to living in Kenosha, WI is how close you are to Milwaukee, Chicago and of course Chicago's playground for the wealthy, Lake Geneva, WI. It never ceases to amaze me how much wealth has been created as a result of Real Estate. As I was taking a boat tour with my children, I remember coming across a mansion called Stone Manor. It was not the magnificence of the 18,000 sq' structure, but the story behind it that left an impression. In 1871 there was a little fire in the midwest known to most as The Great Chicago Fire. (3 comments)
The DEATH OF SUBPRIME? - 03/16/07 01:29 PM
Kenosha home sales are down by 28% over last year. Kenosha real estate sales have softened. You can buy a home in Kenosha for pennies on the dollar. Ralph Nudi is the foreclosure expert in Kenosha, WI. You can by under priced homes in Kenosha County by working with Ralph Nudi. Call Ralph Nudi for more information at (262) 997-0668. Ralph Nudi is a Realtor and Co-Owner of Weichert, Realtors - Unum Properties. The USA TODAY had several articles on March 15 calling for government intervention of the subprime mortgage lending industry. My only question is WHY? The recent turn of events proves (4 comments)
Today's Kenosha Market - 03/13/07 11:21 PM
The statistics just came out today for the latest Kenosha real estate sales statistics. The numbers show what while there has been a study decrease in the number of homes sold, there is a steady increase of new listings. This information demonstrates a couple of points that can probably be applied to any average midwestern community right now. #1 The absorption rate of homes on the market has decreased from 30% last year at this time, to only 18% this year. This means home are going to stay on the market longer, and sell for less than last year#2 The number of people (1 comments)
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