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  By: Esther Cho Inventory is shrinking and traffic for homebuyers seems to be increasing, but according to the Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance HousingPulse Tracking Survey, home prices were down in March. One reason for this, according to the survey, which includes about 2,500 real estate agent...
By: Esther Cho                                                                                                                  04/09/2012  According to the March 2012 Fannie Mae National Housing Survey, 48 percent of Americans who responded expect rental prices to increase, and the expectation i...
Short Sales Gaining on REO Sales as "Change is Afoot"   by Jann Swanson "A change is afoot when it comes to short sales," RealtyTrac said on Thursday, releasing new data which indicate, based on January's numbers, that pre-foreclosure sales (most of which are so-called short sales) in the first q...
By Evan Nemeroff     Homeowners who are dealing with financial hardship are seeking assistance in record numbers from MortgageKeeper Referral Services, the company said in its Homeowner Needs Status Report. According to the Downers Grove, Ill.-based company’s report, 217,000 referrals were receiv...
What Does the Future Look Like for the REO Industry? By Evan Nemeroff       With over a million borrowers delinquent on their mortgages and nearly two million properties in the foreclosure pre-sale inventory, analysts, Realtors and servicers can only speculate about when the housing industry will...
REOcertified® and ShortSaleCertified® are being conducted in Dallas, we just conducted this two day event in Houston, and they asking, when are we coming back. Join us for this exciting and educational event. Presented by REO Institute: with Continuing Education hours towards your license renewal...
Home Prices to Increase Modestly by Year-End: Clear Capital By: Carrie Bay       The valuation firm Clear Capital released the results of its home price forecasting models Thursday. The company expects residential property values at the national level to show slight increases over the next three ...
  May 2nd & 3rd in Westminster, CO!Attendees will become REOCertified® on May 2nd!Attendees will become Short Sales Certified® on May 3rd! Register @ http://www.cvent.com/d/xcqpw5Choose one or both classes, earn Division Approved CE credits, & learn the some of the most important tools real estat...
Major news in the short sale and housing industry! On Friday, March 9, the Obama Administration announced updates to the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA) program. Created in 2009, HAFA is a government-sponsored initiative assisting all Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) eli...
       the grandparents & their daughter (age 21), & her 2 children (ages 3 & 5) The children were playing catch in the front yard & the adults were sitting on the porch. Frank carefully without being noticed took pictures of the property for the exterior BPO, documented the condition of the prop...

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