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Emergency State of the Union - Live Q & A With NAMB President Jim Pair - 09/30/09 01:16 PM
I'll be there! I recommend every one listen! Bill Via Tom Burris | FHA VA & Conv. Texas Mortgage Loans (DallasLoanGuy.com): Emergency State of the Union - Live Q & A With NAMB President Jim Pair This is a FREE Live Webinar. Please re-blog this article to your sphere.
The National Association of Mortgage Brokers is the voice of the mortgage broker industry, representing the interests of mortgage brokers and homebuyers since 1973. But this webinar is open to all of us in the industry.... Bankers and Realtors too!!
You do not need to be a member to join this webinar. (2 comments)
Understanding Stubborn Banks - 09/24/09 04:33 PM
Understanding Stubborn Banks! Stubborn Banks are accepting short sale offers yet often only throwing a $3,000 to $5,000 bone to the secondary lender, citing it's there policy. This of course often kills a short sales, when the secondary lender refuses to take less than $5,000 or what ever citing it's there policy. OH MY! The First Bank won't allow any more to go to the second. The Second Lender won't take any less! Worse! The amounts involved are often a mire pittance! If the seller can afford the difference the Bank wants it. If the Buyer is willing to pay more (11 comments)
Irony - 09/23/09 04:48 PM
Irony: The Incongruities between what we hear and what is. IE: Having put in the time is not the same as experience. Having a license is not the same as experience. Having gotten away with something even repeatedly does not make it legal. Agreeing with the masses doesn't make any of you right. Knowing your not guilty doesn't mean the other guy is. Watching from the sidelines doesn't necessarily teach you how to play. Knowing what's allowed without knowing what's allowable precludes professional competence. It can't be done doesn't mean you can't do it. Saying is not the same as doing! (6 comments)
There Is Hope - 09/18/09 01:31 AM
There is hope! I've been very discouraged reading about REALTORS® demanding extension of the $8,000.00 tax credit for purchasers of selected homes to the determent of individual home sellers! Driving down the value your home! Worse, the NAR is demanding the credit be nearly doubled! There is hope! A few understand. This is Robin Hoodish! Robbing the good who's only crime is making more than you do to give to poorer who's only claim is that they make less than you do! All for a perceived boast in sales, fact is these buyers needed housing, they already qualified for the loan (22 comments)
"Has man any right to exist if he refuses to serve society?... Self sacrifice is the law of our age!" *
Does anyone believe this except those that think they're entitled to the sweat of another man's brow? Does anyone demand sacrifice who believes he'll have to sacrifice? "Self sacrifice is the law of our age!"* Hasn't this been the cry of every despot, every tyrant, every evangelical hollier than thow (10 comments)
ISM ISm Ism ism An Old Lesson - 09/14/09 12:35 PM
ISM ISm Ism ism An Old Lesson ‘ism" is that little suffix that turns a good word into fanaticism. "Ism" is that little suffix that turns a noble idea into evil! "Ism" is that little suffix that turns non-thinkers and haters into lemmings! "Ism" is that little suffix that replaces logic with dogma! ISM ISm Ism ism An Old Lessonis that little suffix that turns good people into evil masses. There are some good "ism's" "capitalism" come to mind, but there is something about "ism's" that seems to corrupt. Politicalism is almost always evil! Who do you think corrupted those capitalist? (6 comments)
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Remember the Main, the USS Main blows-up in Havana. Result: Spanish American War. The Reuben James, American destroyer torpedoed five weeks before (6 comments)
Criticize or Educate Negociate or Submit Offers - 09/09/09 10:04 PM
Do you criticize or educate when dealing with others? Do you negociate or submit offers when you get them? Do you act like a real estate professional or a professional prevaricator?
Do you criticize or educate? I got involved in real estate education in 1973 because my broker didn't approve of me banging agents on the side of the head. Board rules restricted violence against other REALTORS®. By putting on monthly seminars I could address a third and some times half the Board at a time. Active Rain offers us the opportunity to educate like none before. Unfortunately many take (8 comments)
Woodyatake? Or Woodyapay? - 09/04/09 11:32 PM
Woodyatake woodyapay is not about "Short Sales." This is about the most stupid question in real estate! "Woodyatake?" Woodyatake, $147,500.00? Woodya? Woodya? "I said would you take $147,500.00?" "NO! I'm asking $163,000.00, not a dollar less!"
The would be buyer is stupid and the seller isn't much brighter. Yet, this is one of the most common exchanges in real estate, to understand just how down right stupid this is we need to remember an old joke and the movie it inspired. Woodyatake woodyapay The old codger approaches the young beauty and ask: "Woodya sleep with me for a $1,000,000.00?" (8 comments)
I Will Not Pander - 09/03/09 01:02 PM
I will not pander! I will not desecrate and decimate, discriminate or disseminate politically convenient de facto defecate! I will not pander! I will not fan mawkish zephyrs! I will not pander! I will not pontificate pompous political prestidigitation!
I will not pander! I will not join the vanguard purporting political protection through pompous legislation until we execute and prosecute current violations.
Should You Over Pay For A Home - 09/01/09 05:51 PM
Should you over pay for a home? Should you ever pay more than the house appraises for? Should you ever pay more than the house is listed for?
Should you over pay for a home, possibly! Should you ever pay more than the house is listed for, a house No! A home possibly. There is a difference between a house and a home. A home, a place for your family, a place of your own is often worth more than the sum of it's parts! A house, one that's not intended to be your home is rarely worth more than (134 comments)
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