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On this day before Thanksgiving, I hope you are not getting drug down by all the "chicken little" press that claims the sky is falling. Even Warren Buffet says it is not as bad as people think. Yes, there is a problem but we always find a way out. My experience tells me that how your day turn...
Lawyers and frivilous lawsuits are killing real estate and in many way, the entire economy of the US. As an expert witness, I see abuse every time I look at a suit. In a real estate case, it is not uncommon to have 6 or more attorneys on the same case, no matter how small. On a "bad house" ...
There was a recent case in Texas, that all agents should consider. It had to do with a seller's misrepresentation of sq. footage. Before you say, what does that have to do with the agent?, let me explain. First of all, if you were being examined on the stand by an opposing attorney, who s...
If you don't know already, the conforming loan limit is being set back to the previous level of $625,000 from the current $729,750 amount for any property that doesn't close by December 31st, 2008. Are you aware of the major impact of this? If you have a buyer in this range who is diddling ar...
TRUE or FALSE It is OK that organized real estate makes it very easy to become an agent with little training in advance Once I become an agent, most companies provide little if any real training to agent Most new agents are sent out totally unprepared, with little supervision In most cases, t...