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2009 

If you are related to someone who is upside down with their mortgage...has missed more than one mortgage payment for whatever hardship reason....illness, death of a spouse, loss of job or decrease in earnings, a mortgage that adjusted beyond an affordable payment...or some combination of these pr...
01/29/2009
  Whether it is THIS MARKET  or ANY market,.....people pay real estate agents a commission for a service....for lots of services...and it should be those "lots of services" that make you worth the Price of Admission. Take this quick quiz and see how you score.                  Working with Buyers...
01/29/2009
              There are some agents who have determined that the cure for their ailing sales in real estate is to have their buyers and sellers PAY for loyalty....Yes, I know...hard to believe....rubs my ethics the wrong way.....We all work for money.  It seems that for some people, somewhere alo...
01/28/2009
      I spoke with someone yesterday who knew 2 people with homes in foreclosure that did not know about or understand the merits of a Short Sale. The homes were listed for more than they would ever appraise for because the listing agents BOUGHT the listing. They listened to the homeowner....they...
01/28/2009
  Lots of agents....in fact tooo many agents say they "do short sales". We read about it in the Active Rain forum all the time...Doing them....and having current training, experience and actually CLOSING short sales is far different than an agent saying they "do them."      We have invested the t...
01/25/2009
 Matt Anderson (proprietor of Matty's Bar...a model entrepreneur and downright upstanding citizen of New Berlin, WI ) has insomnia ....AGAIN..and so that means yet another exciting FUN(d) Raising event to shake off the winter Blues..and have a little Booze at our favorite watering hole !  If you ...
01/24/2009
   We recently got a call from an agent who was going to show one of our Short Sale listings for the second time.  In Wisconsin at this point in time....not everyone understands Short Sales. That everyone includes realtors, attorneys,....and of course buyers and sellers.  I asked the showing agen...
01/23/2009
  Some people have the very much mistaken impression that if a home is being sold as a Short Sale, the sellers must be dead beats...financially irresponsible Know Nothings.....No ambition to get a "real job"....Those people with THOSE THOUGHT PATTERNS ARE WRONG....Unfortunately,it has been our ex...
01/22/2009
    The other day I got a call from an appraiser....she wanted to know why I would price a"perfectly good" property that had closed recently for a little OVER ASKING as I did.....all the other homes in the area had been $20,000 or more than our listing had been listed for...for what appeared to b...
01/21/2009
      Today we completed an intensive course in better serving real estate sellers in Southeastern Wisconsin as Short Sale Specialists...now with this designation. ...a Certified Distressed Property Expert.  We flew from Wisconsin to Palm Beach, Florida and spent the last several days learning an...
01/21/2009
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