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We've been working with Mike and the gang at Short Sale Specialist Network for about a month and already have received 8 qualified short sale listing leads, one of which is about to go under contract with a Buyer less than two weeks after Listing!!! A key differentiator is that the Short Sale Sp...
Another well written perspective on the need to be qualified and experienced if you are going to handle Short Sales. I can't hold it in any longer! Are any of my "Professional" peers blown away by the number of newbie agents (or agents licensed for years who have listed and sold less than a dozen...
More words of wisdom from Kristal Kraft. Social Widgets have been popular for a long time.   We have many that track our cookies from one end of cyber space to the next.   New people just tuning into social media may wonder how and where to start.  I know it took me ages to figure things out.  Fi...
We are starting to see signs of REO agents attempting to leverage their REO "production" as a marketing tool for claiming expertise in the area of Short Sales. Statement - "We closed x hundred transactions last year!!!"   Implication - "We can do anything!!!" Problem is, REO transactions are as d...
    It never ceases to amaze me that a Seller "assumes" when they list their property with a broker that specializes in Short Sales that they get a "de facto" property manager as part of the deal!   "Do you have a coffee runner that can......"   Translation:  Could you drop what you're doing - n...
An excellent post nailing the reality between regular resale and short sale. When I closed my first short sale in 1998 I had no idea that 10 years later I'd be doing them with any regularity. At that time, short sales were uncommon; they remained uncommon through 2006. Even in 2007, other agents ...
An excellent report from Kristal Kraft.  Brad's slides are not to be missed! Active Rain came to town!  The room was full of people last week when the Rain Gang showed up.  They came armed with T-shirts, goody bags and a ton of great technology tips and practical applications for them. This day w...
This key post from Active Brad is not to be missed! The ActiveRain Manual - NEW & IMPROVED When I started creating the first AR Manual, it was so that I could find posts I'd written to share with others I had invited, those new to AR, or anyone who just wanted to know more specifics about how to ...

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