Important Weekly Network Announcements and Industry News - Tracking Portal Launch

Services for Real Estate Pros

We are excited to announce the official launch of our
online referral tracking portal.  All members will now be able log into
our system and give referral updates.  The new portal will be launching next Wednesday, June 1st, and we will be releasing a tutorial video as well as complete details at that time.


Are you trying to build a short sale niche website?  We have several short sale domain names that are ready to be developed into a lead generating website that we are considering selling right now.  
These are extras that we have

CLICK HERE for more info if you have interest


We are putting together the final arrangements for our January 2012 Short Sale Symposium at Sea.  We already have arrangements for some of the top agents, speakers, asset managers and industry leaders to attend, however we are still looking for one or two speakers.  We specifically need ONE more keynote speaker, and wanted to ask our members, WHO would you suggest we invite as one of our two keynote speakers?  Do you have any industry connections that you can put us in touch with?  Please email our Operations Coordinator, April Miklas at with any suggestions or contacts that you have.


Forum and Blogs Week in Review

Sharon Tukay

Does anyone have any TIPS or STRATEGIES negotiating HOA Collections with an ATTORNEYS OFFICE? HELP!!! *sigh*

Hi Everyone!
Does anyone have experience in dealing with attorney offices collecting on behalf of a very disgruntled HOA who hasn't been...

Started by Sharon Tukay in Help Wanted!

1 52 minutes ago
Reply by Smitty
Wendy Martin

CHASE offers sellers large amounts of money at closing, is it REAL?

A short sale client I just
listed got a letter from Chase offering 10k to be given to him 2 weeks
after closing.  The letter states he will...

Started by Wendy Martin in Rants and Raves

6 1 day ago
Reply by Denise Orric

Kenneth Bargers
Market Comment for Week of May 23, 2011...

MARKET COMMENT    Mortgage bond
prices rose last week pushing mortgage interest rates slightly lower. We
started the week positive while stocks struggled. Housing starts,
industrial production, and capacity use data all were weaker than
expected which helped rates improve Tuesday. Lower than expected weekly
jobless claims caused rates to initially spike higher Thursday morning.
Fortunately the leading economics indicators data and decent 10Y TIPS
auction helped stem that... Continue

Added by Kenneth Bargers on May 23, 2011 at 9:09am —
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Kenneth Bargers
April Existing-Home Sales Ease

Existing-home sales slipped in April, although the market has managed six gains in the past nine months,
according to the National Association of REALTORS®.

Existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include
single-family, townhomes, condominiums, and co-ops, eased 0.8 percent to
a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.05 million in April from a
downwardly revised 5.09 million in March, and are 12.9 percent below a
5.80 million pace in April 2010; sales surged in...


Added by Kenneth Bargers on May 20, 2011 at 3:43pm —
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Tinarsha Rosita Brown
Treasury Issues New HAMP Rule Requiring Single Point-of-Contact May 18, 2011

This a step in the right direction! A good push towards accountability on the part of the servicer.


The U.S. Treasury released updated guidance for the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP)
this week requiring certain servicers to provide borrowers with a
single point-of-contact through the entire default resolution process.




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