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How Foreclosure Data Can Help Your Real Estate Business

Access to foreclosure data can help buyers, sellers and investors get an up-close look at today’s foreclosure scene and tomorrow’s marketplace. Listen as my guest, … 45 more words


FHFA's HARP Changes: What They Mean to You in the Long Term

Last week the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, announced a number of changes to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) that are intended to make it easier for lenders to refinance the mortgages of eligible borrowers. 56 more words

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What the Mortgage Debt Relief Act Means to You

The Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 will expire at the end of 2012. Listen as my guest, David Giambruno of Silicon Valley Associates talks with me what the… 60 more words

Short Sales

Short Sales Compensation and How You Can Receive It

Many lenders today are compensating distressed property owners who sell their homes in a short sale. Hear my guest, David Giambruno of Silicon Valley Associates as he shares examples of recent transactions. 50 more words

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Government as Landlords: Good or Bad Idea?

There is proposed legislation in place that, if passed, would force some government entities to rent a distressed property back to its homeowners.

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What a Low Federal Funds Rate Means to You

The Federal Reserve announced last week that they are going to keep the Federal Funds Rate low for up to two years. Hear my guest, … 46 more words


REO Properties: From Occupancy to Eviction

A REO (Real Estate Owned) property is one that goes back to the lender after an unsuccessful foreclosure auction. What happens next with the occupants of these properties? 56 more words