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All I Want For Xmas Is…

All I want for Christmas is my two par-tees, my two par-tees, my two par-tees, all I want for Christmas is my two par-tees, so we can have a merry Christmas.  So the song goes… sort of…  No I’m not … Continue reading

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No More Messing Around

If you are behind in your payments and you live in California, you better contact your bank and discuss your options and you need to do so quickly.  In all likelihood you’ll need to hire a Realtor to get your … Continue reading

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The Numbers Don’t Lie

As many of you probably know, I like numbers.  I find that I am able to better serve my clients by understanding the data.  Yesterday, The National Association of Realtors posted their Existing Homes Sales and Sale Price data for … Continue reading

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Case-Shiller Calls A Bottom?

The S & P/Case-Shiller report on the housing market came out today.  There were a couple of highlights worth mentioning.  First was the fact that we have had 4 straight months of price appreciation.  “With July’s data we are seeing … Continue reading

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How To Get A Loan Mod Approved Part 4: Foreclosure and Mod Offers

Part 4: Foreclosure and mod offers. Your loan mod appears like you’re making some progress and you are actually starting to get a hopeful.  At the same time, you’ve got that gnawing feeling that the bank may not get you … Continue reading

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How To Get A Loan Mod Approved Part 3: Keeping The Pressure On

Part 3: Keeping the Pressure On After you’ve gone through the initial collection of your data, submitted all the paperwork and started your conversations, what happens now?  You call and follow up.  In the beginning you’ll probably follow up once … Continue reading

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How To Get A Loan Mod Approved Part 2: What Now?

Part 2: What Now? Now that you’ve assembled everything, and when I say everything, I’m talking a couple hundred pages everything, you are ready to fax the paperwork in.  You’ve numbered the pages and created your table of contents.  So … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To President Obama and The CEO’s Of The Big 4 Banks

Dear Mr. President, Chairman Bernanke, Secretary Geithner, Brian Moynihan, Vikram Pundit, Jamie Dimon and John Stumpf, Want to start to fix the economy and help housing at the same time?  Refinance underwater and insufficient equity borrowers.  It’s really that simple.  … Continue reading

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‘Glad That’s Over With, Now Let’s Get Back to Business

Wow.  What a couple of weeks.  I like most Americans, was barely able to function as our government acted more like my children that my leaders.  I haven’t blogged in a while in large part because I just couldn’t muster … Continue reading

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Foreclosures Plummet! but…

Foreclosures plummeted 33% nationwide from a year ago according to Irvine based RealtyTrac.  In Ventura County that number declined 18%.  Most economists believe this reflects a slower process from the banks rather than an easing of distressed sellers.  I personally … Continue reading

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