Articles in the Mortgages & Loans Category
Yesterday, I (Alexandra) had the privilege of attending and speaking at the 5th annual AFIRE conference held in Scottsdale Arizona. This conference brings together a group of real estate’s leading women to create a three day networking experience. It covers “the latest in technology, hot issues that will influence us now and in the future, what’s happening on the international scene, strategies for working across generations, and most importantly, how to create and maintain a positive attitude. (2011 program notes).”
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A good friend of mine, Frances Flynn Thorsen,, is currently working with members of the Arizona Foreclosure Coalition.
They have designed a survey to determine the temperature of the housing crisis.
Please click on the link in the actual blog post (link doesn’t work in this headline box) to go to the survey on ActiveRain. Many thanks for your time to help Frances and her team get quality results.
Did you know your buyer can get a Solar Water Heater added to every FHA Loan that you close with no additional money at closing and still close in 30 days!
DON’T LET YOUR BUYERS HEAR ABOUT THIS PROGRAM FROM ANOTHER AGENT!
I don’t know why any buyer wouldn’t consider a “Green Mortgage,” and don’t forget your past clients who may want to refinance into a “Green Mortgage.” They can benefit as well and it is a perfect reason to get in touch!
I met a loan officer last week who …
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First impressions are almost always irreversible and can make or break your connection in a matter of seconds, and how you connect on and offline will make determine if you will win or lose!
What can you do differently than you have been doing? Are you relying on the same old things, systems, and habits…. or even more concerning, doing the same things your competitors are doing?
Today’s savvy consumer knows what they want, and are not willing to pay for services that do not meet their need. The largest buying segment …
Broker Profitability, Business Planning, Buying & Selling A Home, Career Development, Economy & Housing Bubble, General, Inspirational, International Real Estate, Lead Gen/Prospecting, Mortgages & Loans, Productivity, Real Estate Technology, Real Estate Trends »
Okay… The holidays are over and we are at the half way point of the first quarter of a new year…..So the question is…What has changed in how you are doing (or not doing) your business to make real money?
We are all prisoners of our habits, and especially after a certain age, it is tough to “change”. It’s been said, that if we keep on doing what we’ve always done, we’ll keep on getting what we have always gotten….but that is not true anymore! In today’s competitive marketplace we may …
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Every year as part of the new edition of the Swanepoel TRENDS Report (www.RETrends.com) the 160 page Report also looks back at the passing year and lists those events that transpired during the year that made headlines and captured the industry’s attention and imagination. The 2010 edition is due for release on February 8, 2010. Here are the top events that during 2009 made headlines in the residential real estate brokerage industry.
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#10 Houston Becomes #1 REALTOR® Association
In August 2009 the Houston Association of Realtors® (HAR) …
Buying & Selling A Home, Economy & Housing Bubble, Luxury Housing, Mortgages & Loans, Real Estate Trends »
11-2-2009, I regret to report that my source for this legislation was incorrect. I typically look for two sources, in this case one was verbal and the other a news blog. I apologize for my error. The bill is still under review and in negotiation.
US NEWS reports that the Tax Credit for 1st time home buyers has been extended and expanded! (Subject to President Obama’s signature)
First time home buyers will be eligible for the tax credit as long sign a purchase contract by April 30, 2010 and close on the …