I recently received this solication. Does anyone have any experience receiving listings from TREO?
Added by Gary O'Neal on April 14, 2014 at 3:56pm — No Comments
Buying a new home is quite an undertaking. The stress of buying a mortgage and planning on how you will pay back your lender can be a daunting process. It seems that a mortgage term can take a lifetime. Some mortgage periods last 20 years, most will go on for 25 years…Continue
Added by Pam Maglione on April 11, 2014 at 8:22am — No Comments
Broker's Price Opinion is the way forward when hired sales agents use a method to calculate the selling price of a home that has been repossessed. One will usually find the need for a Broker's Price Opinion when a lender or a mortgage company thinks the expense of a…Continue
Added by Pam Maglione on April 4, 2014 at 8:14am — No Comments
I Am So “explicative” Over It!
I am sick of agent calling me to ask, “Will your property 666 Money Pitt Ln, you know, the one with busted pipes, will that go FHA?”
I am so flabbergasted at the question that I can’t figure out a creative yet, flagrant way to respond without coming off hostile or sarcastic.
When I am not sick of these…Continue
The house looks perfect and it has all the features you need. The location is convenient for your needs and there really is nothing standing in the way of buying this particular property. STOP. Don’t buy the house until you do one thing; investigate your new potential neighbors. Here are some tips for finding out the…Continue
Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on April 1, 2014 at 9:36am — No Comments
I received a email asking to join, I'm always spectacle these days, here is the email;
AMC Settlement Services Offering New Volume Opportunities
From: AMCSS Agent…
I'm getting this email weekly. Anybody else getting this? What's the deal?
Added by Pam Maglione on March 27, 2014 at 9:44am — No Comments
A quitclaim deed allows property owners to transfer whatever interest they may have in a specific piece of real estate. The Wisconsin statutes do not contain a specific form for deeds, but they do define what the different conveyances mean, and the minimum information necessary in each (Wisc. Stat. 706.02, 706.10(4)). To be eligible for recording, a deed also must meet all the…
Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on March 26, 2014 at 8:47am — No Comments
The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for February of 2014. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:
For the second straight month, home sales dropped as Wisconsin recorded its coldest winter in decades according to an analysis of February housing market activity released by…Continue
Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on March 19, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments
Foreclosure filings are down to record lows, but a more sinister-sounding problem may be on the rise—"zombie foreclosures."
RealtyTrac released its …Continue
Added by Pam Maglione on March 18, 2014 at 12:53pm — No Comments
Russia Took Aim at US Housing and Fired Warning Shot.
The claims may be inflammatory however, Hank Paulson, former US Treasury Secretary during the 2008 financial crisis that saw the bursting of the American housing bubble says he was approached by Chinese senior leadership who claimed that during our 2008 financial crisis, they wanted to partner with China to sell Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac securities in hopes of…Continue
Has anyone been experiencing a form called appraisal "ACI" form coming up on orders instead of the regular BPO forms to complete which also mentions something about a fee in the terms of agreement? Is this actually a true appraisel report form? The reason I'm asking, is that I have one of my vendors who's system will ask me to upload this program to install to complete a BPO report and some orders upload the standard BPO form I'm used to completing. I'm wondering if this vendor is trying…Continue
First off, let me start by saying this is going to be a long blog because, it’s a topic I am sure is going to cause many feathers to ruffle but, I think this question should be asked because, I strongly believe we are in the beginning of a technological revolution that will dramatically and catastrophically change the face of the real estate industry and more importantly, the human face of the industry….specifically…Continue
Added by Pam Maglione on March 13, 2014 at 10:02am — No Comments
Recently, Google invested $50M into Auction.com. The real estate industry is changing right before our eyes. Auction.com closed $7B in 2013. You can read the story at:…
Added by Angelique M Norton on March 11, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments
I did some work for this company and they have never paid. First excuse was that somehow they had missed me on the pay period for that month. Next month the excuse was that they had not been paid for the BPO so I had to wait for them to be paid. It takes them 3 months to pay for work done - that is when they do pay and they have not paid me yet so its more like 9 months. So know i have started calling them whenever and all I get is there voice mail promising to call me back within 48 hours…Continue
Man vs. Machine – It is the age-old question. Can a machine replace a person? People and computers have worked together to make most tasks simpler and faster. People have invented brilliant machines and programs to boost our productivity, and in return raise our profits. Machines…Continue
Added by Pam Maglione on March 6, 2014 at 8:50am — No Comments
The Wisconsin housing statistics are in for January of 2014. Here is an excerpt from what the Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) had to say:
The harsh winter took a toll on January home sales in Wisconsin, according to the most recent analysis of housing market activity released by the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association…Continue
Added by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR on March 5, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments