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  August 23rd, 2011 in CDPE by Alex Charfen “All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.” Henry David Thoreau As a CDPE-designated agent, you have a lot to offer your clients. High on that list is perspective. The real estate market over the past few years has given us more perspective tha...
  August 17th, 2011 in CDPE by Alex Charfen Those of us who are immersed in the big picture of helping homeowners to avoid foreclosure are perplexed, to say the least, by the fact that in the majority of foreclosures, a short sale is not attempted and a real estate agent is never even contacted. ...
August 10th, 2011 in CDPE by Alex Charfen   That’s a question that was asked of me during a CNBC interview yesterday morning. Even though we’re all hearing that uncertainty reigns, you need to remind your clients that there are awesome deals out there. Discounts of 15 to 20 percent below market ...
Here I explain the CDPE and how CDPE-designated agents are helping homeowners nationwide avoid foreclosure with education, answers and solutions, particularly short sales.
Here I present my opinions about the recently released numbers in the National Delinquency Survey, produced by the Mortgage Bankers Association. Learn how delinquencies have increased, their future trends and potential, and what this means for the ongoing U.S. foreclosure crisis.
On the strength and integrity of its foreclosure avoidance education, with a concentration on short sales, the CDPE membership organization has grown to more than 10,000 members nationwide. Here I explain what reaching this milestone means to me, our organization, our members, and the nationwide...
Take a minute and see just why the CDPE designaiton has over 10,000 members in only 19 months...
Listen as I address the issue of NAR endorsement of the CDPE designation, and the Institute's strategic marketing relationship with the organization. Additionally, in today's market, it's important to remain educated on issues affecting homeowners and the solutions real estate professionals can ...
As Co-founder and CEO of the Distressed Property Institute, let me explain the CDPE designation and membership organization. CDPE-designated agents are helping homeowners nationwide avoid foreclosure..

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