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David Saks is a musician, retired real estate broker, and long-time ActiveRain member. David's blog features important information relevant to the safety, integrity and security of the industry. In addition to his widely read real estate fraud blog, a comprehensive overview of real estate continuing education is a weekly addition for his subscribers and the ActiveRain community at-large. Thank you for subscribing to and for visiting David's ActiveRain home on the internet. Please join. Membership in ActiveRain will enrich your life !

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2010 

                                                            #604 Some licensees, after dedicating years of service to marketing properties, might decide to retire but not get out of real estate all together. They may decide to help clients make decisions about investing in or purchasing property....
03/28/2010
                                                               #603 A bill of sale is a document which is used to transfer the title of personal property from one person to another. Do you believe this fact to be true or false ? Please take your time. The solution is posted below the wildlife pho...
03/28/2010
                                                            #602 An estmate of a property's market value conducted in a manner based on methods that have been established and undertaken by trained professionals applying professional judgement about market value is performed by whom ? Take your ti...
03/28/2010
                                                         #601 What are the two characteristics that we consider to have the most impact when we consider the market value of the land ? Please take your time. The answers are posted below the wildlife photo. A. Uniqueness and immobility. What we're ...
03/28/2010
                                                                       #600 When we consider the words broker and REALTOR® are they alike or unrelated ? Take your time. The answer is posted below the photo. A. The terms are unrelated . A broker is a real estate licensee and a REALTOR® is a member...
03/28/2010
                                                     #599 A beneficiary is someone who is a decendant of Benny Fish. Is this fact true or false ? Please remember to take your time. The answer is posted below the wildlife photo if it's too tough for you. A. False A beneficiary is a person or entit...
03/28/2010
                                                           #598 A bearer is one who searches for objects that reflect the life of a bear when decorating a home or staging. Is this fact true or false ? Please take your time. The solution is posted below the wildlife photo.   A. False A bearer is t...
03/28/2010
                                                        #597 When we talk about the intitial basis we're referring to the basic reason why a buyer wanted to buy a home in the first place. Is this fact true or false ? Please take your time. The solution is posted below the wildlife photo. A. False...
03/28/2010
                                                          #596 An adjusted basis would be a property owner's basis in the property which includes expenses for improvements minus any deductions for depreciation. Is this fact true or false ? Please take your time. The solution is posted below the w...
03/28/2010
                                                         #595 The basis is the carbon copy of a mortgage document. Is this fact true or false ? Please remember to take your time. The solution is posted below the wildlife photo. theory A. False The basis is a figure which is used to calculate gain...
03/28/2010
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