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I just read an article on Adotas the trade blog for interactive advertising that addresses the question of Celebrity Bloggers and the new FTC guidelines that cover revealing any sort of paid endorsement of any sort of product.OK, I can understand the guidelines - in my book it is ethical and some...
01/09/2010
About a month ago I went to lunch with one of my investor clients and her son, in his early 20's.  The conversation turned to technology and the things he takes for granted that his mom and I had to integrate into our lives.As the conversation continued it ended up taking us to other differences ...
01/09/2010
Here is a post I found tonight from a company that I have had a membership with since I can remember.  Here is the comments I left on the original post - all I can say if you are not a member...you are missing out. AAA is awesome - and always there when you need them.  I have my own story to tell...
01/09/2010
RESPA FAQ VIDEO On December 17, 2009 AllRegs conducted a 90-minute webinars on the hot topic of the changes that have since taken place, on January 1st, 2010, regarding RESPA rules and addresses many of the frequently asked questions (FAQ). AllRegs has published a series of videos that I found on...
01/09/2010
Governor Schwarzenegger delivered his last State of the State address to a joint session of the California State Legislature, Wednesday January 7, 2010, and took the time to propose some pretty controversial ideas for stabilizing the economy in the Golden State.Of particular interest to the Real ...
01/08/2010
Short Sales in the Hemet - San Jacinto CA Valley have never been easy - no matter what another agent may tell you.  The problem is not universal to our local market - but across the land as well.Here is a post form an accomplished Short Sale Agent in San Diego County, Melissa Zavala, that has no...
01/08/2010
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On December 14, 2009 AllRegs conducted a 2-Hour webinar on the hot topic of the changes that have since taken place regarding RESPA, concentrating on how to implement the new GFE and HUD-1 Settlement Statements. The course covers the new disclosure scheme including tolerance, treatment of yield s...
01/07/2010
RESPA has been a part of the real estate landscape since most of us have been selling Real Estate and has been a very important law on the way the real estate industry is run for the protection of the consumer.  Well, on January 1, 2010 there has been a significant change that has generated a lot...
01/06/2010
If you want to know how NOT to sell a home just follow the rules outlines below.It really is amazing the effort people will go through to sell a home and then blatantly break one or more of these rules - all guaranteed to cause you to sell slower and for less money.So, If you want to sell a home ...
01/06/2010
"Chad" (not his real name) THOUGHT he was one of the lucky ones. His house had sold, and the buyers were lender approved. Then the appraiser delivered the devastating news that caused the whole transaction to blow up: The appraisal on Chad's house could not include the entire 700 square foot down...
01/04/2010
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