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Zillow, Trulia, Google, Yahoo, and a slew of other real estate listing (and other) information providers out there demonstrate the want/need for alternative ways to locate and act on property listings instead of using a traditional Realtor and their antiquated methods. The genesis can be traced b...
10/24/2007
This months copy of Business 2.0 magazine features an article to help one navigate the real estate markets pending 'bounce back', identifying 10 cities primed for pumping (I'll disclose them in a minute). What the core of the article is about, is a tried and true investing practice that I've ment...
10/24/2007
Estately gets ‘Mobetta’ with local school information. The Seattle area based Washington State property listing portal has long been my favorite mapping UI. Easy and intuitive to navigate, it’s just so fresh and so clean. Galen Ward announced on the company blog yesterday that the site would now ...
10/16/2007
Refinancing a house for a lower monthly payment and/or cash-out is almost as common as applying for a new credit card. Saving $100 per month on your mortgage payment seems like worthy reason to rewrite the debt on a home, penny saved, penny earned right? Not necessarily. Traditional mortgages are...
10/16/2007
Credit Freezing looks to be a very simple, yet very effective counter-measure to identity thieves. Freezing effectively denies any permission to access to a consumers credit report, new lines of credit cannot be opened and existing information is placed behind a firewall. When a consumer decides ...
10/16/2007
About a year and four months ago I engaged blogging according to it's original definition: a Web based log or diary of my thoughts, ideas and as a way to test some marketing threads that conventional wisdom deemed unruly, raw, and at times self-promotive.  I started out as an anonymous ex mortgag...
10/16/2007
In the first installment I outlined the ‘house of cards’ the industry created for itself during the ‘refi boom’.  Thin margins coupled with decreased business volume proved to be the death of many conduit lenders and horse-blinder brokerage owners.   We’re still in the relative middle of this mar...
09/08/2007
This is the first post in a three part series that will discuss some key factors that are causing the Great Mortgage Correction, as well as some opinion on what can be done to alleviate some of the pressure on consumers and mortgage professionals. Part 1.  The Clone Age and Damaging Practices 'Th...
08/24/2007
Disclaimer:  This has post has nothing to do with web-designers or developer quality.  Which site would you think gets more traffic and generates more leads (this isn’t an optical illusion)?  Ugly Betty Pretty Woman   Answer:  Ugly Betty, hands down (you’ll have to trust me, I’ve seen both sites ...
08/23/2007
I received this awesome lead via my AR email account...I guess it means AR has officially gone international!  Congrats Jon, Matt, and Caleb!!  OK, I'm off to see how I can send Miss Otama some money...   From Miss Merit OtamaCote d' Ivorie Abidjan west Africa Dearest one, Permit me to inform you...
08/20/2007
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