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By Ken Snyder, Houston Texas Real Estate
(Exit Realty NE Houston)
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We are departing from our normal open house training this Thursday to host a FREE Hold 'em Poker Tournament for the Real Estate community. We will play for chips only & there will be no entry fee. Gift cards will be given away at the end of the tournament, to first & second place. Come on out & h...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Happy New Year! As millions of Americans salute the beginning of 2009 with expectations of a return to a more traditional economic and investing structure, experts agree things are likely to get worse before they get better a consideration for every short sale buyer but one that should also encou...
Have you updated your business plan for 2009? Have you even completed a business plan? If the answer to either of these questions is "No", it is mandatory - mandatory to yourself - to attend tomorrow's weekly open house networking & training event, from 5:30 - 7 pm. Would you drive from Houston t...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Home prices posted an 18% drop for October of last year, the biggest drop ever since the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20 city housing index was created.  The 10-city index fared a bit worse, dropping 19.1%.  And three areas really got wacked: Phoenix dropped 33%, Las Vegas slid 32%, and San Fra...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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GMAC Financial Services got a huge Christmas present this week when the Federal Reserve approved its application to become a bank holding company, thereby enabling it to tap into $700 billion of TARP rescue funds.  Not only will GMAC be able to tap into the bank stabilizing funds, it will also be...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Santa Claus and Mortgage Modification We believe there is a Santa Claus!  And he loves to represent buyers in foreclosure and make a ton of money.  and then make sure you register for our upcoming Recession Proof Investing webinar! Click here Mortgage applications continue to be on the rise given...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Five Favorite Facebook Tips to Build Your Short Sale Empire Whether you are a novice real estate agent or veteran short sale investor you probably realize the power and influence the Internet holds in building your success. With over 80 percent of buyers beginning their search online, the Interne...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Mortgage rates continued to fall today as the Federal Reserve furthers its action plan to help stimulate demand for homes.  Freddie Mac announced that mortgage rates that are hovering around 5.19% this week for a 30 year fixed mortgage haven't been this low since 1979.  Today rates were at 5.0%. ...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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How to Find FDIC Real Estate for Sale While many short sale investors tend to focus on local bank owned properties, don't neglect FDIC asset auctions. Since fewer people are familiar with finding and buying FDIC owned assets, there tends to be less competition and thereby, lower prices. FDIC is o...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Are we at the Bottom Yet?? The Federal Reserve as expected cut rates by 50 basis points bringing the prime rate to just 3.5%.  Will this help you jump start your investing??  Have your read ‘How to avoid the Top 5 Traps of Short Sales investing'?  Maybe you should join read this and then join us ...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Real Estate Investing is still an Answer Tired of being sick and tired of this economy and all the negative news that goes along with it?  We have an amazing recession proof investing strategy that we'll reveal to you on our webinar that we host regularly tomorrow.  Free webinar All eyes were on ...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Proof: big-time investing with lousy credit, no money One person's tragedy is another's fortune. President Obamaannounced that the economic meltdown is getting deeper and it will get even WORSE before it gets better. So where's the fortune?  Listen up. There are thousands of investors out there k...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Some good news for Realtors and investors!!  The CEO of Wells Fargo, John Stumpf, spoke at the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference and was optimistic about real estate sales.  "We're not at the end," he said. "My suspicion is there is some more to go.  But we're starting to see some ...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Ouch!   The Government Accountability Office, along with the Congressional Oversight Panel for Economic Stabilization, blasted the Treasury Department's management of the $700 billion TARP program.  The 38 page document noted that "Treasury cannot simply trust that the financial institutions will...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Do you think it's time for the real estate investor to help??  Have you read "How to Overcome the Top 5 Traps in Short Sales"? Ouch!   The Government Accountability Office, along with the Congressional Oversight Panel for Economic Stabilization, blasted the Treasury Department's management of the...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Recession Proof Your Income with Short Sales It's official. The country is in a major recession. "If the idea of rising prices coupled with a falling dollar, economic uncertainty and a pink slip coming soon to cities near you doesn't sound attractive then chances are you have already started your...

By Charles Gardner-Realtor/Investor
(ZIP Realty, Inc-Houston District)
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Listen up folks.  You need to start calling your investors ...calling those fence sitters that have been sitting too long. I'm sure you have heard this. The Federal Reserve just said they are going to start buying Treasury notes and bonds.  Let's review some of what Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said...

By Ken Snyder, Houston Texas Real Estate
(Exit Realty NE Houston)
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A Realtor who recently joined our office was advising her former broker of the change and he asked, "What's so special about EXIT, anyway? Why are so many people going to EXIT?" The flyer below outlines some of the reasons, but during our open house networking & training event this Thursday eveni...

By Brenda Harmon
(Century 21 Beal, Inc College Station, Texas)
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Looking for gift ideas? Aren't we always.  If you are from Texas or have clients that like a Western Theme do I have a store for you.  My sister found in surfing the internet.  She loves to surf! I was looking for bottle openers to put on coolers that my husband makes. We went to Humble and could...

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