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July 24, 2009

When All Else Fails: 3 Good Reasons To Do A Short Sale

The foreclosure crisis isn’t over, by any means. The face of it has changed dramatically, however. Much (almost half) of the current inventory that’s for sale are what we call short sales. These are people who […]
May 13, 2009

First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit Can Be Used As The Downpayment For FHA Loans?

This could be HUGE! Saving for the downpayment to buy a home can be one of the biggest struggles for those who have decent credit, provable income and little or no savings. “Zero Down” is […]
July 18, 2008

Watching The Numbers

If there’s any one thing that I’m not…it’s a statistician. Sometimes 2 plus 2 equals 4 however. I just make sure I don’t get all my information from Wall Street. RISMEDIA, July 14, 2008-Amidst the […]
July 2, 2008

How Tight Is The Rental Market?

I don’t manage rental property, so I rarely advertise or even think about them. Yesterday at 3pm, we made the decision to take 3212 Brazos off of the market and rent it out instead. The […]
June 20, 2008

New Charges Added And Four More Suspects In Las Vegas Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Vintage Vegas was especially hard hit by the alleged Mortgage Fraud scheme by the owners of Distinctive Realty. 5th Place, 6th Street, 16th Street, 8th Place, Cochran, several in McNeil and several in Paradise Palms all […]
June 10, 2008

Smooth Real Estate Transactions Do Happen –

We did the walk thru yesterday at my 1400 Manzanita listing. I met the buyer for the first time, and she raised an interesting point. I’m paraphrasing a little but basically she said: “I’ve been […]
June 9, 2008

Real Estate Market Picks Up Steam According To NAR

Diane Olick covers the housing market at CNBC. This is the report she did this morning covering the April “under contract” numbers according to The National Association of Realtors. NAR reports a 6.3% jump in homes […]
May 30, 2008

The Underwriter “Forgot” To Ask For The….

The underwriter leaned back in her chair. Her thoughts weren’t on the stack of files in front of her. She was worried about losing her home. She bought it two years ago, you see. In July, as […]
May 21, 2008

Good News And Bad News For The Las Vegas Real Estate Market

The good news: Every agent I talk to is selling more homes. The April numbers from GLVAR (Greater Las Vegas Association Of Realtors showed for the first time since 2005 an increase of same month […]
April 25, 2008

Jack LeVine RANTS About The Banks, And How They Make The Housing Crisis Even Worse

This is part 3 of the series I started on Tuesday. RAVE # 1 And RANT #2 aren’t far below, but linking to my own writing is good for that stupid SEO stuff I ranted about […]