Almost 29,000 Detroit Tax Foreclosures coming very soon –

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A fresh wave of foreclosures could destabilize neighborhoods in Detroit, just as they are beginning to recover from the mortgage meltdown. Wayne County plans to sell 28,545 Detroit properties at auction this fall — including about 10,000 occupied homes — that are three or more years delinquent on taxes. That’s a record number, in part because Treasurer Raymond J. Wojtowicz …

Foreclosure activity up in the US, down in LA metro area?

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Good for LA and Southern Cali! Especially when foreclosures were more than double in Florida last month. Some people disagree with foreclosure statistics, with so many resources saying “UP” and equally saying “DOWN”, who is to know the truth. Well, I think the real estate agents see the fluctuations in the foreclosure market everyday, in their own areas. But, if …

“Becoming a Real Estate Virtual Assistant” – The Blog Series

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Are you interested in becoming a Real Estate Virtual Assistant? If you are interested in learning how to become a Real Estate Virtual Assistant, be sure to subscribe to our 3rd quarter VA Blog series for information and tips on the ever changing industry in regards to Real Estate Virtual Assistants. We will walk you through the steps in becoming …

What Is Equity Sharing – And Has It Just Arrived?

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Every real estate problem you can think of since the days when man used to live in caves has been resolved by a form of equity sharing. Today, Equity sharing ensures more first-time buyers, additional investments and less foreclosures. People have always bought together, whether they are couples, friends or even relatives, it has always been a tradition to share …

Tech Tips For The Busy Real Estate Agent

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There is no denying the fact that technology has continually shaped everything that we know of now. Aside from affecting consumerism, one massive impact is continually being felt in the real estate realm. Today, real estate agencies are becoming more visible online. The Internet has become a huge factor in advancing its clout even when goals and objectives are locally …

Florida State Wins Case over Alleged Foreclosure Relief Scam

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At the end of May 2015, a Florida court ruled in favour of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the state over claims a law firm charged illegal monies to consumers desperate for relief from foreclosure. It now means North Palm Beach law firm Hoffman Law Group are now liable for $11.7 million in illegal upfront fees it charged. In …

Virtual Assistants Role in Handling REOs and BPOs

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A huge boom is being enjoyed nowadays by real estate sales agent from REOs. Notwithstanding the current perks of a revived economy, the fact remains that more and more homes and properties are available for sale from financial establishments, lenders and mortgage companies. These companies normally send request to REO agents to conduct BPOs or broker price opinions. With the …

Why so many Real Estate agents are using iMovie for Marketing

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I remember, only about 10 years back, having to pull the antenna up on my cell phone when receiving calls from clients. Speeding back to the office to check my email and fax machine. Technology has come a long way since then, especially in the video department. Since youtube is the 2nd largest (or most popular) site on the internet, …

What an REO Virtual Assistant Does!

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One of the most challenging tasks in real estate is REO’s. Bank-owned homes or “real estate owned” properties are often due to foreclosures while some have been foreclosed for quite some time. One needs to be a tough salesman to be able to market REO’s successfully. REO agents are definitely more complicated and harried than “normal” real estate agents. More …