Taking advantage of the fact that there’s a bunch of real estate folks in town for the CAR event in Long Beach, Jessie B of Retrove has organized an event for Monday evening and you’re invited. It should be a fun night of food, drinks and conversation! If you’re interested in attending, let me know […]
Week in Review: Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced plans Sunday to take control of troubled mortgage giants
What a fun week on the 4realz Hotlist… I wasn’t exactly sure what type of microposts people would throw up, but was pleasantly surprised at the results. There’s a lot of stuff going up on the Hotlist, so if you’re low on time, here are the highlights from the past week: Huge News of the […]
[Update: you can now listen to the show below] I’m downright excited about today’s show! The plan is to dive into how the Cuomo/Fannie Mae/OCC appraisal rule changes are going to change the mortgage brokerage industry…. and affect real estate professionals in general! So far, I’ve confirmed that Jonathan Miller of the Matrix will be […]
[Note: The DeepDive conversation is now posted at the bottom of this article!] Join me next week on Wednesday (7/9) at 1pm PST when I get a chance to interview the organizers of RE BarCamp on why they are putting this event together and what they hope to accomplish! So, who am I going to […]
…some interesting insights into real time mortgage rates. And being a sucker for a great interface, I really like how the chart changes dynamically as you adjust parameters.
“This is unbelievable,” Mozilo wrote. “Most of these letters now have the same wording. Obviously they are being counseled by some other person or by the Internet. Disgusting.”
…in Realty Quest. Here are some of the things I wanted to talk about this week, but haven’t had the chance: 4RealzEd is coming to Pasadena on May 30! The buzz from the first two events has been wonderful and I’m already seeing people sign up without any real marketing on our part! I love […]
Jeff gave me a demo of an earlier incarnation and I was quite impressed. He’s obsessed with bringing more transparency to the mortgage process… and if he’s successful, it should be a win-win-win for consumers, participating professionals and himself.
My take on Zillow has always been that accurate Zestimates was never particularly important to their business… What mattered was that people were talking about them. Zillow’s first strike of brilliance was that they took something that was traditionally complicated (getting a home value) and made it better than simple for consumers; they turned it […]