short sale and foreclosure resource certification Archive

Benefits of Continuing Education are Emphasized through REALTOR® Designation Awareness Month

November is recognized annually as REALTOR® Designation Awareness Month, which is when the National Association of REALTORS® emphasizes the importance and its support of continuing education. Better educated real estate agents bring heightened professionalism, marketability, ethics, and proficiency to...

Niche Markets: Short Sales Still Active, but the Clock May be Ticking

Specialized short sale brokers continue to pursue this niche market trend for good reason. More than 11 million homes were at a negative equity position at the end of this year’s first quarter, according to a May 11 press...

Buy Low, Sell High: How to Flip That House the Right Way

Some REALTORS® look at the short sales market and see the Wild, Wild West. But there’s no denying that short sales, foreclosures, distressed homes and flipped houses make up a good percentage of the real estate landscape in 2012....

Buying Foreclosures and Short Sale Homes

With the current economic conditions the number of foreclosures and short sale properties on the market is significant, making it an ongoing issue for many REALTORS® who may not be as experienced with the process and have the unenviable...