Short Sales & Foreclosures Archive

Don’t Let Myths Get the Best of Your Clients

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine The only way you’ll be winning the real estate game is if your clients are. Industry veteran Richard Steinhoff wants to help you help them. With more than 30 years under...
June 29, 2011

Top 10 eBooks: What You Read and Listened to in 2009

By Mary Martinez, National Association of REALTORS® Manager Library & Digital Information Repository Real estate professionals downloaded over 16,000 digital books from the Virtual Library eBooks Collection at Realtor.org in 2009 — and 2010 is off to a record...

Top 10 Real Estate Books (Feb. 9, 2009)

Here are the top selling books in real estate from Amazon.com: 1. The Great Depression Ahead: How to Prosper in the Crash Following the Greatest Boom in History, By Harry S. Dent 2. Home Buying For Dummies, 3rd edition,...
February 9, 2009

Is It Really a Short Sale?

Some properties are being advertised as a short sale when they really aren’t in an attempt to lure bargain-hunter buyers. A new book,Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs, and Auctions: Tools for Success in Today’s Real Estate Market, published by Dearborn,...
November 20, 2008

Top 10 Real Estate Books (10/01/08)

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey Here are the latest top selling books in real estate from Amazon.com: 1. The Subprime Solution: How Today’s Global Financial Crisis Happened, and What to Do about It, By Robert J. Shiller 2. Chain of...
October 1, 2008

Latest Real Estate Books Take on Different Theme

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey Books on how to make big money from house-flipping aren’t exactly flying off the bookshelves these days, according to a recent article in The New York Times (A Shift in Real Estate Books, by Joanne...
July 11, 2008

Take Your Reading Digital and Access Free Books

By Mary Martinez, NAR Manager, Library & Information Services No surprise, real estate sales books consistently rank among the top circulating titles in the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®’ Virtual Library eBooks Collection, a special library collection just for REALTORS®...

Top 10 Real Estate Books (11/19/07)

Here are the latest top selling books on real estate, according to Amazon.com: 1. Be a Real Estate Millionaire: Secret Strategies for Lifetime Wealth Today, By Dean Graziosi 2. Think Big and Kick Ass in Business and Life, By...
November 19, 2007

Author Chat with Bill Nazur and Danielle Babb

Mortgage broker Bill Nazur and real estate investor Danielle Babb, authors of Finding Foreclosures (Entrepreneur Press, 2007), respond to your foreclosure questions. Q: With foreclosures, which states are redemption states and which are nonredemption states? A: Mortgage-Investments.com lists out,...
November 5, 2007

Finding Foreclosures: 5 Ways to Get Good Foreclosure Deals

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey QUICK SKIM Bargain shoppers are on the hunt for foreclosures, so get ready to help them find a hidden gem. But first, you might benefit from some pointers. After all, buying foreclosures can get tricky...
October 26, 2007

Top 10 Real Estate Books (10/15/07)

Here are the latest top selling books on real estate, according to Amazon.com: 1. Be a Real Estate Millionaire: Secret Strategies for Lifetime Wealth Today, By Dean Graziosi 2. The Pre-Foreclosure Property Investor’s Kit: How to Make Money Buying...
October 15, 2007

Top 10 Best-Selling Real Estate Books (4/24/07)

Here are today’s top selling real estate books on Amazon.com: 1. The Pre-Foreclosure Property Investor’s Kit: How to Make Money Buying Distressed Real Estate — Before the Public Auction, by Thomas Lucier 2. FLIP: How to Find, Fix, and...
April 24, 2007

Reasons to Buy Before the Foreclosure

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine The Pre-Foreclosure Property Investor’s Kit by Thomas J. Lucier (John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2005) Buy this book from Amazon.com If you want to get into real estate investing, author Thomas J. Lucier says...
September 1, 2005

Add Foreclosures to Your Business

By Haley M. Hwang, REALTOR® Magazine Making Big Money Investing in Foreclosures Without Cash or Credit Peter Conti and David Finkel (Dearborn Trade Publishing, 2003) 267 pp., $18.95 Buy this book from Amazon.com. Although Making Big Money Investing in...
March 4, 2004