Dearborn Archive

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

Excerpt: Learn About Energy Audits

The following is excerpted from Sustainable Housing and Building Green (Dearborn, 2008) by Marie S. Spodek and Ken Deshaies. Audits in the Real Estate Transaction Energy audits are an excellent source of additional information to help sellers, builders, and...
October 13, 2008

What They’re Reading Now (2/12/08)

“I’m reading an excellent book right know called Terri Murphy’s Listing and Selling Secrets (Dearborn, 1995) by Terri Murphy. I’m really enjoying this book because she provides you with ideas and systems that you can use to have a...

Book Excerpt: Power Real Estate Letters

QUICK SKIM You may be throwing hundreds — or even thousands — of dollars away on direct mail pieces that go straight to your prospects’ junk pile. To make sure your letters are getting read, keep them simple and...

Author Chat: Edith Lank

National syndicated real estate columnist Edith Lank, author of Confessions of a Real Estate Columnist: I’ve Heard it All and So Should You (Dearborn Financial Publishing, 2007), responds to your questions. I read in the book blog that you...

Confessions of a Real Estate Columnist: 7 Client Questions That Make You Wonder

QUICK SKIM Clients say the darndest things! If you haven’t had your fill of comical questions from customers, you’ll get it by paging through this light-hearted book by syndicated real estate columnist Edith Lank. The book is a compilation...