Melissa Zavala: San Diego County Broker, Speaker, Author

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Broadpoint Properties - Cal BRE #01324959

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2009 

Good Afternoon. Over the weekend, I wrote a post about important considerations when participating in a loan modification.Well, when I arrived at the office today, I had this wonderful email from the California Association of Realtors® in my inbox. "Loan Modification Attorneys Under Investigation...
09/30/2009
I came across this really interesting (and very sad) article about the fatal flaws in our mortgage market thanks to my friend and colleague, Gary Bothum. I have heard about quite a few California residents who are taking advantage of the fatal flaws discussed in this article as a way to save thei...
09/29/2009
This absolutely true story is just for grins. In light of all the heated dialogues I've read recently on Active Rain, I'm happy to share something a little bit lighter. Two weeks ago, we moved my aunt out of her apartment and into an assisted living facility in the Los Angeles area. She is a sing...
09/29/2009
If you are considering a loan modification in Escondido, in California and beyond, be careful! You probably wonder what I am talking about and why I would advise you to proceed with care. The main reason that I advise caution is that at least two times a week for the past year, I have encountered...
09/27/2009
With so many folks participating in short sales, loan modifications, and even foreclosures, you've got to wonder about the long term impact that decreased FICO scores will have on our economy. I've met many borrowers who are extremely concerned about their credit score (and rightly so). Many are ...
09/27/2009
Hello, friends. I've been active on "the rain" for about six months now, and I am constantly struggling to figure out how to write a blog post that will attract readers. If you've read some of my blog posts, you already know that I have certain areas of expertise. One of my lesser known areas of ...
09/27/2009
Do you use WINForms® online to write your contracts? Or, are you still writing them by hand? Well, if you are using WINForms®, then it is time to upgrade! Coming in Fall 2009, C.A.R.'s WINForms® users will have the option to upgrade for free to the new zipForm® 6 software. The new application fea...
09/27/2009
The California Association of REALTORS® Expo is being held from October 6-8, 2009 in San Jose, California. The Expo, itself, is free to Realtors®. However, many events, including Tech Tuesday, will require a registration fee. For general information, and to view the entire program, click here. On...
09/27/2009
Save time . . . outsource annoying administrative tasks including the negotiation of your latest short sale listings. Our office is available to help with the paperwork, obtain the approval letters, and relieve you of the headaches so that you can focus on what you do best-real estate, including...
09/27/2009
I bet that before you started reading this blog post, you didn't realize that there was any trouble with short sales. (LOL). Well . . . let's talk about some of the troubles with short sales. First off, there is the trouble being faced by my Active Rain pal, Wendy Rulnick, who has been bullied by...
09/25/2009
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