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William J Archambault Jr sharing 4 decades of lending and real estate experience. Through books and services of REII. Bill writes about and teaches real estate investment, real estate, lending, borrowing, credit, and sales. Bill is available as a speaker, trainer, hands on coach, or remote consultant.

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2009 

This is not your Father's real estate! Thank God! Remember when Oldsmobile changed their product and advertised that "This is not your Father's Oldsmobile?" Do you remember your Fathers Oldsmobile? Do you remember Oldsmobiles? Well the Chicken Littles of real estate, the excuse makers, the near d...
Posted over 4 years ago
It's not a lottery it's a losetery! In a lottery the first tickets sold have as much chance of winning as the last one sold. Short sale sellers and there listing agents are being advised to submit multiple offers to the bank being shorted! This advice in itself is questionable with at least two m...
Posted over 4 years ago
As my readers know I'm a people centric pragmatist. I believe in total fiduciary to my clients, students and readers. I also believe there is always more than one way. I'm always in search of or evangelizing to the simpatico consumers and professionals. Active Rain offers us a chance to find the ...
Posted over 4 years ago
Of course you can! The big question is should you? Do you have the temperament to buy a Short Sale home? Short Sales, where you buy your home for less than what the seller owes on the property are probably the best buys in real estate since Peter Minuet bought that island from the Indians. Short ...
Posted over 4 years ago
Do you know the difference? Do you reason or justify? Are your arguments logical? Do you think or hate? Do you have factual support for your conclusions? Do you think shouting adds to your validity? Do you believe if you hear some thing often it must be true? Do you redefine words to deny the obv...
Posted over 4 years ago
"I shot an arrow into the air,It fell to earth, I knew not where;For, so swiftly it flew, the sightCould not follow it in its flight"  I don't know who wrote this. I don't know where their arrow went. I shot a blog into the web where it fell I know well. It landed at three of the top four returns...
Posted over 4 years ago
When Hillary went to Mexico a few weeks ago she claimed their gun problems all came from us, I suspected trouble from this absurd statement, I suspected circumvent our Constitution, now look! Bill   Gun Law Update: Obama Gun Treaty Skirts Congress   By Alan Korwin | Apr 24, 2009 1. CIFTA Gun Tre...
Posted over 4 years ago
Duel agency is a travesty! For more than a hundred years real estate brokers as we know them represented the seller! The agents represented the seller because he paid them, the selling agent was not a buyer's agent! The selling agent was a sub-agent of the listing agent. Obviously there were majo...
Posted over 4 years ago
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A friend Jeff Belonger blogged Mortgage Junk Fees - And FHA loans are more expensive!!!!! Trying to explain that today's FHA loans are not your father's FHA loans! Today you have to look at FHA because it may well be the best loan available. He also got into "junk fees" the multitude of line item...
Posted over 4 years ago
If I'm to believe the bloggs my students do a better job interviewing sellers both FSBO's and listed sellers, than many pro's! I'm tired of reading about agents being surprised by the sellers defaults and NOD filings. So I'm posting a redacted version (Almost like what you get from a FOI request)...
Posted over 4 years ago
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