Archive for September, 2010

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 5:00am

Freddie Mac: Fighting “fraud” or “crying wolf”?

Posted by Ron Ballard in Everyone

Here we go again. Freddie Mac is out lumping legitimate resale transactions in with the fraudulent ones in order to deflect accountability for its massive loan losses due to buying loans it had to know were bogus. I’m tired of exposing their fallacies and lack of effective reasoning, but apparently they aren’t tired of exposing themself. Maybe […]

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:22am

Flip, Flop or Hold – A Tale of Three Myths

There’s a lot of discussion and warnings in residential real estate circles regarding various forms of “short sale fraud.” Unfortunately, too much of it neglects realistic market analysis and results in labeling legitimate business practices as “fraud.” Usual disclaimer:  this is a lengthy post because it provides in-depth analysis of complex issues. It’s not just […]

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