Posts Tagged ‘real estate brokerage reform’

How to Boost Home Sales Permanently…at No Taxpayer Expense

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Housing sales can be boosted siginificantly — at no taxpayer cost — bythe federal government taking one simple step to reform the way houses are bought, sold, and financed.

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THE EASIEST WAY TO REDUCE FORECLOSURES…IF ONLY SOMEONE OTHER THAN ME WOULD THINK OF IT

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

President Obama has often said that it would be a shame to waste this economic crisis.  Nowhere is that more true than in real estate, where federal homebuyer tax credits up to $8,000 are barely denting the mortgage foreclosure rate.   Instead, let’s use this crisis to try a new approach:   slashing the 6 percent real [...]

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The Complete ThinkOOB Stimulus Economics Plan

Monday, March 9th, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

This Posting sumamrizes the Best of the Ideas from the only website paying $1-million for Yours

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Against Real Estate Democratization

Monday, March 9th, 2009 by lisajacobs8

My name is Lisa Jacobs and I am a highly educated woman with a M.D. and a M.P.H.. I am also an ex of a real estate investor who was a graduate of Harvard Law School. We were real estate investors. My ex was fed up with dumb agents showing us what we did not [...]

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former new england patriot hernandez charged with murder

Thursday, November 20th, 2008 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Almost every house sold includes a real estate commission of 5% or more. Eliminate that real estate commission – or vastly reduce it – and the value of every house theoretically rises 5% with no change in price. This would facilitate selling by the owner and/or create more equity in the owner’s house if they don’t sell. While 5% more equity will not solve the housing crisis, it would put a noticeable dent in it…and that 5% might otherwise have been taken out of the government bailout fund. This posting shows how to do exactly that

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