Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED

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Industry Observer - RETIRED / State License is Inactive - Inactive License Oregon

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2011 

SO WHAT?!? I've been on ActiveRain for some time.  I've read so many posts, and have read 100 times the comments. Whenever I read this trite little ditty:  It's an NAR Code of Ethics violation . . . I just want to know one thing, Does it really matter?!? On the topic of what we're "supposed" to p...
02/26/2011
Is that "I'm Addicted to ActiveRain" still running?!?  If so . . . then color me ADDICTED! Today, my laptop got sick.  Perhaps a virus.  The computer guy said the hard-drive was great -- WHEW -- so he's going to run a diagnostic and check for undesirables, and tune the thing up for me. So, I'm on...
02/24/2011
Seller Financing . . . Your Thoughts on The Subject With loans becoming a sticking point for many, there's always "Seller Financing" . . . right?!? This is a discussion post, and I would love to know what your thoughts are on: 1)  When/If Seller Financing is a good option 2)  Can Seller Financing...
02/22/2011
When I got home this afternoon from an early a.m. appointment, a phone message was waiting.  I heard the message from a nice lady we'll call Sue (not her real name).  Sue was looking for an Exclusive Buyer Agent.  After hearing the message, I thought Sue's last name was Lawton. I returned Sue's c...
02/19/2011
Just a few days ago, a long-time friend told me she would be losing the home she's owned since 1989. Reason: Foreclosure! My friend DID refinance, and pull out money.  She is a self-employed business owner.  A bitter divorce of 10-years ago still has long-term affects.  In order to maintain her b...
02/18/2011
Maybe I should read this stuff . . . but I'm going to call Fox in the Henhouse on this one . . . The Written Testimony of Chief of Homeownership Preservation Office Phyllis Caldwell And Phyllis, just when is the PRESERVATION of HOMEOWNERSHIP . . . hmmm . . . GOING TO BEGIN?!? Because I, sure as s...
02/17/2011
Well, if you think you're "SYNDICATED" think again. Here's a link that provides, what I'm going to assume, is up-to-date links of all the freaking blogs and such. Our Government has provided this list . . . and I'm sorry I don't have screen capture. Now this is what I call SYNDICATED: SYNDICATION...
02/17/2011
In case you didn't know . . . there's another AR challenge: Extra! Extra! Read All About It I selected Ralph Gorgoglione and his insightful ActiveRain MasterMinds Group My Press Release is below.  And let me tell you, it wasn't all that easy (1,000 pts?!? -- the things I do). NOTE:  I tried to li...
02/17/2011
This blog was originally posted 10/14/10.  I've re-blogged it now to dove-tail the very insightful featured post by Richard Zaretsky MERS MORTGAGES CAN'T BE FORECLOSED - FEDERAL JUDGE RULES If you don't think MERS and MBA (Mortgage Bankers Association) aren't in bed together making little 800 lb...
02/16/2011
I Am No Longer a Real Estate Agent . . . Starting .  .  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   . NOW!  --  Branding Part II Our very own ActiveRain Community Evangelist, Bob Stewart, has posted a great blog about branding:  Do You Have a Brand?  Does Anyone Else Know But You? I posted something ...
02/15/2011
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