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  • 00:00

    Concerns Raised About Inflated Home Appraisals

    in News

    Concerns are being raised about inflated home appraisals and how to get the best deal when financing an automotive purchase. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.

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    in Real Estate

    Join the Mortgage guys as they discuss appraisals with a licensed appraiser. Find out important information you should know for buying, listing, or refinancing your home. Should you do that remodel? What remodels are worth doing?

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    Free Appraisal show Sponsored By Swann Galleries and Wyatt Houston Day

    in Education

    Free Appraisal show Sponsored By Swann Galleries and Wyatt Houston Day

    Tonight @7:30 Join The Gist of Freedom as we announce a Free Appraisal show Sponsored by Wyatt Houston of Swann Galleries!  

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    SWANN AUCTION GALLERIES Consignments Invited!


    Faith Ringgold, Maya’s Quilt of Life, acrylic on canvas and painted, dyed pieced fabrics, 1989. Sold September 15, 2015 for $461,000, an auction record for the artist.


    "We are currently accepting quality consignments for our Spring 2016 auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana.

    • Manuscripts  • Books • Historical Prints  • Maps • Photographs  • Posters The deadline for submissions is October 31.

    Please direct inquiries to: Wyatt Houston Day | Specialist, African Americana | 212 254 4710 ext. 300 | wyatthday@swanngalleries.com


    Brian P., of Newport, Rhode Island, came to the ANTIQUE ROADSHOW with records of his great-grandfather, Charles Edward Minor. The collection, was valued by appraiser Gary Piattoni at between $2,500 and $3,500,  he was a decorated African American seaman a mere 20 years after the abolition of slavery.


    After retiring from the Navy at 52, Minor had the wherewithal to buy a four-bedroom home in Newport and to invest in the stock market. Again, Minor was ahead of his time. Says Brian, "Some of the stocks didn't pan out, but he was buying stocks a hundred at a time during the Great Depression. Black man or white man, that's something." True, yet it is all the more remarkable for a black man in a society that would be segregated by law for another 30 years. 



  • 00:41

    Appraisal shenanigans

    in Real Estate

    That's right, things are getting funky with appraisals. On todays show, we will talk about some current news and also how to handle appraisal issues when they come up.

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    More homes likely to be falling out of escrow! Lets have a strategy!

    in Real Estate

    Nothing stinks more than trying to buy a home and having it not appraise for what you offered. But smart buyers will be able to use this growing trend as part of a buying strategy that might just give them an inside track. However, this will be MOST EFFECTIVE while it is still in its earliest stages - so listen to this show to find out how YOU can make this trend work for you!


  • 00:34


    in Finance



    "the daily complaint"

    Every weekday we answer client complaints on The Daily Complaint to provide direction and resources for both the person complaining as well as other consumers experiencing similar issues whether it be mortgage fraud, loan servicing escrow issues, loan modification runarounds or denials, short sale refusals, deed in lieu negotiations and credit card debt collector abuses and fraud violations.

    I routinely look for posts to answer in hopes that it will not only bring optimism to those homeowners and borrowers in distress but also some basic information to assist in fighting the banks that are "too big to fail" like Bank of America and Citi but yet don't appreciate the bailout that we provided in their time of need.  The debt collectors like Ocwen and Nationstar are simply just piranhas but they can be beat at their own game too just like the big banks can be defeated.  

    We are committed to answering consumer complaints and addressing everyday credit and debt issues on The Daily Complaint and I thank you for your continued support!

    We hope you enjoy the Show...


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  • 00:31

    Reader's Entertainment Radio Show Presents: Tina DeSalvo

    in Books

    You'll want to tune in this Thursday, July 30th at 6pm EST. Author Tina DeSalvo joins me to chat about her books, life, and her Friend's Fight Together initiative. She enjoys writing stories where she can use her imagination, humor, empathy, and personal experiences to create characters and situations that she hopes will entertain readers. Her latest novel, Jewell: A Second Chance Novel, is Volume 2 in the series.

    Book Blurb:

    Once invited into New Orleans' historic mansions to evaluate prized antiques, Dr. Jewell Duet held a coveted professorship at a top university. With her deep knowledge of Louisiana history and antiquities, she was the go-to person for anyone requiring professional appraisals. But, one hasty decision cost her both her reputation and possibly her freedom. Now, as she waits to discover if her future includes prison, Jewell knows that taking the job at Sugar Mill is necessary if she is to support her beloved grandmother who has advanced dementia.

    Charming, sexy lawyer Beau Bienvenu's attraction to the intriguing historian vies with his distrust of her motives. Beau has one simple goal when it comes to the family that rescued him and made him part of their clan...protect them at all costs. He doesn't trust Jewell, nor her reason for taking the lowly job at Sugar Mill Plantation. What is she really up to? Is it possible Jewell and her quirky grandmother are there to try to profit from a Bienvenu family mystery? If so, both women are out of luck.

    Jewell and Beau are at odds about almost everything. The only things they agree on are that family is everything...and that their mutual attraction is inconvenient.

    Hope, Love and Second Chances Continue in the heart of Cajun Country.


  • 00:07

    Ron Siegel Radio Network July 01, 2015

    in Real Estate

    Ron Siegel of Anaheim Hills, CA, Robert Mott of La Quinta, CA, Don Gilmartin and Kurt Szalonek of Corona, CA discuss: current events, financial markets, politics, and even poking fun at the rest of the media in a live radio broadcast from Anaheim CA on ESPN and NBC Talk Radio. 

    Ron, Robert, Don and Kurt discuss: What You Should and Should Not State During the Initial Calls to the Insurance Company; What Do We Need to know About Wind Storms;  Does the Alcohol In Wine Really Act as a Preservative; You Can Use Both the Hand Written Notes and the Ssingle  Typed Note; Credit Cards for Bad Credit; The Impact of Rising Price on Home Appraisals; Tired of Setchy Car Dealers; Mortgage Minute; Your Credit Matters; Real Time Real Estate; Word on Wealth; The SLT will Provide a Complementary Real Estate Action Plan (R.E.A.P.) Semi-Annually, and so much more.

    Ron Siegel, consumer advocate and mortgage lender, discusses anything that affects the roof over your head, your bank account or other items that will benefit you / your family.

    Reach Ron at                  

    ·         800.306.1990 

    ·         Ron@RonSiegelRadio.com

    ·         www.RonSiegelRadio.com

    ·         www.SiegelLendingTeam.com

    ·         Twitter: @RonSiegel

    ·         www.Facebook.com/RonSiegelRadio

  • 00:20

    7 things to know if you are named executor in a will

    in Finance

    Death can come suddenly, and if so, you may find yourself as the executor of the decedent's will.  Join host Barbie O'Connor for this week's MoneySmarts4U show to learn  the 7 things you need to know if you are named the executor of an estate.

    Communicating with the beneficiaries, working with the estate lawyer and accountant, how to distribute the estate, what to do about real estate, getting valuations and appraisals are all topics to be discussed in this week's show.  

    For more MoneySmarts4u, buy the book on Amazon.  Subscribe to the show.  Like us on Facebook.  Listen in on Itunes.  Email any questions to barbie@moneysmarts4u.com.  Check out the website, www.moneysmarts4u.com.  

  • 00:26

    Cultivating a Culture of Entrepreneurship to Grow Your Company

    in Entrepreneur

    On this episode of Smart Companies KC, host Kelly Scanlon visits with Laird Goldsborough, President of Valbridge Property Advisors | Shaner Appraisals, a full-service commercial real estate valuation and consulting firm. While the majority of their work is completed for financing purposes, the firm also has extensive experience in real estate litigation support, property tax appeals, ownership disputes, expert witness testimony, conservation easement valuation, eminent domain and more. 

    In addition to the real estate industry Laird shares his philosophy of growing your company by bringing a culture of entrepreneurship to your business allowing your employees to be the best that they can be without the risk of going it alone.

    To hear more shows with host Kelly Scanlon, Please visit our archives 

  • 00:30

    Don Todrin - Learn the tricks and traps of Appraisals

    in Business


    Learn the tricks and traps of appraisals and how to get the right valuation for your situation. 

    Also featuring Richard McGravey, joining us to discuss lies, excuses, justifications from small business owners who should be signing up for a workout but opt to wait for the implosion to come.

    Don Todrin is founder of Second Wind Consultants, a leading small business debt workout and turnaround company that focuses on helping small business owners survive and succeed through difficult economic challenges. He is an author of numerous books on small business including Successfully Navigating the Downturn and Embrace Change. 

    Donald Todrin is a 'Master Mentor' for the Isenberg School Of Management Center For Entrepreneurship at the University Of Massachusetts, Amherst and a leader in a prominent  international Men's leadership organization.



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