Brothers Unite!

Brothers Unite!

Posted on Mar 7, 2012 in Short Sale Genius News

Those who have been with Short Sale Genius for a while know that when we first started Sean Chapman & Trent Chapman were partners in a real estate brokerage, but in 2010 they ended that partnership and Sean set out on his own quest. While we’ve always stayed in contact as brothers, we’ve kept our […]

Winner of the Question from Thing #2 Video

Winner of the Question from Thing #2 Video

Posted on Mar 1, 2012 in Short Sale Genius News

Last week I was supposed to announce the winner, but this video was misplaced in the move to our NEW office. Watch this video to find out who won! If you missed what this is all about watch the video where I asked the question: The 2nd Most Important Thing You Must Believe as a […]

Short Sale Genius Isn’t “a” Person

Posted on Aug 4, 2011 in Short Sale Genius News

When Trent & I decided on the name of Short Sale Genius we knew it was a BOLD statement, but we couldn’t think of a better phrase to capture what we expected to turn the people who would adopt the Complete Short Sale Genius System into. I think we confused some folks with the name. […]

Fundamental Flaw of Real Estate Businesses Today

Fundamental Flaw of Real Estate Businesses Today

Posted on Jul 22, 2011 in Short Sale Genius NewsShort Sale Training

I was talking to my brother Ryan this morning and I pointed out to him that there is a fundamental flaw to the way most of us approach our real estate business. He asked me what it was and I started to layout what I’ve noticed after having helped thousands of agents with their own […]

Instant Implementer of December Matthew Stewart

Instant Implementer of December Matthew Stewart

Matthew Stewart showed that he has the determination, energy and persistence to be an instant implementer. He has learned what he needs to do and because he acted, he is Decembers Instant Implementer. After a golf trip with Lee, Matthew had a full list of key strategies that he had identified as those that would […]

Are Short Sales Easier with Better Software?

Are Short Sales Easier with Better Software?

Posted on Feb 18, 2011 in Short Sale Genius News

If you haven’t read my post about short sale software vs short sale training, you should check it out before or after you finish this post. As a member of our staff was using my desk as a light table for some marketing I moved to his desk to work. He had been doing some […]

Ask Any Short Sale Question for Feb 17th 2011 Call

Posted on Feb 8, 2011 in Short Sale Genius News

It was just four short years ago that I found myself facing a changing market, recognizing that short sales we’re the future for my real estate business. I also realized I knew little about the animal I was dealing with. I sought out Lee Honish after wasting thousands of dollars with a self proclaimed short […]

What is SB 931 and How Does it impact Second Liens (2nd Mortgages)?

What is SB 931 and How Does it impact Second Liens (2nd Mortgages)?

Posted on Jan 7, 2011 in Short Sale Genius NewsShort Sale News

I had a bunch of questions emailed to me about the video I did on SB 931. As a result I recorded a new video to answer the questions. Most of them had to do with the impact of SB 931 on approval letters with contradictory verbiage, 2nd liens or second mortgages.

HAFA Update! Will It Be A Game Changer?

HAFA Update! Will It Be A Game Changer?

Posted on Jan 6, 2011 in Short Sale Genius NewsShort Sale News

HAFA has been updated! But what is it going to mean to you, me and the homeowners we serve?

We predicted this in late 2009. HAFA has helped 661 homeowners as of the end of 2010. So seeing that the program wasn’t working, there is an update in an attempt to jump start it.

First, they’ve waived the requirements for the bank to check the homeowner’s finances and debt to income ratio. I’m not sure how big a deal this is to the lenders, but we’ll see.