Matthew Ferrara, Philosopher

Archive for January, 2010

In Part 1, we started the countdown towards May 1, the Day After. In Part 2, we offer ten suggestions for REALTORS to stay in business when the dust settles.  Read more

Real estate market got you down? REALTORS can learn the correct spells and incantations to keep the bad housing spirits away.  Read more

If the housing market fell nearly 17% the month after the original housing tax credits were supposed to end, what's going to happen when they really do come to an end? Are REALTORS ready for the Day After?  Read more

FHA is about to change the rules for backing future loans. Will REALTORS be ready when the government-backed subsidies get harder to come by?  Read more

Perhaps the Aflac spokesduck can teach real estate brokers how to avoid quacking-up by the time the housing market turns around.  Read more

Some questions Matthew Ferrara thinks REALTORS should be asking of FHA - before it's too late.  Read more

The real estate and mortgage industries are paying the price for Fannie Mae's free-lunch fraud. Looks like the people who couldn't afford "affordable housing" most weren't just consumers, but its most vocal advocates.  Read more

Considering how notoriously misleading the Case-Shiller report is,does anyone wonder why buyers and sellers don't believe a word of their REALTORS's advice?  Read more

Matthew Ferrara offers ten ways to start focusing on what you can - and will - do this year to reach your success.  Read more