Short Sales & Foreclosures: How Much Longer?
Co-Founder and CEO,
The Distressed Property Institute, LLC
Author, CDPE Designation
CEO, STAR POWER Systems
There are those agents who have found ways throughout every economic situation to adapt more quickly, implement more effectively, and benefit more immediately. Today, with nearly 25 percent of homeowners underwater and more than 1 in 7 mortgages not being paid, there are still agents who have found ways to gain market share and grow profitable businesses. Alex Charfen, CEO of the Distressed Property Institute and CEO of STAR POWER Systems, will provide updates on the distressed property market (including the new HAFA program), and then show you how some agents are making 2010 one of the best years of their careers. Learn how one agent currently has 54% of pending transactions in his area. See how $100 in marketing can turn into $800,000 in listings. Discover the expired campaign that results in listing 20% of those targeted. Join Alex to find out where the market is headed, and how you can benefit from the experience and success of others.
About Alex Charfen
Alex Charfen is co-founder and CEO of The Distressed Property Institute and author of the CDPE® designation, training professionals nationwide to handle distressed properties and help homeowners avoid foreclosure. With a membership of more than 22,000 real estate professionals nationwide, CDPE is the fastest growing designation in real estate industry history. In December 2009, Alex became CEO of STAR POWER Systems, the number-one brand in real estate education. Charfen is one of the most influential leaders in real estate, having spoken at nationwide events including the National Association of REALTORS® Annual Convention and Dave Ramsey’s Accelerate ’09. He was also a participant in the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) 2009 Short Sale and Deed-in-Lieu Roundtable, which laid the groundwork for the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) program. The Distressed Property Institute has been recognized among the “The Best Places to Work in Central Texas” for 2010.