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CDPE – Charfen’s Blog: Not Your Ordinary Booth


Alex shows how the CDPE booth is doing things differently and always putting education first at NAR 2009.

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CDPE – Charfen’s Blog: Master Instructor, Tony Martinez at the NAR 2009 Convention


Master CDPE instructor, Tony Martinez, reflects on the growth of CDPE’s movement and what’s to come at the NAR convention in San Diego.

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CDPE – Charfen’s Blog: New HAFA Guidelines


The government has issued new guidelines to short sales with HAFA. The government’s involvement past mortgage modifications, and foreclosure alternatives, shows that some people will have to move. We look forward to sharing with you our opinions on those guidelines soon!

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CDPE – Charfen’s Blog: Treasury Commits to Unlimited GSE Funding


Alex discusses the recent US Treasury report that pledges new aid to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Announced December 24th, the Treasury plans to exceed the $400 billion-dollar cap in government aid, while Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s serious delinquencies now exceed 5 percent.

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CDPE – Charfen’s Blog: Understanding HAFA – What It Means for CDPEs


After more than a year of advocating a standardized short sale process- the government has answered back. On November 30, 2009 the US Treasury announced HAFA. While HAFA doesn’t implement all our suggestions, it is an exciting step in the right direction. To find out more, you can access the program’s website for specific guidelines. Real estate agents are needed more now than ever to take action on the seller’s behalf. For more information on the requirements, incentives, and highlights of this program take a look at the CDPE HAFA guidelines packet we’ve assembled just for you.

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