Steven Pawera
  • Male
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • United States

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Recognize And Roast A Negotiator

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kenneth Kulpa Sep 27, 2011. 1 Reply

I would like to make this a regular feature (unless we have it somewhere already?): Whether we call this 'the dumbest thing I heard from a negotiator today', or maybe, 'reasons my pet rock is smarter…Continue

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Areas You Service (be VERY specific specific and include ALL counties, cities, states, and towns you service!)
Los Angeles, Culver City, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills
Short Sale Designations and/or Special Training
SFR (Short Sales and Foreclosures Resource), Harris University Training (Of Some Kind)
Short Sale Transactions Completed
Do you have any experience in Commercial Real Estate? If so, do you have the CCIM or any commercial designations? How many commercial transactions and dollar volume have you CLOSED?
not yet :)
About Me/Profile of yourself: - Please add your Brokerage Company name also!
I started focusing all my attention on short sales around September of 2007 at the venerable firm of Coldwell Banker because the writing on the wall wasn't really that hard to read (unless you believe in NAR or CAR hype).

The SFR designation is a joke. Tim Harris' trainings are always spot on.

Additionally, I am a big fan of the Chapmans (Sean, and Ryan and Trent) and Lee Honish (only for those who view short sales as a full contact/take no prisoners sport), Josh Cantwell and Greg Clements, and Jeff Watson and Ron Ballard. Of course I can't leave out Chris McLaughlin and Nathan Jurewitz.

The bottom line is, whether it is because I like the feeling of knowing I can get a homeowner out of their problem, or whether I just have a dysfunctional need to always win and be right, I put more into short sales than I did as a CPA. While real estate requires only the most minimal of training, the continuing education component of working in short sales is constant.

Is a one hour webinar worth the time if you know 99% of what was presented? It really depends how good that one new idea is. :)

Last thought:
Seriously, who put 'country' as a question in this sign up form? Could there really be that many other countries (Canada perhaps? The U.K?) where they are doing short sales? Could speaking English be a root cause of the problems that created short sales? :)
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July 13, 2011
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Steven Pawera's Blog

Headline: A national standard for servicers — stupid

Posted on June 6, 2011 at 2:21pm 0 Comments

This headline grabbed my attention - and made me laugh out loud.


Beyond that, if you weren't aware of it, I find Housing Wire a valuable resource for keeping up to the minute.

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'No Record' of Trustees Sale Number?

Posted on April 21, 2011 at 6:19pm 2 Comments

Has anyone experienced after an NOD is issued,and your working on the short sale, when you go to check the status at the trustee's sale info line or on their website and enter the TS #, 'no record found'?

It's been happening more frequently to me.  I just wonder where the number goes.  Is it lawful to then record a NTS - if the trustee was acting like there was no NOD? 


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At 4:27pm on June 29, 2011, Stacie A. Kramer said…
I called and left a message. I posted a message to the group and got your request and comment. I then went directly to your profile, because I can never find the post that I put up on the groups. I don't know how to do that. It's kinda confusing. Thanks for your help and I'll see where this takes me.
At 3:43pm on June 29, 2011, Stacie A. Kramer said…
Well, Steve, I called that number and it gave me a new number. When I called that number, it was just tech support. Thanks, anyway. I have contacted just about everyone I can to get this thing done.
At 2:04pm on June 28, 2011, Sharon Tukay said…
Hey Steve! Thanks for the feedback regarding the BofA meeting in DTLA. I'll be attending the webinar tonight too .. thanks for the invite! You're a funny guy and no .. you're not friendless :D
At 1:02pm on June 8, 2011, Sharon Tukay said…

Hi Steve. I wanted to know if you went to the BofA event today in LA. I was going to go but didn't want to risk driving downtown if I wasn't registered. If you did go .. Let me know .. would love to hear what happened. Thanks!




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