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Short sales and the summer reading list

Short Sale Review

Back when I was in junior high and high school, we used to receive a summer reading list. Everyone grunted and groaned when the teacher passed out the summer reading list. Usually it consisted of a minimum of three books (two of which were usually going to be boring beyond belief) that we would be required to read before the first day of school.

The best teachers would test us on the reading during the first or second week of school. So, you were doomed to begin the year with bad marks if you didn’t do the reading.

I’m not giving any tests this summer. But, if you are working short sales (or if you want to work short sales), then I’d recommend checking out these five Agent Genius posts written earlier this year. Hope you enjoy these posts and that they provide you with value! I also hope you enjoy your summer—with or without the reading list.

Written By

Melissa Zavala is the Broker/Owner of Broadpoint Properties and Head Honcho of Short Sale Expeditor®, and Chief Executive Officer of Transaction 911. Before landing in real estate, she had careers in education and publishing. Most recently, she has been able to use her teaching and organizational skills while traveling the world over—dispelling myths about the distressed property market, engaging and motivating real estate agents, and sharing her passion for real estate. When she isn’t speaking or writing, Melissa enjoys practicing yoga, walking the dog, and vacationing at beach resorts.



  1. Sophia

    July 1, 2010 at 7:50 pm

    sorry to add another one to the list but saw this hubpage for a short list tool today and thought it might be of interest…

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