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Anti-counterfeit crusaders follow consumers
by Westley Parker | 2014/12/20

Anti-counterfeiting activists, as well as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, are getting tough on those who traffic in counterfeit merchandise that pretends to be from a trusted brand-name. But now a few want to turn that scrutiny on the consumers of these items. People who intentionally buy such items could end up behind bars if lawmakers are effective. Article resource: Consumers next target of anti-counterfeit crusaders?

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Chilling the Bid
by William Pattison | 2014/12/15

  An illegal but all too common practice in foreclosure auctions, is hard to spot except in a recent incident which was loud and blatant.

  A recent auction day in San Mateo County brought out a homeowner about to lose her house. 

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Bankrutcy Protection for Foreclosure Investors
by William Pattison | 2014/12/07

   OK, my title is a bit misleading.  Many house flippers feel "safe" NOT checking the bankruptcy status of homeowners in foreclosure.  A few misunderstandijgs have given rise to this notion.

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San Mateo County Advances Anti-Business Plans
by William Pattison | 2014/11/12

   The Deputy County Recorder met today with the elected Recorder.  They met in the open public area of the Recorders Office and openly discussed plans to restructure their public access area in such a way as to prevent businesses from "copying their database." 

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Custodian of Records
by William Pattison | 2014/11/03

  Public agencies in most jurisdictions must have within their ranks a legally mandated "Custodian of Records."  The title may vary slightly, but the duties of the position are essentially the same:  to account for the civil papers, files and records entrusted to that government agency.

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Standards and Practices of Foreclosure Investors
by William Pattison | 2014/10/20

   Sounds like an oxymoron to those who deal with house flippers, eh?  lol.


  Despite the irony of such words being strung together in that order, there are a number of best practices, customs and common traditions which converge here to form a loose basis that distressed property buyers should consider.

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Abstracting soundtrack
by Teresa Wright | 2014/10/20

Someone on this website a while back was asking us to contribute songs that could reflect our profession so here goes: 

Taking Care of Business


Make this Place Your Home by Phillip Phillips (I like the part that goes "settle down, it'll all be clear!)

Dirty Deeds by AC/DC 




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Camera on Foreclosures: The Dirty Little Cheaters
by William Pattison | 2014/10/11

   Portable digital video cameras are now ubiquitous.  Whether on an IPad, cell phone or GoPro attachment, we see their fallout on the daily news, Funniest Home Videos, Right This Minute, talk shows, and YouTube. 

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NOT Indexing by legal description - YIKES!!
by Teresa Wright | 2014/10/09

*GASP*!!! They are not indexing the real estate records by legal description!  Yikes!

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When is a lien not a lien?
by CHARLENE PERRY | 2014/08/28

When the County can't provide a valid legal argument for it's collection!

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