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DS News December 2022

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16 Expand your skills, gain insight, and get inspired with these top picks. Real Estate Foreclosure Tails, A Day in the Life of a REO Broker: Educational Entertaining True Stories From Default Industry Real Estate Leaders By Brandy Nelson Since being licensed in 2005, author Brandy Nelson has had a stellar career highlighted by the fact she has successfully completed over 2,000 REO transactions in that time. Collecting some of her best stories, tricks, and tips into a bound edition with the help of a group of active REO brokers, she targets a broad audience to educate, entertain, and educate readers while answering general questions about the industry. Red Hot City: Housing, Race, and Exclusion in Twenty-First- Century Atlanta By Dan Immergluck A Professor of Urban Studies at Georgia State University, Dan Immergluck explores how a growth-at-all-costs planning mentality and the accompanying policies in the Atlanta area have created a red-hot core of expansion, inequality, and political turmoil in one of the South's hottest markets. e rapid gentrification of the city on many different fronts has created its own unique problems, which the author explores at length by examining the city's past and future while also providing paths for future generations to take to make Atlanta a more equitable, livable city. The Real Estate Agent's Ultimate Guide to Real-Estate Owned (REO): All About Working with Asset Management Companies and Servicers to List and Sell Bank-Owned Properties By Orit Gadish Overseeing a team of 25 dedicated REO agents and a successful track record of selling 1,400 commercial and residential properties throughout her career, author Orit Gadish gives readers an in-depth experience into every facet of REOs. Topics include pre-marketing activities, cash-for-keys, formal eviction processes, preparing the property for the market, valuations, listing agreements, marketing, sellers' addendums, offer management, and closing and settlements. e author, who also held a successful career as a ranking executive at Countrywide Financial, presided over new ventures and internet channel management, where she developed a highly structured and visualized process style that can be readily seen in her book. Surprised Again! The COVID Crisis and the New Market Bubble By Alex J. Pollock Breaking down complex economic concepts and demystifying the roles that the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury Department play in our economy comes easy for author Alex J. Pollock, who at the same time uses wisdom, wit, and insight into current market factors. According to Pollock, it seems that every 10 years or so, we are surprised by another financial crisis, with the most recent being triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Using insight gained while he was a senior official at the Treasury, he explains the reactions of the various government branches after the virus wreaked havoc on the economy, and how the surprising boom in the economy months later may be a bubble just waiting to burst. \ Good Reads

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