please check out the anti-mandate news »

« prev   random   next »

0
0

Web Technology Fee: $199

By TPB follow TPB   2012 Feb 23, 4:42am 4,253 views   3 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share      


Hold on then, what's this?

I saw this little number on a MLS listing. Now at first I thought it was a yearly fee for the horrible crappy Wireless Hollywood wifi that nobody uses. I was ready to pull out my tax receipt to see if I am paying for this crap.
So I Googled it, and guess what? It's a service so international buyers can bid against you, or should we say more obscurity so the realtors can say there's a bid on the house, that's a separate process than county court records, which can be easily verified.

Then upon further reading, it appears to be a fee, that even the Local Buyer fool will have to pay, even if he didn't use the internet bidding process.

http://www.altisourcehomes.com/bid-info-center.htm

What do you sat Sinister, or this the new norm?

#housing

1   TPB   ignore (3)   2012 Feb 23, 5:10am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

I'm so glad I bought when I did. Even though I could have probably bought this house 20K to 40K cheaper sometime last year. Not now the pump monkeys are back at work. But even if I did buy for 20K cheaper, I've done a good faith estimate on what that loan would cost me.
With interest rates almost a point lower, and the price 20K less, my mortgage would be $80 MORE than when I actually bought it.

2   bubblesitter   ignore (0)   2012 Feb 23, 5:22am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Desperate times. Realtors will do anything to get bread and butter!

3   someone else   ignore (0)   2012 Feb 23, 8:11am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

bubblesitter says

Realtors will do anything to get bread and butter!

I think realtors live by sucking the precious bodily fluids out of naive buyers.

They're very similar to spiders that way, only less honest.


about   best comments   contact   one year ago   suggestions