Book Review

So what is a foreclosure nation? Real Estate: Bookshelf The Business Review (Albany)

Posted on Thursday, July 02, 2009

Friday, June 26, 2009 Real Estate: Bookshelf The Business Review (Albany) - by Review by Philip Schwartz In her new book with that title, Shari B. Olefson writes that it’s a nation “replete with illiquid, distrustful, often insolvent lenders; distressed companies, industry leaders who stand acc...

What A Call To Action!

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

This is THE most comprehensive, easy to read book on a topic I knew very little about ever. I was looking for a quck way to get up to speed on this whole crises and especially the parts that will affect my home value. Anyone with similar concerns needs to read this book. It explains all of the comli...

A Real Winner! By Midwest Book Review

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

Real estate attorney and educator Shari Olefson is an expert in the current mortgage crisis and its effects on homeowners, and here explains legal and financial terminology and how the national mortgage system works. From choosing a mortgage professional and deciding which product fits to getting th...

A Must Read!

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

Wow! It's rare to find a book that is so topical and so detailed. If you want a better understanding of the current foreclosure crisis, get this book. If you want help understanding how the mortgage and foreclosure processes work in general, get this book. Olefson has laid it all out in the most und...

Very Informative and Timely

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

Just read Foreclosure and want to highly recommend it to anyone wanting to have some clear understanding of the reasons for the real estate meltdown and how to handle financing issues going forward. Very practical, useful and insightful. A real handbook for the times. - David...

Best Book On The Foreclosure Crisis

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

Shari Olefson has hit the ball out of the ballpark! "Foreclosure Nation: Mortgaging the American Dream" is a masterpiece. Ms. Olefson, a renowned South Florida commercial real estate attorney/mediator and partner at Fowler White Boggs in Ft. Lauderdale, has written a book filled with erudition. Grea...

Olefson is on the Mark

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

Ms. Olefson has hit the nail on the head. I appreciated the no nonsense approach to this huge issue. This is a great read for homeowners and professionals alike. Money well spent....when there's not a lot of money around to spend!! - Andrew...

Much More Than I Expected

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

I just finished reading the book, and I'm pleasantly surprised with how detailed, and how current all of the information is. The book gives an enlightening history on how the mortgage process started in America, all the way through to the point where the real estate "bubble burst" resulting in the c...

Beach books: Real estate turmoil provides good reading

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

Haven’t heard enough bad news lately? Try “Foreclosure Nation: Mortgaging the American Dream” by Shari Olefson, a Florida-based real estate attorney. In her book, Ms. Olefson takes a sobering look at the sub-prime and speculative affliction that’s mightily contributed to the recession in which we ot...

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