* The Real Estate Crash * How Bad is the Underwater Problem * Advice from an Underwater Homeowner * Advice from a Real Estate attorney * Advice from a Real Estate Agent * Advice from a Mortgage Broker * Advice from a Real Estate Agent * Advice from a Real Estate Agent * Advice from a Mortgage Broker * Advice from a Real Estate Expert * Advice from a Real Estate Economist * Advice from an Economist * Advice from CoreLogic Chief Economist Mark Fleming * What You Should Know About Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac * Lenders Settle with Homeowners for $25 Billion for Abuses * Twelve Valuable Government Programs * Glossary of Terms * Additional Resources
Chris Lauer is the author of Southwest Airlines (Corporations That Changed the World), Breaking Free: How to Quit Your Job and Start Your Own Business, and The Management Gurus: Lessons from the Best Management Books of All Time. He is also the owner and editor in chief of Lauer Editorial Services (www.laueredit.com) where he writes and edits for a variety of businesses and publishers. As a journalist and editor with more than 20 years of experience, Lauer works in a variety of fields, including business, news, music, and art. After graduating with an English Journalism degree from the University of Delaware, where he was a features editor for The Review, he worked as a writer and editor for the SF Weekly in San Francisco. He was also the owner and publisher of Edge City and Anthem Monthly, two local arts and entertainment magazines in Northern California. After that, he worked for the NBC affiliate in Eureka, Calif., KIEM, as a TV news reporter, videographer, and assignment editor. In 2006, Lauer founded Lauer Editorial Services.