Automan Empire

Owner of the same home through many boom and bust cycles.
Someday a wealthy Real Estate mogul, in my pipedreams.

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Applying for 1 home loan with 2 lenders concurrently
by Automan Empire on 27 Nov 2018  8 comments, latest 17 days ago
There's a mortgage company called HMS Capital that does heavy radio advertising in the LA market. Their USP is "Even if you're already in process with another lender, you should...

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This is EXACTLY why the Statute of Limitations exists!
by Automan Empire on 21 Sep 2018  14 comments, latest 3 months ago
I understand the original intent of extending the statute of limitations on child molestation and rape cases. Children, especially decades ago, had little to no options or help when they...

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SS trust fund would remain solvent indefinitely with an immediate 2% increase in contributions. (ssa.gov)
by Automan Empire on 4 Jun 2018  22 comments, latest 6 months ago
Born 1967, my cohorts have always considered SS a Ponzi scheme, which would run out of money before our generation was old enough to benefit from it.Some say it's a...

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Real Estate Discussion: Getting financing for vacant unimproved rural land.
by Automan Empire on 19 Apr 2018  9 comments, latest 8 months ago
I recently purchased a rural acreage in an area I've always liked, and have become interested in another nearby parcel.The one I bought was purchased with a low down and...

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Nationstar Mortgage rebrands as Mr. Cooper
by Automan Empire on 9 Feb 2018  2 comments, latest 10 months ago
Nationstar Mortgage rebranded to the unlikely moniker Mr. Cooper. It wasn't a spontaneous or quick decision; they have had this in the works since early 2016, and finally took it...

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Men's rights ballot initiative in CA?
by Automan Empire on 4 Apr 2017  12 comments, latest 2 years ago
Was it you or someone else that indicated interest in making a ballot initiative for men's rights in CA? I'd definitely be interested in discussing further. I have experience in...

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Artistic father "finishes" his childrens' drawings with amusing results (imgur.com)
by Automan Empire on 5 Dec 2013  Posted 5 years ago
I found this particularly amusing. After playing in the wading pool with young relatives one summer day, a 5 year old remarked, "The thing about Automan is, he never said...

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California Republicans draw fire for "spoof" CoveredCa mailer and website. (businessinsider.com)
by Automan Empire on 4 Dec 2013  Posted 5 years ago
Golden State conservatives have taken to distributing official-looking mailers informing people that they will be required to purchase insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Fair enough, but the five-page pamphlet...

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Seller's agent for commercial property because he has buyer?
by Automan Empire on 10 Sep 2013  8 comments, latest 5 years ago
I have a commercial property that I am considering selling; it is an auto repair shop in Los Angeles County. Right now I am kind of waiting for the market...

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Patnet username proves popular in Yahoo comments
by Automan Empire on 10 Sep 2013  1 comment, latest 5 years ago
Just a fun side topic amid the long rancorous threads. You may have seen the recent article about the elite Swedish boarding school that is under investigation for extreme hazing...

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Pat Robertson on the Sanctity of Marriage
by Automan Empire on 17 May 2013  3 comments, latest 6 years ago
Like shooting fish in a barrel. A caller asked how she could forgive her husband for infidelity. Here is his fine response verbatim. Sorry about the numbers. “Stop talking about...

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Website that reviews Real Estate Gurus- useful resource. (johntreed.com)
by Automan Empire on 19 Oct 2012  1 comment, latest 6 years ago
I found this website almost a decade ago, when I had developed a passing fascination with the likes of Robert Allen. This website lists and reviews various "real estate gurus,"...

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Hand-lettered WE BUY HOUSES signs- do people actually respond?
by Automan Empire on 26 Jul 2012  12 comments, latest 6 years ago
Can't speak for the rest of the state, but here in Los Angeles, a common feature of the public landscape is hand-lettered WE BUY HOUSES signs. These have been around...
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The Housing Trap
You're being set up to spend your life paying off a debt you don't need to take on, for a house that costs far more than it should. The conspirators are all around you, smiling to lure you in, carefully choosing their words and watching your reactions as they push your buttons, anxiously waiting for the moment when you sign the papers that will trap you and guarantee their payoff. Don't be just another victim of the housing market. Use this book to defend your freedom and defeat their schemes. You can win the game, but first you have to learn how to play it.
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