Book Review

J.C. from Hartford, CT 

Posted on Friday, August 20, 2010

I really like your book, it's a great read - I've gotten an education just in what I've read so far. Anyway, I hope I'm not imposing but I wanted to know if you were by chance going to follow-up with a second edition to the changes that have taken place in real-estate market, government and financia...

Frank Patterson from Ocean Reef, FL 

Posted on Monday, March 29, 2010

Ocean Reef Club Radio (a good trade) I became a fan of your book. Great book by the way! ...

Philip Schwartz from Albany, NY 

Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2009

Friday, June 26, 2009 Real Estate: BookshelfThe Business Review (Albany) - by Review by Philip Schwartz So what is a foreclosure nation? In her new book with that title, Shari B. Olefson writes that it’s a nation “replete with illiquid, distrustful, often insolvent lenders; distressed comp...

P. from Broward, FL 

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

What a Call To Action! 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 e...

Midwest Book Review from Oregon, WI 

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

A Real Winner! 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 fi...

Law Dog from New York, NY 

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

A Must Read! 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...

David from Fort Lauderdale, FL 

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

Very Informative and Timely! 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....

Mike Schwager from Boca Raton, FL 

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

The Best Book On The Foreclosure Crisis 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...

Andrew Cagnetta from Hollywood, FL 

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

Olefson is on the Mark! 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!! ...

Michael from Pompano Beach, FL 

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

Much More Than I Expected 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 "bub...

The East Hampton Press & The Southampton Press from Southampton, NY 

Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009

Beach books: Real estate turmoil provides good reading 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 t...