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Broker Blogwrap: Mummies, Schizoids & Scammers

Broker BlogWrap is our tribute to the brokersphere. 'Cause we love you that much— we really do. Posts of note may be passed along accordingly.

1) The Mummy 3 (the one without Rachel Weisz) as an analogy for the mortgage crisis? They're both annoying, and we know which one is scarier, but now new precedents may be set as an insurance company sues a lender. Metaphor: officially stretched. [Matrix]
2) Luba breaks it down for the n00bs. Just what is an agent anyway? And what do they do? Does international espionage play any role whatsoever? And why are some agents showing schizophrenic tendencies? [Luba's SF]
3) Rotten Tenant Archetype: The Serial Evictee. "A serial evictee will rent an apartment or home with no intention of paying rent... Instead, they plan to get evicted– after they work the system for up to a year in free rent or cut a deal with the landlord to move out." Sound like a good plan to you too? Here's a quick how-to. [Sellsius]