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Personally, short sales and foreclosures have been dominating my transactions. Given the layout of my current portfolio of transactions, I found an interesting article about the average life expectancy of major household appliances. It's based on NAHB research. My personal experience is somewha...
The sellers of this beautiful home have reduced the list price by $18K, pending lender approval in a short sale. It is a lovely home. The home rests on a cul-de-sac, offers access to a community pool, and has an amazing amount of storage (built-ins, cabinets, closets, and a 15 x 6 utility room)....
Our office manager is hilareous, personable, and always smiling. She is also very direct, which may be intimidating to some, but we LOVE her! She's so warm and upbeat, and can add a twist of humor to any mild scolding cocktail served up at office meetings each week. On her wish list (pretty hig...
The State Fair of Texas 2010 runs September 24 - October 10. I can hardly wait! My most inspiring broker, Ebby Halliday herself, will be there cutting the ribbon this year. She turns 100 next year, and still goes to work daily in a suit and drives herself. She is amazing, to say the least. Fo...
I'm beginning to break down like a school child who can't win "monkey in the middle" in trying to get a short sale closed. I am so, so angry, frustrated.... Litton has the first lien. I'm beginning to misplace the whole pads of notes taken on phone calls with these people. Their bankruptcy com...
Financial Reform Yesterday, the Senate passed the most sweeping changes to our financial system since the 1930s. These changes will definitely affect you for years to come - here's how.How Financial Reform Will Affect You
So, this year, I decided I would overcome my pyrophobia and indulge the urge to buy some sparklers and a few fireworks for the season. We drove our boys to summer camp on the 4th, passing several stands selling elaborate displays of 'crackers and I vowed to stop on the way home. "Oh, if you all ...
My husband has been an estimator in the construction field for about 20 years. He often hears about the "new" thing long before I do, and radiant barrier was no exception. When we were building a home back in 2003/2004, he suggested we have a radiant barrier installed. I don't think it was eve...
According to the realtor.org web site, the deadline to close on contracts executed by April 30 has been extended. The new deadline is September 30, 2010. http://angierealestate.info/2010/07/tax-credit-closing-deadline-extended/
The United States House of Representatives has just passed HR 5623, the Homebuyer Assistance and Improvement Act of 2010, by a vote of 409-5. This bill extends the deadline for closing tax credit eligible transactions from June 30 to September, 30, 2010. The bill moves to the Senate where the out...