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2008 

We just got information from HUD on changes with FHA in regards to a buyer turning their current home into a rental and using current rents to qualify for a new home. I'm still working out the details but this is going to change our market period, I can think of several who have the intention of ...
09/22/2008
The level of home sales is expected to show little movement in the months ahead, according to the latest projections by the National Association of Realtors®.       The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in July, fell 3.2 percent to 86.5 from an...
09/22/2008
  Below are the economic indicators for the week of the 21st, when you click on the link you can chart it out as well. September 21, 2008             Economic Indicators and Calendarby Realty Times Staff     New Home Sales        Chart An index developed by the Census Bureau, it shows new home sa...
09/22/2008
As I come home after another crazy day, I have dinner with my family and my kids ask how was your day. After a deep breath I begin to go over it.....20 minutes later and the eyes of my family glazed over,I realize... that they just don't get it! So to a community of craziness...I want to know on ...
09/18/2008
So I'm working on getting pictures in my blog but now I have seen more linking withing a blog. Like linking a name, linking another website and linking other blogs. How the heck do I do that and what are the benefits to doing that. I thought I was tech savvy but I'm not feeling that way now!! Tha...
09/17/2008
Larimer County was 24 out of 25 and tied with Orange County in Money Magazine. I have always loved where I live and now I'm know I will love it for a long time! I'm one of those dorks that could walk around wearing a shirt that says "I Heart Loveland"! Loveland and Fort Collins are an incredible ...
09/12/2008
I have a new buyer that I'm working on their loan, they are buying a new house (right down the block from their current home) that is already under contract. They are not happy with their current lender so the builder has recommended them to me. So back to working on the file, they have a current...
09/12/2008
I see a ton of pictures in blogs, often times they are distracting (if there are too many) but I have tried to put a picture in and it doesn't go so well. How do I do that and is there a benefit of having a picture in your blog? Are their copy-write issues? Lastly, do you find that pictures are b...
09/11/2008
The portfolio of products that these companies offered were CRAZY in the industry! Lehman or their mortgage company Aurora Loan Services were the first ones to come out with the 100% interest only, ARM, stated, investment loan! 100% investment loans are crazy but pushing it through as a stated is...
09/11/2008
When it comes down to a deal closing and getting paid if you had to break the rules to get a deal done would you? I personally think that turning a blind eye or playing stupid in real estate won't get you out of court but there are so many that do. I recently overheard a conversation where the ag...
09/10/2008
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