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The Case Shiller Index came out today, and it was not so good news for the entire country.  It was a steep drop for most of the country.  Luckily, Portland is still hanging on by the tips of our fingers.  Take a look: Rate = City-1.8% = Charlotte-2.5% = Dallas-4.7% = Denver-5.4% = Boston-6.6% = P...
09/30/2008
I found this today, and I just had to share...No matter if you like her or not, you have to giggle a little bit!   http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1831461
09/30/2008

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Holy cow!  I just passed the 10K mark on Active Rain!  Yay!  Say what you will about the idea of points, but I think it really drives people to share their knowledge.  Keep blogging one and all, and it will lead to great things!
09/30/2008
People talk about indices's and margins all the time in the mortgage world.  To tell you the truth, a lot of mortgage professionals do not even know what it is, and how it will affect them.  So, here is a brief run down of it.   An Index is something that is determined by an outside source that a...
09/30/2008
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I just heard that Active rain is going to be posting Twitter posts via the site.  So, this is my first blog post to see if/how it works!    If any of you want to know more about Twitter, let me know.  I live Twitter, and it helps me stay up to date on everything!
09/29/2008
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I found this picture on Consumerist.com.  It is sad, but true.  
09/29/2008
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I bet WaMu shareholders just love this commercial:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laot_Eomr3s
09/26/2008
At Rose City, we are all about helping the community.  I am on the steering committee for AIDS Walk Portland ( I was there last year as well)  If anyone would be interested in donating some money, or if you are in town walking, please look at the link below!  Thanks!   Team Page
09/24/2008
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Hey all, I am about to purchase car decals, nice ones, for my new website (www.JakePlanton.com).  I am going to put it on my car.  I was wondering if anyone has done this, and what kind of results they have recieved.  Let me know, thanks!
09/23/2008
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What do people think of Twitter?  I have a Twitter account, and I love posting to it.  But, I do write a lot of political stuff on it.  I try and keep my business views separate from my political views.  But, I think there is potential there to really connect with my clients.  Do any of you use T...
09/17/2008
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