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    How to Avoid a Foreclosure in Texas     Nationally forecasters are predicting that  2010 and 2011 are going to be even worse than 2009. According to NAR (National Association of Reatlors), almost 1/3 of all pre-owned homes sold in 2009 were either short sales or foreclosures.  The Dallas Mor...
If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in Delta Airlines one year ago, you will have $49.00 today. If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in AIG one year ago, you will have $33.00 today. If you had purchased $1,000 of shares in Lehman Brothers one year ago,you will have $0.00 today. But, if you had...
I just left a networking event where I asked everyone to raise their hands if they have heard or believe that there is no money out there if you want to buy a home today. Ninety percent of the people raised their hands. It is simply NOT true! The media is lying to you and to me.     Sure the ban...
I go the extra mile...heck we all do right? So when the home inspector says the water heater needs to be drained or replaced my poor little cute customer gets real small and helpless looking.  She is a single female...with no parents or boyfriend around. I like to think of myself as a handyman so...
$7,500 Tax Credit for first time home buyers or those who have not owned a home in the last 3 Years! Who is Eligible: The first very special benefit of this program is that it is not just for people who have never owned a home. (First-Time Home Buyers) First-Time Home Buyer is defined by law as a...
God only knows...I wonder the same thing.  When I wonder about things like our current economy I turn to people who know a little more about these things than I do.  Dave Ramsey is one of these people.  Here is an exert from a recent post by Dave Ramsey  Dave's Thoughts About the Economy Over the...
How much does a free Banana tree cost...? My Dad gave me a banana tree last year that he dug it out of his own yard.  If you have ever had a banana tree then you know they reproduce at an alarming rate.  I gladly accepted this free plant.  I have a huge yard and the owners before me did not care ...
Ok, I get the on-line social network aspect of bloging.  I like that I now have an avenue to express myself.  I love that I can read & connect with other professionals from around the country.  My question is has anyone actually made any     from bloging? Don't get me wrong...I want to provide in...
I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty.  I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.  Philippians 4:12. Well the truth of the matter is that I have not completely learned the...

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