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Recently I received an e-mail telling me that my cell phone number is about to be release to the telemarketing companies.So, of course, instead of jumping to the link I decide to take a look.  I started with the FTC and found an article about this exact email.Granted the email is spam, but if any...
03/21/2008
Good morning all,I was just reading over the news and came across this article about how a happy marriage is good for your blood pressure, but a stressed one can be worse than being single.I wish I could find a job that pays me too know what everyone else has known since marriages started.That wo...
03/20/2008
I just had a client call me and ask if I have ever did a house swap.  I have helped close over 1000 homes and I have never done one of these.I wanted to ask anyone if they have done it?How hard is it?Do you know of a person in Austin that wants to move to Orlando?What did you charge?I would like ...
03/19/2008
How to save money when getting a mortgageFirst Mortgage LoansAlthough your monthly payment may be higher, you can save tens of thousands of dollars in interest charges by shopping for the shortest-term mortgage you can afford. On a $100,000 fixed-rate loan at 7% annual percentage rate (APR), for ...
03/19/2008
I can't believe in this day in age that this is still an issue in the US.  Do people read the paper or Internet? Still it happens each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other related storm event.People underestimate the force and power of water. Your car can float in as little...
03/19/2008
 If you always wanted to learn about the properties in Downtown Austin Texas here is your opportunity.On March 20th you will meet at 2:30 P.M.  at Ranch 616.  This is located at 616 Nueces in Downtown Austin.  This is a caravan tour and will leave at 3:00 P.M.The caravan will return at 5:00 P.M  ...
03/18/2008
Looks like congress has a bill in place to increase the loan limits for FHA.  These were included in the Economic Stimulus package are set to expire at the end of the year. NAR supports an FHA Reform Bill that includes realistic and permanent increases in the loan limits. I for one didn't know th...
03/18/2008
The website is http://www.freecycle.org/ Here is their mission statement.Enjoy.Welcome! The Freecycle NetworkTM is made up of 4,288 groups with 4,670,000 members across the globe. It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own to...
03/17/2008
Well I booked a ticket to come to LA California the first part of April.  I will be in Marina Del Rey staying with some friends.  I am looking for places to go, such as museums, restaurants, and other attractions.  Anything off the beaten track would be cool.If you have some ideas let me know.Hav...
03/15/2008
$134950 Chisholm Crossing Round Rock. 2% Cash Back on this homeI also work with all other new home builders in Texas and will pay up to 5% cash back at closing. http://www.rebateontexashomes.com/Check out the last home at Chisholm Crossing, 1734 East Mesa.FORMER MODEL HOME (the sales office). 3 b...
03/15/2008
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