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Real Estate Agent - Re/Max Professional Associates - 74203
I must admit to having a new and very disturbing experience with a home inspector yesterday.  Adam Camosse from Homeinex Home Inspections was asked to do a home inspection on a house that I bought and rehabbed.  One of the repairs was to remove the existing roof, replace roof sheathings and insta...
As usual they are going to take a successful program and screw it up.  Before the program changed you had to own the home 90 days or more.  Often times the buyer had to pay for two appraisals.  In 2010 they eliminated the 90 day rule.  According to FHA 102,000 homes were rehabbed and resold using...
According to the Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR) Pending Home Sales (PHS) were up 22.1% over September of 2013.  Single family PHS in September were 4901 in 2014 vs 4014.  The median sales price was $325,000.  The same as September 2013. Condominium pending sales were up 13.1%.  1858 ...
A man and a woman are seated next to each other on a flight. They start eying each other, and both realize they want to do the same thing. He slips a condom out of his pocket, and she looks delighted. "Rear toilet?" He suggests. Five minutes, she agrees and goes off. He waits five minutes, then g...
I have been in many places, but I've never been in Cahoots. Apparently, you can't go alone. You have to be in Cahoots with someone. I've also never been in Cognito. I hear no one recognizes you there. I have, however, been in Sane. They don't have an airport; you have to be driven there. I have m...
1.Teaching Math In 1950s    A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit?  2. Teaching Math In 1970s   A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production   is 4/5 of the price, or $80. What is his profit?  3. Teac...
  Nothing happened today except I am drawing a blank for a blog topic.  I saw this graphic and it caught my attention.  So instead of talking about nothing I am talking about something near and dear to our hearts.   I must admit to having a lot of days like this.  Two of my properties that I own...
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it you can never get it back.Harvey MacKay  Can you believe that there are only 68 days left to this year.  I can remember writing my January 1st blog talking about wh...
These are some of the results of the survey:   .66% of buyers responding to the survey are married, 16% single women, 9% single men and 7% other.   .The first time average age was 31 and earned $67,400.  They purchased a 1670 square feet home with an average sales price of $170,000.  The repeat b...
The generation of people born during the 1980s and early 1990s. The name is based on Generation X, the generation that preceded them. Members of Generation Y are often referred to as “echo boomers” because they are the children of parents born during the baby boom (the “baby boomers”). Because ch...

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