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2010 

Buying a home in today's market? It takes patience and tenacity and wishing on a star. Buying a new home is a source of anxiety, frustration -- and a huge sense of accomplishment. You may have to put in several offers and get rejected a few times but your house is out there waiting for you and y...
01/31/2010
  Good information I felt worthy of passing on.    We all know by now that as long as you are in a binding contract by April 30th and closed by June 30th you will meet the dates specified to qualify for the Homebuyer Tax Credit. Here in Central Florida that tax credit easily represents 5-10% of t...
01/31/2010
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    Homeless In America"There but for the grace of God, go I" - attributed to John Bradford, 16th CenturyIn any given night in America, 700,000 to 2 million people have no home to go to. Staggering statistic? Yes. And these numbers were from 1996. In Colorado Springs, Fountain Creek runs parallel...
01/21/2010
I just finished reading an insightful article on the CNBC blog about Big Banks Accused of Short Sale Fraud.  You can read about it by following the link.  The article is discussing how second lien holders have been taking cash on the side from the real estate agents or the buyers outside of the e...
01/15/2010
Built in 1873, the building is squeezed between 75 and 77 Bedford Street.  The space between the buildings was used as a carriage passage.  The address is 75 1/2  Bedford St.  It has been home to a few famous people including, Cary Grant, John Barrymore, Margaret Mead, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Cl...
01/14/2010
One of the things I missed when I moved to Sacramento from the bay area was the ability to walk to most of my shopping centers or to easily take public transportation wherever I wanted to go.  Being more densely populated, the bay area was built to accommodate walking, riding a bike or taking the...
01/13/2010
This was my favorite entry to the essays for converting leads into clients on the Active Rain community.  If I know anybody moving to Austin, Texas, Jason Crouch would be the person I would recommend to help them find a new home.  I read his blog regularly because his articles are usually feature...
01/08/2010
The Bribe Reward: 1200 points.  Okay.  I'm in on this one.  =)  For my readers, I'm being rewarded 1200 Active Rain points for writing this article.  See the article under this one. There has been a great deal of discussion and debate going on at the Active Rain Real Estate Network lately about t...
01/07/2010
  I'm in!  I'll be posting my article soon!   (Bear with me, this post is a little long, but I'm going to bribe you offer you the chance for a reward at the end) The debate over buying leads from lead generation companies is one of the more prevelant topics on our site. There are very few people ...
01/07/2010
  Welcome to 2010!  New guidelines for RESPA went into effect on January 1st.  PLUS!  Extra steps added in the process of obtaining a home loan.  The "stated income" loan has gone bye bye... New guidelines for documenting income for borrowers are here.  Now days even if you have a wage earning jo...
01/03/2010
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