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2010 

Suddenly I am getting calls for Reverse Mortgages again. Several years ago I did a few and then there was a dry spell. Now they are coming back to life for me. It is actually possible to purchase a home with a Reverse Mortgage. One way is to pay cash up front for the home and then acquire the rev...
03/31/2010
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We; Realtors, Lenders and everyone related to the mortgage industry are the stimulus. The Housing Industry will be the driving force behind the recovery. A new homeowner enters the market and begins to pay real estate taxes which will have a positive impact on local government...that person will ...
03/30/2010
Ever once in a while some one will comment to me, "I could not find you" and I am amazed and think silently, "You ain't ever gonna make Detective". I am posting myself everywhere and just posted to Twitter. Actually I have been on there a couple of months but did not know how to direct people to ...
03/27/2010
That is the Title http://www.mortgagemagic.com/youtube. My web guy is putting all of my You Tube posts with the web site........why didn't I think of this earlier? Who Knows. Perhaps because I did not know it could be done. Now instead of telling people how to navigate and find me we just add you...
03/27/2010
Gov Schwarzenegger signed Assembly Bill 183, the Home buyer Tax Credit legislation into law on March 25, 2010 for California. AB 183 will provide $200 million for home buyer tax credits, allocating $100 million for qualified first-time home buyers of existing homes and $100 million for purchasers...
03/26/2010
Probably a lot of times you feel like Rodney Dangerfield...you feel you get no respect. Today I received a notice from Linkedin and it said "So and So has endorsed you"...What is interesting is that I really don't even know "so and so" and would not know him if we bumped into each other at Safewa...
03/25/2010
In real estate or self employed? You can succeed and you will succeed if you do these 4 things... 1. Dress Professional- for different industries that will change. But dress the best you can-look professional. 2. Read and use the Love Scroll from Og Mandinos book The Greatest Secret in the World....
03/24/2010
Today really is National Houdinni Day...so as a magician what can I do? Escape from the office earlyAsk for misdirectionsUnlock the problems that have boxed me inJust hang around Upside down Please add to the list. I am only a magician because I was tricked into it.. actually the truth is years a...
03/24/2010
I was walking to my car and engaged in a conversation with a person also leaving the building where we both work. The talk turned to economics and real estate. During the conversation the person indicated he may want to sell his $1.8M home- wow (how about me)...we talked further and I told him th...
03/23/2010
This comes from Yahoo Answers: 16,500 agents at a cost of $10 bil/year will enforce the new health care bill - they will deduct tax returns and fine $2250 for those who haven't purchased 12 months of health insurance each year. There is no appealing or fighting the IRS lol. Not that he or Pelosi ...
03/23/2010
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