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The Denver Daily News asked if I could write a quick column on the best holiday movies. What's missing? Any good unheralded gems? The Five Best Holiday Movies EverIt's a Wonderful LifeSure it's a holiday cliché, but if you don't watch this, your wife will hound you until you do. If you don't...
Why is it that real estate agents have a closeup shot of their face with all of their ads. You'd think they'd want to save that space on the bus bench for a picture of their sweetest listing, but it's always a bright, shiny smile under an umbrella of big hair. (Are there any bald agents? If so, a...
$2,000,000,000,000Recent estimated loss to America's overall home values. (New York Times)30Number of states with regulators investigating fraudulent loan schemes at Ameriquest Mortgage Company, the nation's largest privately held mortgage company.62,000Number of claimants in class-action lawsuit...
My friends just found what they believe is the FSBO deal of the century. It's a big home, probably six bedrooms and four bathrooms. It's in a pleasant, well-groomed neighborhood with homes ranging from 500-600 grand. The houses could best be described as McMansions. You might have heard of these ...
I review movies for a living. My radio and newspaper report is sponsored by the new multimedia portal for real estate professionals, MyREALTY.com. I post the recorded bi-weekly Showbiz Scene here, and I'll post some of the latest movie reviews for you on this blog. $$$$$ = Put down everything and...
My attempt to showcase him backfires... And if this got you all hot to breed, here's an antidote.
Divorce, death, job loss and medical expenses are commonly cited as reasons for losing a home. But many of today's record number of foreclosures happen to happy, healthy, gainfully employed (and living) people blindsided by the changing housing market.You can avoid foreclosure by steering clear o...
Today's real estate agents and brokers have a higher calling. How many times have you straightened your tie or put on that little, black dress when you'd rather throw on some sweats and veg in front of the tube? But you did it. You took a deep breath and left another lazy evening in the almighty ...
$2,240,000,000Amount of money the world's largest brokerage, Merrill Lynch, lost in three months under CEO Stan O' Neal.$161,000,000Amount of O' Neal's "exit package" after he was forced to resign. 3Number of years Merrill will pay for office space and a secretary for the departing executive. Any...