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ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2010 

Lenn Harley, one of my "inspirations" on Active Rain, wrote this blog because what is going on makes her blood boil. Her examples of different actions taken/not taken that cost us all money are pretty vivid. I especially like her "tulip bulb" story. Your tax dollars "at w...
11/30/2010
Excellent post from Gitta. Very extensive details about the loan servicing business and how it's yet one more place/way a short sale can run aground. These guys really cost a lot of different people a lot of money. Windermere FL – Most people think the person they mail their    mortgage payme...
11/30/2010
I search AR every week for good candidates to re blog. Rich Jacobson just moved the bar higher. This post is loaded with all sorts of good information. Check out some of Rich's posts and do what I just did. Subscribe to his blog!The following archived articles are from a series I began a whil...
11/30/2010
Maureen obviously know what she is doing when it comes to staging a house to make it look great and bring out the strong points of the house. This post of Maureen's also has an extensive array of accompanying photos to illustrate what see is speaking about. If I was a listing agent in Maureen...
11/29/2010
Great post and obviously worth a "Featured Blog Star" as well as a reblog by me. Going over all the appropriate documents, association minutes, rental only status, and your ability to rent if you need to are so you can see the red flags and react accordingly. SFR's are very differen...
11/29/2010
The other side of the coin... While I like both your great attention getting headline and your positive thoughts on short sales, as a full time Buyers Only agent with nothing but pre qualified buyers, I'm pretty sure that I would only let a desperate buyer looking for a very specific home, an...
11/29/2010
Indera makes interesting and valid points in this post, and since the end of the year is upon us, it is good to reflect on the tax benifits of home ownership. Even for the "average joe" the deductions you get on interest, points and property taxes should work out to a decent savings on ...
11/29/2010
Indera makes interesting and valid points in this post, and since the end of the year is upon us, it is good to reflect on the tax benifits of home ownership. Even for the "average joe" the deductions you get on interest, points and property taxes should work out to a decent savings on ...
11/29/2010
Ah yes. Good advice. In any economic situation you will always have transactions of buyers or sellers that just aren't going to work out. When the time comes, and you know you have done everything in your power to make things work, drop back 15 and punt!In these tough times it is sometimes ve...
11/29/2010
First, gravity won't help my hair, as there is none under the hat in all my photos. Second, gravity will affect the flow of water. If, as Charles so adroitly points out in this blog, flashings and other water diverting features are not done right, you will have water where none is desired! V...
11/29/2010
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