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Ah Florida the land of Sunshine and Oranges and, oh yeah, Condos! For years developers have been tearing down the old mom and pop motels and putting in Condos. An old Cigar Factory, Condos, an old Apartment complex, Condos right well sort of, Condo conversion. Florida has become the land of condo...
By now everyone has heard of Chinese drywall, but has anyone heard this one. I have a listing that is being purchased by an active military person who is overseas at this time, the agent for the buyer is doing the inspections while he is away, the Home Inspection company, runs the air conditioner...
Well I just got back from rain drenched California and now I'm off to Sunny Miami for Christmas. I just wanted to wish everyone on the Active Rain Team a Merry Christmas and very prosperous New Year. Let's all hope that the Market continues to rebound and we get so busy that we are complaining ab...
It looks like the Charity bug has bitten a lot of people in the Tampa Bay area. Metropolitan Ministries is experiencing a groundswell of support at the eleventh hour, right when they need it most. They have always been one of my favorite charities and most years the food, money and toys for the k...
With the economy in stand still state, many out there are wondering if they can pay their rent or put a meal on the table. While others fret over "only" being able to spend $500 on each kid this year. Let's get real about this, Christmas is the time for giving, so, let's keep our most needy neigh...
I'm still hanging around at my Daughters house in Southern California. Lot's of cookies, a trip to Universal Studios, all the usual holiday stuff. And I am still working on a short sale negotiation. I have been working on this since August, that's when it went to contract. To all the Consumers wh...
The economy is in the dump, congress is spending all you tax dollars on Pork projects,and the top ten companies in the US are sitting on 1.3 Trillion Dollars, and not reinvesting or creating jobs. I just watched ABC news and boy do you want to get depressed. But wait, there is a silver lining, Re...
Well that's about it for the Home Buying process. All of the steps are in order, you can use all of them or most of them. The down payment assistance portion is optional, if you have the down payment to complete the transaction, you be in the best position to make a purchase, remember all closing...
As we discussed in the last blog, hopefully the funding number camethrough in a timely manner and we are going to finish up the closing. One thing I did not adress, is the deposit. If you left your deposit with the closing Title Company, they already have the deposit, if it is being held elsewher...

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