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2008 

I was pleased to open my e mail this morning and find a post from a gentleman who refered me to an extensive treatise on the housing bill.   There is no way that I can provide a synopsis of what the article contained, so I will reproduce the post from the gentleman along with the link to the arti...
Posted over 5 years ago
Now that you have determined the area in which you think you would like to live, the next step is to determine whether you want to live in a community governed by a Homeowner's Association.  Most newer homes are located in subdivisions which require a Homeowner's Association and Association fees....
Posted over 5 years ago
The exchange rate of the U.S. dollar to foreign currencies, combined with the decrease in prices here in Tucson, Arizona makes real estate a very attractive bargain for people outside of the United States.      Many Canadians are taking advantage of the "bargain hunting" as well as Germans.   The...
Posted over 5 years ago
Tucson continues to celebrate it's 233rd birthday with festivities throughout town.   The official birthday of the 48th state is August 20, and throughout the month, various celebrations including a huge birthday cake for the public are taking place.     Continuously inhabited since 900 BC, Tucso...
Posted over 5 years ago
Every two years, Arizona Realtors must take the Ethics class which covers the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of Realtors.  You can find the Code on my website  at http://www.terrybishop.com/tools.html with links in both Spanish and English.     The Code of Et...
Posted over 5 years ago
I showed property this weekend and amongst the properties I showed to my client were a couple of short sales.  I also had occassion to check a property which I previously mentioned in an earlier blog.      I had a client who made a full price offer of $275,000 for the property.  We had had a curs...
Posted over 5 years ago
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I cannot believe how much time I have spent reading the housing bill, but I am nearly at the end and hope to finish up my series on my web site at http://www.terrybishop.com by Wednesday.  The bill is nearly 700 pages long and has so many provisions but most all of the legislation which is suppos...
Posted over 5 years ago
    Congress passed the "Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008" and President Bush signed the legislation July 30, 2008. The bill, which can be read in it's entirety at   http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=110_cong_bills&docid=f:h3221eas2.pdf   establishes the Federal H...
Posted over 5 years ago
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Hello All, For all you folks out there who are interested in what's in this huge housing bill, I've spent several hours and still have more to go, reading the bill and dissecting it for my audience on my home page blog.  There is some mighty interesting stuff there, and part of the bill which dea...
Posted over 5 years ago
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