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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams of Southwest Missouri
The thoughts and ramblings of Walter Hayes on real estate as well as local state and federal issues and politics.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2010 

This was a good post and certainly applies to buyers no matter where they may be located.Every Home Buyer Should Know These "Don'ts"......REALLY!! When it comes to buying a home there are many, many misconceptions on what to do and when to do it.  The items here are to help the first time home bu...
04/27/2010
This was a great post and well worth re-blogging via my site. If you're wanting to sell then these are things you definitely want to avoid if your intent is to actually sell the property.Why would you list your home for sale and then spend your time keeping it from selling? The simple answer is t...
04/26/2010
This was a great post. It doesn't just apply to the tax credit as this happens all the time where someone passes on a great deal over nickel and diming people to death.I'm sure we've all heard that expression. But there isn't a better time to recognize the impact of that saying than right NOW! Th...
04/26/2010
This will be great news for Southwest Missouri. Hope they get it through soon!The following is an article published in todays edition of Mortgage News Daily: The continued availability of government guaranteed mortgages for rural homebuyers was virtually assured yesterday when the House Financial...
04/23/2010
I saw something about the tax credit being good for active military into next year on another blog so wanting to be sure about it I searched until I got the following from IRS.gov First-Time Homebuyer Credit: Members of the Military and Certain Other Federal Employees   The Worker, Homeownership ...
04/23/2010
I've spent most of the day like a politician who just got their hand caught in the cookie jar, discarding old files. I have for some time used a shredder to discard anything with personal information on it about myself or my customers and clients. What are you doing? Are you making sure that your...
04/21/2010
I read this in the Joplin Globe today. Just the one among many things that big brother will be forcing down our throats because we're all too stupid to take care of ourselves.Have you heard this one? Big Brother is at it again. The FDA is going to make it illegal for foods to have more than a cer...
04/21/2010
This was a great post. Seems like almost everything Doug describes here has happened to me at one time or another over the last 11 years.Once an offer is accepted most sellers breath a sign of relief. After sometimes months of marketing, their wait is over! Or is it?? When my sellers sign that bu...
04/21/2010
I've got a problem with the way credit scores are currently calculated that I'm trying to get Washington to acknowledge and look into. So far I can't seem to get anywhere with the folks from Missouri in Sen McCaskill or Rep Blunt. Maybe you can't help if you see value in my argument. It seems to ...
04/15/2010
Enough serious stuff for the week. Here's something truly useful that Congress could pass into law that would make our lives all much easier (meaning it has no shot at ever happening). Law #1 - Pass a law that not only requires producers of commercials to adjust the sound so that it's the same as...
04/15/2010
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