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Random thoughts, freshly posted! I talk about the life and times of Real Estate in the Greater Sacramento Area, items of general interest, and stuff I think is cool... ;)
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Hmmm... I'm seem to be feeling a little philosophical today.As diligent as we are, there are just some days that feel like we're working and working, only to find that at the end of the day, we're right where we started... Watch these guys do it in style!You probabaly recognize the song - especia...
10/14/2007
 If you use A/R, chances are you know the difference between the Star Trek series, you know what "ST:NG" means, you probably know that "ST: Deep Space Nine" is an alleged rip-off of "Babylon5," you probably even know that in 1978, the series "ST: Phase II" was shelved because of concerns with the...
10/12/2007
My goodness, is it time for another installment of What Is A "Naranjilla?" You betcha!  Today's words are "manmohpan,"mocambo, and "feijoa."  Enjoy! "Manmohpan" ... what could it be?  A mythical creature combining a man with an ohpan, or orphan? Is it an expression of exasperation, pronounced "ma...
10/12/2007
 Gordon Corsie wrote a really good piece this morning breaking down "what happened" to the Real Estate Market.  To the seasoned professional, this analysis is not new.  But I think it's really important to remind everyone as to the "how's" and "why's" of our Market today.  It's like this, when yo...
10/12/2007
This is classic -- for anyone who is really feeling the stress of the market, this music video parody is for you.  (Frankly, this is one of the best musical parodies I have ever seen.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!)      The picture link above will take you... Enjoy!!Best,Christina ;)  Th...
10/07/2007
I came across this interesting article talking about the Russian mortgage market, and how it may (or may not!) be effected by the sub-prime collapse here in the United States.  It's pretty interesting stuff if you follow mortgage news.In other news, a somewhat-not-as-dark-as-the-rest-of-the-marke...
10/07/2007
 Hey everybody! It's time to look at a few more of those interesting words we have to type in to submit comments and posts.  (Here is the prior installment.)Enjoy!The first word is Quince. Is it a kind of royalty? Is it the number 15? Let's find out...Ah-ha!   Foodglossary says: "The quince tree ...
10/06/2007
Every once in a while I stumble across a really terrific and interesting website. Strange Business is one of those sites. It talks all about the fresh and interesting ways people are finding ways to start businesses. That being said, all the business ideas are maybe not so fantastic.  Iggys House...
10/05/2007
I blogged last week about the possible tax consequences of forclosure.  It now looks like a bill moving through Congress will go a long way to ease the tax burden of borrowers who lose their home to foreclosure. Read all about it here.For fun, or if you are having trouble falling asleep, you can ...
10/05/2007
I feel like I have a pretty good vocabulary. I can use words like "juxtaposition" and "akimbo;" I know the difference between the words "effect" and "affect."  But I have to hand it to these Active Rain guys. They have come up with word after word that I have never heard of.So, let's find out wha...
10/04/2007
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Random thoughts, freshly posted! I talk about the life and times of Real Estate in the Greater Sacramento Area, items of general interest, and stuff I think is cool... ;)