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Thought this might be of interest. If the market isn't unstable enough, now they are not going to renew flood at this time.   I just got off the phone with National Flood Services and it looks like as of Tuesday we will not be able to write new flood business until congress postpones the decision...
Lets all hope Congress does what it needs to do. This is becoming rediculous!   Dear Marie Bost,     Flood Insurance set to expire May 31Funding for the National Flood Insurance Program is set to expire on May 31. While the National Association of REALTORS is hopeful an extension to fund the prog...
Congress Reauthorizes the NFIP until May 31, 2010   As anticipated, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) funding has once again been extended until May 31, 2010 in the latest of a round of extensions granted by Congress until they can consider more meaningful changes to the Federal flood i...
April 30 is quickly approachingThe homebuyer tax credits have been pivotal in helping move inventory. At this time, it appears that the government will not offer another extension. Any first-time or move-up buyer who is interested in taking advantage of the tax credit must have a binding sales co...
Interesting article from one of my Lenders.     We saw a late week improvement in rates as the 30 year finished at 5.125%.    Where do the experts think rates are headed in 2010? Yield Views Couldn't Differ More (WSJ 4/09)   There are very contrasting views from two of Wall Streets most respected...
I am attaching information on what's happening in my area. I have found that buyers and sellers love this type of information and keeps you in front of them with things they may have an interest in. Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society is Springing into Action   Spring is bringing a lot of...
Interesting article from USA Today:   Medical costs are rising fast: Costs are up 5.7 percent from last year, while the economy declined 1.1 percent, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In the next 10 years, health spending is projected to rise 6.1 percent, reaching $4.5 ...
By Andrew G. SimpsonMarch 25, 2010 Insurance and real estate agents are being advised to prepare their clients for another possible interruption of the federal flood insurance program in three days, which could be longer than the one that happened last month. The Senate is expected to vote today...
This seems like a great link to find out about the health care reform.   Health-Care Reform: What It Means to You - AOL Health   have insurance, how will this affect me?Under the plan, people who are currently ill may begin seeing their premiums shrink, as the bill does not allow insurers to char...

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