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I thought this was a pretty cool site.  It has you put in your data to determine whether it is more prudent to buy or rent.  Yes, even a good realtor will tell you if you should wait on buying a house.  I would not want someone to get into something they can't afford and it is best to go to some ...
04/08/2009
This is a great site for searching the details on a property you might be interested in.  You can search by owner name, by street address, by subdivision name, to name just a few.  You can also see permit history to make sure additions or the house itself was built with permits-yes there are some...
04/08/2009
I have watched some of the people from some alternative news sites on PBS and really enjoy seeing different perspectives on today's economic and political issues.  Things are so confusing and believe it or not, there are some independent journalists out there who write the truth.  The key is inde...
04/08/2009
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Maria Peace | Taft Dire, LLC-Bend, OR | 541-350-2314 2332 NW Candlelight Place, Bend, OR Quality NW Bend home on Awbrey Butte 4BR/2.5BA Single Family House offered at $499,900 Year Built 2005 Sq Footage 2,521 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 3 Car garage Lot Size 10,019 sq...
04/08/2009
Here is a link to Anchorage Daily News endorsement for Obama that might interest some.  If I were a Republican, the Sara Palin possibility of being president would make me vote for someone else too.  It is a scary concept to think of her in the oval office.  Just couldn't resist putting out some ...
10/27/2008
Hi,I just got this survey from a company called Special Asset Mgmt and found the case to be of interest as it pertains to our current crisis and concerns with inflated BPO's and conflicts of interest.  I think it is great that a national hotline is created to report problems with appraisals/valua...
04/25/2008
10 Ways to Make Your Home Irresistible at an Open House  ·1.      Put fresh or silk flowers in principal rooms for a touch of color. ·2.      Add a new shower curtain, fresh towels, and new guest soaps to every bath. ·3.      Set out potpourri or fresh baked goods for a homey smell. ·4.      Set ...
05/02/2007
                                           7 Steps to Preparing for an Open House·1.            Hire a cleaning service. A spotlessly clean home is essential; dirt will turn off a prospect faster than anything. ·2.            Mow your lawn, and be sure toys and yard equipment are put away. ·3.   ...
05/02/2007
Common Closing Costs for Buyers  The lender must disclose a good faith estimate of all settlement costs. A check to cover your closing costs will probably have to be a cashier's check. The title company or other entity conducting the closing will tell you the required amount for: •         Downpa...
04/24/2007
 What Not to Overlook on a Final Walk-through  Be sure that: •         Repairs you've requested have been made. Obtain copies of paid bills and any related warranties.•         All items that were included in the sale price-draperies, lighting fixtures-are still there.•         Screens and storm ...
04/24/2007